MN Public Radio elects Dwyer, Taylor to board


Minnesota Public Radio said Jim Dwyer and Jean Taylor have been elected to MPR’s board of trustees. Dwyer is chairman and CEO of Michael Foods, a diversified processor and distributor of food products, and one of the largest privately held companies in Minnesota. Previously, Dwyer held senior executive positions in general management, marketing, merger integration and e-commerce for major consumer brand companies, including Ahold USA, Tropicana/PepsiCo, P&G and Kraft.

Taylor is president of Life is Now, a strategy and consulting firm that she founded in 2010, and a principal at Middle A Restaurants, a franchise development company. She also is chair of the board at eTouchMenu. Previously, she was CEO and President of Taylor Corporation.