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So far Howard Root has created 38 blog entries.

Book Review: Washington Examiner

Cardiac Arrest: Five Heart-Stopping Years as a CEO on the Feds' Hit List was reviewed by William Perry Pendley at the Washington Examiner. His review is reflective of the shock common to many first time readers of this story. One line stands as a fair assessment of the crux of the issue on display in the book: There is one [...]

2017-05-04T10:12:58+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|

Justice & Drew

Howard joins Justice & Drew on Twin Cities News Talk AM 1130 to discuss the demise of public companies.

2017-05-06T17:09:00+00:00 April 13th, 2017|

Up and At Em: Lettuce Spray

Howard Root talks to Jack and Benjamin about why the dwindling number of public companies in the state is bad for Minnesota. Plus, Ben critiques the new Timberwolves logo. Listen to the audio.

2017-05-04T10:13:00+00:00 April 12th, 2017|

Star Tribune Op-Ed: Root’s Clarion Call to Stop the Demise of Minnesota’s Public Companies

Howard writes about the demise of public companies in an op-ed for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis: Why should we care? What difference does it make if we have fewer public companies headquartered in Minnesota? Nothing against private ownership, and there are exceptions like Cargill, but Minnesota’s growth has been fueled by locally based public [...]

2017-05-04T10:13:00+00:00 April 10th, 2017|

WSJ Op-Ed: Sally Yates Memo

On the day of his DOJ-inspired retirement, Howard wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal about his reasoning. I quit. Friday I walk away from the company I started 20 years ago and grew into 650 U.S. employees and $1 billion in sales of over 100 new medical devices. I didn’t quit because I’m [...]

2017-05-04T10:13:03+00:00 February 16th, 2017|