Gretchen Stein named Business Woman of the Year

Dr. Gretchen Stein, right, was named 2017 Business Woman of the Year by the Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce program Women’s Business Bridge on May 17. The 2016 winner, Robin Anthony, presented Stein the award, pictured above. Stein and business partner Joan Sirotiak started the Sand Creek Group in Stillwater in 1994 and have grown the business into a multimullion dollar international company that provides employee services to over 650 employer groups. Stein serves the community through the St. Croix Valley Foundation, Stillwater Rotary, St. Croix Area United Way, the Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce and many other organizations. (Photo by Alicia Lebens)