Meet The Executives’ Club of Fargo-Moorhead

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Wes Henry
Co-Founder, President and CIO True IT, LLCFounding Member | 08.14.2015

Wes Henry

is a entrepreneur at heart, being an Owner or Partner in 3 prior technology-based companies; Ignus Technologies, 1999 to 2010; Insight Technologies, 2010 to 2011; ConnectBooster, 2010 to 2014; before Co-Founding True IT in 2012. True IT provides Managed IT Services and Solutions, so business owners can focus on what matters.

As Co-Founder and a true leader, Wes spent 4yrs in the CEO position of True IT before relinquishing that role to focus on the company’s product line, as President of  Software Development. Today, Wes remains one of the ownership team and holds the title of President and CIO.

Wes has authored two IT-related books, including Your IT Sucks and I Can Prove It, a requested speaker/guest at IT-related conferences and events, along with being involved in numerous entrepreneurial ventures, from 3-D manufacturing to lumber processing and things in-between. 

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Josh Christy
Founder and CEO CodelationEXECUTIVE SPONSOR | Founding Member | 08.17.2015

Josh Christy

About Me Codelation began full-time back on April 1st, 2009. It started out with me doing design and development, trying to do it all out of our spare bedroom. Through the years, we’ve fostered Codelation into the dynamic team it is today. While I’ve stepped away from coding myself, I still enjoy helping people with big ideas become entrepreneurs like me. I love working with startups because every day is different and you’ll never know what’s next.

Skillset/Strengths I have an almost unlimited amount of dad jokes.

Hobbies Golf and reading are two pastimes of mine that I really enjoy.

Fun Fact You will almost always find me outside grilling or trying some new recipe.

CEO Spotlight: Josh Christy on AM1100 The Flag 03.17.2020 WATCH

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Ron Fuhrman
Founder and CEO Liberty Business Systems, Inc.GOLD Sponsor | Founding Member | 08.18.2015

Ron Fuhrman

along with Paul Fink, opened the first Liberty Business location, in Fargo in 1986. Since, Liberty Business Systems, Inc. has focused on delivering excellent customer service and the best available products. Our knowledgeable, friendly staff can relieve your business of its day-to-day technology needs, freeing you to concentrate on what really matters to your success.

With 3,000 valued clients spread throughout North Dakota and Minnesota, Liberty is large enough to be backed by world-class vendors, yet local enough to have a family touch

“Our formula of values, expertise and commitment to satisfaction has made us North Dakota’s premier provider of Office Technology Solutions. When you work with Liberty Business Systems, you’re more than just another business–you’re a valued partner.”

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Todd Fisher
President and CEO FF Fisher Sales and LeasingGOLD Sponsor | Founding Member | 08.24.2015

Todd Fisher

has over 20 years of experience in the leasing industry, belongs to several leasing industry groups and has been active in various industry associations for many years.

He worked for a regional CPA firm in tax and management advisory services and has experience in the commercial real estate industry. Todd is also a managing partner for Smashburger in Fargo, North Dakota. He is a former franchise partner in five Qdoba restaurants in North Dakota and Minnesota.  He has held board positions with area economic development organizations, national leasing industry association, and Hospice of the Red River Valley.

He attended North Dakota State University and Minnesota State University – Moorhead and graduated with a finance degree.  Todd serves on the Executive Committee and the Advisory Board for the Fisher Companies.

Todd and his wife Wendy reside in Fargo and have two grown children.

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Mark Giddings
Founder Giddings and AssociatesLEGACY Lifetime | Founding Member | 08.25.2015

Mark Giddings

founded Giddings and Associates in 1990 and became one of the most-respected CPAs in the nation. Mark developed a niche in sophisticated tax and business consulting, with a unique distinction of serving clients on all 7 continents.

In January 2022, Mark sold his firm to Widmer Roel, another Fargo-based CPA firm, founded in 1973. Mark spent a few months assisting with the transition, but now enjoys full-time retirement from his home in the Cormorant Lakes area. Mark has led numerous discussions for our Club over the years and we hope that we can pull him from the dock to lend his insight and experience to many more.

Congratulations on a stellar career and a successful exit from your company, Mark!

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Thomas Kading
Attorney and Founder Fargo Patent & Business Law, PLLCFounding Member | 08.27.2015

Tom Kading

has been involved in the entrepreneurial community in the North Dakota-Minnesota area for nearly ten years. At heart, Kading is an entrepreneur participating in many successful start-up ventures.

Kading has been involved in numerous legal transactions and resolutions. He found that many attorneys struggle to bridge the gap between the needs of business and the advice attorneys provide.  

When Kading sold his business interests, he was inspired to start a law firm that offered valuable solutions for inventors, investors, and entrepreneurs.  

With an extensive list of subject matter experience, Tom Kading alongside his team at Fargo Patent & Business Law, PLLC, are here to help you navigate every step of the process.


Juris Doctor, 2013
Masters in Business Administration, 2013

B.S., Civil Engineering

Fargo Patent & Business Law, PLLC was formed to help you turn your great ideas into protected assets. All of our attorneys have spent time both in the business sector and in the legal sector. This type of experience is unique in the legal services industry.

Fargo Patent & Business Law, PLLC is here to provide business solutions and not more problems. We have been in business and understand the immense impact of legal issues and disputes. This is why we focus our efforts on solving problems. It is no fun involving an attorney, so we strive to provide pragmatic out-of-the-box solutions.

We offer free consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.

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Nolen Bertsch
President | Nelson Window Company President | Northland Glazing & Glass2015 Founding Member

Nelson Window Co. is proud to be a family-owned company. That pride shows in the work we do every day. We’re known for friendly employees, quality products and services. Begun in the mid 1950s as a glass and screen service company, Norman Bertsch arrives at the firm in the early 1960sand purchases Nelson Window in 1968. His employees include himself, one part-time installer and one semi-retired gentleman. In 1971, Norman’s son, Nolen, joins Nelson Window Co. as an installer and in 1983 Norman builds the current building at 2921 Fiechtner Drive in Fargo.

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Rick Berg
Co-Founder and CEO AdSharkFounding Member | 08.28.2015

Rick Berg

is a North Dakota native and was born and raised in the small town of Hillsboro, ND. He attended the University of North Dakota where he studied Commercial Aviation. After realizing he wouldn’t ever be allowed to do “loops” or “barrel rolls” he switched his focus to Marketing and graduated with a General Studies degree so he could be “good at everything”. Rick helped start AdShark with co-founder, Sean Maki, in 2013.

Fun Facts About Rick:

  • He once lost a game of poker while playing by himself.
  • Legend says that Rick never sleeps or eats.
  • His favorite craft beer is Bud Light.
 CEO Spotlight on AM1100 The Flag 08.26.2020 WATCH
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Darcy Pope Fuchs
Founder Payroll Express, Inc. | Overland Payroll, Inc.LEGACY Lifetime | Founding Member | 08.29.2015

Darcy Pope-Fuchs

A Bowman, ND native, Darcy graduated from ND State College of Science and worked in the dental industry for nearly a decade following college. In 1995, she founded Payroll Express, Inc. to manage the Human Resources for small to mid-size businesses, becoming the “off-site HR department”; handling everything from hiring, benefits, and performance reviews to exits and terminations. And, yes, accurate and on-time payroll too. In 1998, she founded Overland Payroll, Inc., to manage the payroll and human resources for construction and seasonal businesses.

Along with her husband, Todd, and the rest of the team, Payroll Express became the region’s premier small business HR service and within years, built new offices “the stable” on Sheyenne Street in West Fargo. In 2020, Darcy and Todd sold Payroll Express, Inc. to a local staffing agency and have been enjoying the freedom of retirement ever since. Congratulations!

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Bob Gibb
Owner and President Robert Gibb & Sons, Inc.Founding Member | 09.02.2015

Bob Gibb

A Fargo native and NDSU graduate, Bob worked for Green Giant Co in Le Sueur, MN for 4 yrs, before returning to Fargo to join the family business in 1972. He became CEO in 1987. 

The company was founded in 1915 by the late Robert Gibb Senior, who immigrated to the United States from his native Scotland. Born and raised in an industrial community, his interests and talent directed him toward a career in the mechanical industry. Following World War II, Mr. Gibb’s four sons joined him in the business, accelerating the expansion and diversification of the firm.

Today, the Gibb company remains a family-run corporation, with two of Robert Gibb’s grandsons as the owners. With multi-million dollar commercial and industrial construction projects, the people at Robert Gibb & Sons understand that excellence isn’t just a goal, it’s a responsibility.

Robert Gibb & Sons is a leading full-service mechanical contractor in the Midwest specializing in plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and electrical services.

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Kristi Larkin
Founder K. Larkin Enterprises, Inc.Founding Member | 09.03.2015

Kristi Larkin

A Fargo native and graduate of NDSU, Kristi received her degree in Apparel & Textiles with a minor in Business, and worked at Laurie’s during her college years. After college, she worked for Dayton’s as an Asst. Buyer, then Sonnie’s. In 2008, she returned to work at Laurie’s and eventually purchased the boutique in 2010. Originally located in West Acres Mall, then to Kirsten Lane in south Fargo, Kristi made an executive decision to become one of the first retailers to open in the incredible Shoppes at Blu Water Creek at the corner of 45th St and 32nd Ave. in Fargo. For 30+ yrs, Laurie’s has been providing sophisticated and fashion forward trends for women of all ages, and in 2022, after 14+ years, Kristi sold Laurie’s, to begin the next chapter of her life.

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Zach Paxton
President and Owner Custom Graphics, Inc.GOLD Sponsor | Founding Member | 09.08.2015

Zach Paxton

was born and raised in Marshall, Minnesota. While growing up, Zach worked alongside his father at Paxton signs from 5th grade through college. Taught by his grandfather and dad, Zach learned how to hand letter vehicles and signs. In 1985, Zach installed the first version of a computer based vinyl cutter for his dad. Eventually, Zach ended up moving to Moorhead to attend MSU and pursue a degree in small business administration with a minor in accounting. Between graduating high school and attending college, Zach’s grandfather taught him how to bend neon. By bending neon in the late hours of the night, Zach was able to pay for some of his college. Eventually, Zach was recruited by his father’s cousin Paul Paxton, to work at Custom Graphics. In 2016, general manager Zach took over the family business after the untimely passing of founder Paul Paxton. Since that time, Zach has lead Custom Graphics to expand further into the digital printing and signage industry.
Outside of Custom Graphics, Zach is a husband and father of four children – three daughters and one son. Zach has been married to his wife Shelley for 20 years. Their two eldest children Lea and Jordan each got married in the past year, Dana works at Custom Graphics in Customer Service while Annie, their youngest, is in middle school.
Favorite Childhood Movie? 
– ET, Star Wars, Goonies
Favorite Restaurant? 
– Pizza Ranch or Fryin’ Pan
– In Zach’s free time, he enjoys being involved with his church and is currently the children’s ministries director.
– Zach also enjoys spending time backpacking and camping with his wife Shelley.
Fun Facts:
– Zach’s birthday is on Christmas Eve!
– He is secretly good at drawing Looney Tunes characters!
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Kevin Johnson
Owner and President Gateway Building Systems, Inc.Founding Member | 09.09.2015

Kevin Johnson

acquired Farm Builders, Inc. in 1977, and in 1985 purchased Gateway Builders, a companion firm focused on commercial/industrial buildings. In 1991 he combined the two companies to form Gateway Building Systems, Inc. “We just don’t design and build for today, we look to the future and create a plan for our customers 3, 5, and 10 years down the road.”
Gateway Building Systems is the region’s design and build leader of pre-engineered buildings for the commercial and agricultural markets. Gateway Building Systems currently has offices in West Fargo, and Jamestown, North Dakota as well as Fergus Falls, Minnesota. A dealer for innovative companies like Butler Manufacturing, Brock Bins, and MC Dryers, Gateway Building Systems has built its outstanding reputation on quality and reliability.

One of the advantages of working with Gateway Building Systems is we have complete control over your project by owning our own equipment and employing our own crews and safety personnel.

From the quality and longevity of our people to the customers we have served over the last fifty plus years, Gateway Building Systems continues to focus on the future and the needs of our customers.

Gateway Building Systems. Committed to integrity, reliability and craftsmanship since 1958.

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Scott Thuen
Founder and Owner Thuen StudiosGOLD Sponsor | Founding Member | 09.10.2015

Scott Thuen

an award winning visual artist, specializes in creative commercial advertising photography and design for clients across diverse industries. A North Dakota native, Scott is well versed in both location and studio photography. His passion to produce compelling imagery comes through on large or small productions, as well as when he is capturing the landscapes of North Dakota.

Thuen Design was started in 2004 and became Thuen Studios in 2012. It continues to produce award winning work year after year for creative firms and clients in the region. Thuen Studios works with clients to produce photographs, videography and designs primarily for use in the commercial advertising and promotional areas.

SEE. CAPTURE. COMPEL. Behind every effective advertising photo, video or graphic design is a visual artist who sees things differently, who captures those differences and who delivers results that compel prospects to action.

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David Dietz
President and CEO Preference Employment SolutionsGOLD Sponsor | Founding Member | 09.11.2015

David Dietz

With over 24 years in the staffing industry, David has worked nearly every position in our company from reception to President/CEO. From building the very first Employee Owned staffing company to executing the company vision/culture, David always puts our team first. David is heavily involved in peer networking groups to continue to challenge the Preference status quo. His visionary mindset has continued to create new opportunities for our company and our team. What motivates David is the success stories from the people we are able to help land a successful career and learn about how we are able to genuinely impact our community. David is our culture champion and with our leadership team helps to create a supportive trusting and fun atmosphere for our team. Success for him comes from helping others and chasing his passions. David’s passions outside of work revolve around his family and nature. His wife Misty, and two kids Taylor and Christian, along with their tree farming business keep him busy!


What advice do you have for prospective candidates? Discover your purpose and your values.  This will bring clarity to the rest of your life.  Next, discover your strengths and passions.  These exercises will help you reach your potential in your career and personal life which will result in happiness.

What are your interests/hobbies outside of work? Planting Norway pine, white pine and jack pine trees at our timberlands.  Windsurfing.  Any snow-based recreation.  Fishing, hunting and camping.  Love wilderness explorations. 

What is on your bucket list? Skydive on my 80th birthday – among hundreds of other adventures on my dream list.

Name 3 Fun Facts Yourself or Not Many People Know: I’m allergic to poultry.  My feet are exactly one foot long.  I was a body builder for several years.

 CEO Spotlight on AM1100 The Flag 01.22.20 WATCH

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Mike Graham
President Magnum Electric, Inc.Founding Member | 09.14.205

Mike Graham

started with Magnum in 2000 as an Apprentice. As a foreman in 2008 he was presented with an opportunity and become part owner.

Magnum Electric began operations March 25, 1989 in Moorhead, Minnesota and moved its headquarters to West Fargo, North Dakota in October 2014.

For over 30 years we have expanded business operations with the philosophy that “Quality doesn’t cost, it pays”, knowing that customers have higher expectations when it comes to quality and service.

Magnum Electric’s commitment to providing quality workmanship and service has built a solid reputation that continues today.

The vision continues with outstanding leadership and unparalleled dedication to service, quality products and cost controls that best serves our valued customers. We take pride in the fact that we are able to meet project deadlines and take care of our customers in a timely, friendly and professional manner.

Mike resides in West Fargo with his wife and their 4 children. 

