|Occupation||Director, Real Estate Operations|
|Employer||Minneapolis Grain Exchange|
Blake Tiedeman is the Director of Real Estate Operations for the Minneapolis Grain Exchange. He has been at MGEX since January 2008.
In this position, Tiedeman works to implement strategies to maximize tenant procurement and retention opportunities in a tough commercial real estate environment. He also oversees all areas of tenant relations and building operations at the Grain Exchange Buildings and develops real estate business initiatives.
Tiedeman began at MGEX as the Assistant Building Manager in January 2008 and was promoted to Director, Real Estate Operations in November 2008. Along with his work at MGEX, he has more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality and property management industries and is currently serving as a City Council member for the City of Wyoming, Minnesota.
Tiedeman graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a B.S. in Hotel/Restaurant Management. He has a Masters Degree in Organizational Management from Concordia University, St. Paul. 
- Staff Bio. Minneapolis Grain Exchange.