Business People – February 26, 2022 | Bismarck-Mandan Economic News
Lignite Energy Council promotion, hiring
mike holmes was named executive vice president of research and development for the Lignite Energy Council and continues in his role as technical advisor to the North Dakota Industrial Commission’s lignite research program.
Holmes joined the Lignite Council in 2017 after more than 15 years with the Grand Forks Energy and Environmental Research Center.
Rachelle Anderson was hired as finance and benefits manager for the Lignite Energy Council, replacing Marie Hoerner, who announced her retirement.
Gate City Bank promotes four
Luck Schmidt was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Insurance Advisor at Gate City Insurance Agency. He was previously an insurance consultant. Schmidt brings six years of experience to Gate City Insurance Agency.
Brandt Klinnert was promoted to assistant vice president, head of personal loans at Gate City Bank. He previously held the position of personal loan officer. Klinnert brings five years of experience to Gate City Bank. He studied at the North Dakota State College of Science and received his degree in business management from Rasmussen College.
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Sonja Murray was promoted to assistant vice president, head of mortgages at Gate City Bank. She previously held the position of Mortgage Loan Officer. Murray attended the University of North Dakota, earning her degree in marketing.
Cassidy McMullen was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Personal Banking Supervisor at Gate City Bank. She previously held the position of Personal Banking Supervisor. McMullen graduated from Dickinson State University, earning her bachelor’s degree in college studies.
Cédric Theel Toyota Rental
Elijah Millner joins Cedric Theel Toyota as Product Specialist. Millner attended North Dakota State University.
KLJ promotes Erickson
Chris Erickson has been promoted to Right-of-Way Service Manager by KLJ Engineering LLC. Erickson joined KLJ in 2015 as a right-of-way specialist. He is a licensed real estate agent with a master’s degree from Minot State University.
North Dakota Farmers Union Insurance, based in Jamestown, announced professionals who have exceeded their positions for the month of December.
David BeckBismarck, was a top five producer of new health insurance sales, new life insurance sales and new incremental sales.
David BergerMandan, was the top producer of new car insurance sales.
Phil HalvorsonMandan, was one of the top five producers of new health insurance sales.
Chad OswaldWilton was a top five selling producer of new FUIC personal lines.
Courtney SchauerMandan, was a top five producer of new life insurance sales.
ryan schnellBismarck, was a top five producer of new FUIC personal line sales and new life insurance sales.
Lewis SchockMandan, was a top five producer of new health insurance sales and new supplemental insurance sales.
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