Promoted, hired

Several people have been promoted or hired at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center in Bismarck.

Leann Hokanson was promoted from director of nursing to vice president of resident services.

Tara Huss-Redding was promoted to director of social services.

Kendra Roeder was promoted to safety and health manager.

Troy Bailey was promoted to assistant director of maintenance.

Kaitlyn Green was named director of assisted living for Valley View Heights, MSLCC’s assisted-living community. She previously was MSLCC director of social services.

Chad Wangler is the environmental coordinator at Valley View Heights.

Levi Kilzer joined the MSLCC social services department as a social worker.

Ackert joins staff

David Ackert has joined Braun Intertec in Bismarck.

Ackert has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of North Dakota and more than four years of experience in geotechnical, construction materials testing and field instrumentation areas.

Agents recognized

Two New York Life agents from North Dakota are being recognized for their accomplishments.

Reid Flaagan, an agent from the North Dakota General Office of New York Life, has become a registered representative of NYLIFE Securities LLC, passing a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority qualifying exam. 

Becoming registered allows Reid Flaagan to sell through NYLIFE Securities LLC North Dakota General Office.

Kevin Flaagan, of Beulah, was named a member of the 2017 President’s Council of New York Life, members of which are among the top five percent of the company's sales force.

Kevin Flaagan graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelor's degree, has earned the Chartered Financial Consultant and Chartered Life Underwriter designations from the American College and is associated with the Minot chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.

New hire

Mid Dakota Clinic Center for Women Pelvic Health & Continence Program hired Djaninn Shannon, a certified physicians assistant.

Shannon has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Austin Peay University in Clarksville, Tenn., and a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Bethel University in Paris, Tenn. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Two hired

Sanford Health has hired new employees.

Jenna Nickels, a certified physicians assistant, orthopedics, recently joined Sanford Seventh & Thayer Clinic in Bismarck.

Nickels specializes in treating sprains, strains, tears, breaks and joint pain. She graduated from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Mont.

Mick Peterson, a family nurse practitioner, was hired as a pulmonology provider to diagnose and treat lung conditions and disease.

Peterson graduated from the University of Mary with his doctorate in nursing practice. He sees patients at Vibra Hospital in Mandan as well as at Sanford Clinic in Bismarck.

Agent achieves

Ryan Schnell, of Bismarck, was the top producer of Farmers Union Insurance Personal Lines Insurance sales and also a top five producer of PACCO Auto Insurance for the company during the month of June.

Schnell is the insurance agent for CCU Insurance Agency LLC, a partnership of Farmers Union Insurance and Capital Credit Union.

New manager

The North Dakota Department of Commerce hired Zoe Wergeland, of Bismarck, as a business development manager in the Economic Development & Finance Division.

Wergeland previously served as a special projects coordinator at the department. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and international studies from North Dakota State University. She has additional coursework from the Aarhus School of Business in Aarhus, Denmark.

Stugelmeyer hired

U.S. Bank in Bismarck has named Joel Stugelmeyer commercial banking relationship manager, vice president.

Stugelmeyer is responsible for managing existing and new business relationships. He has 11 years of experience in the financial services industry, including eight years, previously, with U.S. Bank.

Stugelmeyer has a business administration degree from University of Mary in Bismarck.

Advisors honored

Jason Kirchmeier and Joel Bird, private wealth advisers with Legacy Financial Partners, have qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program, having established themselves as two of the company’s top advisers.

New hires, promotions

Kupper Chevrolet-Subaru has added multiple team members to its staff and promoted within the company.

Scott Eckman re-joins the staff at Kupper Subaru as general sales manager.

Michael Knapp moved from the Kupper Chevrolet-Subaru Detail Center to a new role as sales and leasing consultant at Kupper Subaru.

Donna Morrell joined the staff as evening receptionist.

Michael Peterson is a new service adviser.

Tyler Sapp joined the sales staff as a sales and leasing consultant.

Dixie Thoman joins Kupper Auto Body & Glass as an office assistant.

Shawn Weekes, previous business manager at Kupper Subaru, moved to the Finance & Insurance team at Kupper Chevrolet.