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Jim Buus
Founder and President JBC Commercial Real EstateGOLD Sponsor | Founding Member | 09.14.2015

Jim Buus

is a Fargo, ND native, graduate of North Dakota State University and a veteran commercial real estate professional with more than 25 years of experience in tenant representation and site selection, owner representation, lease administration, property management as well as complex commercial and multi family development projects.

In the Summer of 2019, Jim, along with Lori Ibach, formed JBC Commercial Real Estate. Jim had been serving as GOLDMARK Commercial’s President and was also a part-owner. Buus, Ibach, and five other veteran agents and administrative staff left together. Additionally, Dovetail Development LLC, owned by Elissa Novotny, which had been collocated with the team, left to collaborate with JBC Commercial.

For a variety of reasons, the team felt there was an opportunity in the market to conduct commercial real estate in a different way than they had been doing, a style that features less conflicts of interest, more collaboration amongst the stakeholders and more integration with the overall brokerage, design and development process.

The JBC Commercial brokerage team had already been market leaders in regional commercial sales and leasing activity, but now with new team members and a new brand and style, the team is poised to continue its market share and leadership in commercial brokerage.

“Whether it’s a business owner who needs help finding a new location or a property owner or developer needing marketing help or collaborative partners, the JBC Commercial team is open to discuss how and what we can do for that business.”

Jim is also very active in the region’s economic development activities with more than 30 years of experience working directly in economic/community development and by currently serving on the board of directors of the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation, NDSU Research and Technology Park, the City of Fargo Economic Development Incentives Committee and the 701 and 701 II Angel Investment Funds.

In his free time Jim and his wife enjoy spending time with friends and family at their lake home, traveling and NDSU athletics. CEO Spotlight on AM1100 The Flag 07.28.20 WATCH

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Ben Koppelman
President Vision Construction, LLC2015 Founding Member | 09.14.2015

Ben Koppelman

is a West Fargo native and served 4 yrs on the WF School Board, with 2 yrs as President. Ben also serves WF’s District 16 in the ND Legislature. He studied Construction Management at NDSU and founded Vision Construction, LLC in 2003, a general contractor specializing in commercial construction and retail fit-ups.
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Tim Landis
President, L2 Contracting, Inc. | Club Founding Member

Tim Landis

L2 Contracting is a family-owned business specializing in commercial excavation, concrete, and dirt work since 1999. L2 Contracting has certified welders, pipe fitters, and CDL drivers on staff. Our self-sufficient team strives to surpass our clients’ expectations by using our years of experience to provide a high quality product from beginning to end. 

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David Reid
President and Owner Radiant HomesFounding Member | 09.16.2015

David Reid

Radiant Homes is a team of expert builders dedicated to achieving distinguished design paired with exceptional functionality.  We partner with you and your family to create a space designed specifically for the life you’re building. And the best part? You can get the home of your dreams at the budget you define. We guide you every step of the way. Our goal is to keep your excitement high and your stress levels low.

 “We will work tirelessly to ensure that watching your home lift off the paper and built on your favorite setting is a gratifying and enjoyable experience.” Currently, David also serves as President of The Home Builders Association of FM.

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Cindy Cole
Founder and President Altel – Alternative Telecom, Inc.GOLD Sponsor | Founding Member | 10.30.2015

Cindy Cole-Softing

founded Altel, Inc. in 2000 and has served over 4,000 business clients in the region. Altel is the only stop you need for your company to design and install a phone system best suited to support your operations, move or service your existing system, cable your facility for both voice and data, & configure and order your dial tone for local, long distance, and internet access.

Proudly serving all of The Red River Valley, Fargo Moorhead, Grand Forks, Detroit Lakes. Alternative Telecom Inc. encompasses the region with the latest proven telecommunications, voice & data cabling, and call accounting systems.

If you need a new solution, let Altel’s innovative engineering team help design the communications system that is right for your business and evaluate the alternatives that have been proposed by other vendors. 

Cindy is also an Owner/Partner with the Holiday Inn Lakefront in Detroit Lakes.

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Cindy Tyo
President and Owner Travel TravelFounding Member | 11.30.2015

Cindy Tyo

originally from Argyle, MN, moved to the Fargo-Moorhead area after high school, and originally planned to build a career in the medical field. But by the age of 19, after working in a hotel and travel agency in the area, she realized her passion was travel. Beginning in the mid-1980s, Tyo worked as a travel agency manager in Crookston, MN, and Fargo-Moorhead. Tyo then spent several years in Los Angeles, CA, before returning to Fargo – first to manage her current agency, then becoming the agency’s owner in 2003.

Cindy has found herself in elite and rarified company, as one of the only people ever to win both of Travel Leaders’ highest honors: Associate of the Year and The Golden Legacy Award. The Golden Legacy Award ranks as the single highest honor any Travel Leaders Associate may receive and celebrates the award winner’s lifetime career achievements.

How does the reality of your job differ from people’s perception of it?
Because I travel the world for work: I’m just on vacation. In some ways it makes sense, as I truly love what I do, but I’m putting in 12-14 hour days in meeting rooms and on busses when I travel for work, like most people who travel for work. I just so happen to be having my meetings in Cancun or Prague! 

What’s your “why”?
The moment I see everything I love about travel in someone else’s expression for the first time. Like my son when he got done bungee jumping for the first time in New Zealand to observing the transformation of a client as they conquer their fear of heights to go zip lining in Costa Rica.  The knowledge and experience gained, and the doors opened through travel is priceless.

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 CEO Spotlight on AM1100 The Flag 05.11.2021 WATCH

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Jon Lowry, PE
Founder, Lowry Engineering | Club Founding Member

Jon is a civil engineer specializing in residential, industrial, and commercial development as well as municipal and transportation engineering projects. His responsibilities include subdivision and building site planning; street, utility and storm water management design. CEO Spotlight on AM1100 The Flag 07.09.2020 WATCH

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Brady Nash
CEO and Founding Partner | BNG Holdings, Inc. Club Founding Member

Brady has led the overall direction of all BNG companies, as well as working with executive teams to assure every aspect of the companies are operating with excellence, and empowering department heads to achieve various business goals. The Accidental Entrepreneur series, w/CEO Brady Nash WATCH

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Dan Parker
Franchise Owner, Any Lab Test Now Club Founding Member

How are you managing your drug free workplace program? Employer Testing services include, but are not limited to: Drug and Alcohol Testing: Pre-employment, Random Screening, Post-Accident, Suspicion |DOT Testing |Background Screening |Nicotine/Cotinine Testing |Heavy Metal Testing |COVID19 Testing (Rapid Antigen, RT-PCR, Antibody)

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Kent Satrang
CEO Petro Serve USAFounding Member | 12.18.2015

Kent Satrang

says that he understood at a young age, how to “Win Friends and Influence People”…by attending both UND and NDSU, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from UND and an Associates degree in Business Management from NDSU. Kent has been in the petroleum business most of his life. He spent 3 years as the CEO of Farmers Union in Ellendale, then 12 years as the CEO of the Cenex in Drayton, then the past 20+ years as the CEO and General Manager of Petro Serve USA. Kent became a CEO at 22 and turned over his entire staff of 11 workers, in one morning, and survived to tell about it. Petro Serve leadership currently uses the EOS Operating System and has doubled their sales 5x in the last 18yrs.

Petro Serve USA is a diversified cooperative founded in Moorhead in 1934. Today, with 32 locations across MN and ND, Petro Serve is the Fargo area’s largest supplier of home heating, commercial and ag fuel, propane and other oils, while being the finest energy supplier specializing in 100% American made fuels and employees 500+ people. They received the Paul Dana Marketing Vision Award for its “Helping America Fuel Better” campaign.

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Dave Anderson
President Dakota Monument Company, Inc.Founding Member | 12.21.2015

Dave Anderson

It was 1911, and three men – O. C. Anderson, H. F. Nesne, who was Anderson’s uncle, and O. Skognes – incorporated Dakota Monument Company in the young state of North Dakota. They opened their doors at 101 Front Street (now Main Avenue) in Fargo, N.D. in February. Anderson operated Dakota Monument Company until his death in 1938. At that time, his son, Frederick S. Anderson, took it over. 

David succeeded his father as the Dakota Monument Company owner in 1980. He remembers watching his father hand chisel letters and designs into stone in the small shop off the alley behind Dakota Monument for the company’s customers. Dave learned everything he could from his dad and the other craftsmen in the shop, as well as the business side of the company.

In 1994, Dave oversaw the construction of a new facility at 1212 24th Ave. South in Fargo, where Dakota Monument is still located. The fifth generation of Andersons entered the business in 2013. Today Dakota Monument Company is the only monument company in North Dakota invited to be one of 50 members of the American Institute of Commemorative Art. The company also has been a part of the Monument Builders of North America since 1982.

The family tradition at Dakota Monument continues with Dave, and sons, Dustin, Seth, and Scott.

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Mike Dragosavich
Founder, CEO and Publisher SpotlightMember Since: 01.20.2016

Mike Dragosavich

Spotlight is a full services marketing firm and publishing company.
Products include: Fargo Monthly Magazine, Fargo Inc, Future Farmer, Bison Illustrated, and Design & Living Magazine. Located in Fargo, North Dakota.
Services include: Digital Marketing, Videography, Advertising Strategy, Website Design, Inbound Marketing, Graphic Design and more .

“Spotlight Media is constantly growing and changing. In 2010, there was 1 employee. Now look at our team!” – Drago Originally from the south side of Chicago, “I spent 2 yrs in and out of the NFL, and now publish magazines, build brands, build e-commerce and consider myself a serial entrepreneur in the place I call home: Fargo.”

– Learn about our company at:
– Read our magazines at:
– Come eat a burger at our restaurant this year:
– Our other sites include:,,,
Email me if you need anything or just want to arm wrestle. –

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Matt Lachowitzer
Founder and Owner Matt’s Automotive Service CenterPLATINUM Lifetime Member

All Matt’s Automotive Service Center locations in the Fargo-Moorhead communities are known for providing exceptional customer care and vehicle service that is unmatched in its industry.

However, for Lachowitzer, being a successful business goes far beyond auto repair. The team at Matt’s Automotive is highly trained in guest experience, relationship building, emotional intelligence and providing an unmatched experience to their customers, rather than just selling to them. “We are trying to change what people think when they think of auto repair,” he said.

Giving back to the Fargo-Moorhead community is one of the company’s core values. In the last thirteen years, Matt’s Auto has donated over $1.4 million dollars. Lachowitzer, who loves supporting local charities and organizations, said, “I don’t want to be remembered for fixing cars, I want to be remembered for what we’ve done for this community.”

Read Matt’s story in the Sept. 2021 Ratchet + Wrench Magazine: A True Industry Advocate

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Shawn Weyer
Founder and Owner Weyer Companies

 I am a 2nd generation painting contractor with over 13 years of painting/contracting experience. Prior to opening my business, I mentored under my father for 12+ years. While painting full time, I continued my education and graduated from NDSU with a business degree, as well as completing the pre-requisites for chiropractic school.  Since 2012, our crew has been a top choice in the region, offering services for residential renovation, new home construction and industrial spaces.

At Weyer Companies, we treat every project as an original. With meticulous attention to detail, we aim to bring an effortless experience to both the clients and each member of our team.

Changing the industry.

Work that matters is not just about delivering a quality service but more importantly it is about the people who make it happen.

We take pride in the trade industry. We are committed to taking trade skills and changing them into careers within our company.

Our team members are skilled, talented, and follow a process that won’t just leave you remembering us, but also the names of the individuals that worked on your project.

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Kari Score
President and Owner Dakota Storage Products, Inc.

Dakota Storage Products’ story began in 1989 when Merlyn Nelson opened the business in Westgo Square in West Fargo to help meet the needs of companies and small businesses throughout the region.

Merlyn retired in 2008, and his daughter Kari took over the operations with the help of her family. In over 25 years, Dakota Storage Products has grown and is now reaching out to companies all over the upper Midwest.

Our team at Dakota Storage Products works with clients from many industries throughout the region. We take pride in being professional, reliable, and trustworthy and work to build a long-term working relationship with each client. We are experts in pallet racking and warehouse planning. We know what you need and can deliver in a timely manner. Dakota Storage Products has the largest on-hand inventory in the region. As your friendly, family owned pallet racking company, we strive to help find the best possible solution to your storage and warehouse needs!

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Art Rosenberg
President, Sunbelt Business Advisors Fargo | Club Signature Program Driver

With more than 25yrs of success in venture capital (verticals), commercial real estate, development, and management consulting, Art is a valuable asset for startups to small companies seeking expert experience with audit committees, finance, various hybrids of equity (reverse mergers, straight-line debt), cash flow, or investor relations.

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Brandon Pittenger
President and Attorney, Frontier Title

Brandon served as In-House Counsel for F-M Title before assisting in the acquisition of 6 additional title companies and assuming the position of President/Partner. Locations include Fargo, Jamestown, Valley City, Wahpeton and Williston, in ND, and Detroit Lakes in MN. Commercial and Residential Real Estate Closing, Escrow and Abstract Services.

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Brook Lyter
President and CEO Fargo Party Ride, Free Poker Network, Powerplay DJ

Brook is a serial entrepreneur, currently owning and operating numerous companies, including PowerPlay DJ, Inc. since 1994; Free Poker Network, Inc. since 1995; Fastball Productions since 2008; Fargo Party Ride and Bismarck Party Ride since 2009; FPN Gaming since 2010; and Ride or Die Trucking Company since 2021.

Updated 9 months ago.
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Stu Stockmoe
Owner and President SaveCoin and Monitor MarketingEXECUTIVE Sponsor Member

“I offer the most unique and dynamic advertising solutions in the Fargo-Moorhead area through my 2 companies. I work with all types of businesses, and with my 23 years of experience in the advertising industry can help businesses create successful campaigns reaching many thousands of people, to help build your brand and get you new customers as well.” – Stu

Stu is a Fargo native and NDSU graduate, with over 20 years of sales, marketing and promotional experience directly in the region. Stu Co-Founded SaveCoin in 2009 and since 2015 is the sole Owner and operator. He added sister company Monitor Marketing in 2016.

Monitor Marketing is a digital media company offering a dynamic advertising solution for businesses of all types.  We have one of the largest indoor digital advertising networks in the FM area with several host locations in the lakes area as well. The monitors serve as indoor digital billboards with many key benefits over outdoor including a much more captive audience, more creative capabilities and best of all much lower pricing.  Also, this isn’t bathroom advertising, our monitors are placed in the main open traffic areas of the host businesses.  You’ll be able to specify your target market and reduce advertising waste by delivering venue or community-wide targeting.

SaveCoin, headquartered in Fargo, ND, offers dynamic advertising solutions to a growing interactive audience of 34,000 email subscribers, 500 SMS/Test subscribers, 10,000+ facebook followers, 600 Twitter followers, and 26,000 unique weekly website visitors. There are Several distinct options; Daily Deal campaign, Coupon program, exclusive and targeted “Showcase” emails, and banner ads.


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Dr. Mason Orth
Founder and CEO ChiroHealth & Rehab

Dr. Mason Orth is a doctor of chiropractic who started his clinic in Fargo right out of school in the year 2000.  He is especially interested people suffering with chronic pain and has led the way among Fargo chiropractors with new technologies to help treat chronic pain without drugs or surgery.

Dr. Orth grew up watching his dad suffer with chronic back and neck pain and, having suffered from it himself much of his own life, Dr. Orth has developed the unique ability to not only empathize with patients but to deeply understand what they are feeling and experiencing.  This gives he and his team as Fargo Chiropractors the opportunity to connect on a much deeper level with patients and to better understand what the source of their chronic pain is and, how best to treat it.

