Business People: Former state court judge and prosecutor Nicole Engisch joins Dorsey

OF NOTE
Nicole Engisch

Dorsey & Whitney, Minneapolis, announced that former Minnesota state court judge and federal prosecutor Nicole Engisch has joined the firm as a partner in the Government Enforcement and Corporate Investigations practice group; Engisch served as a Minnesota state court judge in the Fourth Judicial District of Hennepin County.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Minneapolis-based business insurance brokerage Holmes Murphy announced the appointment of Michael Curtis as complex property practice leader. … Accounting firm Boeckermann Grafstrom & Mayer, Bloomington, announced that CPA Kurt Dingmann has been promoted to principal. Dingmann works in the firm’s Sauk Centre office. … Mahoney, a St. Paul-based accounting firm, announced the following staff promotions: Trent Senske, to partner; Jake Dalnes to associate director; Jenny Wiik to manager; Kyle Krenske and Katie McDonnell to director; senior associates Brett Gauger, Hannah Nelson, Shoal Stejskal, Travis Koester; associate managers Jake Carlson, Megan Brownell, Rosanna Salzer, Tony Philblad-Lange, Tyler Sauve and Veronica Naranjo Mata.

HEALTH CARE

Allina Health, a Minneapolis-based metrowide chain of hospitals and clinics, announced the appointment of David Hottinger as director of Spiritual Care. Hottinger previously served in a similar role at HCMC in Minneapolis. At Allina he will be responsible for spiritual care at 12 hospitals. … EON, a New Ulm-based provider of senior-living and care services, announced the appointment of Tyler Berg as president and CEO. Berg has been with the company since 2018.

HONORS

Urban Air, a national chain of trampoline-oriented theme parks, announced it has posthumously awarded Lindsey Herold, co-owner, and co-operator of Urban Air Adventure Park in Plymouth, with the company’s 2022 Lighthouse Award. Herold died of cystic fibrosis on June 22, 2022, at the age of 38.

LAW

Chestnut Cambronne, Minneapolis, announced the hires of family law attorneys Katie Kelley and Kendal O’Keefe. … Winthrop & Weinstine, Minneapolis, announced attorney Mary Susan Gerber has joined the firm as counsel in the Trademark & Brand Protection practice. … Maslon, Minneapolis, announced that attorneys Jevon Bindman, Peter Doely and Katie Eisler have been elected to the law firm’s partnership,

MANUFACTURING

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, a national developer and supplier of machine technology for industry, announced the opening of an office in Minneapolis, focused on serving the food industry and headed by Design Group Director Chad Hollowaty. … Loll Designs, a Duluth-based maker of patio furniture, announced the addition of Eric Swanson as president; Swanson joined Landscape Forms, Loll’s parent company, in 2003. … Uponor North America, a maker of plumbing technology for residential and industrial use, announced it has named Erica Amévo vice president of Human Resources based at the company’s North America headquarters in Apple Valley.

NONPROFITS

The Hiway Credit Union Foundation, St. Paul, announced 2022 Community Impact Grant awards totaling $75,000 to 22 Twin Cities area charitable organizations. … The Ministries Foundation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul, announced the elections of Kevin Berg and Father Larry Snyder to its board of directors; Berg served as president of Sysco Asian Foods from 2007-2019; Father Snyder is a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

ORGANIZATIONS

Housing First Minnesota, a trade group representing the interests of state builders and developers, announced the induction of John Quinlivan, founder of Gordon James Construction in Maple Plain, as the association’s board chair for 2023.

SERVICES

TeamWorks International, a Centerville, Minn.-based business leadership consultant, announced the addition of Heather Mueller as a senior consultant; Mueller served as the State of Minnesota’s Commissioner of Education from 2021 to January, 2023.

UTILITIES

Otter Tail Corp., a Fergus Falls, Minn.-based diversified electricity provider and manufacturer, announced it has appointed business executives Jeanne Crain and Mary Ludford to its board of directors and that board member James Stake has chosen not to stand for re-election.Related Articles

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