VENTURE PASS PARTNERS, LLC
​19620 Waterford Court
​Shorewood, MN 55331


Randy Rauwerdink
Vice President
Randy is charged with providing oversight of all design, construction, and property management activities, as well as assisting in all entitlement and development processes. He brings to Venture Pass Partners over 30 years of diverse experience in planning, development and construction with prominent retailers and national real estate development organizations.  His experience encompasses a very significant and broad array of commercial, retail, office, lodging and industrial projects.Randy began his studies in engineering at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and completed his studies at the University of Minnesota, School of Architecture.
Jim Ottenstein
Executive Vice President/CFO
Jim is a founding owner of Venture Pass Partners and is responsible for financing the Company’s developments as well as purchase and sale execution, lease negotiation, development agreement negotiation and administration. Before starting Venture Pass, Jim was a founding officer of a local commercial real estate development company, was the CFO of a multi-state land development company as well as a national real estate development and property management company. Jim began his career as a CPA in public accounting and has worked in the real estate industry for over 25 years.Jim earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University Of Wisconsin-Madison and holds an inactive CPA license.
Dave Carland
​President
​Dave is one of the most respected development professionals in the Twin Cities. He brings with him to Venture Pass Partners the knowledge and relationships of 26 years’ experience at a premier national development company and was also a founding officer of a local commercial real estate development company. He estimates that he has had a hand in developing over nine million square feet of office, industrial, retail and multi-family real estate including prominent local projects such as The Milwaukee Road Depot restoration in Minneapolis, Westridge Marketplace Shopping Center in Minnetonka, and the Waters Business Park in Eagan. Dave graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.


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