Dorsey partner Dave Swanson was recently honored at the Association of Cooperative Educators ("ACE") Annual Conference for his dedication and professional contribution to the ACE Institute and other cooperative organizations. Most notably, Dave recently led NorthCountry Cooperative Development Fund (NCDF) out of a very challenging situation. Dave has served as Board President of this organization for the past eight years. NCDF is a cooperative that provides funding and other support services to other cooperatives. Dave's involvement on a national level with cooperatives and his knowledge and passion of the coop business model has not gone unnoticed.

ACE is an international professional development organization for academics and cooperative developers. Dave received his award at a banquet held the evening of July 29 at the Minneapolis Depot.