The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the addition of Mariah Anderson to its team. Anderson will serve as a part-time administrative assistant for the Chamber.
Anderson is originally from the Starbuck area. She is a graduate of Minnewaska Area High School and of Alexandria Technical and Community College where she earned a degree in exercise science. She recently relocated to the Alexandria area to launch a career as a realtor focusing on rental properties.
Sanford Health Alexandria has added two new providers.
Jay Bauder, MD, specializes in family medicine. Dr. Bauder is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Ashley Hillard, PA-C, specializes in general surgery. Hillard works closely with Dr. Neiger and Dr. Grieve to provide general surgery services in the clinic as well as in the operating room and hospital.
To schedule an appointment, call 320-762-0399.
CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP), one of the leading professional services firms in the U.S., announced the career advancements for professionals across the firm, including three in Alexandria:
Craig Haukom, manager, manufacturing and distribution.
Elizabeth Mickelson, manager, state and local government.
Keith Wieser, principal, construction.
CLA believes the best way to serve its clients and communities is to support its people in building careers that match their personal and professional aspirations. The firm offers its people the opportunity to make choices about their career path, including the industry they serve, the service capabilities they develop, their geography, and more.
American Solutions for Business in Glenwood announced that sales associate, Steve Wessel, has received the 49th Accent of Excellence award for his efforts in sales. The annual National Sales and Marketing Executives (NSME) Accent on Excellence Event awards programs in the greater Akron/Canton region that have demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism during their careers in diverse sales and marketing roles.
“I am deeply humbled and honored to be selected as one of the outstanding Sales and Marketing Professionals,” stated Wessel. “I am thankful for all the mentors and friends that have helped me become the professional I am today.”
Wessel has been with American since 2014 and is located in Akron, OH.
To learn more about American Solutions for Business, visit http://www.americanbus.com.
Voyager Industries, Inc., located in Brandon, has recently hired Kurt Battles as its chief financial officer and Kurt Hendrickson as its manager.
Battles will succeed Jon Boutain, who has announced his intention to retire. Boutain will stay on as the company secretary to ensure an orderly transition.
“I am pleased to welcome Kurt Battles to our leadership team,” said Gary Suckow, Voyager Industries owner and CEO. “His extensive experience in leading the financial operations and business development with Fortune 1,000 organizations will make him a great fit here to lead us through this incredible time of company growth.”
Battles holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan (Ross) School of Business and C.P.A. certificate from the Minnesota State Board of Accountancy. Most recently Battles has been serving as the director of corporate development at Xcel Energy where he focused on mergers and acquisitions.
Suckow said Hendrickson’s past experiences in innovative technology gives him a perspective that will help to drive the company’s manufacturing processes. Most recently, Hendrickson was a prototype manager at SL Industries – Montevideo Technology Inc.
“Hendrickson brings a strong focus on lean methodology, fostering a positive work culture, producing high-quality products, and striving to always seek out the best manufacturing practices,” Suckow said.