Herald’s Women in Business: Rosburg proud of team behind Alerus Center’s success

Rosburg, general manager of the Alerus Center, moved to Grand Forks in 2017 from Casper, Wyo. It has been a positive move, not only because it brought her closer to family and where she grew up in Minnesota, but because she has seen how impactful the Alerus Center is in people’s lives.

She doesn’t like to toot her own horn, but Rosburg has been a big part of that success.

She becomes teary-eyed whenever the lights go down, the music turns up, and the audience is on their feet. It is adrenaline, yes, but it also is because she knows firsthand how much time and work goes into making an event happen.

An example: Luke Combs, who was scheduled to perform at the center in 2020 but was rescheduled for this coming Sept. 17 because of the pandemic. The booking broke records for tickets sold, something that happened on Rosburg’s

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Leap started as a hobby. Now, it’s a multimillion-dollar platform.

It also works to the client’s benefit, said Patrick Fingles, the company’s chief executive. “We want to change the buying experience and simplify the estimating process,” he said. “We are doing to home contracting what Carvana has done to car sales.”

The Columbia, Md.-based company has 60 employees and nearly 7,000 licensed users at 1,000 companies in the United States and Canada. Fingles said Leap has been profitable since its 2016 launch and expects it will gross about $10 million this year. It just moved into a 15,000-square-foot office designed to accommodate a doubling of its workforce.

Leap is the second company that Fingles, 43, has built: Nu Look Home Design, a Maryland home improvement company formed in 2003, has more than 150 employees, including its builder workforce. It recorded $30 million in sales last year across five states — Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania

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