Chamber Staff

Laurentian Chamber of Commerce President, CEO: Erik Holmstrom

Erik grew up in Northeastern Minnesota, graduated from Duluth Denfeld High School and attended the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.  He worked as the Director of Marketing and Development for Lakeview Christian Academy before moving with his family to Bismarck, North Dakota.  While in Bismarck, Erik worked as the Director of the IDEA Center and as a business instructor at United Tribes Technical College.  He serves on the National Board of the Marketing Educators Association and is a 2016 graduate from the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program. Erik currently lives on the Iron Range with his wife and four children.

Holmstrom said, “I am excited to join the Laurentian Chamber at this time. This area’s small businesses, healthcare industries, iron mining and manufacturing businesses are poised for exciting growth once we overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. I look forward to working with these and other existing businesses and the commencing of construction at Polymet and Twin Metals. We have an opportunity to leverage our area’s incredible natural resources, business and human potential to create a future even stronger than our past.”

Erik Holmstrom, President, CEO: | 218-741-2717