Wenning with NDSA
James Wenning, Beulah, has been hired as a deputy brand inspector by the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association.
Wenning has more than 20 years of law enforcement experience, most recently as the captain/jail administrator for Mercer County. Earlier, Wenning was a large-animal veterinary technician.
Jared Bullinger has been named the Dickinson regional president for American Bank Center, effective upon Bruce Dolezal’s retirement in March.
Raised on a ranch near Dickinson, Bullinger joined American in 2005 as an agriculture banking officer and became vice president of external services in 2014.
He holds a bachelor's degree in agribusiness from North Dakota State University and a master's degree in agricultural economics. He is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado.
Two with Bianco
May Wu and Lea O'Connell have joined Bianco Realty in Bismarck as Realtors.
Don Metzger has been promoted to branch manager of Dakota Supply Group’s waterworks location in Bismarck.
Metzger has previous experience as a DSG branch manager and became warehouse supervisor for its Dickinson branch in 2017.
Two get awards
Brian Kroshus and Don Franklund received awards from the North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives during its annual meeting.
Kroshus, who serves on the Public Service Commission, was given the Helping Hand Award, which recognizes supporters of North Dakota’s electric cooperatives.
Franklund, co-general manager and CEO of the Innovative Energy Alliance Cooperative, received the Cooperative Leadership Award. A cooperative leader for more than 24 years, Franklund was instrumental in the formation of the Innovative Energy Alliance Cooperative.
Corey Lindeman has joined Braun Intertec in Bismarck as a staff engineer.
Lindeman has more than eight years of experience, including being a research scientist in the oil and gas industry.
• Shirley Thomas, Darcy Fettig, Judy Maslowski, Amber Sandness, Tori Mathern and Brenda Foster, Bianco Realty Realtors of the month for December based on closed sales.
• Ryan Schnell, with CCU Insurance Agency LLC, Bismarck, top-5 producer of auto insurance premiums and FUMI personal lines for Farmers Union Insurance in November.
• David Beck, Bismarck, top producer of LTC premiums and top-5 producer of health insurance and life insurance premiums for Farmers Union Insurance in November.