How Can We Help You?

The staff at Northland Connection researches and uploads relevant, accurate data and information from credible sources every day.  We welcome your questions, comments, and suggestions. If you are considering a business expansion in the area, call or e-mail Miriam Kero using the information to the left or fill out the form below.

If you would like to add a property to the database, please fill out the Property Intake Form.

Our Staff

  • Miriam Kero

    Consultant and Northland Connection Program Manager 218-481-7737

    Miriam joined Northspan in 2022 as a Consultant and provides community and organizational development services. She manages the Northland Connection program and provides support to Northspan’s partners through demographic data, economic analysis, and information on commercial real estate. Miriam brings over 25 years of experience in industry, government, non-profit, and education. With a specialty in communication, Miriam is practiced in engaging people, communities, and organizations in strategic development work.

  • Karl Schuettler

    Interim Vice President 218-481-7737

    Karl Schuettler supports strategic planning processes and conducts research on economic and demographic trends. He managed the Northland Connection program from 2016 to 2022 and continues to serve on its advisory committee. He holds a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and a master's degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Minnesota.

  • Ashley Luna

    Operations Specialist 218-481-7737

    Ashley Luna assists in administrative operations for the Northspan team and provides logistical support for regional partnerships. She also works on Northspan powered programs such as Northland Connection, NORTHFORCE, and the Minnesota Opportunity Collaborative. Ashley previously worked for a non-profit organization providing advocacy and case management services to at-risk youth in the Duluth area. She holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota Duluth.

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