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Published January 12 2013

Hires and Promotions (January 12, 2013)

Lakeland Mental Health hires two employees

Lakeland Mental Health Center, Moorhead, has hired Evan Ketterling and Grant Cameron to its adult services team.

Ketterling earned a bachelors degree in criminal justice from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

At LMHC, he provides services in the PATH program and case management services to adults. Ketterling previously worked at Gateway Hyundai Nissan, Fargo.

Cameron received a bachelors degree in psychology from Minnesota State University Moorhead. His previous behavioral health experience included working at Solutions in Moorhead. He provides adult rehabilitative mental health services at LMHC.

Sheriffs office hires two, promotes one

The Cass County Sheriffs Office in Fargo has hired Sarah Schmidt as an administrative assistant and Nathan Brewer as a correctional officer. Andy Frobig has been promoted to lieutenant.

Schmidt is a graduate of North Dakota State University, where she earned a bachelors degree in criminal justice. Brewer was previously employed as a police officer with the Minot (N.D.) Police Department.

Frobig has been with the sheriffs office since 2004 and has been assigned to the corrections division as the assistant jail administrator.

Absolute hires web project manager

Megan Bartholomay-Berreth has been hired as web project manager at Absolute Marketing Group, Moorhead.

She recently completed a copy editing internship with Absolute. She has a bachelors degree in English from Minnesota State University Moorhead and is a candidate in the master of fine arts creative writing program at MSUM, where she also taught freshman English.

MSCTC hires executive director of foundations

Denise A. Laymon has been hired as Minnesota State Community and Technical Colleges first executive director of foundations and alumni development.

Laymon was previously a development associate for the Lake Region Healthcare Foundation, Fergus Falls, Minn., and was executive director of the Thief River Falls (Minn.) Education Foundation.

Her previous experience also included five years as director of the Association of Fundraising Professionals ND, and she has several years of newspaper advertising experience working for the Thief River Falls Times and the Devils Lake (N.D.) Daily Journal.

Laymon earned a masters degree in strategic leadership and a degree in business management from the University of Mary, Bismarck, and completed a degree in sales and marketing at Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls. She is pursuing a masters degree in business administration from the University of Mary.

American Federal names market president

John A. Schumacher has been named market president of the Greater Grand Forks Market of American Federal Bank.

Schumacher has 14 years of financial services experience in the greater Grand Forks market, including ag and commercial lending.

He began his career as a loan officer in Hillsboro, N.D., and then transferred to Grand Forks, where he has served as vice president of commercial and agricultural lending, most recently for First State Bank.

Schumacher grew up and worked on his familys farm near Reynolds, N.D., and earned bachelors and masters degrees in business administration from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Bossert, Warren hired at Cornerstone Bank

Cornerstone Bank, Fargo, has hired Julie Bossert as a mortgage loan processor and underwriter and Michelle Warren as a mortgage loan officer.

Bossert has more than six years of mortgage processing and underwriting experience. Warren has more than 11 years of mortgage lending experience.

Dr. Trupiano joins Catalyst Medical Center

Plastic surgeon Dr. John Trupiano has joined Catalyst Medical Center, Fargo. He practices a full scope of plastic surgery with an emphasis on aesthetic surgery.

He graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit, and earned a doctor of medicine degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine.

He completed his residency in general surgery at Akron (Ohio) General Medical Center and a hand microsurgery fellowship at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Trupiano completed his plastic surgery residency at Wayne State University Medical Center.

Hansen promoted at Bell State Bank

John Hansen has been promoted to vice president/business banker at Bell State Bank and Trust, Fergus Falls, Minn.

Hansen, originally from Forestburg, S.D., earned a bachelors degree in agricultural business from South Dakota State University and has worked in banking for more than 16 years.

He started his career as a credit officer at Fishback Financial, Brookings, S.D., and later worked as a credit analyst manager at KleinBank, Chaska, Minn. He joined Bell State Bank in 2008 and previously served as a credit officer.

Valley Imports hires e-business manager

Valley Imports, Fargo, has hired Sam Plana as the e-business manager.

Originally from New York City, he attended Nassau College where he studied business management and finance.

Plana worked as a project manager with the United Nations and in 2005 moved into the online automotive retail industry. In 2011, Plana moved his family to Fargo after accepting a position with AutoTrader.com as a business consultant.

Village hires Richter as family-based therapist

Karla Richter has joined The Village Family Service Center as a family-based therapist in the Fargo office.

She received a masters degree from University of Mary and specializes in LGBT, adolescents, adults and couples counseling, anxiety, adult ADD, depression and marriage and family counseling.

Sundheim joins Fetzer as massage therapist

Whitney Sundheim has joined Fetzer Family Chiropractic in Fargo as a licensed massage therapist.

She is a graduate of Globe University and was previously employed by Quick Fix Massage Therapy. Sundheim offers various types of massage, including deep tissue, Swedish, myofacial release, pregnancy and sports massage.

Schreiber named GM of Fargo Inn & Suites

Discover Lodging Management has named Jay Schreiber as general manager of the Fargo Inn & Suites.

Schreiber has been with Discover Lodging Management for over five years, most recently as general manager of the AmericInn, Fargo.

ND Dept. of Commerce hires two, promotes one

The North Dakota Department of Commerce has hired Zoe Wergeland as a business research specialist and Wayde Sick as the workforce talent and project coordinator.

Brian Opp has been promoted to manager of aerospace business development.

Wergeland previously interned with Food Export Midwest, Sen. Kent Conrads office and the North Dakota Tax Department. She is a graduate of North Dakota State University with a bachelors degree in business administration and international studies.

Sick is a native of Washburn, N.D., and was previously employed as director of the Missouri Valley Montessori School, Bismarck. He also served as deputy center director at the Burdick Job Corps Center, Minot, N.D. Sick earned a bachelors degree in social science education and masters degree in management from Minot State University.

Opp has been with the commerce department since 2008, most recently as an accountability officer in the office of innovation and strategic initiatives.

Five design engineers join Applied Engineering

Applied Engineering, Fargo, has hired Neysia Wimmer, Branden Kaste, Marc Cierzan, Paul Wollmuth and Jared Martel as design engineers.

Wimmer graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering and Martel graduated from NDSU with bachelors and masters degrees in mechanical engineering.

Kaste, Cierzan and Wollmuth graduated from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, with bachelor degrees in mechanical engineering.

Werremeyer named vice chairwoman

Amy Werremeyer was named vice chairwoman of the pharmacy practice department at North Dakota State University.

After earning a doctor of pharmacy degree from NDSU, Werremeyer completed her pharmacy practice residence at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Fargo. She is an associate professor in the pharmacy department and is a specialist in psychiatry at Sanford Hospital South University, where she precepts pharmacy students and is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist in psychiatry.

Werremeyer was named teacher of the year and preceptor of the year by pharmacy students in 2012. She has also been active in providing care for underserved patient populations through mission trips to Guatemala and Mozambique.

Vanity hires Lecy, Delikat in Fargo

Vanity, Fargo, has hired Erin Lecy as store operations assistant and Jennifer Delikat as a sourcing and fit assistant.

Lecy has many years of retail experience at Journeys and Sam Goody.

Delikat has previous retail experience at Maurices, Camilla and Renaissance. She graduated from Central Michigan University with a masters degree in apparel product development and merchandising technology.