Posted by Dan Hallberg
The Area 3 Vocational Ethics Day is planned for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. this Thursday, April 18, at the Edina Country Club. The keynote speaker at this year's event is Jerome Mayne. Since 2002, he has been speaking on the topics of fraud and ethics for associations and Fortune 500 companies in Canada, Mexico and the United States.
All Rotarians are encouraged to attend. You do not need to register for this meeting.
Held every year for all clubs in Rotary Area 3, Vocational Ethics Day is organized by Dan Hallberg, along with a committee of Rotarians from area clubs. For more information, contact Dan Hallberg at 952-541-0352.


For over 2 years Jerome Mayne's name was, Federal Inmate Number 08657-041. Before that, he was the founder and CEO of two corporations, respected in the financial community and the father of two young boys. In 1999 he received a 21-month prison sentence for conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering – crimes that took place four years earlier. On November 4th, 1999, he reported to the Federal Prison in Yankton, South Dakota and his career and his life were changed forever.

He has appeared on panels, radio shows and web-casts and has been a contributing columnist for numerous industry trade publications including the California CPA Magazine, Business Journal and the National Mortgage Professional. He is the author of the book Diary of a White Collar Criminal, and the real estate continuing education course Mortgage Fraud and Predatory Lending – what every agent should know (Dearborn/Kaplan).

He is also an instructor and performer of improvisational and stand-up comedy with Stevie Rays Improv company at the world renowned, Chanhassen Dinner Theatre complex near Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The annual Area 3 Vocational Ethics Day meeting will be this Thursday, April 18, at the Edina Country Club. This annual spring meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. and concludes at 1:30 p.m.  All Area 3 Rotary club members are welcome to attend, and area high schools are encouraged to have their students attend the meeting. In 2018, more than 250 participants attended, including high school students from Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Edina, and Richfield.

For more information on Vocational Ethics Day, contact Dan Hallberg at 952-541-0352.