Jim Knoblach, a 1979 SJU graduate, is principal at North Star Properties of St. Cloud, Minn. Knoblach earned an M.B.A. from Harvard University and a master's degree from Georgetown University. He served in the Minnesota State Legislature from 1995-2006. Knoblach is a licensed real estate broker, certified public accountant and serves on the board of directors for several startup medical and technology companies. He lives in St. Cloud, Minn., where he is an active community volunteer.