24 Jun 19
KARE 11 reporter Boyd Huppert received three 2019 National Edward R. Murrow Awards from The Radio Television Digital News Association. KARE 11 is the NBC affiliate in the Twin Cities.
Colle McVoy, Minneapolis, announced that Amanda Lane has joined the agency as insight director.
The Mosaic Co., a Plymouth-based provider of phosphate and potash crop nutrients, announced that Cheryl K. Beebe has been elected to its board of directors. Beebe formerly was an executive with Ingredion Inc. (Corn Products International), most recently as the company’s chief financial officer and executive vice president.
NewStudio Architecture, St. Paul, announced the promotion of James Matthes to designer. … LHB, Minneapolis, announced the following professional recognitions and new employees: Anne Porter, interior design project manager, has been elected to the Superior Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors; Dan Heldt, leader of LHB’s Pipeline and Utilities Group, graduated from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business; Daniel Stine, has been inducted into the Autodesk Expert Elite program; Brittni Faddoul joins the Minneapolis office as a designer; Jaxen Roden and Noah Palusky join the Duluth office as survey technicians. … TKDA, St. Paul, announced that Daniel Nesler has been named the firm’s water/wastewater group manager of the Municipal Division. … Lofts at Mayo Park, Rochester, was honored by the American Institute of Architects with a 2019 Housing Award in the Multifamily Housing Category. Representatives from Eastbank Lofts LLC and Snow Kreilich Architects accepted the award.
Jared Powell, project manager with LS Black Constructors, St. Paul, has completed the Associate Design-Build Institute of America’s certification testing program to achieve the designation as a nationally certified Associate Design-Build Professional. … RJM Construction, Golden Valley, announced it has promoted Eric Olson to vice president health care. … Golden Valley-based Allweather Roof announced it received four Firestone Building Products’ awards: Firestone Master Contractor; Best of the Best; Firestone Inner Circle of Quality; Harvey Award for Architectural Excellence; Firestone Hall of Fame. This was the 32nd consecutive year that Allweather Roof has received elite recognition from Firestone.
Dominium, a Plymouth-based apartment owner, developer and manager, announced that it has hired Lisa Williams as vice president of property management and Ali Nystrom as project coordinator.
Mankato Area Public Schools announced the hire of ag teacher Ethan M. Dado; it’s the first new ag teacher hire for the district in 25 years. … Spire Credit Union, Falcon Heights, announced that Brendan Weed of Eden Prairie has won a $1,000 Scholarship from the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Council. … Minneapolis-based Zenith Education Group, a nonprofit provider of career and technical education, announced the appointment of Joni Kurland as vice president of accreditation, licensing and campus compliance. … Cemstone, a Mendota Heights concrete manufacturer, announced the 2019 Cemstone Cos. Scholarship recipients: Laura Gagnon, New Richmond, Wis.; Jillian Grundhoffer, Waseca; Morgan Lynch, Fonda, Iowa, and Nicolas Tourtillott, Lakeville.
GWG Holdings, a Minneapolis-based parent company for providers of reinsurance in the secondary market, announced that Gregg Johnson was named chief operating officer. … Accounting firm Moore Stephens North America, Eden Prairie, announced the addition of Maple Grove-based Global Tax Network US to its association. … Alliance Bank, St. Paul, announced construction plans for a new branch at 301 German St. North, New Ulm.
John Driscoll, senior vice president of recovery services at the nonprofit Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Center City, has been named board chair for the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers. … Health Dimensions Group, a Minnetonka-based post-acute, long-term care, and senior living consulting and management firm, announce that Jeremy Duxbury has been named executive director at Highland Chateau Health + Rehabilitation Center in St. Paul.
The Corporate Volunteerism Council-Twin Cities presented its 2019 Game Changer Award to health insurer Medica, Minnetonka, for its partnership with Hammer Residences over the last six years. Hammer Residences is a Wayzata-based nonprofit assisting people with developmental disabilities. … Rise, a nonprofit organization supporting people with disabilities in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, announced it is receiving a Life Enrichment Award from the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation for its five adult day programs, which are located in Twin Cities YMCAs and community centers. … The Minnesota Credit Union Network announce that its CU Green clean energy platform received an Environmental Initiative Award. Environmental Initiative is a nonprofit organization that works to develop collaborative solutions to Minnesota’s environmental problems.
Blackwell Burke, Minneapolis, announced that Amarachi Ihejirika has joined the firm as an associate. … For the sixth consecutive year, Fredrikson & Byron, Minneapolis, was named one of the best U.S. law firms for female attorneys, according to two recent Law360 surveys.
Torque Fitness, a Coon Rapids-based maker of fitness equipment, announced the following new hires: Scott Walton, director of sales for Asia Pacific; Pete Lundstrom, vice president of North America sales; Chris Newland, director of key accounts for Western North America, and Lee Hodges, director of key accounts for Eastern North America and Canada. … Senneca Holdings, a maker of specialty doors for the construction industry, announced the opening of its facility at 101 Power Drive, Mankato.
Paula Quam, former editor of the Detroit Lakes Tribune and Perham Focus, has joined Forum Communications in Fargo, N.D., as managing digital editor of InForum, encompassing duties at WDAY-TV and the Fargo Forum. … KARE 11 News, the NBC affiliate in the Twin Cities, announced that starting in July, KARE 11 Sunrise anchor Lauren Leamanczyk will be joining the 5 p.m. news broadcast; the station also welcomed Gia Vang to the Sunrise Team. Vang came from KMPH in Fresno, Calif.
Jacob T. DeMille from DePere, Wis., has accepted a sales associate position at Stryker Medical in its Foot & Ankle Division covering the Twin Cities region. … Recombinetics, a St. Paul-based provider of gene-editing technology and products for human health and animal agriculture, announced it has named Tad Sonstegard the first chief executive officer of its Acceligen subsidiary.
The Minnesota Humanities Center, a St. Paul events center for educational programs, announced the appointment of Kevin Lindsey as chief executive officer. Lindsey is a former commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.
My Salon Suite, a national salon co-working suite franchise, announced an agreement with mother and son duo Stephanie Shields and Brian Castro to open the first of three Twin Cities locations at 10150 Hudson Road, Woodbury.
Kids In Need Foundation, a Minneapolis nonprofit, announced a $100,000 grant from Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group, Neenah, Wis.
St. Paul-based Allegra Marketing Print Mail announced its merger with local print-solutions provider Griffith Printing, to operate under the Allegra St. Paul-Midway name at 635 Prior Ave. North, St. Paul.
Suntide Commercial Realty, St. Paul, announced it has named Christy Lewis vice president of Business Development.
Urban Outfitters announced plans to open a location in Rosedale Center, Roseville; it will be the clothing retailer’s third store location in Minnesota.
Vitals Aware Services, an Eden Prairie-based provider of an app for first responders on the mental health conditions of patients, has promoted former Minneapolis police chief Janeé Harteau to chief executive officer and added Chris Maloney, founder and past president/CEO of TriTech Software Systems, to its board. … Parallel Technologies, an Eden Prairie-based data center and intelligent building solutions provider, has promoted Nate Ruhland to manager of Building Infrastructure Engineering. … SPS Commerce, a Minneapolis-based provider of retail cloud services, announced that Capterra, a Gartner company, has again ranked its EDI software (Electronic Data Interchange) as the most popular, a position SPS has held every year since the report launched in 2017.[related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]
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