Unfortunately I inherited my dad’s back and have lived managing chronic pain most of my life.  I know how chronic pain robs life from people and I am committed to providing cutting-edge treatment that not only reduces pain, but allows people to manage it and function for the rest of their life.”

Dr. Orth is known for his ability to diagnose more difficult cases especially related to spinal, shoulder, hip and knee conditions.  He has grown his practice from a sole-practitioner to having multiple doctors in multiple clinics in both North Dakota and Minnesota. He has coached and trained doctors across the country and has over a half-dozen doctors right here in the area that have trained with him and are in practice today.

Over the years his clinics have won multiple awards for performance and achievement and he continues to pursue the most effective and up-to-date methods of treating patients without the use of drugs and surgery.  He has helped to start local wellness programs in area businesses and his clinics perform multiple community events each month.

Dr. Orth grew up locally in Horace and still resides in the area with his three children.  He graduated with a Pre-Medicine degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead with the intention of going to medical school.  During college he also worked as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and it was his love of health, nutrition and human performance that eventually led him to study chiropractic at Northwestern – a highly respected school for Fargo chiropractors.

When not working he will be spending time with his family, preferably outdoors and by water.  If he isn’t hanging out with family he will likely be reading, studying or tuning-up his 1967 Dodge Coronet 500.  Active in his church he has started a local men’s group and works to help people create a better life for themselves.

Dr. Orth has additional studies in spinal disc disorders, soft tissue dysfunction, spinal rehabilitation, extremity and sports injury, non-surgical spinal decompression, cold laser treatment, nutrition and wellness.

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Kim Bjoralt
Founder and President Human Resource Management Group, LLC

Kim brings over 30yrs of employee benefits experience and human resources consulting to area business owners. 

A Northwood, ND native and UND graduate, Kim founded Human Resource Management Group, LLC in 2012, providing all of the functions usually associated with a traditional in-house HR department. Kim brings an insightful strategic and practical implementation talent to clients that are challenged, overwhelmed and even non-compliant in the complex world of HR management.

“Businesses view human resources outsourcing and consulting as a strategic tool that relieves them of human resource responsibilities and enable them to focus on what they do best. In addition to allowing you to concentrate on your core business activities, outsourcing provides some key benefits, including: skilled professionals focused on human resources, reduce and manage operating costs and improving employee relations. Feel confident that you are in compliance and adhering to the latest laws and regulations with HRMG’s assistance while keeping you up-to-date and freeing you from having to stay on top of these ever changing issues.”

Our mission is to deliver comprehensive, highly personalized human resources, payroll, benefits and administration, government compliance and human capital  management services through a team of experts, enabling our clients to focus on their business.

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Mark J Lindquist
CEO, Mark J Lindquist Enterprises, Inc.

Action and growth are everything to me. When I was 19, I heard a speaker say, “Life is all about having a story to tell and an adventure to take.” I’ve thought about that wisdom many times throughout life’s journey and have understood it to mean that if a person has a story to tell, then you must have recently done something fun, great, or worthy of mentioning.

Updated 9 months ago.
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Russell Schell
Founder and President RJ Energy Solutions, LLCMember Since 06.07.2017

Russell Schell

Several years ago I made the decision to go out on my own and start RJ Energy Solutions. This company puts me in a position that allows me to work with many different clients in a variety of different areas. I work on site doing inspections and being involved in finding the very best solutions for the problems that we might find. My background in serving customers both in large commercial sites and residential homes has enabled me to focus on helping create and sustain safe, comfortable and energy efficient environments – and help my clients improve the performance of homes and buildings around the area.

Our focus at RJ Energy solutions is also helping clients have healthy homes and businesses with air systems and energy systems that work to make the home and business the very best they can be. Healthy inside environments that are free from problems such as radon is still another area we help our clients with.

When I not helping my customers improve their indoor air issue. I’m always up for some hiking, biking, camping or anything that keeps a person moving. The times I am good with sitting is when I’m watching sporting events (Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey).

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Richard Cossette
President, T.R.S. Industries, Inc.

T.R.S. was established in the family garage in 1983 by Rich’s father. Rich took ownership and oversaw massive expansion to the now 69k sf of manufacturing space in Fargo’s Industrial Park., manufacturing parts for Roll Tarp Systems and a wide selection of tarps for all industries. Rich’s sons and other family now handle most day-to-day operations.

Updated 9 months ago.
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Jim Howe
Managing Partner, Howe Seed Farms, Inc.

Jim is the 4th generation running the family business. Jim and wife Gwen recently set up an endowment through the NDSU Alumni Foundation, providing scholarships to single mothers actively involved in the Jeremiah Program. Not only does this provide scholarships in perpetuity, it gives back by helping 2 generations, the mothers, and their children who can now learn by example how to be successful.

Updated 9 months ago.
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Dave Ekman
President, Bridge Hospitality

Dave started in the computer business in 1981 by purchasing a ComputerLand franchise at age 20. This began a series of ventures, including Corporate Technologies, Corporate Communications, Travel Travel and various real estate projects. After his retirement as CIO of Multiband Corporation, a company with over 3k employees, he’s now back in hotel and real estate development.

Updated 9 months ago.
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Barry Maring
Owner | Right at Home, Fargo Business Broker | First Choice Business Brokers, FargoPresident and CFO | Sonmar Management, LLC

Starting out as an auditor with KPMG International and then joining the ND Department of Banking as a Bank Examiner, I have a profound understanding of accounting, finance, and banking. I took this knowledge and experience and began a 20-year career in private industry specializing in various business types and complexities. I was involved in many successful land transactions, restaurants, hotels, and other commercial real estate deals before joining First Choice Business Brokers in 2022.

Barry is a longtime entrepreneur with management experience in several diverse industries. He graduated Cum Laude from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN with a BA in Business Administration and Accounting with a minor in Spanish.

Barry began following his entrepreneurial spirit early in his career when he developed a quick-serve Italian restaurant and purchased and developed various restaurants. 

In 2008, Barry joined the Sonmar Management team, founded in 1988. Sonmar has built 50 hotels over the past 40 years. 

Barry purchased a Right at Home franchise for the Fargo area in 2017. Right at Home Fargo provides a range of in-home care options for seniors and adults with disabilities. “Don’t think of our services as one-size-fits all. We know everyone’s needs are different, so our care plans are uniquely tailored to each individual.”

Married 29 years to Elizabeth with a 24 year old son, Jack and a 22 year old daughter, Brooke. He enjoys golfing and relaxing at the lake in his free time.

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Roger Christianson
Founder Christianson’s Business FurnitureMember Since 12.19.2016

Roger Christianson

spent 6 years as an Outside Sales Rep with Fireside Office in Fargo, before founding Christianson’s Business Furniture in 1993. 

Christianson’s Business Furniture is the regional dealer for Haworth brand furniture, receiving the Best In Class distinction awarded to Haworth dealerships based on exceptional performance in market development, sales, customer satisfaction, operational excellence and enterprise development. This distinction was award Roger, his wife Kim and their team, in 2022 and multiple years prior.


January 1, 2023, an acquisition was completed by Fluid, a Minneapolis-based interior solutions company, for Christianson’s Fargo and St. Cloud locations. Roger Christianson will become Fluid’s Regional Market President and will join its executive leadership team.

“Christiansons has always been dedicated to transforming spaces, culture, and wellbeing for our customers and their employees,” said Roger Christianson, President and Owner of Christiansons. “Fluid shares these values.” 


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Mike Meagher
Founder and CEO SagencyMember Since 12.19.2016

Mike Meagher

Spinning Your Wheels Limits Your Impact
You want your organization to make significant strides toward a bigger vision but wasting time, money, and energy on initiatives that don’t get you anywhere leaves you far short of your goal. The longer you remain stuck, spinning your wheels, the greater the risk that you will become irrelevant in this fast-changing world with even bigger challenges just around the corner.

How can you better prepare yourself and your organization to aim higher, successfully execute, and maximize potential?

Multiply Greatness

I am the founder and CEO of Sagency, a leadership coaching and executive search firm. I am deeply committed to helping mission-driven executives build enduring organizations where greatness multiplies, and potential is maximized.

Leaders work with me and my team to close leadership gaps, optimize for organizational health and growth, and achieve significant results. Our services are designed to help you and your organization…

☑️ ACQUIRE top talent (Executive Search & Talent Assessment)
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My work with leaders, teams, and organizations has proven to…

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If you’d like to discuss how we can help you multiply greatness, please send me a direct message or email and we’ll set up a time to chat.

☏ 701.388.0650

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Kelly Wentz
President MetroPrairie Benefit Innovations

Kelly has served on the FM Association of Insurance & Financial Advisers Board and as Ethics Chairman, two terms on the ND Governor’s Commission on Aging, and currently serves on the Shriners Hospital for Children – Twin Cities Board of Governors, including Finance and Human Resources committees.

Updated 9 months ago.
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Tim Eissinger
CEO Anne Carlsen CenterGOLD Sponsor

Tim Eissinger is the Chief Executive Officer for the Anne Carlsen Center, serving over 4,000 individuals and leading an organization of 700 team members  across North Dakota and western Minnesota.

“Anne Carlsen is a non-profit organization providing individuals with developmental disabilities or delays with services and supports for over 80 years. Anne Carlsen has positioned itself on the cutting edge of innovation with unique programs, creative therapies, and advanced assistive technologies that provide life-changing programming to those we serve. Our mission is to make the world a more inclusive place where independence is a gift to all.”

Tim spent 3 years as COO at Anne Carlsen Center, before moving into the CEO position in 2017. He is a life-long North Dakotan and has over 35 years in the non-profit sector. Prior to Anne Carlsen, Tim held numerous roles, from House Parent to Vice-President, with Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, from 1983 to 2015. He is known as a servant leader, a trust builder, and a leader with a talent for approaching problems from multiple points of view.

Tim resides in Fargo with his wife, Becky, and has two grown daughters. In his limited spare time, he likes to build his own computers and has produced computer graphics and animations which have aired on networks such as the History Channel, Discovery Health and PBS.

Updated 2 months ago.
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Rob Burke
Founder, Yarn Productions

After 16+ years of working with global brands like Bobcat, Medtronics, and Compassion International, Rob has learned the heart of growth is connecting people to the stories that compel them to take action. In 2015 Rob founded Yarn Media, an award-winning video production company that helps organizations clarify their message through story-driven video. 

Updated 9 months ago.
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Jessica Hoppe, CFP
Senior Business Advisor Alerus Financial

Jessica is passionate about her work and committed to working in her clients’ best interests. As a trusted financial advisor, Jessica has great skill in offering valuable advice to customers to help them achieve their goals. She takes great pride in building strong relationships with customers and getting to know them. Helping her clients succeed is the most rewarding part of her job. “I believe banking and finance go beyond the numbers and that in my profession I can make a positive difference in people’s lives,” she says.

During her 17-year tenure in the industry, Jessica’s clients have referenced her as open minded, solution driven, knowledgeable, and strategic; “An excellent person to have on your side to link all of your business and financial needs together.”

Active in the community, Jessica volunteers her time on the board of directors of the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest (ALAUM), the Plains Art Museum, and TNT Kids Fitness. She has also served the community in various capacities with the United Way of Cass-Clay. Jessica is a Certified Financial Planner, holds a master’s degree in business (MBA) from North Dakota State University and a bachelor of science in finance from Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Jessica lives in Horace, N.D., with her husband, Bill, their two children, and a crazy Doberman named Red. In her free time, Jessica enjoys reading, gardening, fitness, and spending as much of her summer as possible at the lake.

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Rachael Boyer
Founder and CEO The Authority CompaniesGOLD Sponsor

Rachael Boyer is a results-oriented, transformational leader and business executive with more than 20 years of experience in construction. Rachael’s entrepreneurial spirit has allowed her to develop several businesses and brands from origination across a variety of industries. Rachael’s passion for the construction industry has been built on the foundation of excellence with the customer at the center of the experience, and the framework of passion to transform vision to reality.

In her 20 years of healthcare experience, Rachael transitioned from a clinical provider as a Physician Assistant in General Surgery to the Vice President of Operations of a large healthcare system in the Upper Midwest. At the same time as she was building her healthcare career, Rachael was a serial entrepreneur and started several businesses within the construction and real estate industry. Rachael also combined her construction-related business and industry knowledge with healthcare to lead several multi-million-dollar expansion and renovation initiatives, including the design and build of the first hybrid interventional suite in the Upper Midwest, and only the third in the United States.

Rachael’s diverse background has resulted in her being recognized as a dynamic and knowledgeable business woman in the construction industry with the expert ability to strategically design and transform environments in a timely and cost-effective manner. Rachael’s true passion resides in the opportunity to serve her customers by guiding them through the transformation of their home, while allowing the customer to enjoy the ups and downs of the remodeling process. What started with a single Custom Coatings company has grown into 7 businesses encompassing all aspects of the home remodeling and building process in the Fargo/Moorhead region, and a Studio A branch located in Downtown Minneapolis. 

Although business and success drive Rachael’s enjoyment in life, her true passion resides in her role as a wife of 31 years and mother of an amazing son who recently graduated high school and who has already professionally authored, published and become a #1 International best selling author of an adventure-action novel, Island Games: Mystery of the Four Quadrants; and has established his own corporation to inspire individuals with the same passion for reading and writing. Additionally, Rachael is closely connected and involved with multiple national and community organizations. She is a member of CEO Space International, National Association of Professional Women, Moorhead Business Association, sponsor for community youth sports teams, has served on local school boards, and has volunteered with numerous community organizations.

Updated 2 months ago.
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Paul Highness
Managing Partner, Fargo Pro Resources

I help businesses solve problems in the areas of human resources, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, risk management and payroll. My goal is to increase profitability, maximize employee productivity, limit the time spent in transactional HR, reduce employee related liability and ultimately lower labor costs.

Updated 9 months ago.
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Sheri Larson
Executive Director Moorhead Business Association

The Moorhead Business Association fosters growth of Moorhead business through advocacy, networking and information. The MBA is committed to building a better place to conduct business by enhancing current business and by creating a community atmosphere, which is encouraging potential new business. We encourage you to join the MBA JOIN

Updated 8 months ago.
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Steve Dusek
President & CEO Dakota Business Lending

Steve has been at the helm of Dakota Business Lending since 2010 after leading Prairieland CDC for 15 years. Knowledge of lending programs and strategy are definitely his forte.  Steve uses this experience for the betterment of the entire industry by serving on the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) Board of Directors. 

Updated 9 months ago.
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Paul Smith, MS, EDFP, CVGA
Fargo Center Director ND Small Business Development CenterMember Since 05.05.2017

Paul Smith

has a passion to help entrepreneurs and small business owners. In his current role, he assists founders to start, manage and grow their companies through providing no-cost, confidential business advising services and training in a variety of areas, which include: Business setup/registration, business planning, market research, financial projections and analysis, funding your venture, buying and selling a business and succession and exit planning.

In 2019, he was named ND ‘State Star’ award winner, which recognizes exemplary performance, strong commitment to small business, and significant contribution to the SBDC network. He also is a regular contributing writer to FargoINC! magazine.

He recently earned his Accredited Business Intermediary certification (ABI) in addition to his Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) and Certified Value Growth Advisor (CVGA) certifications. He is a SBA export-certified advisor.

Before joining the ND SBDC in 2015, Paul worked in a diverse range of industries, which included: Financial services, retail, manufacturing, technology, transitional management, agribusiness, customer service, engineering, consulting, healthcare, agency and media.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Lawrence University and a Master’s Degree from Northwestern University.

Born and raised in the Chicago area, Paul and his family live in Fargo, ND.

