May 15: Chad Surprenant from ISG to Speak at South Central SBDC 'Behind the Success' Series Event

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Pioneer Bank; registration required

Mankato, Minn. – Chad Surprenant, chief strategy officer for ISG, an architecture, engineering, environmental and planning firm with offices in five states, will share his experiences from his ISG career on Wednesday, May 15 in a 4-5:15 p.m. interview and audience Q&A at Pioneer Bank (1450 Adams Street) in Mankato.

The event, presented as the latest in the South Central Small Business Development Center’s “Behind the Success” speaker series, is intended for entrepreneurs, both new and experienced. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required, and seating is limited.

According to provided event information, ISG was formed by Chad Surprenant’s father, Ken Surprenant. After earning a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Iowa State University, Chad Surprenant began a more than 29-year career at ISG. He was appointed president and CEO in 2001 and chief strategy officer in 2020. Surprenant has earned numerous professional awards, and he has served in several education, business and non-profit organizations, holding various member and leadership roles.

For more information, please contact Molly Byron in Minnesota State University, Mankato’s SBDC in the Strategic Partnership Center, by phone at 507-461-1565 or by email at

The event sponsors include Connect Business Magazine and Pioneer Bank.

The South Central SBDC at Minnesota State University, Mankato is part of the Minnesota network of regional centers and is located in the Hubbard Building at 424 N. Riverfront Drive (Suite 101), Mankato.

The South Central SBDC is one of the centers available to serve local and regional communities through Minnesota State Mankato’s Strategic Partnership Center.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,635 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 26 colleges and seven universities.


Molly Byron