Improve Group founder Leah Goldstein Moses moves to advisory role – Twin Cities
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The Improve Group, a St. Paul-based business consulting company focused on nonprofits, foundations, and government agencies, announced that founder Leah Goldstein Moses has stepped down as CEO and into an advisory role. The company said it does not plan to appoint a new CEO, but instead will be led by an executive team.
Schermer, a Minneapolis-based B2B marketing agency, announced the following executive appointments: Drew Shaman, VP, client strategy & services; Matt Mudra, VP, planning & performance; Brandon Winckler, VP, creative & content; Jennifer Alstead, SVP, agency operations, and Karen Shultz, VP, finance & human resources.
LHB Inc. announced the promotions of Alan Vorderbruggen to engineering principal and Jennifer Allen to structural engineering manager. LHB is a multidisciplinary engineering, architecture and planning firm with locations in Minnesota and Superior, Wis.
New Market Bank, Elko New Market, announced the hire of RJ Cetnarowski as vice president of commercial lending, based in the bank’s Lakeville office. … Bremer Bank, St. Paul, announced the hire of Justin Butler as chief risk officer. Butler previously was senior vice president, consumer banking control management at Wells Fargo. … Accounting firm Redpath and Co., St. Paul, announced the promotions of Jon Fortin to partner, Tony Oster and Andrew Schultz to director, and named Sarah Gengenbach chief operating officer.
Scooter’s Coffee, a Nebraska-based drive-thru coffee franchise, announced the addition of locations in Savage, New Prague, and Shakopee.
Health Dimensions Group, a Minnetonka-based owner and manager of long-term care and senior living facilities, announced that Anne Hoeksema has been named senior regional director of sales and marketing. … Mayo Clinic, Rochester, announced the appointment of Natalie Caine as chief administrative officer; Caine has worked at Mayo for 17 years.
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota announced that Oberg Roofing & Remodeling, St. Cloud, has received the organization’s 2022 Spark Award for Entrepreneurship.
SEIU Local 284, South St. Paul, a union representing nearly 10,000 hour school workers across Minnesota, announced the hiring of Shaun Laden as organizing director.
Winthrop & Weinstine, Minneapolis, announced the addition of attorney Jacob Woodard to its Corporate and Transactions team. … Fredrikson & Byron, Minneapolis, announced that attorney Panhia Vang has joined the firm’s Litigation Group. … Maslon, Minneapolis, announced the addition of partners Susan Link and David Suchar to its expanded board of directors.
Beckhoff USA, a Savage-based provider of automation systems and product for business, announced the promotion of Jake Schieffer to vice president of sales. Schieffer previously was regional director – midwest; Steve Boelte was selected to fill Schieffer’s previous position. … Donaldson Co. Inc., a Bloomington-based international maker of industrial filter systems, announced the following executive appointments: Guillermo Briseño, president, Industrial Solutions; Andrew C. Dahlgren, president, Life Sciences and Special Applications; Bart Driesen, president, Mobile Equipment Solutions Aftermarket; Richard B. Lewis, president, Mobile Equipment Solutions; Thomas R. Scalf, president, Enterprise Operations and Supply Chain; Keith Bechtum, vice president, Mobile Equipment Solutions OEM Sales; Mauricio Goes, vice president, Industrial Solutions Aftermarket and Service, and Angela Zurick, vice president, Mobile Equipment Solutions North America Aftermarket
Humanetics Corp., an Edina-based pharmaceutical company concentrating on countertherapies for oncology, pulmonary and COVID-19 treatments, has announced the addition of Tom Jasper to its board of directors. Jasper is managing partner of Protagonist Path LLC, a Minneapolis investment and advisory firm. … Kyros, a Minneapolis-based startup developer of software to connect people and organizations within the recovery community, announced Nick Christianson as its first chief financial officer. Christianson previously held similar roles at Troy Medicare and Bright Health Group.
Karl’s Fishing & Outdoors, a national outdoor recreation retail and e-commerce brand, announced the opening of its second brick-and-mortar outpost located at Mall of America, Bloomington.
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