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Heather Aal
Founder and Owner Aal Yours Consignments & Refinishing

Following her passion of antiques and re-finishing, Heather opened Aal (all) Yours in Fargo’s historic Hawthorne Neighborhood April of 2021. “We take most consignments on a 90 day contract so our inventory is always changing. We also refinish, repair, repurpose and generally reimagine furniture pieces, and give space for local artisans to sell their work.”

Updated 10 months ago.
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Alex Warner
Principal, Kompetion

In 2004 I started Pedigree Technologies, a pioneering and award-winning SaaS based IoT platform/solution. A successful exit occurred in February 2020. Today I provide strategic advisory services to entrepreneurs, startups, established businesses and investment groups, on intellectual property, software, IoT (Internet of Things and related hardware) and related markets. 

Updated 9 months ago.
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Darren Rogness
President, Braaten Cabinets

Braaten Cabinets has been designing, manufacturing and installing custom made cabinetry for over 40 years. We provide hand crafted cabinetry, produced here in the Red River Valley, for new construction and remodels for both residential and commercial customers.

Updated 9 months ago.
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Anthony Molzahn
Founder and CEO DeviiMember Since July 10, 2017

Anthony Molzahn

Tech Enthusiast // Design Junkie // UI Hacker // Blockchain Supporter // GIS Lover // 107 Remote Pilot // Problem Solver | 

Anthony founded Project Phoenix as a custom software development company in May of 2017, building platforms for customers across a myriad of markets: UAS, IoT, Education, Retail, Precision Agriculture, and Professional Services. Each platform Project Phoenix built leveraged a custom-created instant API engine and database hosting platform, Devii (, to trim hundreds of hours of API development down to just a few minutes.

“We began as a software development company and faced the same hurdles that every other dev team is facing: The software development industry is overworked and understaffed. In order to stay ahead of the curve, we developed Devii, which allowed us to instantly and securely generate APIs to any existing SQL database. This was a game changer for us, as it automated many of the tedious tasks that used to take up our team’s time. It has also been a cost saver, as we no longer need to spend the time it takes to write and manage every API.”

In 2022, Project Phoenix sunset custom software development to focus on commercializing Devii with the expectation of offsetting the global software engineer employment shortage while also improving the security and durability of API development for millions of engineers in the software development industry.

If you could go back in time to Anthony from several years ago, what hindsight advice would you give yourself?

“Put down the golf clubs and start pursuing something that you can meaningfully contribute your mind to.”

“Since I was about seven, I dreamed of becoming a professional golfer and I didn’t let that dream go until I was in my late 20s. Even after I had started a career in software development and even after it was clear my mind and energy would be better spent creating and enabling great ideas, I persisted. I look back at what I learned though, on having to give up something that I put so much time into, and it actually makes me smile; I understand now I bloom where I am planted and that expecting change is a super power for creating sustainability, both for myself and for the lives of those around me.” – Anthony

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DJ Colter
Owner, Agent and Entrepreneur DJ Colter Agency, Inc.PLATINUM Lifetime Member | 07.27.2017

DJ Colter

Organizations: DJ is passionate about giving back to his community. He volunteers, has held leadership positions or has been on various committees in the Chamber of Commerce, Realtors’ Association, Homebuilders’ Association, Emergency Food Pantry, Valley Christian Counseling, Athletes in Action, CRU, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, FM Powerlunch, and YoungLife…and is a member of the Horace Lions Club.

Personal Information: Married to Jennifer, lived Fargo, West Fargo, and now Horace since 2003, Three daughters: Kennedy, Harper, McKenna In addition, DJ is an entrepreneur at heart and can relate to business owners because he has had ownership in several businesses including: Ron’s Aqua Massage, Oreck Clean Home Center, Basement Technologies of North Dakota,, and Mrs. Field’s Cookies. He also oversees the business operations of several rental properties.

Previous Employment: Teacher & Coach in the Vancouver School District Vancouver, WA

Hobbies & Interests: Spending as much time outside as possible with my wife and three daughters at our Lake Sallie Cabin in MN as well as: Hunting, Fishing, Golfing, Water Sports, Snow Skiing, Hiking, Lifting Weights, Traveling, etc.

Honors: All Lines Leader, 2005 – 2006; All-Star Leader 2007, Premier Leaders 2012-2020; AFLIC, 2004 – 2020; Life Diamond, 2004 – 2020, Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow; All American, 2005 – 2020, IC Hall of Fame Ring winner, 2016 All American “Top 10”, 10-time American Hall of Fame winner, #1 in the Premier Leader’s Top 10 in 2020

“Our goal is to be the most compassionate and driven insurance team for our clients that protects their dreams through our products. We want to help anyone in need of a ‘dream champion’ to protect their assets and liabilities in the way they want to do business.” – DJ CEO Spotlight on AM100 The Flag 8.17.2021WATCH

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Amber Metz
Executive Director Lake Agassiz Development Group

Lake Agassiz Development Group has been helping ambitious, hard-working North Dakotans for more than 40 years. LADG is comprised of 3 organizations with one staff to fulfill our clients’ needs: Lake Agassiz Regional Council (LARC); Lake Agassiz Regional Development Corporation (LARDC); Lake Agassiz Certified Development Company (LACDC)

Updated 9 months ago.
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Don Arvidson
Owner, Express Employment Professionals, Fargo | Club GOLD Sponsor

“What motivates me?…it’s a pretty crazy world and I think, if you can make someone’s day just a little bit better or make them smile…the end result seems they bless me more than I may have blessed them, so experiences like these are motivating to me.“ – Don

Updated 10 months ago.
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Barry Gish
Pinnacle Guide Plan The Climb

As a Certified Pinnacle Guide, I help entrepreneurs and their leadership teams take control of their organizations by aligning vision, people and process to build healthy, strong, cohesive leadership teams. With every client, my goal is the same: to help leaders get all that they want from their organizations to become stronger, more focused and more effective.

Updated 9 months ago.
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Matt Magness
Owner, Roll-a-Ramp

Matt has more than 20 years as a technology executive with Great Plains Software and Microsoft where he worked in a variety of roles – most notably running the Global Learning and Development efforts for the MBS Division of Microsoft. He is also an investor and board member with Lura Enterprises, Fargo.

Updated 9 months ago.
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Dave Nelson
President and Owner Knight Printing | Image PrintingMember Since 08.17.2017

Dave Nelson

Knight Printing was established in 1888 when Fargo was still young, and North Dakota had not yet become a state. Fred Knight, an east coast printer, hauled a printing press west to the Dakota Territory to start his company. From this humble beginning through today, that very same passion has driven growth and change to meet the challenges of today and provide you with the best printing possible.

Knight occupies a 37,000 square foot production facility and employs over 40 people. Dedication to quality and technology, the sincerest desire to service our clients well, and providing a pleasant and respectful work environment, have led to Knight Printing’s success.

Image Printing in Bismarck, a World Premier Print Award and a World Gold Ink Award Winner, focuses on its niche in design. With a strong graphics department, Image has created and produced award-winning logos, brochures and other print pieces for clients across the country. Image Printing occupies a 31,000 square foot production facility and employs over 40 people, many of whom are working stockholders.

“I can state with confidence that I can help you in your marketing and business promotion efforts. I can also be confident that we can get you the absolute best print project you deserve. But at the heart of what we do, is a undeniable journey of creativity and solution providing.” – Dave

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Robin Nelson
Chief Executive Officer Boys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley

Robin has served as the CEO of the Boys & Girls Club / Fargo Youth Commission Partnership since 2012, after holding multiple leadership roles in the for-profit world for the 23 years prior. At the Boys & Girls Club, she leads a high-performing team of 230 employees and 220 volunteers that serve close to 5,000 youth on an annual basis. Robin is heavily involved in the community and currently serves as a board officer for the Great Plains Food Bank Board, on the Fargo Public Schools Foundation Board and on the United Way Education Collaborative. She was elected to three 4-year terms on the Fargo School Board in which she served two terms as president and multiple years as the school district’s legislative chair. During her time on the school board, she partook in hiring two school district superintendents through national CEO search processes. Robin and her husband, Russell Peterson, have three children.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Red River Valley is a private, nonprofit organization serving area youth since 1972, and has operated before school, after school, and summer youth development programs since 1986. The organization was originally known as the Fargo Youth Commission. 

In 2008, we became a charter member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Although our name has changed, our mission remains the same: “To provide a safe, caring, and fun environment for youth to learn, grow, and prepare for a great future”. 

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Bill Erickson
President, Total Imaging, LLC | Club GOLD Sponsor

Bill served nearly 25 yrs in our United States Navy, retiring in 1997 as a Lieutenant Commander. Rapid Refill Ink stocks an extensive lineup of print solutions products and is an HP Authorized and Xerox Authorized retailer. Total Imaging offers specialty advertising and branded merchandise for businesses.

Updated 10 months ago.
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Andrea Hochhalter
Founder Beyond FacilitationMember Since 09.07.2017

Andrea Hochhalter

Leading teams, engaging communities, and developing organizations for the purpose of improving lives is my passion. Using my breadth of leadership experience and strengths in communication, relationship development, strategic planning and implementation to generate meaningful action and results brings me great joy. I’ve gained invaluable experience as an entrepreneur, business owner, and executive working in higher education, technology, real estate development, non-profit, and healthcare enabling me to take on big challenges, navigate operationally, and plan strategically. I am just as comfortable leading international teams as I am speaking on stage, assisting in a crisis, or volunteering. My values include: Excellence, Challenge, Relationships, Reverence, and Freedom.

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Stacie Loegering
Executive Director, Emergency Food Pantry CEO, STORM Training & Consulting, LLC

The Emergency Food Pantry’s mission is to support the community by providing food to reduce hunger. For over 45 years, they have helped feed people in difficult situations. Stacie is also CEO of STORM Training & Consulting, LLC. Areas of focus include Suicide Prevention, Team Dynamics, Organizational Effectiveness, Resilience, and Motivational Change.

Updated 9 months ago.
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Patrick Kirby
Founder, Do Good Better Consulting

Patrick has spent over a decade working in nearly every capacity in the nonprofit industry, for organizations of all shapes and sizes, and strives to ‘Do Good Better’ every day. From organizing $10,000 cure walks to $1 million galas, Patrick’s passion lies in creating creative solutions to make fundraising less boring. CEO Spotlight on AM1100 The Flag 07.06.2021 WATCH

Updated 9 months ago.
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Michael Johnson, EA, ATP
Founder and CEO ClearPath AdvisorsGOLD Sponsor

Michael Johnson is a business coach helping entrepreneurs navigate the inflection point of transitioning from being their own boss, or owning a job, to creating the success they envision.

Michael has built a one-stop-shop for business solutions including; business consulting, accounting, tax, and investment advice. Since 1986 Michael has helped over 400 businesses and organizations like Premier Benefits Group, the M|State Foundation, Malstrom Electric, Odegaard Wings, and Cornerstone Specialties. 

He coaches several disciplines of business including leadership development, financial management, building effective cultures through mentorship, brand building, and marketing, sales, and delivery activities. Michael takes a truly wholistic approach to helping others build their business.

  • Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from North Dakota State University.

  • He is trained as a Certified EMyth Business Coach. Where he previously spent 3 years coaching small business owners worldwide.

  • He is a graduate of the Dave Ramsey, Entreleadership Master Series. 

  • Michael is a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider for tax [and accounting].

  • He is an Enrolled Agent, ‘America’s Tax Experts’ and a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute.

  • He is also a licensed Investment Advisor Representative, and Michael holds a certificate of completion of the Certified Financial Planner curriculum of the American College. 

  • And, he is a licensed insurance agent.

The firm has a deep bench of experts in business development, marketing, graphic design, legal, employee benefits, insurance, estate planning, and I.T. Along with the expert resources provided by Patrick Lencioni’s Table Group, Cool Spring Insights, Vital Smarts’ Crucial Conversations, and Jim Collins’ Good to Great tools.

Michael has worked the last several years as a business coach and advisor successfully helping small business owner’s transition from a business that owns them, to a business which enables them to create the success they desire.  As one client business owner has stated, “I used to be a guy with an insurance license, now I’m the owner of an employee benefits business”.

The best prospect for the kind of help Michael provides is an entrepreneur that is just coming to grips with the prospective; that to attain their idea of success they need to take control and create a proper business structure. They know change is necessary and they need help clearing the path.

Michael and his wife Donna enjoy their dogs, traveling out west, and quiet days on the water.

Michael is grateful he gets to do this.  Being a coach is truly his calling and he is happiest when the people he works with can make real progress creating their own version of success. 

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Sylvia Lunski
Founder and Owner Design Direction, Inc.GOLD Sponsor

My passion for working with people, combined with creative design and technical expertise in everything I do assures you a well-designed, creative project. With over 30 years of design industry experience, I have extensive experience with cabinets, flooring, furniture, and draperies.

I bring to my clients an understanding of the construction process as well as trusted relationships with local contractors, trade partners, and architects. This unique combination will provide you with exceptional results.

When designing, I pay close attention to your needs and preferences. We will work together to create beautiful functional spaces that perfectly reflect your personality and compliment your lifestyle.

I believe in giving back to our community and am passionate about helping those less fortunate. I am actively involved at my Church as well with FM Home Builders Association, Rotary International and Rebuilding Together. Serving others has become a cornerstone value that Design Direction’s success has been and will continue to be built on.

A Fargo resident, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

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Kia Mikesh
Co-Founder and CEO, Adams Independent Testing VP, NDGI, Inc.

A graduate of the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, Kia Mikesh serves as Vice-President of their 3rd generation, family-owned business, North Dakota Grain Inspection Service, Inc.. NDGI is a federally designated laboratory licensed to officially sample and grade grain under the US Grain Standards Act in their respective areas. While locally there may be other inspection labs operating, the USDA grants only one agency the authority to carry out and issue official inspections for that locale. From just 3 employees in 1968, NDGI currently operates in 8 states, from North Dakota to Ohio, with well over 200 employees. Kia has worked her way through the organization and took the role of Vice-President in 2016, the same year Prairie Business Magazine named her one of our region’s 40 Under 40. Kia was appointed to serve on the US Dept of Agriculture Grain Inspection Advisory Committee and has also served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Grain Inspection and Weighing Agency, since 2014. In 2019, Kia also Co-Founded one of the first hemp inspection facilities in ND, Adams Independent Testing and currently serves as CEO.

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Dan Cash
VP and Market Manager, MWC Advertising | Club GOLD Sponsor

Midwest Radio of Fargo-Moorhead’s service is grounded in three defining principles – we entertain, we inform the community and we achieve results for our advertisers. MWC Advertising has a large team of professional marketers who specialize in creating world class advertising.

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Dana Sand
President and CEO, OK Tire Store

My roots are in small town North Dakota. I am proud to do business here, combining my skills in finance and management to lead a growing company that provides something essential to North Dakotans. Originally a family-owned company, O.K. Tire is now 100% employee-owned (ESOP), a conversion I helped to facilitate for the company owner before his retirement.

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Dave Harmon
President and Founder Harmon EntertainmentMember Since 02.26.2018

Dave Harmon

WHAT I DO: I help business’s give back to employee’s by collaborating to create amazing events.
WHO I WORK WITH: I partner with CEO’s and HR departments to create fun events that employee’s will want to be part of.
WHY IT WORKS: When you partner with Harmon Entertainment, your events will run smoother than ever before. We know how to create an event people will talk about for a very long time.
WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT: What makes us different is we are not “just music”. We are event planners, MCs, lighting designers, dance instructors, fun instigators, and DJ’s. We will help plan your event to make it the best ever! We have been planning parties and celebrations since 2008, and have performed at over 1000 events.


