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Dacotah Bank promotes Sandvig ABERDEEN, SD – Dacotah Bank has promoted David Sandvig to senior vice president and chief relationship officer. In his new role, Sandvig will serve as a member of the bank’s Steering Committee and be responsible for creating strategies to maximize customer acquisition, retention and profitability, the company announced.
Prairie Family Business Association hires executive director SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Laura Schoen Carbonneau has been named the executive director of the Prairie Family Business Association in Sioux Falls. The association, an outreach center of the Beacom School of Business at the University of South Dakota, is a nonprofit resource for family businesses.
BISMARCK, N.D. - For five years, engineering firm KLJ has enjoyed occupying one of the most striking corporate headquarters in Bismarck, N.D. Designed by JLG Architects in Grand Forks, N.D., the 80,000-square-foot building was meant to accommodate KLJ’s rapid growth, said Sherry Kulish, KLJ’s facilities manager. The company had doubled in size over the previous few years and had expanded into four separate locations in Bismarck.
The best way for an HR professional to keep up with changes in employment law is to join a professional association such as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) or College and University Personnel Association (CUPA).
Sanford Health welcomes six new providers FARGO, N.D. – Six new providers recently joined Sanford Health Fargo. Katherine Byron, a nurse practitioner, received her graduate degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center – Family Nurse Practitioner. She specializes in cardiology at Sanford Broadway Clinic in Fargo.
Editor’s note: From its start as a merger of four rural banks in 2001, Choice Financial of Fargo, N.D., has grown to be a community bank with 19 locations in 17 communities in North Dakota and Minnesota. In this interview, Prairie Business talks with Brian L. Johnson, Choice Financial’s CEO and board member, about the bank’s history and plans for future growth. * * *
Is it possible to buy stock in a region? If it is, then sign me up for shares of the Midwest, because I’m convinced the region’s prospects are good. Here’s a line from a Prairie Business story this month that helps explain why: “(T)he greatest number of ESOPs – about 32 percent of the nation’s total – are found in the Midwest.”
Northern State announces new School of Education dean ABERDEEN, S.D. – Elvira Sanatullova-Allison has been named the new dean of the Northern State University Millicent Atkins School of Education. Sanatullova-Allison most recently served as the acting dean and unit head of education and chair of the Department of Education in the College of Education and Professional Studies at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W. Va.
DSG hires Paul Kennedy as new CEO FARGO, N.D. – Paul Kennedy has been hired as the new chief executive officer of DSG. Kennedy will lead DSG’s management efforts and oversee the company’s business operations. He started in his new role on June 11.
Helmbolt named SDSU’s Office of Admissions director BROOKINGS, S.D. – Shawn Helmbolt has been named South Dakota State University’s director of admissions following a national search. A veteran of the Office of Admissions, Helmbolt recently served nine months as the office’s interim director and has been its assistant director since April 2007.