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Garrison Edgar Bielen

Garrison Edgar Bielen, American other: health services. Board directors Drew Memorial Fund, Minneapolis, since 1980, Utah Museum Natural History; trustee Westminster College, Salt Lake City, 1984; board directors College of Engineering, University Utah; trustee Hamline University, 2002; Member of Fort Douglas Club; Member of Alta Club; Member of Montecito Country Club. Board of Trustees, Sansum CBoard of Trustees, Santa Barbara Historical Museum;


  • Bielen, Garrison Edgar was born on September 21, 1945 in Helena, Montana, United States. Son of Clinton Anton and Sarah Inez (Smith) Bielen.

  • Career

    • Marketing manager General Electric Medical Division, Milwaukee, 1973—1975. Sales manager United States Surgical Corporation, Minneapolis, 1975—1979. General manager Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, 1979—1990.

      Vice president sales and marketing Sorenson/Abbot Laboratories, Salt Lake City, 1982—1990. Vice president Sorenson Products. President Sorenson Research div; Corporate Vice President, Abbott Laboratories, Chicago, IL.

      Director Impetus, Inc., since 1984. Partner, Utah Venture Partners, from 1984. General Partner, Wildwood Partners, LLC., Menlo Park from 1990-2001. Wildwood Partners, LLC, Palo Alto/Santa Barbara from 2000. Captain United States Army, 1970-1972.


    Party affiliation: Independent


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Board directors Drew Memorial Fund, Minneapolis, since 1980, Utah Museum Natural History. Trustee Westminster College, Salt Lake City, 1984. Board directors College Engineering, University Utah.

    Member of Fort Douglas Club; Alta Club; Montecito Country Club.


    • Married Kathleen Ann Sanders, April 2, 1970. Children: Colin Geoffries, Brook Andrew.
    • father: Clinton Anton Bielen
    • mother: Sarah Inez (Smith) Bielen
    • spouse: Kathleen Ann Sanders
    • children: Colin Geoffries Bielen
    • Brook Andrew Bielen
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    Born September 21, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1963 - 1967
      Hamline University
      Minnesota, United States
    • 1967 - 1971
      University of Minnesota
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    • 1990 - 2010
      General Partner, Wildwood Partners, LTD
      Menlo Park, California, United States

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