  • “Harmon Entertainment is so professional! From the first meeting to the end of your event, they are invested to make your event successful.”
  • “Hiring a great MC/DJ is a gift you give back to your employee’s. You will not be disappointed with your investment with Harmon Entertainment”

HOW IT WORKS: We start with a free consult (Phone, Video, or in Person) to determine your wants and needs and tell you about what could be possible at your event. Then we create a personalized quote based on your event.
READY TO TALK? Reach me on LinkedIn, email me at, visit us online at, or call me direct at 701-730-0054.

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Trent Lee
Founder and CEO Compass Leadership Advisors

Trent Lee is the founder & CEO of Compass Leadership Advisors, which is dedicated to improving the lives and business of Chief Executives and Business Owners. He chairs two CEO/Business Owner private advisory boards for Vistage Worldwide, is a Predictive Index & Line-Of-Sight partner, former EOS Implementor and an Independent Exit Planning Strategists for NAVIX.

Trent is a former small business owner, divisional President/General Manager and Senior Executive with 25+ years of business background.

Trent grew up in the Omaha, NE and spent his summers living and working on the family farm in Central Nebraska. He and his wife Kerri have three children and currently live in Fargo, ND. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Kearney and holds a BS in Business Administration: Finance & Management.

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Todd Berning
Founder and President EPIC CompaniesMember Since: 04.20.2018

Todd Berning

Hometown: Minot, ND

Higher Education: Bachelor’s Degree from North Dakota State University in Computer Science with Minors in Accounting, Marketing and Statistics

Previous Employment: General Manager at Ralph Engelstad Arena
Business Development at ICON Architectural Group
Founder and Owner of Spicy Pie and M&S Concessions

Typical Day: Analyze direction of EPIC Companies and the corresponding projects

Hobbies: Spending time with wife (Carolyn), sons (Keenen and Landen), stepsons (Brandon and Trayton) and his pets (Echo and Izzy)

Favorite Part of EPIC: The coworkers and challenge of each project

Working hard to develop real estate projects, offer investors high returns, and create long-lasting relationships. Offering investors return on their capital through debt and equity real estate investment opportunities. EPIC Companies seeks to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns through the new construction of mixed-use buildings in secondary markets in the upper Mid-West. EPIC’s projects range from $3-20M with 25% allocated to commercial space (usually first floor) while the upper floors are dedicated to multi-family housing.
Investment vehicles include: 1031 Exchange, Self Directed IRA, Cash

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Matt Chaussee
Co-Founder and CEO Be More Colorful

Matt’s background includes years of experience finding creative ways to reduce technical barriers faced by a broad customer base. His professional roles have included website merchandising, internet marketing analysis, programmer/analyst, mathematics instructor and technical services manager. Matt describes himself as a lifelong student who loves to learn and apply existing technology concepts in creative and innovative ways. He is passionate about using 360° photography and real-world virtual reality to create a culture of increased curiosity and appreciation of all the world’s amazing places… and to demonstrate that many of these places are hiding right in our own communities.

Be More Colorful® is a provider of Real-World Virtual Reality Solutions™ for virtually any industry. We focus on providing our clients with as much flexibility as possible with their 360-degree and virtual reality imagery. Be More Colorful is the first platform-agnostic virtual reality agency in the Midwest region.

CareerViewXR is the brainchild of husband-and-wife duo Matt and Katie Chaussee, owners of Be More Colorful, a virtual reality agency located in Fargo, North Dakota. Matt and Katie started CareerViewXR after they recognized a need to help small, rural communities in their home state attract and retain talent.

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Sandra Vigen
Founder and CEO Mama Ducks Cleaning Service, LLCGOLD Sponsor | Member Since 06.20.2018

Sandra Vigen

I’ve always joked about being a little OCD throughout my life & now I’m going to be able to offer my neatness to homeowners, moms, business owners, professionals & builders!   I have to give credit to my husband for the name Mama Ducks Cleaning Service. We visited Disney World four years ago, and with my planning & self nominated leader of the trip the name was born. If I walked a foot to the left, the other 5 would follow, and it must have been fate because I also had a real duck fly out of a pond & hit me on the head. So was it destiny calling?? 

I left a very successful, 10+ professional career to launch what I know will become the best cleaning company in Fargo -Moorhead area.   As a busy mom myself I understand the feeling of not having enough time to spend with family & friends because of cleaning.   I decided that I needed to open my own business, use my “OCD” to benefit my clients & free up their valuable time to spend on more important things.

I’ve always lived by the philosophy of “Being a person of Excellence”.   What that means is doing things not for recognition or what’s in it for me…Do it because it’s the right thing!   As a mom myself, I try to remind my son everyday of this philosophy.   If you help enough people get what they need, you’ll be just fine.   To me this isn’t just about the money, it’s about helping people with their time, employing and providing good wages & benefits  to my employees, building a team of cleaning technicians who love their jobs & customers.   The team I’ve built shares my philosophy of not cutting corners, following a system, and the quality is the best EVERY TIME – no exceptions.  

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Lisa Bortnem-Wiser
Managing Partner Bortnem Family Limited PartnershipEXECUTIVE Sponsor Member

With a degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, Lisa spent nearly 15 years with BNSF Railway, living and travelling throughout the US, successfully working her way up the corporate ladder of a heavily male-dominated industry. A native of Hawley, MN and graduate of the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Lisa returned home in 2001 to manage, alongside her father, Jim Bortnem, and eventually purchase Mid-States Wireless, Inc., the company formed in 1946 as Elder’s Radio Communications. Moving into 2023, the company is preparing to transition to the next generation and keep the organization’s ownership and operation within the same family for over 75 years. Officially “retired”, Lisa remains Managing Partner of the Bortnem Family Limited Partnership and founded JBL Properties in 2019, to manage commercial real estate holdings throughout the Fargo area.

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Shelle Hagen, LMT
Founder and Owner Elite Therapeutic Massage & Health PartnersGOLD Sponsor

Shelle Hagen has been in the Massage Therapy Industry since 2001 and is the Owner/Founder of Elite Therapeutic Massage and Co-Owner of Elite Massage Academy. She is a graduate of  Concordia College, Moorhead MN, with a B.A. in Exercise Science. 

She graduated from The Professional Institute of Massage Therapy, Fargo ND  1,100 hour program in 2002.  Shelle is a business mentor to many and will stop at nothing to see others succeed! Shelle also offers Continuing Education Training for Massage Therapists. 

Her massage services specialize in CoresStone, CoreStone Blading – Gua Sha, Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy, Relaxation Massage, Cupping, Chair Massage, Pregnancy and Medical Massages. 

Shelle is licensed in North Dakota as well as Moorhead, MN.

Elite Therapeutic Massage was born in 2001, when Shelle Hagen planted the first seed (farm girl born and raised hence the farming analogy)  and opened a one room office. Since that day, Elite has been in business for 20+ years providing the best massage care and customer service in the Fargo/Moorhead area.  Shelle’s ultimate goal behind Elite is to assist in the development of others to achieve their dreams! (This is the harvest!)

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John Fisher
Executive Director Friends of the Children, Fargo-Moorhead

“I am passionate about leading people and movements that change peoples lives and communities. One of the greatest joys in life is seeing peoples lives changed. How they grow and how the community grows because of the message is an incredible journey that I dedicate my life to.” – John

A Kentucky native, John received a B.A. in Religion and Psychology from Western Kentucky University, then attended The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, before moving to the Fargo area in 2008.

John has had a role with several area non-profits, including the YMCA, Charism and being the Founding Pastor/Elder of Sojourn Church. John helped bring The Friends of the Children program to Fargo-Moorhead in 2019 and remains Executive Director of the FM chapter.

“We are a revolutionary mentoring program that is transforming the lives of our most vulnerable children. Friends—Fargo-Moorhead partners with local community-based organizations to invite children whose families have faced significant challenges – like homelessness, substance use, or foster care – to join our program.

Each child enrolled in the program is paired with a salaried, professional mentor, called a Friend. For 12+ years, from kindergarten through high school graduation, Friends work with their youth in schools, at home, and in the community for 3-4 hours each week to build skills like problem-solving, perseverance, and self-management. These skills empower youth to pursue and achieve their goals in school and in life.”


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Miranda Burfeind
Owner and Partner Phone-n-Fix | Replay Games | Rollin With My HomiesGOLD Sponsor

I am a Mom of two tiny humans, wife, and multi-business owner. I often joke that I love chaos, but in reality I simply thrive being busy and love a good challenge! “Why not!?”

My husband and I bought Phone-n-Fix in 2017, two months before having our first child LOL. At Phone-n-Fix we buy, sell, and repair cell phones, tablets, and computers. Basically if it’s electronic, we we can fix it!

In the beginning of 2022, we teamed up with two of our best friends to create a fun business that we noticed was missing in our area. Rollin’ With My Homies was born and the concept got very popular very fast! We are a camper rental company. Alot of people want to go camping, but they don’t want to spend thousands of dollars on a camper they’re gonna use once a year! Or they don’t want to go tenting, I feel that in my soul! And storing a camper? Storage is SO HARD to find these days! That’s where we come in! Whether you’re going on a 3 day adventure 30 miles away, or a cross country adventure for 3 months, we’ve got you covered!

In May of 2022 we partnered with Replay Games Downtown Fargo. Replay Games is a community-supported modern-day video game and board game arcade. We have over 6,000 video games, over 600 board games, virtual reality featuring the valve index, 10 gaming PCs for 5v5 team-based games, puzzles, and more! Our arcade features a kid friendly atmosphere covering over 45 years of gaming history! Ranging from the OG Atari 2600, to the original Nintendo (and yes, we have Duck Hunt with the gun!) to the modern day with Nintendo Switch and multiple PlayStation 5s!

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Sarah Koustrup
Chief Strategy Officer National Hospitality ServicesGOLD Sponsor

Sarah Koustrup is the Chief Strategy Officer of National Hospitality Services (NHS), a hotel management company with headquarters in Fargo, North Dakota proudly managing 34 hotels and over 1,300 employees throughout the United States. Sarah is responsible for providing active, hands on leadership to enhance hotel owners and investors value as well as improve National Hospitality Services level of profitability.

Born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Sarah resides in Fargo, North Dakota with her husband and daughter. Sarah has worked for a number of great organizations including Midco (a regional telecommunications company), Citigroup and Microsoft. Sarah’s strengths include leadership, project management, policy development and strategy. Sarah is passionate about driving results through company culture, development, and outstanding customer service.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management
  • Master Certification from Cornell in Hospitality Management with a focus on Financial Management and Hotel Revenue Management
  • 12+ years of Leadership and Human Resources Management Experience

The worst piece of advice she’s ever received…
“Smile pretty and nod.” The manager that told me this was one of the only female managers in that company at the time. She told me that she felt much of her success was because she had the ability to simply listen and get along. I believe in listening, collaboration and a positive work environment, but I think that the very best companies are those where employees feel comfortable sharing feedback, pushing back when appropriate and having leaders with the ability to use that information to make the company better. READ the full Fargo INC! Faces of Fargo Business article

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Shanna Cramer
President and Artist, Creatively Uncorked, Inc.

Creatively Uncorked is the product of combined passions. With a background in art, teaching, and wine appreciation (wink), it is proving to be the perfect fit. The whole idea is to provide an opportunity for people to relax, have some laughs and get creative with their friends and co-workers. It’s fun art, not fine art, so whether you’re the artistic type or can’t draw a stick figure, you will have a good time.

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Susan Hozak
Founder and Owner Midwest Nest MagazineGOLD Sponsor

Susan Hozak is Midwest Nest’s publisher and owner. She graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a BS, and then from the University of Mary, Fargo Center, with an MBM. 

Midwest Nest Magazine is a monthly print and online publication based in Fargo, N.D. The publication features content and photography focused on local culture, entertaining and home design. Find it in print at major grocery stores in Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo, and Grand Forks, plus in racks at over a dozen prominent business distribution locations. Midwest Nest’s team is actively involved in community and charitable events with special distribution at select events throughout the year.

Midwest Nest Magazine has won several awards on the local and national levels, including the 2020 Nichee Award for Best Niche Rising Star, won by our publisher Susan Hozak, and the 2020 Best Niche Promotion or Contest, won for the annual Design Challenge. Each year, Midwest Nest has won an ADDY Award from the American Advertising Federation of North Dakota, including three silver awards during its first year of publication. We have also been honored with over 40 awards from the North Dakota Professional Communicators and National Federation of Press Women, including 15 first-place awards which advanced to national competitions. 

Susan grew up in a military family and has lived in places all over the world including Spain and Germany.  She has lived in Fargo since 1999 and loves the culture, people, and growth Fargo has been experiencing. Hozak is also the Marketing Director and Office Manager at Friendly Smiles Cosmetic Dentistry. She is currently on the Leadership Council of The 100,inc., a stellar collaboration of Fargo-Moorhead area Presidents, CEOs, owners and business leaders.

“Our mission, at Midwest Nest Magazine, is to inspire readers to connect with the community by capturing cuisine, art, design, culture, and worldly inspiration – in our own backyard. Through sharing stories and supporting area causes and events, we strive to empower and encourage readers to become more involved in our community, follow their passions and support regional businesses.”

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Maddie Craig
Founder, Owner and Digital Bookkeeper Blue Cypher BookkeepingGOLD Sponsor

Blue Cypher Bookkeeping, a completely virtual firm, was founded in 2019 by Maddie Craig.

Having worked as a grants manager in a private foundation, Maddie knew how important solid financials were for nonprofits to show the true value of their programs. It’s also vital for for-profit businesses to know their numbers in order to grow their business and get the most deductions at tax time. Yet tracking finances is something many busy founders and owners hated doing and didn’t have the expertise, time or energy to deal with while trying to run and grow their business. 

A detail-oriented entrepreneur with a love of finance and an eye for efficiency, she knew she could take bookkeeping off the plate of busy business owners and nonprofit founders and help them get back to doing what they love.

Maddie is a Minnesota State University of Moorhead alum and Fargo, ND native. When not balancing books, she enjoys nerding out about numbers with her husband, Zach, a math teacher. Together, they enjoy swing dancing, getting together with friends, and trying new recipes in the kitchen. While she is based in Fargo, ND, Blue Cypher Bookkeeping works with companies across the United States.

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Jackson Strom, AIA
Founder and Principal Architect Strom Architecture

Jackson discovered a love for drawing at a young age while growing up in rural SD. In addition to working on the farm, he built homes with his Dad during the summer, and poured concrete for a local contractor. Jackson earned his Master’s Degree in Architecture from NDSU while working for one of the premier architecture firms in the region. 

Updated 9 months ago.
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Matthew J Breker
Wealth Advisor and Owner Cultivate Financial, LLC

Matt is a relationship builder and problem solver who works to understand high-net worth clients to simplify their financial lives. He assists clients in identifying and prioritizing their goals including estate planning, investments, tax minimization strategies, wealth transfer, business transition, and retirement income. 

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Gary Johnson
Owner and Optometrist Dr. Gary Johnson, O.D. PC

Dr. Johnson provides fast, friendly, affordable eye exams at several Fargo locations, including Visionworks at West Acres Mall. Gary is an expert on eye health and has led Executives’ Club discussions on common (and not-so-common) eye-related diseases. Gary is also a true entrepreneur, always interested in new ventures and opportunities.

