Two named to University of St. Thomas Board of Trustees
The University of St. Thomas has named Timothy P. Flynn and Alvin E. “Al” McQuinn to its 40-member board of trustees.
Flynn, chairman and CEO of the audit tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP, is a 1979 St. Thomas graduate and a St. Paul native. A 27-year veteran of KPMG, Flynn has worked for the company for his entire career; prior to being named to his current position in June 2005, he was vice chair of Audit & Risk Advisory Services for KPMG LLP. Previously, he served as vice chair of human resources and as global managing partner-audit and a member of the international executive team of KPMG International. He and his family live in Franklin Lakes, N.J.
McQuinn, founder, chairman and CEO of Edina-based QuinStar Investment Partners, is retired chairman and CEO of Ag-Chem Equipment Co. Inc., which he founded in 1963 and which was acquired by Duluth, Ga.-headquartered AGCO Corp. in 2001. A University of Missouri-Columbia graduate, he is a parent and grandparent of St. Thomas students and a longtime friend and adviser of the university. Inducted into the Minnesota Business Hall of Fame in 1988, he also has won entrepreneurship awards from St. Thomas and from Ernst & Young. He was the first recipient of the University of Minnesota’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Precision Agriculture in 2004. He and his wife have homes in Naples, Fla., and Edina.