Carline Bengtsson is retired from corporate life after careers in the insurance, military avionics and medical technology industries at Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Honeywell and most recently Medtronic, where she was a people/program manager.
She received her Bachelor of Arts in business administration and art from Concordia University St. Paul, a mini MBA from the University of St. Thomas and a marketing certificate from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton Executive Education Program.
Bengtsson immigrated to Minnesota from Jamaica as a child and later married a native Swede, which sealed her affinity for the culture, language, country and the American Swedish Institute.
Bengtsson is also a published cookbook author and an engaged community leader serving on several boards. Recently, she was appointed to the President’s Advisory Council at Concordia University St. Paul.
Family and friends describe her as a chef of enticing, inventive and delicious eats. She founded Dine4Dinners to further pursue her two passions of helping others and creating memorable meals. The Dine4Dinners’ mission is a shared vision with organizations that provide meals for people in need of daily nourishment through dependable, reliable and sustainable sources.