Danielle Stellner, APMG’s managing partner for business planning, was recently honored with the First Decade Award from her alma mater, Augsburg University in Minneapolis.

Photo: Eamon Coyne

According to Augsburg’s own site, the First Decade award is….

….presented to Augsburg graduates of the past 10 years who have made significant progress in their professional achievements and contributions to the community, and in so doing exemplify the mission of the University: to prepare future leaders in service to the world.

Danielle Stellner graduated from Augsburg in 2007 and is an inspiration to just about everybody she meets, someone who benefited from encouragement and mentorship early in her career, and who has never forgotten to do the same for others. She went on to earn an MBA from the Carlson School of Management. She serves on the board of the Friendship Academy of the Arts, a blue-ribbon school that serves predominantly African American students; co-chairs the Augsburg
Women Engaged (AWE) group; and former Secretary of the board of Isuroon , an organization committed to self-sufficiency of Somali women and their families.