Our Staff

Brenda Nyberg

Brenda Nyberg is the Loan and Grant Administrator for Carlton County's Economic Development Department.  In her position, she manages the department's revolving loan portfolios and special programs, working with businesses to ensure fiscal and reporting responsibilities are met.  As Connie Christenson, Carlton County's Economic Development Director, recently retired, Brenda has taken on the Director job duties for the time being.  

Prior to her work at Carlton County, Brenda worked for many years in the banking industry, most recently as a mortgage lender.  She is a Certified Economic Development Finance Professional through the National Development Council and a Business Retention and Expansion Consultant through the University of Minnesota Extension BRE Program.  Brenda serves on the Economic Development Association of MN's Member Services Committee and is an original member of the Old Highway 61 Coalition.