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Published April 06 2013

Hires and Promotions (April 06, 2013)

Sublime adds three RNs to aesthetic nurse team

Sublime, a medispa at 550 13th Ave. E., West Fargo, has added three registered nurses to its team of aesthetic nurse specialists.

Angie Bjorgaard, Bernadette Storey and Denise Cota all have extensive experience with injectables, including Botox, Dysport and dermal fillers.

They also specialize in Coolsculpt, hydraficials, spray tans and Dermapen treatments.

Three new providers

join Essentia Health

Nurse practitioner Jessica Sims has joined the interventional neurology department and Dr. Priyanka Tiwari has joined the gastroenterology department, both at Essentia Healths 32nd Avenue Clinic, Fargo, and Dr. Joni Buechler, a radiation oncologist, has joined the Essentia Health Cancer Center, Fargo.

Sims has worked as a registered nurse in the critical care unit at Essentia Health in Fargo and in the interventional radiology department at Sanford Health, Fargo. She recently earned a masters degree as a family nurse practitioner from the University of Cincinnati.

Tiwari earned a medical degree from Bharati Vidyapeeth University in India. She served a residency in internal medicine at the University of Missouri, Columbia, and did a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans.

Buechler previously worked at St. Vincent Frontier Cancer Center, Billings, Mont. Before attending medical school, she trained and worked as an X-ray technician, radiation therapist and nurse. She grew up in Golden Valley, N.D., and earned a medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks. She served a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

Industrial Builders

hires Rygg, Stallman

Industrial Builders, West Fargo, has hired Luke Rygg as a project manager and Chad Stallman as assistant superintendent.

Rygg is a native of Portland, N.D., and graduated from North Dakota State University with degrees in construction management and business administration. He previously worked as a field engineer for Blattner Energy, Avon, Minn.

Stallman graduated from NDSU with a degree in construction management. He previously worked in home construction with R J Stallman Construction.

Branca, McDade join Stoneridge Software

Tom Branca and Catherine McDade have joined Stoneridge Software in Fargo as senior consultants and owners in the business.

Branca has worked the last five years at Microsoft in Fargo as a leader on the Dynamics AX support team. Before that, he was technical lead at VMC, a technology consulting and outsourcing company. Branca earned a bachelors degree in management information systems from North Dakota State University.

McDades previous employment includes more than 11 years at Microsoft in Fargo as a Dynamics GP support engineer and Dynamics AX support engineer, and technical consultant for Microsofts Global Partner Services organization. McDade earned a bachelors degree in computer systems management from the University of Minnesota, Morris.

Online truck accessory retailer hires three

Online truck accessory retailer RealTruck.com, based in Jamestown, N.D., has hired Denise Stockert and Russel Morey as loyalty specialists and Bill Sullivan as a systems administrator in the companys Fargo-based satellite office.

Stockert and Morey both graduated from Jamestown College. Sullivan is a graduate of the North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, and has 20 years of information technology experience.

HBA F-M hires public affairs coordinator

The Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead has named Michael Obach to its public affairs coordinator position.

Obach is originally from South Heart, N.D., and graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelors degree in communication studies with a minor in political science and an emphasis on military science.

He is a captain in the Army National Guard and has 16 years of military experience, most recently as the company commander for HHC 2-136 IN(CAB) out of Moorhead and Fergus Falls, Minn.

Mertz joins YHR firm

as project architect

Chad Mertz has rejoined the staff of YHR Partners, an architectural and planning firm in Moorhead, as a project architect.

Mertz, a graduate of North Dakota State University, is a registered architect and LEED-accredited professional with more than 15 years of architecture and construction experience.

Border States Electric promotes Jason Stein

Border States Electric, Fargo, has promoted Jason Stein to executive vice president.

Stein joined BSE in 1995 as a management trainee. He has worked in various positions, including product manager, automation account manager, northwest region industrial sales manager and director of sales.

He was named vice president of sales and was appointed to the companys executive council. Most recently, he was the vice president of the northwest region. In addition, he will join the companys senior leadership team.

March of Dimes names NICU support specialist

The North Dakota Chapter of the March of Dimes has named Cassie Skalicky as its NICU family support specialist.

She will be based at the Essentia Health Hospital in Fargo, which offers the only March of Dimes NICU family support program in the state.

Skalicky graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelors degree in psychology and a masters degree in public and human services and health administration.

Skalicky and her husband, Jason, have a 9-year-old daughter, Grace, and a 3-year-old son, Andrew. Their son spent 137 days in the NICU and is a twin to their daughter, Natalie, who died several hours after they were born at 23 weeks.

