Hires and promotions (Oct. 10, 2015)
Braun Intertec hires five, promotes one
The Fargo office of Braun Intertec has hired Thomas Fuchs, Brenda Hoff and Michael Marquart as project managers and Jesi Anderson and Vicki Peterson as project assistants. Amy Johnson has been promoted to project manager.
Fuchs has a bachelor's degree in construction engineering from North Dakota State University, and has more than 10 years of experience in project management.
Hoff has an associate degree in travel business management from Interstate Business College, Fargo, and has more than 15 years of finance experience, as well as five years of contract administration experience.
Marquart has an associate of applied science degree in construction management from Minnesota State Community Technical College, Moorhead, and more than nine years of experience in the construction materials testing industry.
Anderson has an associate degree in health sciences from Interstate Business College, Fargo, and has three years of project assistant experience.
Peterson attended NDSU and has more than 12 years of administrative experience with engineering firms.
Johnson has an associate degree in business management from North Dakota State College of Science. She has nine years of experience as an operations specialist and more than nine years of project assistant experience.
RLE Group hires DuChene
The RLE Group, an architecture, forensics, interior design and marketing firm, has hired Rob DuChene as a project lead drafter.
DuChene earned an associate degree in architectural technology from Minnesota State Community and Technical College. He has more than 20 years of experience as an architectural technician.
CoreLink Administrative Solutions hires HR director
CoreLink Administrative Solutions, Fargo, has hired Shelly Erickson as the director of human resources.
Erickson earned a bachelor's degree in speech communication from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She has 20 years of human resources experience. Previously, Erickson was the director of children and family ministry at First Lutheran Church, Fargo.
Fargo Glass and Paint hires Heskin
Fargo Glass and Paint has hired Paul Heskin as retail store manager for its new south Fargo Paint Store in The Shoppes at Osgood.
Heskin has more than 20 years of retail/contractor paint experience. He has been employed by the company since May and is joined by store employees Diane Feigum and Janine Gerhardson-Weider.
KLJ hires Bianchetta
KLJ, an engineering, surveying and planning firm, has hired Stephen Bianchetta in its West Fargo office.
Bianchetta is an engineer in the Surface Transportation Group. He earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Iowa State University.
Astrup promoted at Bell State Bank
Chris Astrup has been promoted to personal banking officer at Bell State Bank and Trust, Moorhead.
Astrup earned a bachelor's degree from Concordia College and joined Bell State Bank and Trust in 2013. Previously, he worked for U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D.
North Dakota Autism Center promotes four
The North Dakota Autism Center, Fargo, has promoted Emily Henrikson, Garrett Morth, Carly Schindler and Kaylin Sheets.
Henrikson was promoted to day program coordinator. She started working with the autism center in June 2015. She graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in communication and a minor in French. She is pursuing a master's degree in special education through Western Governors University.
Morth was promoted to Shooting Stars head teacher. He started working with the autism center in January 2014 in the day program and the in home-support program. He graduated from NDSU with a degree in physical education and developmentally adaptive physical education.
Schindler was promoted to Little Stars head teacher. She started working with the autism center in October 2014. She graduated from NDSU with a degree in human development and family science, with an emphasis in child development and a minor in criminal justice.
Sheets was promoted to Super Stars head teacher. She started working with the autism center in February 2014. Sheets started working with the day program, but also worked with the behavior support program and in-home support program. She graduated from NDSU with a degree in human development and family science.
Noridian Mutual Insurance hires Brenamen
Dawn Brenamen has joined Noridian Mutual Insurance Co. as manager of health informatics.
Brenamen graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in business administration. Previously, Brenamen worked as the enterprise director of HR Technology at Sanford Health, Fargo.
Brenna joins Western Investments
Kris Brenna recently joined Western Investments, located at Western State Bank, as a part-time administrative assistant.
