The Capital Club (CAPS) is
a sports-centered, business-networking group designed for C-suite business professionals and owners. Members gather monthly to hear from highly respected and accomplished speakers who will share stories about their strategies, struggles, tactics, training regimens, and mental disciplines; lessons that members can apply both personally and professionally.
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Town & Country
300 North Mississippi River Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55104
7am Doors Open
7:30am Speaker Introduced
8:30am Meeting Concludes
March 3, 2020
Derek Falvey: January 16, 2020
Mike Modano: March 3, 2019
Derek Falvey January 16, 2020
President of Baseball Operations for the MN Twins
Derek Falvey, president of baseball operations for the Minnesota Twins, is responsible for all aspects of the team’s baseball department including player personnel, coaching staff, support staff, contract negotiations, research and development, minor league affiliates, scouting and communications. Falvey joined the Twins in 2016 as executive vice president and chief baseball officer following nine seasons with the Cleveland Indians. He was promoted to his current position in November 2019.
Falvey has overseen the restructuring of the Twins baseball department including significantly expanding the team’s analytics staff and hiring 2019 Manager of the Year Rocco Baldelli. This past season the Twins won their first division title since 2010, which earned Falvey his promotion and a contract extension through the 2024 season.
Falvey played baseball at Trinity College in Hartford, CT where he earned a degree in economics in June 2005. After graduating, Falvey returned home to the Boston, MA area where he worked until joining the Indians in the fall of 2007. Falvey resides in Minneapolis with his wife, Meghan, and their son, Jack.
Mike Modano March 03, 2020
National Hockey League Hall of Famer
The all-time highest scoring American-born player in the National Hockey League, Mike Modano was a smooth skating forward who spent 17 seasons in hockey's premier league. Modano was the face of the North Stars/Stars franchise. He had 16 seasons scoring 20 or more goals, including 9 with 30 or more, plus a superb 50-goal season in 1993-94. Twice, including that 1993-94 season, he recorded 93 points.
He was selected to the NHL's Second All-Star Team in 2003, and played in eight All-Star Games. Modano holds NHL records for most regular season goals and most regular season points by an American-born player, as well as the most playoff points by an American-born player.
He was inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame in 2014 and was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players of All-Time in 2017. Today, Modano is a key advisor and ambassador for the Minnesota Wild.