State Bar Association announces new leadership – Twin Cities
The Minnesota State Bar Association announced Paul M. Floyd, partner in the firm of Wallen-Friedman & Floyd, as president or the new bar year. Floyd is a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law; additionally, incoming MSBA Board of Governors are President-Elect Samuel Edmunds, Sieben Edmunds Miller; Treasurer Thomas R. Pack, Greenberg Traurig, and Secretary Kenya Bodden, Thompson Coe.
Katie Otto has been promoted to vice president of human resources + people operations at Collective Measures, a Minneapolis-based marketing firm. Otto joined the company in 2019.
Bremer Bank, St. Paul, announced the appointment of Yvette Campbell as Brainerd-area market president; Campbell has been with Bremer for nearly 30 years. … Minneapolis-based True North Family of Companies announce the launch of True North Business Services, a provider of risk management, insurance and consulting services for small- and mid-sized businesses.
TopLine Financial Credit Union, Maple Grove, announced it was honored with four marketing awards from the Marketing Association of Credit Unions: Annual Report, Broadcast Video, Community Engagement and Social Media. … Accounting firm Ernst & Young announced the following Minnesota winners of its Entrepreneur Of The Year 2023 Heartland Award: Cheri Beranek, Clearfield; Michele Henry, Face Foundrié; Patrick Hawkins, Hawkins Inc.; Jim Mortensen, R3 Continuum; Rita Katona and Eric Hall, So Good So you; Jude Bricker, Sun Country Airlines; Nay Hla, Sushi Avenue; Eli Maloley, Vivacity Tech PBC and Michael Happe, Winnebago Industries. … Upsher-Smith Laboratories, a Maple Grove-based pharmaceutical company, announced that it has been honored by the Healthcare Distribution Alliance with a DIANA Award (Distribution Industry Award for Notable Achievement in Healthcare) for “Best Overall Manufacturer, Branded Pharmaceuticals, Sales Less Than $300M.”
Maslon, Minneapolis, announced the addition of partner Evan Berquist to the firm’s Corporate & Securities Group and attorney Emily Liebman to the Litigation Group.
Reell Precision Manufacturing, a Vadnais Heights-based maker of small-package motion control technology for business-to-business shipping, announced that Brian Johnson has been promoted to the role of chief operating officer. Johnson has been with the firm since 2009.
Steve Lange has been named general manager at the Rochester Post Bulletin newspaper, after serving in the position on an interim basis for five months. Lange joined the Post Bulletin in 2000. … Minneapolis law firm Dorsey & Whitney announced the launch of podcast “SharkCast,” to explore litigation risks facing businesses, and hosted by firm attorney and author Kent Schmidt.
The Minneapolis Foundation announced the following new members to its Board of Trustees. Jazz Hampton, TurnSignl; Christina Le, entrepreneur; Patricia Torres Ray, former Minnesota state senator, and Alex Ware, executive. … The Sheltering Arms Foundation, a children-focused support organization of the Episcopal Church of Minnesota, announced Diane Grossman has been named executive director, effective July 1. She succeeds Denise Mayotte, who is retiring. Grossman had been associate director, and has been with the organization since 2001.
Latitude, a talent acquisition agency specializing in the legal profession, announced that Kate Radsan has joined as director of legal recruiting and placement in the company’s Minneapolis office. Radsan is a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law and a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association.
SPS Commerce, a Minneapolis-based supplier of cloud-based supply chain services for retail, announced the appointment of Chad Collins as chief executive officer, effective Oct. 2. Collins will succeed Archie Black, who will retire and transition to executive chair, a new position. Collins will join SPS Commerce from Körber Supply Chain, where he served as CEO, Software. … Kaleidoscope, a Minneapolis-based operator of a software platform for driving education-based philanthropy, announced the appointment of Jason Von Bank as CEO. Von Bank most recently served as chief operating officer for LifeSpeak Inc. … Table Trac, a Minnetonka-based global provider of software and services to the gaming industry, announced the promotion of Theresa Birtalan to head of new business development for non-commercial gaming.
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