Published October 06 2012
Honors and Officers (October 06, 2012)Rosenvold, Wanner named to Best Lawyers
Robert E. Rosenvold and David L. Wanner, attorneys at the Ohnstad Twichell Law Firm, West Fargo, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 in their respective practice areas.
Rosenvold was selected for trusts and estate, and Wanner for real estate law, trusts and estate.
Local credit unions receive state awards
The Credit Union Association of the Dakotas has awarded the Postal Family Federal Credit Union of Fargo the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award and the Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Award.
Town & Country Credit Union received the Adult Desjardins Financial Education Award and the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award.
Both credit unions will now advance to a national competition that will be judged by the Credit Union National Association.
JLG Architects earns two Merit Awards
The North Dakota Chapter of the American Institute of Architects has awarded Merit Awards to JLG Architects for their design of the Grand Forks Airport Terminal and the Camp Hancock Historical Site Locomotive Shelter, Bismarck.
JLG Architects has offices throughout North Dakota, including Fargo and Grand Forks, and in Alexandria, Minn., and Minneapolis.
Local truck, trailer dealer earns top award
Northwest Truck and Trailer, Fargo, was awarded the Trailer Parts Dealer of the Year Award from TRP, one of the industry’s largest manufacturers.
Northwest Truck and Trailer was recognized for customer service, market performance, sales and growth.
Ankers named a Great Plains Super Lawyer
Alisha Ankers has been named as a Great Plains Super Lawyer for 2012.
Ankers is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, and has practiced law in North Dakota and Minnesota for more than 20 years.
Her law practice in Fargo offers services focusing on family law issues.
Fredrikson & Byron attorneys recognized
William L. Guy III, Jon E. Strinden and Todd E. Zimmerman, attorneys with the Fredrikson & Byron law firm in Fargo, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 in their respective practice areas.
Guy was recognized in trusts and estates, Strinden in corporate law and Zimmerman in commercial litigation and litigation in banking and finance, real estate, securities and product liability – defendants.
Transportation group to honor 3 with awards
The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute will honor Tracee Sutton, Gary Berreth and James Moench with awards for their contributions to the region’s transportation industry during the group’s annual awards banquet on Thursday at the Holiday Inn, Fargo.
Sutton is the legislative director for Sen. Kent Conrad, Berreth is a former long-time NDDOT engineer and former director of the North Dakota Local Technical Assistance Program, and Moench is former executive director of the North Dakota Disabilities Advocacy Consortium and former executive director of the Red River Basin Board.
Tickets to the banquet are $30 and can be reserved by calling (701) 231-7767. For more information, visit www.ugpti.org/awards.
Fargo tech firm named to CW magazine list
Pedigree Technologies has been named to Connected World magazine’s 2013 CW 100, a list of the most innovative machine-to-machine and connected-device companies.
Criteria for selection include sales and earnings growth, contribution to the connected-devices space, and innovation in multiple markets served during the past year.
Pedigree Technologies is based in Fargo, and operates satellite locations in Boston, Denver, Dickinson, N.D., Houston, New Orleans, San Francisco and Sioux Falls, S.D.
Intelligent InSites board names new members
Intelligent InSites, Fargo, has named new members to its health care advisory board.
Board members are Dr. Kevin Fickenscher, president of the American Medical Informatics Association; Dr. Arthur Chen, former deputy director of the National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health; Dr. Robin Felder, professor of pathology and associate director of clinical chemistry, University of Virginia;
James Franci, division chairman, supply chain management and assistant treasurer, Mayo Clinic; Mark Gingrich, senior vice president and chief information officer, Surescripts; Dr. Tonya Hongsermeier, principal informatician, Partners Healthcare System; David Klein, chief executive officer, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield; Dr. Ferdinand Velasco, vice president and chief health information officer, Texas Health Resources; and Dr. Charles Watts, professor of medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.
Anne Carlsen Center elects two to new terms
The Anne Carlsen Center, Jamestown, N.D., has elected Pat Traynor and Bruce Iserman to new three-year terms on the center’s board of directors.
Traynor is president and chief executive officer of Dakota Medical Foundation, and Iserman is the former president of Bremer Bank, Lisbon and Casselton, N.D., and past senior vice president of Bremer Bank, Fargo.
Breidenbach elected president of NDAR
Scott Breidenbach of Park Co. Realtors, Fargo, has been elected president of the North Dakota Association of Realtors for 2013.
Breidenbach, a native of Reynolds, N.D., graduated from North Dakota State University and worked for the Grand Forks Housing Authority and Senior Housing Partners before joining Park Co. in 2001.
Others elected to the state association include: Vicki Roller, Aladdin Realty, Bismarck, president-elect; Greg Larson, Century 21 Morrison Realty, Bismarck, vice president; and Diana Zietz, Continental Real Estate, Dickinson, immediate past president.