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Melvie selected

Loren Melvie, an adviser with Legacy Financial Partners, Bismarck, was named to the 2018 Ameriprise Financial Chairman's Advisory Council, based on performance. This is the fourth time he has been selected.

Three get awards

Three local people have received awards from the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas.

Jim Jensen, a board member of Railway Credit Union in Mandan, has been named Volunteer of the Year. The award recognizes a volunteer from North Dakota or South Dakota for contributing to the development of the credit union movement in his or her state.

Kayla Hardy, senior human resource specialist with Capital Credit Union in Bismarck, was named the Emerging Leader of the Year, an award given to those who are building a career in the industry.

Chad Bartosh, business banking and innovation officer at Railway Credit Union in Mandan, was named the Credit Union Professional of the Year. The award recognizes an employee for contributions to advance the credit union movement in their state and the nation.

Cain is director

Nicki Cain has been named project director for the Bismarck Region of Sanford Health.

He previously was the improvement adviser for the region.

Cain graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and a master’s degree in public health and has been with Sanford for four years.

Kessel shifting

Dickinson City Administrator Shawn Kessel has been hired as deputy commissioner at the North Dakota Department of Commerce, effective June 11.

Kessel earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Moorhead State University in 1991 and a master of business administration degree in 2004 from the University of Mary.

He will succeed Sandy McMerty, who is joining the state tax commissioner’s office.

New role for Domres

Todd Domres is moving into the position of director of sales at Dakota Carrier Network, replacing Kevin Kaeding, who is retiring.

Domres has been DCN’s business development manager for four years.

He has bachelor’s degrees in accounting and business administration and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Mary. He is also a certified public accountant.

Schuler now manager

Mark Schuler has been named business banking manager for Wells Fargo in Bismarck and Minot.

A 24-year Wells Fargo veteran, Schuler moved to Bismarck in 2016. He is a graduate of the University of South Dakota and the University of South Dakota School of Law.

Eliason achieves

Keith Eliason, a representative with Securian Financial Advisors of N.D. Inc. since 2008, has been named Securian’s adviser of the month for April based on production and client service.

His office is in Mandan.

Levey with clinic

Amanda Levey has joined CHI St. Alexius Health Pain Clinic as a family nurse practitioner.

She holds bachelor's degree in nursing and  master's degree in nursing administration from the University of Mary and completed her post-graduate certificate from South University in Savannah, Ga. She is an advanced practice registered nurse and board-certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Traynor selected

Terry Traynor has been named executive director of the North Dakota Association of Counties by its board of directors.

Traynor grew up in Ransom County and has been with NDACo since 1986. He has served as assistant director of policy and programs.

Loken chairs

Lance Loken, with Western Plains Consulting Inc., Bismarck, chaired an Environmental Management Systems and Environmental Site Assessments roundtable at the National Environmental Information Association conference in San Diego.

Loken is the national chair of the national EIA EMS and ESA Technical Committee.

Woldie with Alliance

Stacy Woldie has joined Alliance Real Estate as a Realtor.

Woldie has a master's degree in business administration from Ashford University.