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Joe Tjosvold
Founder Advertise Edge | Chezy | Do Tell

Joe is from St. Paul, Minnesota. He attended Minnesota State University Moorhead studying finance & marketing. Joe was very active on campus as a football player and part of many student organizations. He racked up 6 internships for various positions by his junior year which became boring to him so he started Advertise Edge in 2017. 

“Advertise Edge is a full-service Video Production Company with a strong belief in telling your story through the use of video marketing. We may be based in Fargo, North Dakota but we are ready to travel and always have our passports in hand. Through our creative process, we will work hard to build your brand and elevate your message to the right audience. We don’t want to see you waste your marketing dollars on stock videos and basic ideas. Instead, we want to help you stand out. We want to tell your story in a meaningful way using video production services to create a following. It’s our job to bring the story to life and to keep your audience engaged. We help businesses communicate authentically and effectively through video.”

Joe holds many roles within Advertise Edge but his main responsibility is building a culture where creativity thrives.

Sister company, Chezy was born in 2020 to fill a void for small businesses with high-quality videos but at a fraction of the price. Chezy is a national creative services company providing businesses with high-quality video and photography work at a flat rate. Chezy was created to deliver reliable and affordable creative content to any business.

DoTell was founded in 2022. DoTell is a flexible video marketing solution that works with your marketing agency. “At DoTell, we never work directly with a business needing video marketing. Our mission is to help small agencies provide quality and efficient video marketing content for their clients.”

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Cheryl Bergian
Attorney and Owner Cheryl Bergian Law OfficeEXECUTIVE Sponsor Member | 04.14.2020

Cheryl Bergian

is an attorney with 30+ years of experience, practicing in North Dakota and Minnesota.  She concentrates in personal and small business bankruptcies, but also provides services in drafting wills, healthcare directives and powers of attorney for financial decisions.

Cheryl is a life-long resident of North Dakota, is “from” Jamestown, but has lived in Fargo since 1986.  She enjoys reading and dog walks with two re-homed dogs, and the change of seasons we have in North Dakota (although winter could be a month shorter on each side).

“I see my business as more than just a law firm: I’m your support network as you take on life’s financial challenges. Whether you are struggling with an unshakable debt burden or considering the best methods for protecting the estate you have worked so hard to build, I will help you move quickly and efficiently toward a resolution and better tomorrow.”

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Jason Orloske
Founder, Bridge The Gap Consulting, LLC Principal Consultant, Digineer| Club Signature Program Driver

Successful projects happen because of successful teams, so I spend a lot of time creating a culture of success by promoting open communication with stakeholders and team members, building trust at all levels, and developing processes that make sense. 

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Gail Nelson, M.Ed, LPC
Founder and Owner, Journey Counseling

In partnership with the Couples Institute and their tools in the developmental model of relating, Gail specializes in guiding couples through problems and issues that can be too much to handle on their own. Her areas of expertise include marriage preparation, conflict mediation, individual counseling, couples counseling, and divorce coaching.

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Erik Jacobson
Owner & President Main West Equipment, Inc.

Erik Jacobson

Fast and easy process, great results and the most-competitive pricing in the market, for construction, agriculture and heavy equipment. Buy/Sell, consign, fleet management and liquidation services. Erik previously owned and operated a retail sporting goods store and was the Founder of the Blue Line Walleye Tournament, supporting local law enforcement.

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Landon Vogel
President and Founder Prairie Ag ProductsEXECUTIVE Sponsor Member | 08.03.2020

Landon Vogel

is a Fargo Business Entrepreneur who founded Prairie Ag Products in the summer of 2019. Growing up in and around the Ag Industry, Vogel has always enjoyed working in Ag and been fascinated with everything Farming! Being directly involved in the Ag Industry has been a great experience now working with Grain Testing and Grading Equipment, along with the day to day Industrial Supplies Products.

Vogel grew up in Buchanan, ND and moved to Bismarck, ND where he graduated from Century High School. He then moved to Fargo, ND where he went to MSUM for his Business/Industrial Distribution Degree. 

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Beverly Boone
CEO Boone Charitable FoundationPLATINUM Lifetime Member | 08.19.2020

Beverly Boone

Experienced Executive Board Member with a demonstrated history of working in the philanthropy and Nonprofit industries. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations Management, Leadership Development, and Networking; graduate of the University of North Dakota.

In the 1980’s she learned the potato brokerage business from her father and was one of few female potato brokers in the state. After a long career in education, she moved to Fargo to continue her 20yr role as CEO of the Boone Charitable Foundation. The Boone Charitable Foundations gives generous donations to area schools, causes and organizations. In 2019 Beverly also accepted a position in Donor Development at New Life Center in Fargo.

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Thomas M Stadum
Founder and Wealth Advisor | Fjell Capital Co-Founder | LykklyMember Since 10.13.2020

Tom Stadum 

Working to radically change the trajectory of entrepreneurs, their families, their businesses, and their teams.

“Let’s be real, everyone has money problems, no matter who you are. This is true for many reasons and is a massive grey cloud over most people walking around. I’ve worked with hundreds of families and know firsthand that doing money well is hard, but worth it. Furthermore, our world has never needed entrepreneurs more; to innovate and to create jobs and livelihoods for our communities heading into the years ahead. Yet, the stress and toll of entrepreneurship are heavy, just ask an entrepreneur. We work day in and day out to support the families and companies we work for, giving them the confidence and clarity they need to forge on and continue to create value so that at the end of the day they can go home and be with their families.

What is wealth? Wealth is being present and content with wherever you are with whoever is in front of you, not your net worth. My aim is for every person to be happy with money. Because, at the end of the day, we all just want to be happy.” – Tom

As a third-generation financial advisor, Tom Stadum carries on the tradition of his grandfather and father by delivering comprehensive financial plans, prudent investment strategies, and timely service. 

Prior to founding Fjell Capital in 2020, Tom worked as a wealth advisor at UBS for more than seven years. He holds the Certified Private Wealth Advisor designation, Certified Exit Planning Advisor designation, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation, and FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 licenses.

Tom graduated from NDSU College of Business with a degree in Finance. Outside of work, he enjoys golfing, racing sailboats, traveling, and spending time with his wife, Camila, and their children, Lucy and Boden.

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Shaun Engelsrud
Owner Dakota Water ConditioningMember Since: 10.27.2020

Shaun Engelsrud

I grew up in Detroit Lakes, MN, where I was active in sports, hunting, summer and winter activities. I have been in the FM area for over 20 years and so happy to be apart of this thriving community.

I am a Water Professional with Dakota Water Conditioning in West Fargo, ND. Dakota Water Conditioning is locally owned FULL service water management company and we specialize in all types of water issues, whether it’s Iron, Hardness, Chlorine/Chloramine, “Rotten Egg” smell, Arsenic, Tannins, Bacteria, etc. we can fix it. We carry over 20 products that will provide perfect water for any situation. Our residential softeners and drinking water systems come with a 5 year warranty and we stand behind everything we install.

Whether it’s new construction, a remodel, seasonal, or commercial, our softeners and treatment systems can handle it. We carry and install a line of commercial softeners and filtration systems that can handle any application. Whether it be farm operations, boilers, apartment buildings, hotels, hospitals, restaurants, car washes, salons, etc. our systems can be sized and set to provide perfect water for your needs

I would be more than happy to answer any questions and provide a free water analysis to anyone who is wondering about their water, I can be reached at 701-552-0969 or

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Julie Halverson
Sales Manager iDigital Outdoor & MediaMember Since 11.24.2020

Julie Halverson

I worked at Newman Outdoor for 14 years as an Account Executive, until moving to iDigital Outdoor as the Sales Manager in September 2020.  I have been an Ambassador with the FMWF Chamber for over 10 years.

iDigital Outdoor works one-on-one with companies and Advertising Agencies to develop innovative advertising campaigns that make a difference. We’re locally-owned, on the grow, and working hard to create the largest independent network of digital, and traditional billboards in the Midwest. Our mission is to install digital billboards in high-visibility, well-travelled corridors and city streets, allowing our clients to make the most impact possible with their money.
We look forward to working with you on developing a strategy to reach motorists with your local, regional, or national advertising campaign, and we can’t wait for you to experience the thrill of digital billboard advertising!
Please let me know if I can provide you locations and pricing for your company. Currently we have billboards from Minnesota to Wyoming. 

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Chris Poer
Owner/Partner, Fashion Nails Thrivent Financial, Financial Associate

Chris Poer

Fashion Nails is a locally and family owned nail salon that has been in business since 2001, offering nothing but the highest level of customer service. I also provide personalized financial guidance through Thrivent, where we view money not as a goal, but as a tool — one that can afford you a life rich in meaning and gratitude. 

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Cassie Temple
Founder and Owner Beyond MarketingEXECUTIVE Sponsor Member | Member Since 12.03.2020

Cassie Temple

I’m going to tell you a little story about how Beyond Marketing came to be. It was, quite literally, an accident. In 2019 I was at Thai Orchid (YUM, right?) in Moorhead with a committee for the Moorhead Businesses Association. I was already managing my friend’s Facebook business page for fun + a little creativity that I had been missing. A friend of mine was at this same meeting (Hi, Cindy) and we got talking about what I was doing for my other friend’s Facebook page. She asked if I would meet with one of her company’s board of directors to take on their social media. I almost said no. Imposter syndrome was alive + well. But, I enjoy torture so I said yes and put myself in a very uncomfortable situation. I’ve been handling their socials for 2+ years and it’s the best decision (in business, my husband and daughter are pretty cool) I’ve made. From there, two clients turned to four. Then Covid hit and four turned to seven. And it hasn’t stopped…I’m so grateful to my clients for trusting me to tell their stories, show off their brand, and display their work. I’m biased – but I have the absolute best clients. I am so glad you’re here and I’m looking forward to meeting you!

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Brad Ness
President, S&S Promotional Group, Inc. President, Commemorative FirearmsMember Since: 02.03.2021

Brad Ness

and his wife Deanna founded S&S Promotional in 1981 and the Commemorative Firearms division the following year. Brad completed his B.A. at Concordia, where he also served on their National Alumni Board.

At S&S Promotional Group, we are a full service promotional products company with creative promotions to help clients reach goals. We have in house design services, embroidery, screen printing and more. Our firearms division will create a custom commemorative for your community or organization for fundraising.

S&S lives by our core values of:

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Integrity
  • I Care
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Teamwork.


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Greg Peterson
President and Owner B&G Beverages, Inc. | Ace Beer & Liquors | Town Hall BarMember Since: 02.08.2021

Greg Peterson

Town Hall Bar has been in this community for 85+ years, Small town feel with great prices

“Ace, we are the Little Round Liquor Store with a Drive Through!”

Town Hall Bar and Ace Beer and Liquors are both located at 1st Street and Main Ave in West Fargo.

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Josh Hutchins
Franchise Owner Two Men and a Truck; Fargo + MankatoMember Since 02.08.2021

Josh Hutchins

was born in Wisconsin and moved to Rochester, MN after meeting his now wife Stephanie. His career with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK started in 2014 in Rochester, MN. He started on the trucks as a driver and worked many different positions before moving his family to the Fargo area and opening TWO MEN AND A TRUCK- Fargo. Josh is a husband and father of two. When he is not in the office or building work relationships, he can be found in the hunting blind or ice fishing shanty. Josh’s favorite thing about TWO MEN AND A TRUCK is the sense of family throughout the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK system and especially his franchise. Josh’s biggest word of advice for customers is to start the planning process early to ensure there are no surprises.

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Stephanie Larscheid
Executive Director Prairie Family Business AssociationMember Since: 02.09.2021

Stephanie Larscheid

has served as Executive Director of Prairie Family Business Association since 2015. She has a proven record of building relationships with members and developing programs that add value to family businesses. Stephanie earned her undergraduate degree from Iowa State University Ivy College of Business and a MBA from the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business.

An Iowa native, Stephanie has a background in nonprofit work, and her portfolio includes active participation in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and work with organizations such as the University of Iowa Foundation, Family Visitation Center and Principal Financial Group. She also has third-generation experience in a family business. Most recently, Larscheid served as director of major and planned giving at Augustana University.

Prairie Family Business Association provides a resource network for family business success. We help family businesses thrive through generations.

Prairie Family Business Association’s Core Values

  • Professional: We operate in a highly professional manner. From our written communication to our verbal communication and everything in between.
  • Focused: We are focused on our mission each day by striving to provide high value to our members.
  • Building Connections: We help families navigate the complexities of being in business together. Connections are established among fellow members, sponsors and advisors.
  • Above and Beyond: We deliver on the needs of families and provide them with valuable resources. Customer service is important to us.
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Cal Braun
Independent Agent Integrity First Insurance

Cal Braun

I am a proud Shriner and member of the El Zagal Director’s Staff motorcycle corp parade and competition team. Not only do I love to raise money to support Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, I love the camaraderie that it brings. I also love to hunt, fish, ride motorcycle and camp with family and friends.

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Jennifer Ellsworth
Mortgage Consultant Loan DepotMember Since: 05.26.2021

Jennifer Ellsworth

As your trusted Loan Depot loan consultant, I will walk you through every step of the loan process and support you from pre-approval through your closing date. This website will be a useful resource for you throughout your loan process and provides many tools for you to utilize to ensure this is a stress-free experience. Whether you are a first time home buyer or seasoned buyer, you can trust me and my team with all of your home financing needs. Don’t hesitate to reach out using the direct contact information located on this page. I appreciate your business and look forward to working with you!

ND LIC# NDMLO2002140 | MN LIC# MN-MLO-2002140 | IA LIC# 38888 | TX

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Jeffrey Missling
CEO and Executive VP North Dakota Farm BureauMember Since: 05.28.2021

Jeff Missling

CEO of the North Dakota Farm Bureau since 2005, Jeff previously worked for the Minnesota Farm Bureau, the University of Minnesota Extension Office, Cargill and other ag-related businesses.

He grew up on a diversified crop and livestock farm near Jeffers, MN and holds a bachelor’s degree in Ag Business Management from South Dakota State University, as well as a Masters in International Management from the University of Maryland. 

The North Dakota Farm Bureau advocates for farmers and ranchers. The mission of NDFB is to enhance the livelihood of all North Dakota individuals, families and communities by advocating for agriculture, our state’s largest, most important economic sector.

November 19-20, 1942, Farm Bureau officially organized in Valley City, with Charter members from 21 county Farm Bureaus represented the voting body at that first meeting. Today, the organization has more than 27,000 members, and 50 organized county Farm Bureaus. The foundation on which the organization was built – a grassroots, member-driven structure – remains solid. 

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Jason Berg
Owner and GM, Buffalo River Speedway Owner, Jason Berg Racing

Jason Berg

has spent his life around racing and, in 2021, became and Owner and GM of Buffalo River Speedway in Glyndon, MN, founded in 1955. He is also a Lightning Sprint class driver and Owner of Jason Berg Racing, as well as host of a weekly radio program on WDAY, Track Talk with Jason Berg.

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Aaron Stoe
Vice-President Skaff Apartments, Inc.Member Since: 09.30.2021

Aaron Stoe

is a Fargo native and graduate of the University of Minnesota, with a B.S. in Agriculture and Food Business Management. In that industry, he spent 7 yrs as an Agronomist with CHS, Kindred and 4 yrs as Asst VP of Farm Management with US Bank, before joining the family business, Skaff Apartments, Inc., with his wife, Julie Skaff, in 2021. Aaron handles operations of the management business. 

Skaff Apartments was founded in 1957 by Sam F. Skaff. From the very beginning, Skaff has taken pride in its family approach to its residents.

