Steve Burggraf is President and Chief Executive Office of nine Ace Hardware stores located in Minnesota and North Dakota, including Burggraf’s Ace Hardware and Paint Company in Grand Rapids, Minnesota since 1989.
Steve is a Member Director on the Ace Board of Directors since 2019 and chairs the Ace Hardware Corporation’s Finance Committee. He is active in several business and community organizations in the Grand Rapids area and serves on the Board of Directors for the Grand Rapids State Bank, the Minnesota Lakes Bank, the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation, the Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital, and the Northspan Group, Inc., a private nonprofit business and community development consulting firm.
Seven years ago Steve Burggraf, working with Grand Itasca Foundation, started a local charity event called Caring Fore Kids Charity Classic. In the last six years, over $325,000 has been raised. The proceeds help expand, develop, and enhance pediatric care at the local Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital.
Steve holds an Associate Degree in Small Business Management and Sales and Marketing from the University of Minnesota.