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We unlock human potential through our proprietary methodology that dramatically reduces costs and increases retention for employers.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Business Products
  • Location Fridley, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2012
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

MagicSTAR was created to accomplish three goals: 1) match employers with candidates who possess behavior attributes predictive of their long-term success and retention within a company; 2) create a transparent environment where both employer and employee get feedback before, during and after the recruiting process; and 3) assist every person who is willing and able to find meaningful employment, thereby reducing market employment imbalances.


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    Rodney Alan Brown
    CEO & Co-Founder

    is a former corporate Vice President for Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS). This experience led him to a compelling sense of urgency regarding addressing the racial and veteran unemployment imbalance in the Twin Cities and beyond. Prior to LSS, Mr. Brown founded/ owned a global ERP services firm.

    Mr. Brown has also held sales, management, and operational positions for companies such as Xerox Corporation, and Oracle (PeopleSoft).

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    Ravi Norman
    Strategic Advisor & Co-Founder

    possesses over 17 years of experience in the areas of commercial finance, strategic management consulting, and innovative technological applications.

    Over the past eight years, Mr. Norman has outsourced his strategic leadership skills, in a collaborative effort, to enhance Thor Construction’s business.

    Mr. Norman’s corporate and business management experience includes Norwest Bank, Wells Fargo & Co., and Highland Banks.

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    Robert Colbert

    has over 30 years of experience in the corporate world. He began his career in public accounting, continued into the private sector of corporate America, worked in higher education financial management, and became a business consultant.

    He possesses a BA from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and an MBA from the Executive Program of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He is also a CPA and holds a U.S. patent.


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    Frank Bennett
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    Jerry K. Lee