The Twin Cities Network

The state with 10,000 lakes also has over 3,200 members that make up the DU Twin Cities Network. Whether you are an alumnus, parent, current student or friend in the DU Twin Cities Network, you are an integral connection and there are so many ways for you to plug in to help sustain this community. Whether you are moving to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area and want neighborhood recommendations or interested in gathering with fellow DU Twin Cities Network folks for a low-key hockey watch party to cheer on the Pioneers, this Network is eager to connect with you. Reach out to your DU Twin Cities Network Leaders below or reach out to your staff liaison to learn how to get more connected. We can’t wait to hear from you!


Featured Volunteer Leaders

Meet Mike Brehm

Hello! I am alumnus of DU and a partner at Kenwood Commercial Real Estate specializing in representing companies with their office leasing.  I enjoy playing squash and skiing in the Rockies.  I have been a part of the DU Network in the Twin Cities for over 10 years. Please reach out if you’re new in town, would like to network, learn more about DU or just grab a cup of coffee.

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Meet Britt Goetze

Hi! I’m a DU alum of the Daniels College of Business 4+1 program with an MBA and Bachelors in Marketing. I live in the Twin Cities and work for Shipt as Principal Product Manager building customer data activation products. I also serve as an Alumni Ambassador for the DU Twin Cities Network.  At DU I made lifelong connections and I stay active in the community to build & foster connections with current DU students and alumni.  Please connect with me for networking, mentorship or to just talk hockey. Go Pios!

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Annual Events

DU Day at the Ballpark-Minnesota Twins

Tuesday Aug 13. Meetup at 5:15PM. First Pitch at 6:40PM

It’s time for the annual summer tradition of DU Day at the Ballpark! We are delighted to be at Fenway Park as the Boston Red Sox take on the Houston Astros. Come join your fellow alumni, parents, incoming and returning students, and friends for an afternoon of fun and reconnecting.

Your ticket gets you DU discounted admission for this highly sought after game. We are excited to use this opportunity to showcase the tremendous Boston Network for the University of Denverallowing this community to better connect.

Details for meet up and registration here:

Check out some of our annual events below!

  • DU Night Out with the Twins
    • Annual tradition of a pregame networking reception followed by a family-friendly baseball game with the hometown Sox. Cubs in 2023!
  • Hockey Watch Parties, Twin Cities Style
    • Join with DU fans at a watch party for the defending National Champion DU Hockey Team. 
  • Holiday Party
    • Annual holiday tradition as DU host alumni and friends.
View all events here

Staff Leaders

Meet Brent Thompson

Director of Regional Engagement

Brent helps guide strategy and execute engagement efforts of all alumni, families, parents and friends across the country and in select international networks as well as develops a programmatic portfolio for the regions in collaboration with Denver-based advancement team. Brent's goal is to create a culture of lifelong engagement and volunteerism among constituents in the regional markets and networks that builds our pipeline for campaign philanthropy and long-term engagement for the University's Global Network. 

Brent has served in a number of different roles throughout his 15-year career in higher education for the University of Oklahoma, University of Texas system and now with the University of Denver. He is also adjunct faculty for the Executive Education in Daniels. Brent has worked in several different capacities including employer relations, career development, accreditation, and alumni engagement. Brent is a proud University of Denver and University of Oklahoma graduate and his entire wardrobe is crimson!

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Meet Alec Lask

Associate Director of Development, Midwest.

Alec joined the DU Advancement team as the Associate Director of Development for the Midwest Region in December of 2023, focusing on growing philanthropic partnerships with our partners in the Midwest. Alec looks forward to learning more about our alumni and friends from across the heartland in the coming months and years ahead.

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If you want to share your time and talent in any way outside mentoring and networking, check out VolunteerDU at This portal is a menu of volunteer opportunities and your open door to engage with the DU community. Choose from a variety of one-off and ongoing projects that are meaningful to you.  

The DU Career Network allows you to connect with DU students and alumni for mentoring and career networking. Share your expertise with those pursuing similar professional interests by joining

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