Weber Shandwick announced the appointment of Andrea Mokros as senior vice president, corporate and public affairs, based in the agency’s Minneapolis office. … Colle McVoy, Minneapolis, announced that Kimberly Dunn has joined the agency as group media director.
HGA, Minneapolis, welcomed Mark Spencer as business developer and senior associate. … Sandman Structural Engineers, Moorhead, announced it has acquired Structural Design Associates, based in Champlin.
Dominium, a Plymouth-based apartment owner, developer and manager, announced that it has hired Ryan Galligan as a portfolio analyst, Jonathon Fuentes as a property accountant, and Mackenzie Charles as an operations communications specialist.
Insurance broker Trade Acceptance Group, Edina, has been named Broker of the Year by the Export-Import Bank of the United States. … People Inc., a St. Paul-based provider of behavioral and mental-health services, announced the following additions to its board of directors: Humphrey McKenzie, Wells Fargo; Seth Paradis, Bethel University; and Karen Gulliver, Argosy University (retired). … The Eastside Financial Center, a provider of of integrated financial counseling and employment support services, announced its relocation to 709 University Ave. West, St. Paul. … St. Paul-based investment advisory firm Mairs & Power announced that fund managers Andrew R. (Andy) Adams and Allen D. Steinkopf were named lead managers of the Mairs & Power Growth Fund and the Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund respectively, effective April 1. Mark L. Henneman, lead manager of the Growth Fund since 2013 and Adams, lead manager of the Small Cap Fund since 2011, move to co-manager roles for those Funds. Peter J. (Pete) Johnson joins Adams and Henneman as co-manager of the Growth Fund. … Accounting and advisory firm Boeckermann Grafstrom & Mayer announced that Rhonda Brown and Danielle Peters have joined the firm’s Bloomington office as members of the newly formed Family Office Services Group.
Health care services company ExceleraRx Corp., Minneapolis, announced that pharmacy services executive Don Amorosi will join the company as chief operating officer. … Eagan-based pharmacy benefits manager Prime Therapeutics announced the hire of Jarrod Henshaw as senior vice president, chief supply chain and industry relations officer. … The Goodman Group, a Chaska-based operator of senior-care facilities, announced that two of its managed communities, The Residence at Timber Pines located in Spring Hill, Fla., and Hillside Health & Rehabilitation, located in Missoula, Mont., have each been selected to receive one of The Foundation for Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine’s 2019 Quality Improvement & Health Outcome Awards.
The following companies announced they have earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2019 Corporate Equality Index for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer employees: energy utility Xcel Energy, Minneapolis, and Minneapolis law firms Fredrikson & Byron, Stinson Leonard Street and Dorsey & Whitney. … Spire Credit Union, Falcon Heights, was recently honored with four Diamond Awards at the Credit Union National Association Marketing & Business Development Council Conference: Social Media – Spire Values Winter; Video Commercial – 60+ seconds – Spire Long Form Member Testimonials; Financial Education – Building Financial Freedom: Spire Adult and Youth Financial Literacy Outreach; Multifaceted: Category’s Best! – Spire: With You At Every Turn. Category’s Best was won for Spire’s new animation-based advertising campaign. … St. Mary’s University of Minnesota has honored Brad Hewitt, former CEO of Thrivent Financial, Minneapolis, with the 2019 Hendrickson Medal for Ethical Leadership at this year’s Hendrickson Forum. … Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corp. and the City of Vadnais Heights presented the following business awards: Business Leader Awards: Carter Johnson, Press Publications, and Pete Ingebrand, Twin Cities Metro Certified Development Co.; Rising Star Awards: Hannah Parish, Solid Ground; Jenny Moore, White Bear Lake Area Schools; Evan Cordes, Liberty Mutual Insurance; Anna Bosak, H.B. Fuller; BizRecycling Award: H.B. Fuller. … Ramsey County announced its 2019 Public Health Awards: East Side Neighborhood Development Co.; The Hmong TB Advisory Council; Como High School student Dissel Moo; and Tamara Stark, chair, county Violence Prevention Action Team.
Gray Plant Mooty, Minneapolis, announced the following new and re-elected board members: New: Christopher Carlisle, Scott Larison, Ryan Palmer; re-elected: Wade Anderson, Jennifer Reedstrom Bishop. … Dorsey & Whitney announced that Bradley Williams has joined the Real Estate & Land Use practice group as a partner in Minneapolis.
Protolabs, a Maple Plain-based maker of components using 3D printing technology, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The company also said it has been recognized by the National Association of Manufacturers as a Manufacturing Leadership Award winner for its engineering and production technology. … Sleep Number, a Minneapolis-based maker and retailer of matresses and beds, announced the retirement of Andy Carlin, executive vice president, chief sales and services officer; Melissa Barra, senior vice president, chief strategy and customer relationship officer, will assume Carlin’s responsibilities, effective June 2019. … Donaldson Co., Inc., a Bloomington-based maker of filter systems and parts for industry, announced the 2018 patent recipients and winners of the company’s Inventor Awards; Technology Achievement Award: Fluent ePTFE Membrane Innovation team, Karen Bentley, Richard Brandimarte, Rob Pannepacker, Kirit Patel, Brian Patterson, and Anil Suthar; Emerging Innovator Award: Michael Cronin; Frank A. Donaldson Award: Fred Wahlquist; Richard M. Negri Manufacturing Excellence Award: Edgar Santillano; Donaldson also recognized 83 individuals who received patents in 2018. … Tool maker Frandsen Corp., North Branch, announced it has acquired the assets of Lakeland Tool & Engineering of Anoka from founder Don Gross. Frandsen will operate Lakeland Tool as a subsidiary and as a sister company to Plastech Corp. in Rush City. Derek Gross, son of Don Gross, will lead the Lakeland team as operations manager.
The United Way of Hastings Board of Directors recognized the 2019 UWH Funded Partner Agencies: 360 Communities, Lewis House, Partners for Success, Bridges, Boy Scouts, Northern Star Council, DARTS, Friends of the Mississippi River, Hastings Community Education, Hastings Schools, Legal Assistance of Dakota County, ProAct; The UWH also acknowledged community support programs outside of its traditional grants process: Food 4 Kids, Hastings Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, Helping Kids Succeed , Imagination Library, LIVE UNITED Scholarship, Student Hastings Impact Program, United Way 2-1-1 24/7 Help Line.
The City Center Partnership, a business unit of Greater Mankato Growth, announced that Audra Shaneman has been selected as the City Center Partnership Director. … The German American Chamber of Commerce, Minneapolis, announced the following new sponsors, Allianz Life, Minnesota United FC, The Firm Realty, Michel by Design and Rapit Printing.
HomeServices of America, Minneapolis, ranked among the largest brokerages by transaction sides, according to the 2019 REAL Trends 500, an independently verified compilation of the nation’s leading residential real estate companies. … John Boich has been promoted to associate director in CBRE’s Property Management team in Minneapolis.
Staffing agency PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company, announced it has moved its local branch to 1201 S. Robert St., West St. Paul, in the Signal Hills Shopping Center. … Fitness chain Life Time, Chanhassen, announced the opening of Life Time Work, a co-working space at 1600 West End Tower, Utica Ave. South, St. Louis Park. … C.H. Robinson Worldwide, an Eden Prairie-based global provider of freight logistics services, announced that Scott Hagen, corporate controller, will also serve as interim chief financial officer.
EMAIL ITEMS to email@example.com.