Dirk Bak

Corporate Business Advisor

10Dirk Bak specializes in business development and marketing for start-up organizations and co-founded Corporate Facilities Management, Inc. a highly successful corporation in the building maintenance industry. Bak is very active in a wide variety of community, political, service projects and fine arts. He currently serves on the Board of The Freedom Foundation of Minnesota, Entrust Bankcard, Delta Structural Technologies, andArrowHead 3. In 2007 Dirk was awarded the 40 Under Forty Award and 2010 Young Entrepreneurial Award by The Business Journal.

Dirk couples a passion for business with an infectious pursuit of excellence that extends to all areas of his life. Because of this Dirk’s involvement includes active contributions in trade associations, community, and family. Dirk’s commitment to improve the business community is manifest in his engaged involvement and service within the following major trade associations: BOMA, IFMA, IREM, USGBC, Harvard Club, NAIOP.

Key Clients and Partners include: Keystone, General Mills, General Dynamics, CB Richard Ellis, Cushman & Wakefield, Marriott, Katadyn, Polaris Industries, Select Comfort, Hertz, IKON, Life Fitness, MoneyGram International, and TORO.

Dirk attended College of Charleston and graduated from the University of Minnesota, where he designed his own major in BIS: Communications, Economics, and Management. Dirk earned his Law Degree from Concord Law School and is an alumni of the Harvard Business School.

Dirk’s iPod Playlist: Nothing Else Matters – Metallica, Bittersweet Symphony – The Verve, Just Breathe – Pearl Jam, With or Without You – Scala & Kolacny Brothers, The Unforgettable Fire – U2.