Brian Ostenso is an owner of Direct Marketing Group, a company that offers direct mail marketing services to retailers, financial services companies, insurance companies and non-profit entities. Customers include Target, Aegon Insurance, US Bank, Transamerica, Feed My Starving Children and the Jimmy Carter Foundation.
Prior to forming Direct Marketing Group, Brian held executive positions with Medtronic, Inc. Minneapolis, MN, Electronic Data Systems, Inc. Dallas, TX and National Computer Systems, Inc. Minneapolis, MN. Brian has also cofounded several startup companies and continues to invest in and serve on the boards of several private entities.
Brian has served as a Vestry Member and Senior Warden of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Edina, Minnesota. Brian has also served as the Vice Chair of Council for the Episcopal Church in Minnesota (the Diocese of Minnesota) for the last several years. He also serves as the Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Episcopal Homes in St. Paul, MN. Brian has also done volunteer work with the YMCA, Feed My Starving Children, Kids Against Hunger and Boy Scouts of America.