BestPrep (Brooklyn Park, MN)


  • Name:Shana Hoffer
  • Title:Grant Writer

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:BestPrep
  • Address:7100 Northland Circle North, Suite 402
    Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:763-233-6321
  • Main fax:763-398-0391

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  • Mission:
  • BestPrep's mission is to prepare students with business, career, and financial literacy skills through hands-on experiences that inspire success in work and life.

  • Year established:1976
  • Endowment:Unknown

Board and Executive Names

  • Board Members / Trustees:
  • Scot Alexander, Accenture;
    Julie Andrews, MetLife;
    Pam Brueck, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal;
    Eric Carlson, RBC Wealth Management;
    Paul Challe, Boston Scientific;
    Kim Christianson, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies;
    David Clark, General Mills;
    Andy Cravero, Frontier Communications;
    Andy Darvell, The Travelers Companies, Inc.;
    Paul Durand, Rockford Area Schools;
    Debbie Ellingboe, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP;
    Jeannie Fichtel, U.S. Bank;
    Andy Fishman, Affiance Financial;
    Karen Florez, The Minneapolis Foundation;
    Anita Goebel, KPMG, LLC;
    Nicole Hansen, Thomson Reuters;
    Eric Hanson, CHS, Inc.;
    Dave Harkness, Xcel Energy;
    Sue Thompson Hemmeke, CBS Radio;
    Andy Hennig, 3M;
    Dave Hewitt, Allstate Insurance Company;
    Mike Hirner, Hewlett-Packard Company;
    Viane Hoefs, TCF Bank;
    Rob Jacob, Allstate Insurance Company;
    Tim Jordahl, Wells Fargo Commercial Banking;
    Bob Kaitz, BestPrep;
    Tom Kopacek, BMO Harris Bank;
    Gretchen Korf, UnitedHealth Group;
    Jean Kyle, Minnesota Dept of Education;
    Matthew Kyler, ;
    Jim LoScalzo, Hewlett-Packard Company;
    John Manders, Deloitte & Touche LLP;
    Mark Mekler, Raymond James & Associates, Inc.;
    Nicole Middendorf, Prosperwell Financial;
    Denise Miley, Grant Thornton;
    Cathy Misko, Walmart Stores, Inc.;
    Jeff Munneke, Minnesota Timberwolves;
    Dixie Nelson, Lillies de Fleur;
    Dennis Nisler, Anchor Bank;
    Linda Odegard, Retired Educator;
    Marc Olson, Allianz Life;
    Dave Owen, Andersen Corporation;
    Todd Papa, EY;
    Jason Plank, Ameriprise Financial;
    Rick Pottratz, Medtronic, Inc.;
    James Redelsheimer, Armstrong High School;
    Brad Robinson, Robinson Rubber Products, Inc.;
    Elisabeth Sandersfeld, Thrivent Financial;
    Dave Sanford, AT & T;
    Nick Schneider, C.H. Robinson;
    Todd Schnobrich, Cargill, Inc.;
    Deb Schoneman, Piper Jaffray;
    Mike Sherlock, ;
    Colleen Simms, PwC;
    Timm Stoffel, Graco Inc.;
    Danielle Swann, The Guardian Life Insurance Company;
    Andy Tate, North Star Resource Group;
    Adam Taylor, Securian Financial Group;
    Roz Tsai, Ecolab, Inc.;
    Erik Voge, Slalom Consulting;
    Dave Vrieze, Vrieze & Company;
    Mark Weber, Weber Marketing/Promotions Inc.;
    Joseph Welle, Bremer Bank;
    Dave Wilken, ING US Insurance

  • Executive Director / President:
  • Bob Kaitz, President & CEO


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:509(a)(1)
  • Tax ID:41-1265355

IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:411265355
  • Organization Name:BESTPREP
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:
  • Organization Address:7100 NORTHLAND CIR N STE 120
  • Organization City:MINNEAPOLIS
  • Organization State:MN
  • Organization Zip:55428-1500
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):2
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Educational Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:February, 1976
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general publicĀ 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):059, 149
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):Other school related activities, Other instruction and training
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:August, 2017
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:August
  • NTEE Code:
  • Asset Amount:$1,208,041
  • Asset Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • Income Amount:$1,695,554
  • Income Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$1,582,077
  • Last Updated:2/25/2018 5:47:23 am

This information is directly from the IRS Exempt Organization Business Master File at Exempt Organizations Business Master File Extract. This information is not under the control of the Common Grant Application and is collected and compiled and can only be changed by the IRS.