MANAGING THROUGH THE TALENT CRUNCH. This was the theme of Greater MSP’s Investor Meeting held on March 20th at the Hilton Minneapolis. Richard David, CEO of U.S. Bank kicked off the event by talking about the need to be bolder in order to compete. Michael Langley, Greater MSP CEO, outlined Greater MSP’s version 2.0 initiatives to create a remarkable future for the region. People were identified as a critical asset and key initiatives focused on developing strategies to both attract and retain talent. Awareness of the talent and Minnesota advantages was noted as a concern. Attraction and retention were highlighted as key goals. Emphasized was the need to grow existing talent by reinvesting in them and developing access to opportunities.
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