“We offer a wide variety of rental homes including apartments, townhomes, twin homes, and houses. We are dedicated to providing Value, Variety and Extraordinary Service to our residents. Discover for yourself the sophistication of both our vintage & modern Fargo-Moorhead communities. All of which are closely located to the interstate, shopping, entertainment & restaurants, and the convenience & excitement this city has to offer. Skaff Apartments is sure to astound you with a personal experience only found through this family owned company.  From basic, to retro-chic, to luxurious, Skaff Apartments has a home waiting for you. Call our office today to schedule an appointment. We will take care of you!”

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Tim Meyer
Senior Director Sanford AirMed, F-M Ambulance, Emergency OperationsMember Since: 10.15.2021

Tim Meyer

is a Hillsboro, ND native, graduate of University of Mary and veteran of the United States Navy, serving from 1985 through 1989, including 2 years aboard the USS Florida Trident Class nuclear submarine.

“I was a Navy Corpsman and did ambulance work at Camp Pendleton. When I returned to Fargo, I wanted to continue to work in a field where I could make a difference. I am very fortunate to be involved with two of the finest EMS organizations in the country. As Sanford Health’s Senior Director of EMS Operations, I am responsible for F-M Ambulance Service and for the medical staff of Sanford AirMed.”

Sanford AirMed is a Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) Accredited hospital based air-ambulance service where I manage the clinical and operational performance of a rotor-wing and fixed-wing air-ambulance system. Sanford AirMed has five bases in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. F-M Ambulance Service (FMA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanford Health, is an advanced life support (ALS) ambulance service operating in Fargo, ND, Moorhead, MN, West Fargo, ND, and many other communities in Cass County (ND) and Clay County (MN). FMA also operates Thief River Falls Area Ambulance Service in Thief River Falls, MN and Hillsboro Ambulance Service in my home town of Hillsboro, ND. 

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Ashley Mauch, LMFT
Founder and Owner 360 Therapy AssociatesMember Since: 12.20.2021

Ashley Mauch

has been helping couples, families, and individuals since 2007. She earned her Master’s Degree in Couples Family Therapy at North Dakota State University’s Therapy program. Ashley specializes in anxiety, depression, adolescent issues, autoimmune disease, adjustment issues, parent-child relational problems, marital/couples issues (premarital, or contemplating separation or divorce). Treatment modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Gottman Method, Family systems, and Trauma Focused-CBT.

We may have similar struggles, but we all experience these struggles differently. Ashley’s services are structured around each client and family’s unique needs and goals. She is passionate about helping people create a more fulfilling life in a judgement free setting. She is focused on helping enrich your relationships and create a life full of confidence, hope, happiness, and peace.

360 Therapy Associates One location for wrap around care

We realize that no two people are the same and as such tailor our therapy to meet the specific needs of our clients. Our practice specializes in treating individuals, couples and families and we offer comprehensive services to help serve the needs of each person that walks through our doors.

Ashley offers self pay without a diagnosis for those who can’t have an official diagnosis due to their career title. Accepts insurance: BCBS-ND, BCBS-MN, Medica, and Sanford.


Master of Science; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Human Development & Family Science, emphasis: Couple & Family Therapy, December, 2010
Bachelor of Science; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Major: Sociology, Graduated May, 2007
Minors: Psychology and Child Development

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Natalie Sparrow
Founder and Owner Natalie Sparrow Management and Ultimate Image, LLCMember Since: 12.22.2021

Natalie Sparrow

launched Ultimate Image in 1999, Ultimate Image Model and Talent Management in 2001 and Natalie Sparrow Management in 2012.

“With over 25yrs of experience in the modeling/acting/fashion/makeup world, I bring you an experience in the industry unlike anyone else (and anywhere else). I will help guide, direct, lead, inspire and bring you experiences that will create lifelong memories. I cannot promise to make you a star (If only I had a crystal ball), however I can promise you to make some incredible memories with some amazing experiences in the modeling, tv/film, print and makeup artist industries. I hope to meet you soon!”

In 2006, Natalie received the honor of winning the YWCA Women of The Year Award for “Business That Empowers Women”.

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Shari Isaak
Owner Advanced Hospitality, Inc. | Expressway Suites, FargoMember Since: 01.03.2022

Shari Isaak

graduated Minot State University with a B.S. in Health and Physical Education, leading her to found Isaak Studios in 2007 and become the only full Level 2 Stott Pilates Certified Instructor in ND. Shari recently became Owner of Advanced Hospitality, Inc., which owns and operates Expressway Suites in Fargo.

Personal training certified since 1998
Group fitness certified since 1986
Stott Pilates certified since 2003 
World conference participant since 1990
Added High Speed Training to Isaak Studios in 2016
Attended Workshops for Neurological Conditions and training with Pilates (40 hours)
Classes and Personal Training available
Coached basketball , volleyball and track

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Crystal Nelson
Founder and Owner Fargo Ergonomics and Alter ErgoMember Since: 01.15.2022

Crystal Nelson

is an Occupational Therapist, Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist – Level II, Remote Ergonomics Assessment Specialist and the owner of Fargo Ergonomics. She graduated with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degree from the University of Mary and has certifications in functional capacity evaluations, functional job assessments, and pre-work screens/post-offer employment testing. Crystal is an expert in work-related injury prevention for every workplace, including industrial, manufacturing, healthcare and office environments. Her experience as an occupational therapist and and her expertise in the treatment of upper extremity injuries fuels her passion to help people prevent the onset of musculoskeletal disorders. Teaching and educating others is what Crystal loves to do. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Mary – Fargo Campus for doctoral level occupational therapy program. Crystal Founded Fargo Ergonomics in 2016 and its’ sister company Alter Ergo in 2021.

Our Mission: Provide high quality ergonomic assessments to reduce the number of work-related injuries which will help workers feel happier and healthier and help companies prosper and grow.

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Skyler Dutton
Co-Founder and Owner Thunder CoffeeMember Since: 02.22.2022

Skyler Dutton

Nothing is more satisfying to me than to know the work I am doing is purposeful and that I am having a positive influence on another person. It is this internal drive that led me to making a difference in communities as a police officer, volunteer firefighter, football coach, direct care provider and safety professional.

I thrive in roles that allow me to make decisions and problem solve in a dynamic environment, be empathetic to others, and otherwise use my strengths to build relationships with customers and team members.

My leadership style focuses on clear communication, tact and teamwork towards a clearly defined vision and goal. I strive to improve processes and procedures to make work easier and more efficient rather than settling for “that’s the way we’ve always done it.” My teams know that I care due to the investments I make towards their professional and personal development.

I am family oriented and work to not only provide for my children but also to enjoy the experience of raising a family and supporting them in their endeavors.

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Chad Peterson
Realtor | Developer Re/Max Legacy | NewLight RealtyMember Since: 03.28.2022

Chad Peterson

Brokered by RE/Max Legacy, NewLight Realty – Buyers, Sellers and Investors throughout the upper Midwest.
In the business of helping people.


Raised in Knoxville, TN Chad comes from a family of entrepreneurs. Starting at a young age, Chad learned what it takes to run and operate a business in every aspect. As a kid, Chad and his family would frequent open houses and he developed a passion for architecture and character. Being a very hands on person, he would help friends and family with projects around the house learning different skill sets to move his passion further. As Chad starting buying and selling homes, there was something missing. He took different aspects of the process with his former Realtors and tweaked them to his own style to give his clients the best service possible. After moving to Fargo in 2017 for family he worked in manufacturing industry before pursuing his real estate license. Family is a big part of who Chad is and real estate allows him the time for clients while being flexible to be at family events and his kids activities. Chad and his wife Sylvia reside in West Fargo with their 4 children and cat Autumn.

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Jon McTaggart
Executive Consultant The Platinum GroupMember Since April 1, 2022

Jon McTaggart

“I’ve been blessed for more than 35 years with terrific mentors and by working with really talented leaders and colleagues. Now I’m at a point in life where I want to share that and help where I can—to help other leaders in ways I’ve been helped, particularly those who are navigating big challenges or opportunities.”

Jon is an accomplished CEO, trusted board director and thought leader best known for leading American Public Media Group (APMG), the nation’s largest station-based producer and syndicator of public radio programs and podcasts serving more than 20 million listeners in all 50 states. As CEO, he grew APMG revenues by 35 percent, reduced long-term debt by 52 percent, increased total assets 26 percent and raised over $100 million to invest in growth and innovation. He also founded the Glen Nelson Center to identify and invest in the brightest ideas by diverse, visionary founders, and he piloted APMG’s founding of, a pioneering, private equity, social media venture based in Boston, (now  Prior to becoming CEO, he was chief operating officer for eight years and was deeply involved in building Minnesota Public Radio and APMG since 1983.

In addition to his time at APMG, Jon founded and led a private hospital foundation in Reading, Penn., and was vice president for advancement and university relations at La Sierra University in Riverside, Calif.  He has advised founders, CEOs and directors of private companies and non-profit organizations as they wrestled with strategic business disruption, prepared for transformational growth, and managed through founder or CEO successions.  Jon also has a long history of private company and non-profit board service and board committee leadership, including with the boards of National Public Radio, Second Harvest Heartland, Every Meal (child hunger), Concordia Academy, and the Bemidji State University Foundation.

Focus Areas – Growth Strategy, Leadership Transition, Board Development, Operational Improvement and Building Cash Flow

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JT Froning
VP of Business Development Legacy Plumbing, LLCMember Since: 06.02.2022

JT Froning

Experienced Sales Specialist with skills in customer service, team building, culture & leadership. I’m an ideas machine that pairs well with executors. I’m a sales professional who believes in the true power of positive relationships. I believe feedback is the breakfast of champions & culture eats strategy for lunch, daily.

Since 2021, JT has served on the leadership team at Legacy Plumbing, LLC of Fargo and is also a partner in their property investment group. Community-minded, he also serves on the BIO Girls Impact Committee, is a FMWF Chamber Ambassador, an Assistant Coach with the WF Panthers and a Member of FarGo Givers. 

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Sarah Thorsrud

Sarah Thorsrud

is an impactful leader with enthusiasm for pristine customer service, and proven record of exceeding goals. Ability to think strategically, with innovative focus, and impeccable attention to detail. Excels in motivating, and working with others, problem solving, and good time management and focus. Embraces new challenges and opportunities, and thrives under pressure.

Sarah gives back to our community by volunteering with numerous local organizations, including BIO Girls, Emerging Prairie, United Way of Cass-Clay, Great North Pole and her local Liberty Middle School.

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Ian Carlstrom
Regional Director West Central MN SBDCMember Since: 06.17.2022

Ian Carlstrom

After years of managing businesses and advising over a thousand businesses, I have the tools, knowledge and experience to do pretty much anything I could ever dream of. My problem is that I’m not much of a dreamer, I’ve just always loved helping others and that seemed to be serving the purpose of fulfillment.

Now it’s become very clear to me that my dream is to be part of a business world where great power and great responsibility go hand in hand, where corporate social responsibility is a strategy not a hindsight. My purpose in this is simply to empower businesses to do business better, be better corporate citizens in their day-to-day, as well as giving back and supporting the cause(s) they care about.

– Leading the West Central Minnesota SBDC in providing free & confidential business assistance throughout our 9 county area.
– Develop policies and guidelines in compliance with the US SBA, MnSBDC, federal laws and accreditation standards.
– Develop and manage relationships with stakeholders, external agencies, local businesses, technical assistance providers.
– Lead growth and development of a quality SBDC program, employ best practices, and supervise staff & consultants.

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William S Cromarty
Director of Business Development Airial RoboticsMember Since: 06.21.2022

William S. Cromarty

is a former CIA officer and national security subject-matter expert in aerospace and satellite systems, space/counterspace weapons system counterproliferation, and aerospace-sector geopolitics. He serves as Director of Business Development for Airial Robotics where he is leading the multinational UAV manufacturer’s North Dakota expansion into both the Fargo and Grand Forks regions, and was recently selected for North Dakota’s Builders & Backers program where he is spearheading an effort to establish a nonprofit museum incubator. William is a Fellow at The Explorers Club and the Royal Astronomical Society, a National Eagle Scout Association World Explorer, and a past invited lecturer at NASA, USCG NAVCEN, USFS, The UAS Summit, the American Geographical Society, the Naval Postgraduate School, and the Fargo Air Museum where his private collection of Cold War Space Race artifacts is on display. William is a competitive ultramarathon runner and pistol instructor; he is currently training as a Muay Thai fighter while pursuing his solo skydiver license, FAA Part 107 drone pilot license, PADI Divemaster certification, and PADI Master Scuba Diver certification.

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Renee Ellis
Owner Ellis Driving Services, LLC

We cater to groups of 7 people or less for birthday celebrations, concert trips, winery tours and business events whether you are staying within the Fargo-Moorhead area or traveling outside of it. Let us be your travel navigator. Contact Ellis Driving Services, LLC to schedule your next transportation service today. We’ll take you places, safely!

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Brian Bestge
Founder and CEO Mobile ProMember Since: 09.06.2022

Brian Bestge

loves his job and loves the fact that every client becomes more than a client; they become part of our Mobile Pro family.  Every company needs a 30,000 foot view guy and Brian is ours.  With over 20 years of production experience, he has worked with so many types of production projects and seen how the industry has evolved from live in-person to an emphasis on virtual presentations.  Something no one knows about him is that Brian wants to own a cheese store someday.  Cheese curds, anyone?

Mobile Pro, formerly known as Studio 7 Productions Inc., was founded in 2003 and has been serving our area for over 15 years.

“We have served hundreds of clients in all types of projects. Our professional staff have over 30 years of broadcast and production experience. Our services include video production, pre/post production, as well as script writing, event production, and now LED video screen rental. We serve customers in Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, Alexandria, Detroit Lakes, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls as well as the surrounding areas.”

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Kelsey Rasco
Founder and Owner Haus of DashMember Since: 10.19.2022

Kelsey Rasco

Meet Kelsey Rasco, aka Mama Dash- “I’ve always been told I was materialistic and sensitive like it’s a bad thing. Turns out, both of those traits have filled my home and business but in the best ways. Working in fine art galleries for over 12 years of my youth, I’ve found an intense love for beautiful things which sparked an intentionally curated personal collection of mine. My hope is that everyone would fall madly in love with everyday objects because life is too short for boring shit. Every moment is sacred and we should treat it as such. We should be drinking coffee out of our favorite mugs, using the perfume or fragrance that makes us feel our best and always cuddle with the best throw blanket in the house. Steal it from your kids if you must. With all this love and desperate attempt to rewrite the description of materialism, Haus of Dash was created straight from the depths of my heart, a glass of wine and the basic human trait called grit.

Our Mission: Haus of Dash succors you in filling your sacred spacewith shameless design. We defy societal design constructs to help you fill your sacred space with the sh*t you really want.

Our Vision: is stimulating inspirational design one conversation at a time.

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Andy Nelson
President Fargo Glass & PaintMember Since: 10.22.2022

Andy Nelson

joined Fargo Glass & Paint in 2016, after spending 18yrs in management with the family-owned Lavelle Company, including 18 months after the purchase by Parksite. Andy stepped into the role of President of Fargo Glass & Paint in 2020, just one year after the company become 100% employee-owned.

Fargo Glass & Paint Company Founder, E.J. Schonberg was fond of calling his company “The Friendly House”, the son of Swedish immigrants, Schonberg founded the Fargo Plate Glass Company in 1917 with $10,000 of borrowed money and absolutely no experience in the glass business.

The brand-new company announced itself to Fargo in an advertisement placed in the Fargo Forum newspaper on February 5, 1917.  The ad claimed, “We know we’ll never get any more than we earn or deserve, and we expect to hustle for all we get!”.

