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Published November 23 2013

Hires and promotions (Nov. 23)

Bell State Bank hires Haagenson, Lind

Joshua Haagenson has been hired as consumer documentation team lead and Jacob Lind as construction loan administrator, both at Bell State Bank & Trust, 3100 13th Ave. S., Fargo.

Haagenson, originally from Leeds, N.D., attended the University of Jamestown (N.D.) and has worked in the banking field for more than six years. He previously was employed as a loan processor and personal banker at First National Bank, Mahnomen and Twin Valley, Minn.

Lind is a native of Fargo and graduated from the Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead, with a business degree. He started his career at Cornerstone Bank as a business banking associate and later worked as a credit analyst at RDO Equipment, Fargo.


International Marketing Systems promotes three

International Marketing System, Fargo, has promoted Ryan Aldrich to president, Cari Golden to vice president of marketing and sales and Adam Fugleberg to vice president of operations.

Aldrich has been with IMS for three years and previously was the marketing manager.

Golden has been with the company for five years, most recently as sales manager.

Fugleberg has been with IMS for four years, moving up from shipping and receiving manager.


Vanity’s Fargo office hires two, promotes one

Vanity in Fargo has hired Mickey Quinn as vice president of operations and customer experience, and Alexandra Miller as field customer service and recruitment specialist.

Jovinae Bohn has been promoted to customer service specialist in the Vanity.com ecommerce office.

Quinn has retail store experience from Coldwater Creek, Barnes & Noble and JCPenney. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Rochester (Minn.) Institute of Technology.

Miller previously worked in retail and customer service at U.S. Bank, Twin Cities Orthopedics and Dicks Sporting Goods. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Hamline University, St. Paul.

Bohn has been employed with Vanity.com since January, most recently as an inventory assistant. She has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Minnesota State University Moorhead.


D-S Beverages expands territory, hires nine

Because of expansion of the company’s distribution territory, D-S Beverages in Moorhead has hired nine new employees.

Anthony Maher, Rodney Sorensen, Jake Caillier, Alex Henricks, Ben Staehnke and Tyler Schlotfeldt have joined the company as delivery drivers, Brian Anderson and Scott Sanders as sales representatives and Jon Sauve has joined the office team.


Eventide Senior Living promotes one, hires one

Alicia Rask, registered nurse, has been promoted to resident care manager and Amanda Erickson, registered nurse, has been hired as a resident care manager, both Eventide on Eighth, Moorhead.

Rask received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Mary, Bismarck. She has been with Eventide since 2011 as an MDS coordinator. She previously was employed by Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo, and St. Luke’s Home, Dickinson, N.D.

Erickson received an associate degree in nursing from the North Dakota State College of Science, Fargo, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Mary, Bismarck. She was previously employed by Sanford Health and Rasmussen College, both in Fargo.


Essentia hires PA at Heart, Vascular Center

Physician Assistant Lora Francis has joined the cardiothoracic surgery department at the Essentia Health Heart and Vascular Center, Fargo.

Francis has a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Mountain State University, Beckly, W.Va.


Melgaard named senior private client adviser

Bank of the West Wealth Management Group in Fargo has promoted Karsten Melgaard to senior private client adviser.

Melgaard has more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry and joined Bank of the West in 2010. He is a graduate of Valley City (N.D.) State University.


Therapist joins Fergus Falls’ Body Mind Center

Teresa Mann, a massage therapist, has joined The Body Mind Center in Fergus Falls. Minn.

Mann has worked as a massage therapist since 1986 and worked for the past eight years in Boulder, Colo.

Mann offers a variety of treatment methods, including Swedish massage, Esalen massage, Shiatsu (acupressure) treatments, neuromuscular therapy, lymph drainage therapy and more.


Cass Sheriff’s Office promotes Hirchert

Steve Hirchert has been promoted to corporal with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. He will be assigned to the corrections division.

Hirchert graduated from the University of Jamestown (N.D) in 2010. He worked at James River Correction Center in Jamestown from 2009 until 2011, when he began his career with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.


Pedigree Technologies adds 3 new employees

Because of company growth, Pedigree Technologies, Fargo, has hired Travis Reimche as customer service manager, Charles Love as senior regional sales manager, and Evan Pederson has joined the engineering department.

Reimche has a bachelor’s degree in management from the University of Mary and a master’s degree in management and organizational behavior from Benedictine University. He previously worked as a patient accounts manager at Sanford Health.

Love is a recognized leader in transportation and technology products and services and is the founder of American Fleet Consulting. He attended Eastern Michigan University.

Pederson previously worked as a support technician at Volt in Phoenix. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a minor in computer science from North Dakota State University. He also is level 1 AutoCAD certified.


Schaefer hired as senior grain originator

Zachary Schaefer has been hired as a senior grain originator with Northstar Agri Industries. He will be working in the company’s office in Hallock, Minn.

Schaefer is a graduate of Mayville (N.D.) State University. He previously worked for Osnabrock (Minn.) Farmers Elevator as a grain merchandiser.

Sanford hires four new doctors in Fargo

Four new doctors have joined Sanford Health in Fargo. They are: Randolph Gibbs, hand surgery, Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine; Malachia Trout, internal medicine/pediatrics, Sanford Southpointe Clinic; Karyssa Gibbs, family medicine, Sanford North Fargo Clinic; and Jau-Shin Lou, neurology, Sanford Neuroscience Clinic.

Randolph Gibbs completed medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield. He completed his residency in general surgery at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y., and completed his fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Buffalo in New York.

Trout graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, where she also completed her residency in pediatrics and internal medicine.

Karyssa Gibbs graduated from Ross University School of Medicine, North Brunswick, N.J., and completed her residency in family medicine at Somerset (N.J.) Family Practice and at the University of Buffalo.

Lou completed medical school at National Taiwan University. He completed his residency in neurology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and completed his fellowship in movement disorders at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Md.


TMI hires Pete Draxten in product development

Pete Draxten has joined TMI Hospitality in Fargo as a product development specialist.

He previously was employed by Floor to Ceiling Carpet One, Fargo, in the contractor sales and retail sales departments.


Hanson joins Warner and Company in Fargo

Warner and Company, Fargo, has hired Jon Hanson as property and casualty commercial lines producer.

He previously worked for Verizon Wireless and is a graduate of North Dakota State University.