Dave St. Peter was named the fourth president of the Minnesota Twins on November 26, 2002. He oversees the team’s day-to-day operations, strategic planning and interaction with Major League Baseball.
Dave played a central role in the approval, design, construction and opening of Target Field, which was named 2011 Sports Facility of the Year by the Sports Business Journal/Sports Business Daily. He also recently oversaw the Twins’ effort to secure the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game; the approval and implementation of the $48.5 million expansion and renovation of the CenturyLink Sports Complex in Fort Myers, Fla.; as well as the team’s partnership with Hennepin County on the design and programming of Minnesota’s newest intermodal transit hub, Target Field Station. Dave has also been named to Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal and Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal’s “Forty under 40” lists.
Dave joined the Minnesota Twins as an intern in 1990, and held a variety of positions in the following years including Pro Shop Manager, Communications Manager, Vice President of Corporate Communications and Senior Vice President of Business Affairs. He was born in Bismarck, N.D., and graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1989.
In the community, Dave serves on the boards of the Minnesota Twins Community Fund, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Upper Midwest, the YMCA of the Twin Cities, the Minnesota Chapter of Positive Coaching Alliance and MEET Minneapolis. Dave, son Jack and twin sons Eric and Ben make their home in Chanhassen, Minn.