Previously, Brenna worked at AmSouth Bank, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Pioneer Bank and Trust, Rapid City, S.D., and First International Bank and Trust, Fargo. She earned a bachelor's degree in finance at Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Essentia Health hires six
Essentia Health has hired nurse practitioners Seth Roiko and Jessica Wirth at the Essentia Health-Park Rapids (Minn.) Clinic; nurse practitioner Jena Bruhn at the Essentia Health Heart and Vascular Center, Fargo; physician assistant Katelyn Gleason at Essentia Health-St. Mary's, Detroit Lakes, Minn.; physician assistant Taylor Fontaine at the Essentia Health-Moorhead Clinic; and family medicine physician Dr. Jennifer Brottlund at the Essentia Health-South University Clinic, Fargo.
Roiko earned a master's degree in nursing from the College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minn. He is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Wirth earned a master's degree in nursing from Concordia University, Mequon, Wis. She is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Bruhn earned a master's degree in nursing from the University of Illinois, Chicago. She is certified as an adult/gerontology nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Gleason earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies at Marquette University School of Medicine, Milwaukee, Wis. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Fontaine earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies at the University of North Dakota. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Brottlund earned a medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She completed a residency in family medicine at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, Ind., and is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in family medicine.
Intelligent InSites hires Erickson, Roehrich
Intelligent InSites has hired Hollie Erickson as a project coordinator and Chris Roehrich as a quality assurance engineer.
Erickson earned a bachelor's degree in communication studies from Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Roehrich earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from North Dakota State University.
Greene promoted at Arvig
Arvig, an area broadband provider, has promoted Lisa Greene to senior manager, marketing.
Greene has been a part of the Arvig team since 2009, having most recently served as the company's marketing manager. She has more than 25 years of marketing experience in a wide range of industries, including automotive, travel, technology, cable television and discounts and promotions. She earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Michigan State University in East Lansing.
Smith joins Vogel Law Firm
Vogel Law Firm has hired Andrew Smith as an attorney in its Fargo office. He practices in the areas of civil litigation, environmental law, business law and real estate law.
Smith graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law, where he was the outside articles editor of the North Dakota Law Review, served as a teaching assistant for the Lawyering Skills Program under Professor Kristen Dauphinais and was elected to the Order of the Coif. While in school, Smith was an extern for Judge Kermit E. Bye of the 8th U.S.Circuit Court of Appeals. He earned bachelor's degrees in history and political science from North Dakota State University.
Park Co. Realtors hires Nichols, Huschka
Park Co. Realtors has hired Deborah Nichols and Rhonda Huschka as Realtors.
Nichols has more than 26 years of experience in retail management, customer service and sales, and is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Huschka has more than 20 years of experience in insurance sales in the Fargo-Moorhead area and is a graduate of MSUM.
Both are members of the National Association of Realtors and the North Dakota Association of Realtors, and are licensed in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Family HealthCare hires Eaton, Smith
Family HealthCare has hired Dr. Matt Eaton, DDS, as dental director and Dr. Meghan Smith, DDS, as a general dentist.
Eaton completed his undergraduate degree at Concordia College and earned a doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He has lectured both nationally and internationally, primarily on community dental care and dental sleep medicine.
Smith earned a bachelor's degree in biomedical science from St. Cloud (Minn.) State University and earned a doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Minnesota.
Dakota Certified Development hires Slusher
Dakota Certified Development Corp. has hired Niki Slusher as a commercial loan assistant.
Slusher has more than a decade of experience in financial services. She graduated from Montana State University, Billings.
Discovery Benefits hires four, promotes one
Discovery Benefits has hired Gregg Huber as senior account manager-COBRA/billing solutions instrategic partnerships, Scott Krenzel as senior account manager-benefit services, Joshua Steier as IT data network specialist and Adam Swanson as account specialist-benefit services.
Jordan Van Vlaenderen has been promoted to integration analyst. He joined Discovery Benefits in 2014 as a COBRA/billing solutions account specialist. Previously, Van Vlaenderen worked at APAC Customer Services as a Microsoft online services specialist.