Gilbert Acevedo will step down after serving four-years in the position. The Pioneer Press reports he's leaving to pursue a job in the private sector.
Mark Phillips steps down as DEED commissioner, Katie Clark steps in
Gov. Mark Dayton says Mark Phillips, commissioner of the state Department of Employment and Economic Development, is resigning effective Friday to "pursue opportunities in the private sector," Politics in Minnesota reports. Dayton has promoted Katie Clark, the head of Minnesota’s Trade Office, to lead the state's economic and workforce development agency.