Published September 20 2013
Hires and promotions (Sept. 21)TMI Hospitality hires House as installer
TMI Hospitality, Fargo, has hired Don House as a communications installer.
House graduated from the North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, and previously was a telephone technician for BEK Business Solutions, Bismarck.
Discovery Benefits makes eight new hires
Jordan Kraft and Jana Merritt have joined Discovery Benefits in Fargo as COBRA account managers. Other new employees at Discovery Benefits are: Kim Stadsvold, compliance documentation specialist; Jodi Weber, COBRA account manager/specialist; Mary Merkling, COBRA operations specialist; Rachel Sternhagen, COBRA renewal specialist; John Antoine, COBRA implementation manager; and Meghan Walters, internal audit manager.
Wells Fargo promotes Stacey Ackerman
Wells Fargo Private Bank, Fargo, has promoted Stacey Ackerman to senior regional fiduciary manager.
She will be responsible for the investment and fiduciary services business in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas.
Ackerman joined Wells Fargo in 1994 as a professional banker trainee. She joined the trust department in 1998 as an investment representative and was named senior trust team manager in 2009. In 2012, she was named regional fiduciary manager for North Dakota and outstate South Dakota.
A native of Jamestown, N.D., she graduated from North Dakota State University and earned a master’s degree from the University of Mary.
Three new employees at Intelligent InSites
Intelligent InSites, Fargo, has hired Jennifer Rothschiller as a project coordinator, Cade Colvin as an information technology systems analyst/programmer and Molly Gilbert as a human resources administrative specialist.
Rothschiller worked for the company over the summer as a project coordinator intern. She graduated from North Dakota State University in May with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and advertising with minors in journalism and web design.
Colvin has worked as an intern with Intelligent InSites since 2012. He graduated from NDSU this summer with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.
Gilbert graduated in May from NDSU with a bachelor’s degree in management with an emphasis in human resources. She has interned with InSites since May and previously worked as a human resources intern with O’Day Tanks and Steel, and a customer service representative with Alerus Financial.
Great Plains Food Bank hires Spahr, Froemke
Laura Spahr has been hired by the Great Plains Food Bank in Fargo as volunteer coordinator and Carmel Froemke has joined the food bank as a SNAP outreach specialist, assisting clients in eastern North Dakota.
Spahr is a graduate of North Dakota State University and has a master’s degree in counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary. She was previously a volunteer coordinator with FirstLink and the Salvation Army.
Froemke is an NDSU graduate with a bachelor’s degree in child development and family services. She was previously a treatment supervisor in adult rehabilitative mental health services.
Harmon Glass Doctor hires Brandenburg
Danielle Brandenburg has joined Harmon Glass Doctor as inside sales and administrative assistant. She is working in the Fargo location at 1220 23rd St. S.
She is originally from Park Rapids, Minn., and has more than 10 years of experience in customer service and office management.
American Crystal Sugar promotes 3, hires 1
American Crystal Sugar Co. has promoted Dan Gowan to director of agriculture, and Brenda Kosir and Jessica Mather have accepted positions in the human resources department, all at the company’s corporate headquarters in Moorhead.
John Robertson has joined American Crystal as a factory accounting supervisor in the Crookston, Minn., factory.
Gowan has more than 32 years of agricultural experience with the company.
Kosir has 26 years of human resource experience with the company and will act as the benefits and systems administrator.
Mather has been with the company for five years and will be the recruitment specialist. She has a bachelor’s degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead and is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Mary.
Roberts has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Franciscan University and a background in accounting.
Lamboley named NDUS student affairs director
Becky Lamboley has accepted the position of director of student affairs with the North Dakota University System.
She was previously the assistant director of health and wellness promotion at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
She has also worked as residence apartment director at UND and has additional experience as a service center program specialist in university housing and as a resident assistant.
Lamboley has a master’s degree in educational leadership from UND and has bachelor’s degrees in American sign language and women’s studies from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Nate Medhus hired as ShareHouse CEO
ShareHouse, Fargo, has hired Nate Medhus as president and CEO.
Medhus earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in financial management from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
He worked in the banking industry for the past 13 years and most recently was vice president at American Federal Bank, Fargo.
Edgewood Vista names executive director
Edgewood Vista and Village in Fargo has hired Kathy Svare as executive director.
Svare is a registered nurse with extensive experience in hospital and long-term care. She earned a registered nursing diploma from St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Fargo.
She has been with Edgewood for seven years, most recently as the executive director at Edgewood Vista in Virginia, Minn.
Two physicians joins Essentia Health Fargo
Dr. Paulina Kunecka has joined the neurology department at Essentia Health’s 32nd Avenue Clinic and Dr. Anju Sukumaran, a pediatric endocrinologist, has joined Essentia Health’s South University Clinic, both in Fargo.
Kunecka earned a medical degree from Wroclaw (Poland) Medical University. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Norwalk (Conn.) Hospital and completed a residency in neurology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.
Sukumaran earned a medical degree from Trichur Medical College in Thrissur, India. She served a residency in pediatrics at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at State University of New York at Buffalo.
Wrigley Mechanical hires project manager
Wrigley Mechanical, Fargo has hired Wade Devlieger as project manager.
Devlieger, a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelor’s in construction management, has five years of project management experience.
RDO Equipment Co. hires Flemming, Snyder
The RDO Equipment Co. field support office in Fargo has hired Courtney Flemming as an accountant and Noel Snyder as a credit manager.
Flemming was previously employed at Fraser Ltd. in Fargo as a financial assistant/office manager. She is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Snyder was previously employed at U.S. Bank and has more than 15 years of experience in the financial industry. She received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Mary.
Sinclair, Voigt join Kaler Doeling law firm
The Kaler Doeling law office has added attorneys Brad Sinclair and Jonathan Voigt, and the firm has relocated to 3429 Interstate Boulevard, Fargo.
The firm practices in all courts in North Dakota and Minnesota.
Sinclair has spent 26 years in private practice in Fargo. His areas of practice are banking, debtor creditor, creditor’s rights, creditor’s rights in bankruptcy, business contracts, real estate litigation, business organizations, business contracts and general litigation. For the past three years, he has been an in-house legal counsel for a local bank.
Voigt graduated from the University of North Dakota Law School, Grand Forks, and for the past year was the clerk for Chief Justice VandeWalle of the North Dakota Supreme Court. Voigt will focus his practice on commercial, bankruptcy and litigation law.
Other attorneys with the firm are Kip Kaler, Gene Doeling, Bruce D. Johnson and Dan Gulya.