AE2S hires electrical engineer in Fargo office

Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services has hired Jason Salber as an electrical engineer in the firms Fargo office.

Salber is an engineer-in-training with more than seven years of experience in project management, design, programming and startup services of water/wastewater control systems.

Salber previously worked at Sweeney Controls Co., Fargo, as a project manager.

LJA hires Zachman,

promotes Seeman

Lightowler Johnson Associates, Fargo, has hired Kevin Zachman as an associate AIA and promoted Natalia Seeman to project manager.

Zachman earned a masters degree in architecture from North Dakota State University. Prior to LJA, Zachman worked as an architectural intern for Darwin Lindahl Architects, Minneapolis. Zachman is also a certified LEED associate.

Seeman joined LJA in 2012 as an associate AIA intern and graphic specialist. She graduated from the University of Utahs architectural program.

Holte joins sales team at Conlins Furniture

Dan Holte has joined the sales team at Conlins Furniture, 909 45th St. S., Fargo.

Holte has worked in the furniture industry for 20 years, including 12 years at Furniture Mart in West Fargo. He also worked as a barber at Village West and Shear Magic.

Dorsey & Whitney Fargo

office hires Ross Nilson

Ross Nilson, a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, has joined Dorsey & Whitney in Fargo as an associate in the labor and employment practice group.

He previously practiced with the Nilles Law Firm in Fargo where he concentrated in civil litigation.

Sarah Schlicht named

project assistant at TMI

TMI Hospitality, Fargo, has hired Sarah Schlicht as a project assistant.

Schlicht earned a bachelors degree in hospitality and tourism management and a business minor from North Dakota State University, Fargo.

She previously worked as an early education teacher at the YWCA, Fargo.

Roers hires engineer, two in accounting

Roers Construction and Development firm in Fargo has hired Jeremy Easum as a licensed professional engineer, DeEtte Goerger as an accounts payable specialist and Duane Reiser as an accountant.

Easum graduated from Montana State University with a bachelors degree in civil engineering. He came to Roers from Cody, Wyo., and has 18 years of experience in land development, project management and construction administration.

Goerger graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College with an associate degree in accounting. She was previously employed as an accounting assistant with 702 Communications and has more than 18 years of experience in the accounting field.

Reiser graduated from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, with a bachelors degree in accounting. He was previously employed as a controller with Wells Concrete, Grand Forks, and has more than 34 years of accounting experience.

TRN Abstract names Lerfald to VP position

Kelsey (Bosch) Lerfald has joined TRN Abstract and Title, 300 NP Ave., Fargo, as vice president of business development and marketing.

Lerfald has several years of experience as a real estate closing specialist. She earned a business administration degree with a concentration in business development, marketing and finance from the University of Mary.

Lorenson appointed Ramsey Bank president

Patrick F. Lorenson has been appointed president of Ramsey National Bank, Fargo.

He is a graduate of Concordia College, the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota, and the Graduate School of Banking in Colorado.

He has been in banking since 1996 and was most recently the chief lending officer of a Minnesota bank with the responsibility of overseeing the lending at seven branches.

Two promoted

at Cornerstone Bank

Cornerstone Bank, Fargo, has promoted Ryan Grussing to assistant vice president of business banking and Mark Hubbard to vice president of business banking.

Grussing joined Cornerstone Bank in 2009 as a credit analyst and was promoted to a business banker in 2010.

Hubbard was hired as a business banker in 2010. He has 13 years of banking experience.

Loween joins Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

Brad Loween, Moorhead, has joined Thrivent Financial for Lutherans as a financial representative with the organizations Northwestern Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota regional office in Fargo.

Loween served with the North Dakota and Montana National Guard and was deployed to Afghanistan and Kosovo. He graduated from Montana State University, Bozeman, with a bachelors degree in biology.

Rodenburg hired as occupational therapist

Sarah Rodenburg, an occupational therapist, has joined Pediatric Therapy Partners, 3060 Frontier Way S., Fargo.

Rodenburg earned a bachelors degree in exercise science from North Dakota State University and a masters degree in occupational therapy from the University of Mary.

She has pediatric experience in the North Dakota Infant Development Program and in the school system. Her areas of interest include low-vision rehabilitation, handwriting and sensory integration.

CableOne Advertising hires account manager

Haley Israelson has joined CableOne Advertising in Fargo as an advertising sales account manager.

Israelson is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead.