Minneapolis, MN- Noah Rouen ’97, founder and president of The Rouen Group was honored with the TwinWest’s Chamber of Commerce 2013 Emerging Entrepreneur Award. In a room full of entrepreneurs and business professionals, Rouen was chosen out of three finalists as the 2013 award winner.
In giving Rouen the award, TwinWest Chamber President Brad Meir said “Like so many other entrepreneurs, Noah Rouen took a huge risk when he started his business. Thanks to his hard work and commitment to his clients he has built a great public affairs and marketing practice that has earned the respect of his peers. We look forward to watching Noah’s business grow in the years ahead. “
During his impromptu acceptance speech, Rouen thanked his wife Keri, three sons, staff and his first client, Pawn America who believed in Noah’s vision for the Rouen Group when he launched the company in 2010. Rouen said, “We have been blessed with great clients that have helped us grow and challenged us to develop new and innovative ways to assist their public affairs efforts.”
In just 3 years The Rouen Group has worked on some of the most prominent public policy issues including, minimum wage, gun control, election reform, health care reform and tax policy. The Rouen Group has worked with clients to create effective advocacy campaigns by developing larger grassroots networks, issue advertising, coalition development and public relations. For a sample of clients visit www.rouengroup.com/about-us/client-list/
Along with running a successful business, Rouen also invests time and energy into the community by serving on many non-profit boards and advisory committees including Tix for Tots, The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Foundation and the TwinWest Scholarship Foundation.
For More information visit www.rouengroup.com
About: The TwinWest Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year recognizes a member entrepreneur who has established a company with $100 million or less in annual revenue, which is less than five years old and displays excellent growth potential.