Walser Auto’s Erikka Tiffany Wells Wins National Award – Twin Cities
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The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealersas well as an online car finance company Ally Financial Inc.announced that Erikka Tiffany Wells from the Twin Cities-based car dealership Walser Auto Group received this year Ally sees her award, rewarding influential minority women leaders. At the same time, Ally will donate $10,000 to the Newgate Schoola nonprofit technical school in Minneapolis that offers free auto body and auto mechanic training to unemployed or underemployed adults.
International accounting firm based in Fargo, ND Eide Bailly announced that Brian BluhmDirector of Quality, Minneapolis, and Ben Ellingsonnational insurance practice leader, Mankato, have joined its leadership team.
Hormel Foods Corp.an Austin, Minnesota-based supplier of branded packaged groceries announced the promotion of Katie Larson to the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Larson was previously the company’s director of human resources. … International Dairy Queen Inc.an owner and operator of franchised ice cream and fast food restaurants in Bloomington, announced that Nicolas Boudét joined the company as Chief Operating Officer, International. Boudet most recently served as Senior Vice President of Global Development and President of International at Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced the appointment of Bree Maki as State Director of the Broadband Development Officesubstitute Angie Dickison. Maki previously served as Senior Director of Outreach and Director of Broadband and State Telecommunications Outreach for Minnesota. US Senator Tina Smith.
Fairview Health Servicesa Minneapolis-based chain of hospitals and clinics associated with the M Health Fairview brand, announced the promotion of Joe Gaylord as chief financial officer. Gaylord previously served as the system’s vice president for finance.
Clutcha Minneapolis-based agency specializing in B2B consulting, announced the following additions over the past year: John PoferlSenior Manager, Reputation + Influence; Kenni Boresmanager, reputation + influence; Erica Ballmer Rileymanager, reputation + Influence; Laurie De PhillipsDirector, Customer Success; Paula SonnabendSenior Executive, Customer Success + Catalyst; Bailey Schollmanager, customer success and Jack Lampemanager, catalyst.
Patterson Cos. Inc.a national provider of medical equipment for veterinary and dental practices based in Mendota Heights, announced the promotion of Don Zurbay from Chief Financial Officer to President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Marc Walchirk; Zurbay was also elected to the company’s board of directors. Kevin Barry, currently vice-president, finance and controller, has been appointed interim chief financial officer. … DiaMedica Therapeutics Inc.a Minneapolis-based developer of clinical-stage treatments for neurological disorders and kidney disease, announced the appointment of Julie Van Orsdel Daves as Senior Vice President, Clinical Development Operations. Davies most recently served as a consultant for DiaMedica and Vice President and Global Head of Clinical Operations at Sanifit.
Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced the hiring of Jeremy Hawkins as Senior Director of Child and Family Services. Most recently, Hawkins served as Director of Programs at DA Blodgett-St. John’sa social service organization in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
clothing retailer TJ Maxx announced the opening on October 20 of a store in Tamarack Village mall in Woodbury; the move marks the relocation of the company’s store to 2089 Old Hudson Road.
Data websiteprovider of M&A management software and services for enterprises, announced the promotion of Deven Lindemann to the Chief Customer Success Officer. Previously, she was the company’s executive vice president of customer service. … United Statesa Hopkins-based technology and digital transformation consulting firm, announces the hiring of Chris Whaley as Chief Revenue Officer and John Baglivo as Marketing Director. … Full experta St. Louis Park-based provider of customer engagement software and services for financial institutions, announced that Dan Catinelle joined the company as director of loans. Catinella previously worked with Total Expert as Chief Digital Officer at finance of america.
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