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Prairie Business magazine announces 2017 40 Under 40 list

GRAND FORKS — Prairie Business magazine has announced its annual 40 Under 40 list featuring 40 of the top business professionals under the age of 40 in the northern Plains.

The professionals this year come from a wide range of industries and have made significant impacts in their chosen professions, industries and communities. They include entrepreneurs, industry experts, executives and nonprofit leaders, business owners, patent holders, government officers and community trendsetters.

Tom Dennis, editor of Prairie Business, said the list "showcases some of the exceptional talent" we have in the region.

"These high achievers bring dynamism to our communities, and their creativity helps our region prosper and grow. They have our respect and congratulations, as well as our best wishes for continued success," he said. Those making the list from Fargo and the surrounding area include:

• Justin Axness — Owner and President, TF Powers Construction Co., Fargo

• Jim Boulger — Owner and Funeral Director, Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo; Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home, Hillsboro, N.D.; Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred, N.D.

• Patrick Gulbranson — Chief Executive Officer, Family Healthcare, Fargo

• Scott Holdman — Director, Impact Foundation's Impact Institute, Fargo

• Jonathan Holth — Co-Owner, The Toasted Frog Restaurants, Grand Forks, Bismarck and Fargo

• Naomi Keney — Vice President/Director of Credit Risk, First International Bank & Trust, Fargo

• Brad Lindblad — Business Intelligence Strategist, Gate City Bank, Fargo

• Cody Marshall — Co-Founder and Vice President of Services, Stoneridge Software, Barnesville, Minn.

• Dustin Scott — City Engineer, West Fargo, and Project Manager, Moore Engineering, West Fargo

• Elise Siverson — Tax Manager, Eide Bailly, Fargo

• Jeremy Straub — Assistant Professor of Computer Science, North Dakota State University, and Associate Director, NDSU Institute for Cyber Security Education and Research, Fargo

Prairie Business magazine is owned by Forum Communications Co, which also owns The Forum.