Dave Schlafman, an adviser with Ameriprise Financial in Bismarck, was named to the list of “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” published by Forbes magazine. The list recognizes financial advisers who have demonstrated high levels of ethical standards, professionalism and success.
Mariah Shjerve, Bismarck, has been hired as a guardianship worker in Catholic Charities North Dakota’s Bismarck office.
Shjerve holds a bachelor's degree in social work from Minot State University and previously worked as a certified nursing assistant.
Bitz joins staff
Allison Bitz has joined The Village Family Service Center in Bismarck as an outpatient counselor.
Bitz earned a master's degree in social work and is a licensed clinical social worker. She has experience working with youth and families.
Suhr gets award
Liz Suhr, Ray, who is the business manager for R&T Water District, received the Outstanding Office Employee award from the North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association during the Rural Water Expo Conference last month in Bismarck.
Jon Griffin has been promoted to chief operations and risk officer at Capital Credit Union, Bismarck, and will join the executive management team.
Griffin holds bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance from the University of North Dakota and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Mary.
He has been with the credit union since 2011, most recently as vice president of risk management at the main office.
• David Wald, representative in Mandan, was named Securian Financial Advisors of N.D. Inc. adviser of the month for February based on production and client service.