Business People: Housing Fund founder Warren Hanson to retire
Greater Minnesota Housing Fund, a St. Paul-based provider of financing for affordable housing, announced that President, CEO and Founder Warren Hanson is retiring from organization. The board of directors is leading the process to find Hanson’s successor.
Barr Engineering, a Bloomington-based national provider of engineering consulting services to industry, announced that vice president and senior environmental consultant Nick Nelson has assumed the role of chief operating officer, succeeding Greg Keil, who stepped down from the position following 37 years with the company.
Hirtle Callaghan, a national provider of outsourced investment services for philanthropic families and mission-driven institutions, announced the opening of a Minneapolis office, directed by John Fabie. … Mahoney, a St. Paul-based business accounting firm, announced the hiring of Kevin Wold as director of human resources. Wold previously served a similar executive role at WSB & Associates.
Nystrom & Associates, a New Brighton-based chain of clinical mental-health service providers, announced Mark Peterson as its new CEO, succeeding Mark Arnold, who has held the role since May of 2020. Peterson previously was chairman of Nystrom board of directors and was CEO of Genoa Healthcare. … Senior Helpers, a national provider of personalized in-home senior care, announced the opening of a location at 6750 Stillwater Blvd. N, Suite 4 in Stillwater, managed and operated by Patrick Reardon.
Lockridge Grindal Nauen, Minneapolis, announced the launch of the firm’s Mediation Practice Area, including attorneys Susan Ellingstad, David Asp, Kristen Marttila and Laura Matson. … Winthrop & Weinstine, Minneapolis, announced that Michael J. Fellerman has joined the firm as shareholder in the Real Estate Finance practice. … Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, St. Paul, announced the following staff updates: staff attorneys: Joel Kinder, Sam Pilney, Rachael Funk and Cate Boruff; paralegal Sam Crary, and Administrative Secretary Angie Bohnstengel. … Nilan Johnson Lewis, Minneapolis, announced that Leah Kippola-Friske was promoted to shareholder. She has been a member of the firm’s business litigation, product liability and complex torts practice groups since 2018. … Stoel Rives announced that Laurie Huotari was named office managing partner of the firm’s Minneapolis office. She succeeds Andrew Moratzka, who has served as Minneapolis office managing partner since 2020.
Niron Magnetics, a Minneapolis-based developer of rare earth-free permanent magnets for industry, announced the appointment of Jonathan Rowntree as CEO. Rowntree previously was an executive with Rogers Corp.
Range Digital, a Minneapolis-based marketing and business strategy agency, announced the hiring of Chris Landon as vice president, operations. Landon previously worked with space150 and Mirum/Wunderman Thompson.
Intricon, an Arden Hills-based developer and manufacturer of micro-implantable medical devices, announced Tim Deraney as vice president of global operations, replacing Dennis Gonsior, who retired from Intricon after 41 years with the company.
The Minnesota Zoo Foundation, Apple Valley, announced the hiring of Jamie Flaws as chief advancement and strategy officer, leading the Zoo Foundation’s philanthropic efforts. Flaws previously served the Zoo and Zoo Foundation as an independent consultant and contractor.
Marsden Services, a St. Paul-based provider of janitorial and maintenance services to business, announced the hire of Chris Hillman as chief operating officer of Commercial Cleaning and Specialty Services. Hillman previously was the chief operating officer of Starkey Hearing.
Calabrio, a Minneapolis-based provider of human resources software and services, announce the appointment of Kevin Jones as CEO, succeeding Tom Goodmanson, who has led the company for the past 15 years. … Charter Solutions, a Plymouth-based business technology consultant, announced that Darrin LaPoint has been promoted to chief technology officer, succeeding Michael Krouze, who will transition to chief innovation officer for the company. … BTM Global, a Minneapolis-based provider of services for Oracle Retail and Oracle NetSuite users, announced that Judy Wright has been promoted to chief financial officer. Wright previously served as controller at
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