Published March 15 2014
Hires and promotions (March 15)Troje joins G6 Construction Services
G6 Construction Services, Fargo, has hired Mike Troje as estimator/project manager. He previously was an estimator/project manager at John T. Jones Construction Co., Fargo.
Troje is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in construction management. He also has an associate degree in civil technology/land surveying from the North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton.
Troje is an associate constructor, designated by the American Institute of Constructors and has worked in the construction industry throughout Minnesota and North Dakota on public and private jobs for eight years.
Five new agents join Keller Williams Roers
The Keller Williams Roers Realty Market Center in Fargo has added five real estate agents.
The new agents are: Allan Anderson, Jay Nelson, Jason Harmon, Austin Dennis and Joel Schneeberger.
TMI Hospitality hires development specialist
Kryshel Fischer has joined TMI Hospitality in Fargo as an organizational learning and development specialist.
She graduated from Rasmussen College in Fargo with a degree in business management, specializing in human resources development.
Fischer previously was training manager for Arvado Digital Services, Fargo.
First International Bank promotes Traci Wiebe
Traci Wiebe has been promoted to officer status at First International Bank and Trust. Wiebe works as an executive assistant at the branch at 3001 25th St. S., Fargo.
She has been with First International Bank for more than 10 years.
Wimmer’s Diamonds adds six employees
Wimmer’s Diamonds at West Acres in Fargo has hired Kristen Anderson, Katie Gregoire, Kim Larson, Amanda Oberg and Sara Doda as sales associates and Alex Bernhardson as shipping coordinator.
Anderson attended Concordia College and Larson earned a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Doda and Oberg attend North Dakota State University, and Gregoire attends Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Bernhardson is a senior at Fargo South High School.
Hospice of RRV hires Iverson, Allensworth
Hospice of the Red River Valley has hired Brenda Iverson as an account executive and Kelly Allensworth as a marketing and communications specialist.
Iverson was previously employed as an account manager with DMS Health Technologies, Fargo. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Mary.
Allensworth previously worked as a proposal coordinator for Ulteig, Fargo. She earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Blaine Edwards joins Creative Kitchen
Blaine Edwards has joined Creative Kitchen in the West Acres Shopping Center, Fargo, as merchandising coordinator.
Edwards worked for 14 years with the Herberger’s organization, mostly recently as visual coordinator.
ThyseenKrupp hires Gusaas as sales rep
ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas, Fargo branch, has hired Mark Gusaas as a sales representative.
Gusaas has extensive sales experience in pharmaceutical supply chain and consumer goods sales with Cardinal Health and Proctor & Gamble.
Gusaas is from Horace, N.D., and will sell vertical transportation equipment within the service and repair business aspect of ThyssenKrupp Elevator in the North Dakota and South Dakota areas.
Pollert hired at General Equipment & Supplies
Ann Pollert has been hired as the technician and career developer for General Equipment and Supplies, Fargo.
She previously was the executive director of the North Dakota Community Action Partnership in Fargo.
Originally from Devils Lake, N.D., Pollert attended the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Dakota Carrier Network hires six employees
Dakota Carrier Network has hired Mark Aslakson, Erik Brousseau, Todd Domres, Jamie Eckart, Jennifer Guthmiller and Laura Walz. They will provide services in the Bismarck and Fargo offices.
Aslakson is an account executive. He has more than 13 years of experience in the information technology field.
Brousseau has been hired as a transport technician and he has more than 13 years of experience.
Domres will be business development manager and has almost 20 years of experience.
Eckart is a facilities maintenance technician and has more than 15 years of experience.
Guthmiller is a support representative and has more than 15 years of experience.
Walz is a marketing coordinator and executive assistant with more than 12 years of experience.
Schneider, Lundberg hired at Ulteig in Fargo
Ulteig has hired Joe Schneider as a server administrator in the information technology group and Bryan Lundberg as a CADD technician in the substation group. Both will work in Ulteig’s Fargo office.
Schneider has more than four years of experience in information technology. For the past year and a half, he worked for Sanford Health as a server administrator. He earned a bachelor’s degree in information technology from the Minnesota School of Business, Waite Park, Minn.
Lundberg earned an associate degree in electrical construction design and management from Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis.
Clinical psychologist joins West Fargo clinic
Robert D. Dvorak has joined Knowlton, O’Neill and Associates at 1401 13th Ave. E., West Fargo.
Dvorak is a clinical psychologist providing cognitive-behavioral and motivational enhancement interventions. He provides treatment for emotional disorders associated with anxiety and depression as well as substance use disorders, adjustment problems and family/marital issues.
After returning from a tour in Iraq, Dvorak completed a doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, followed by a clinical internship at Alpert Medical School at Brown University.
Dvorak is also an assistant professor at North Dakota State University where he conducts basic and translational research for a variety of psychological problems.
Reuer named assistant editor of Pioneer/News
Wendy Reuer, staff writer for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, has been hired as the assistant editor of the West Fargo Pioneer/News.
Reuer will continue to write for The Forum while editing and writing news and feature stories for The Pioneer/News.
Reuer is a Jamestown, N.D., native who graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and human services. Before becoming a staff writer for The Forum in 2010, she worked in radio and entertainment television with CBS in Los Angeles. As a print journalist, she has worked at newspapers in Wahpeton, N.D., Woodbury, Minn., and Owatonna, Minn.
Carrie Snyder served as the interim assistant editor for the West Fargo Pioneer/News since Karen Huber’s retirement in December. Snyder will continue to design for The Pioneer as well as work as a Forum photographer.
Two new employees at Peterson Farms Seed
Peterson Farms Seed, Harwood, N.D., has hired Cal Hofland as a data analyst and Lisa Farquhar as a receptionist.
Hofland attended Concordia College where he studied communications, mass media and English writing. He grew up in Benson, Minn., and for the past six years worked for Nokia doing database coding and business analyst work.
Farquhar is a Cass County native and attended Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead. She previously worked in patient scheduling at Sanford Health and also at Hardware Hank, Casselton, N.D.
NDSU hires McNeil as audiovisual technician
North Dakota State University’s Information Technology Division has hired Trevor McNeil as an audiovisual technician.
McNeil previously worked for MultiBand Corp., Fargo. He earned a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from Minot (N.D.) State University.