We have a long-standing belief that the success of Fargo Glass and Paint Company is due to employees buying into the attributes the Company was founded on.  It is also believed that the success of the Company should then be shared with employees who are key components in creating Company success. This Company belief of sharing with the employees came full circle in 2019 when Fargo Glass and Paint Company became 100% Employee Owned.

Fargo Glass and Paint Company currently has five locations to serve its customer base throughout the upper Midwest.  Headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, Fargo Glass and Paint Company has branches in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Minot & Bismarck, North Dakota along with a retail store located in Fargo, ND.

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Nick Waverek
Co-Founder Lykkly, Inc.Member Since: 11.14.2022

Nick Waverek

Dad of 4 and Proud Husband to Kirsten. Stood upon the shoulders of fantastic entrepreneurs and business leaders. Excited to continue learning and paying it forward as I build and grow. I’m from around the globe, but Fargo in now Home. Undergrad at University of St. Thomas, MBA from U Mary.

I’d love to connect with you and talk though the exciting next steps we have planned with Lykkly.

Lykkly is the personal financial wellness platform that reduces stress and makes you happier with money. Now you can build momentum towards life’s milestones and create a positive money mindset — via personalized experiences, healthy habits, and specialized support — right from your phone.

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Ryan Fritz
Founder and CEO Office Sign CompanyMember Since 11.16.2022

Ryan Fritz

founded Office Sign Company – designers and fabricators of custom office door signs, wayfinding signs, room signs and unique interior signs for demanding professionals – from his basement, in 2008.

Today, Ryan and his team of 30+ are also focused on giving back to the Fargo-Moorhead region through our service to the individuals and organizations that make our community so special. One of the values of Office Sign Company is service which includes serving our customers, service our employees, and serving our community. We have been blessed with the opportunity to produce thousands of beautiful office signs for businesses in Fargo, but beyond the signs we produce for these customers, we also feel a sense of pride in knowing that we have contributed to the betterment of the city we reside in through the donations, sponsorships, and volunteer opportunities that are company has given back.
A sister company called sells apparel, artwork, gifts, and more that are designed with Fargo, ND in mind. Ryan also founded, promoting and archiving children’s artwork by creating museum-quality childrens art reproductions, posters and canvas prints.

Ryan has also been a freelance artist for the past 30yrsCheck out his art and paintings at

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Katherine Kiernan
Founder and Owner Sterling Grace, Inc.Member Since 12.31.2022

Katherine Kiernan

My passion in anything that I’ve done professionally has always grown from the relationships I have formed with my clients. Professionally my career has always been in a Finance focused role. From my first professional experiences at Merrill Lynch as a Client Associate, to an expansive career within banking in roles ranging from Personal Banking to Human Resources to Branch Management the one thing that has always propelled me is forming long-lasting, trust based relationships with all of my clients regardless of their financial standing or personal situations.

This love and passion for the client and the long term picture that recognizes “what we do today will have a long-term, lasting effect” was the catalyst that sent me into the real estate realm. It is my true belief that Real Estate is one of the best wealth harvesting and supporting arenas that one can invest their money in. However, it is one of the most dangerous as well. One bad investment decision can be financially crippling. I have seen this in the past with clients and I have seen that when this situation arrives my banking clients have felt lost.

With this client driven perspective, I dove head first into Realty to assist our clients and loved ones in avoiding these situations head on but also for people to have and advocate to call should they find themselves in this position. This is our passion and all that we strive to for; and when your passion meets your purpose the path is clear and unwavering.

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Kurt McSparron
Founder and Director The100, Inc., dba The Executives’ Club of Fargo-MoorheadMember Since 08.14.2015

Kurt McSparron

was raised on a farm near Grandin, ND. and attended Hillsboro schools through freshman year, then moved on to Moorhead High for a year and back to Hillsboro for his junior year before squeaking out a diploma from Norman County West in Halstad, MN in 1985. Apparently, in all of that moving, McSparron missed ACT/SAT testing day, so he never applied for college. McSparron did, however, manage a Radio/TV Broadcasting diploma from the now-defunct School of Communication Arts in Minneapolis some time in the late 80’s. After a couple decades of crazy jobs and even crazier adventures, McSparron found himself back home, in Fargo, and couldn’t be happier.

In 2010, he accepted a position that combined two of his passions, small business and politics, with the National Federation of Independent Business. Frustrated with the bureaucracy of large, national organizations, he sat with local business leaders and, on August 14, 2015, formed their own business initiative, The100, Inc., later operating under the trade name, The Executives’ Club of Fargo-Moorhead. 

What is your favorite thing about your professional life? “Each day, I get to have impactful and powerful conversations with some of the area’s best business leaders, plus I get to lend a hand in their innovation, their creativity and, hopefully, their fulfillment.” 

During Covid, McSparron began assisting Members of the Club with “anything they needed help with”, and began providing business development strategies to Nelco First Aid, Inc., a managed first aid and safety services company founded in 1987. After a year and a half, McSparron offered to purchase the company and took ownership Jan.1, 2023. Also, McSparron holds a seat on the Editorial Board of Fargo INC! Business Magazine and recently accepted a consulting position with the North Dakota Farm Bureau.

Both companies, Nelco First Aid and The100, Inc., dba The Executives’ Club of Fargo-Moorhead, plus the newly formed Grindstone Ventures, LLC and ProTek, Inc., will operate from a shared West Fargo location known as Grindstone, because, from one of his favorite quotes…

“Life is a grindstone. Whether it grinds us down or polishes us up, depends on what we’re made of.”

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Updated 3 weeks ago.

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  • EXECUTIVE Sponsors ( 7 )
  1. WES HENRY 08/14/15
  2. Barry Dresser 08/17/15
  3. JOSH CHRISTY 08/17/15 | EXECUTIVE Sponsor
  4. Don Grande 08/17/15
  5. Dean Vollmer 08/18/15
  6. RON FUHRMAN 08/18/15 | GOLD Sponsor
  7. Doug Johnson 08/18/15
  8. Wayne Bradley 08/18/15
  9. Paul Hannaher 08/20/15
  10. DEBRA ASP 08/21/15
  11. Ben Meland 08/21/15
  12. Julie Belch 08/21/15
  13. Neil Blanchard 08/21/15
  14. TODD FISHER 08/24/15 | GOLD Sponsor
  15. Jeff Frey 08/24/15
  16. Guy Nelson 08/24/15
  17. Lonnie Laffen (d) 08/25/15
  18. Jeremiah Johnson 8/25/15
  19. MARK GIDDINGS 08/25/15 | LEGACY Member
  20. Jim Kasper 08/25/15
  21. Jon Kungel 08/26/15
  22. TOM KADING 08/27/15
  23. NOLEN BERTSCH 08/27/15
  24. Cami Lee 08/27/15
  25. Jake Joraanstad 08/28/15
  26. Harlan Goerger (d) 08/28/15
  27. RICK BERG 08/28/15
  28. Patrick Emerson 08/28/15
  29. DARCY POPE-FUCHS 9/03/15 | LEGACY Member
  30. Jorin Johnson 09/01/15
  31. BOB GIBB 09/02/15
  32. KRISTI LARKIN 09/03/15
  33. ZACH PAXTON 09/03/15 | GOLD Sponsor
  34. Steve Koep 09/03/15
  35. Vince Wuebker 09/09/15
  36. SCOTT THUEN 09/10/15 | GOLD Sponsor
  37. Josh Green 09/09/15
  38. KEVIN JOHNSON 09/09/15
  39. DAVID C. DIETZ 09/11/15 | GOLD Sponsor
  40. Jon Haug 09/11/15
  41. MIKE GRAHAM 09/14/15
  42. JIM BUUS 09/14/15 | GOLD Sponsor
  43. BEN KOPPELMAN 09/14/15
  44. John Haley 09/16/15
  45. Brian Meyer 09/17/15
  46. Kelly Blilie 09/18/15
  47. Debby Jaeger 09/19/15
  48. Shawn VanEnk 09/21/15
  49. Jason Gehrig 09/23/15
  50. Todd Funfar 09/24/15
  51. Don Fischer 09/24/15
  52. Corey Heiser 09/28/15
  53. Dan Altenbernd 09/28/15
  54. TIM LANDIS 10/05/15
  55. DAVID REID 10/16/15
  56. CINDY COLE 10/30/15 | GOLD Sponsor
  57. Larry O’Brien 11/17/15
  58. CINDY TYO 11/30/15
  59. JON LOWRY 12/03/15
  60. Jim Heyer 12/03/15
  61. BRADY NASH 12/07/15
  62. David Karels 12/10/15
  63. DAN PARKER 12/11/15
  64. KENT SATRANG 12/18/15
  65. DAVE ANDERSON 12/21/15
  66. Tom Poole 12/21/15
  67. MIKE DRAGOSAVICH 1/20/16
  68. Dan Hicks 01/26/16
  69. Ryan Botner 01/27/16
  70. MATT LACHOWITZER 1/30/16 | PLATINUM Member
  71. SHAWN WEYER 01/30/16
  72. Tracy Green 01/30/16
  73. KARI SCORE 02/05/16
  74. ART ROSENBERG 03/10/16
  75. Chris Kennelly 03/17/16
  77. BROOK LYTER 03/23/16
  78. STU STOCKMOE 04/13/16 | EXECUTIVE Sponsor
  79. Jodee Bock 04/20/16
  80. Simon Wilson 04/29/16
  81. Chad Weisgram 04/29/16
  82. Billy Phillips 05/03/16
  83. Mike Troje 05/03/16
  84. Alex Vasichek 05/11/16
  85. MASON ORTH 05/23/16
  86. KIM BJORALT 05/24/16
  87. Deb Plagemann 05/25/16
  88. Brian Larry 05/25/16
  89. MARK LINDQUIST 05/26/16
  90. Judy Gartner 05/26/16
  91. Ross Almlie 05/26/16
  92. Craig Roath 05/31/16
  93. Mike Brevik 05/31/16
  94. RUSSELL SCHELL 06/02/16
  95. Ciara Stockeland 06/14/16
  96. Ned Halilovic 06/22/16
  97. Kathey Llewelyn 06/22/16
  98. Austen Schauer 07/19/16
  99. Michael Comstock 8/02/16
  100. Cameron Wisher 08/10/16
  101. Rick Harpestad 06/10/16
  102. Shane Giesen 08/02/16
  103. Brian Rinke 08/12/16
  104. Kris Packer 08/12/16
  105. Keith Bergseth 08/12/16
  106. Trenton Gerads 08/15/16
  107. Josh Gillelland 08/15/16
  108. Andy Rodgers 09/08/16
  109. Laura McMartin 10/03/16
  110. Ray Kotchian 10/03/16
  111. Char Gust 10/04/16
  112. Randy Klassen 10/04/16
  113. Brenda Podetz 10/04/16
  114. Jon Hauser 10/04/16
  115. Jess McLaughlin 10/17/16
  116. Perry Peyerl 10/17/16
  117. RICHARD COSSETTE 10/21/16
  118. Neal Johnson 10/25/16
  119. Thomas Beadle 10/25/16
  120. Terry Loomis 10/25/16
  121. Ty Ford 10/27/16
  122. Ken Storm 10/27/16
  123. Rachael Stone 10/31/16
  124. Russ Richards 10/31/16
  125. Greg Gebeke 10/31/16
  126. Ryan Ottis 10/31/16
  127. Zane Erickson 11/03/16
  128. Molly Rohrer 11/03/16
  129. Dave Batcheller 11/08/16
  130. Renae McArthur 11/08/16
  131. David Hamilton 11/09/16
  132. Jay Peltier 11/17/16
  133. JIM HOWE 11/28/16
  134. Mike Clevenger 12/07/16
  135. David Chapman 12/07/16
  136. BARRY MARING 12/16/16
  137. MIKE MEAGHER 12/20/16
  138. ROGER CHRISTIANSON 12/30/16
  139. Marcus Benoit 12/30/16
  140. Nick Horob 12/30/16
  141. Lonnie Pederson 12/30/16
  142. Ryan Such 12/31/16
  143. Chad Guttormson 12/31/16
  144. Allen Ralston 01/02/17
  145. KELLY WENTZ 01/06/17
  146. TIM EISSINGER 01/18/17 | GOLD Sponsor
  147. Jeff Thomas 01/25/17
  148. ROB BURKE 01/27/17
  149. JESSICA HOPPE 01/31/17
  150. RACHAEL BOYER 02/03/17 | GOLD Sponsor
  151. Tom Shorma 02/22/17
  152. PAUL HIGHNESS 03/13/17
  153. Carissa Olson 03/23/17
  154. Dan Norwood 03/30/17
  155. Bob Sinner 04/27/17
  156. Tim Beaton 05/01/17
  157. SHERI LARSON 05/02/17
  158. STEVE DUSEK 05/04/17
  159. PAUL SMITH 05/05/17
  160. John Reimer 05/09/17
  161. HEATHER AAL 05/09/17
  162. Steve M Scheel 05/17/17
  163. Jesse Faul 05/10/17
  164. ALEX WARNER 05/24/17
  165. Dayna Del Val 05/25/17
  166. Edd Goerger 05/31/17
  167. ANTHONY MOLZAHN 07/10/17
  168. DJ COLTER 07/27/17 | PLATINUM Member
  169. Dan Hicks 07/27/17
  170. AMBER METZ 07/31/17
  171. Ryan Keel 08/01/17
  172. DON ARVIDSON 08/03/17 | GOLD Sponsor
  173. Chris Lange 08/03/17
  174. BARRY GISH 08/05/17
  175. Andrew Abernathy 08/05/17
  176. Chuck Hoge 08/07/17
  177. MATT MAGNESS 08/08/17
  178. Teresa Lewis 08/09/17
  179. DAVE NELSON 08/17/17
  180. Andy Draeger 08/29/17
  181. ROBIN NELSON 09/05/17
  182. BILL ERICKSON 09/06/17 | GOLD Sponsor
  183. ANDREA HOCHHALTER 09/07/17
  184. Kristi Urlich 09/14/17
  185. Paul Bougie 09/19/17
  186. STACIE LOEGERING 10/17/17
  187. Beth Jansen 10/17/17
  188. Angie Searls 10/23/17
  189. PATRICK KIRBY 10/23/17
  190. Melissa Brandt 11/07/17
  191. Jani Skala 12/01/17
  192. Jarrod Nyland 12/05/17
  193. Brandi Youngmark 12/05/17
  194. Jared Ferguson 12/12/17
  195. MICHAEL JOHNSON 12/27/17 | GOLD Sponsor
  196. Travis Beauchene 01/28/18
  197. DAN CASH 02/12/18 | GOLD Sponsor
  198. SYLVIA LUNSKI 02/01/18 | GOLD Sponsor
  199. KIA MIKESH 02/12/18
  200. DANA SAND 02/20/18
  201. DAVE HARMON 02/26/18
  202. TRENT LEE 03/01/18
  203. Dan Retzlaff 03/19/18
  204. Peter Schott 04/10/18
  205. Mark Bjerke 04/20/18
  206. Jim Hamel 04/27/18
  207. Rick Stenerson 05/30/18
  208. TODD BERNING 06/06/18
  209. Adam Martin 06/15/18
  210. MATT CHAUSSEE 06/15/18 | EXECUTIVE Sponsor
  211. SANDRA VIGEN 06/20/18 | GOLD Sponsor
  212. Michelle Swanson 06/20/18
  213. LISA BORTNEM-WISER 07/18/18 | EXECUTIVE Sponsor
  214. SHELLE HAGEN 08/01/18 | GOLD Sponsor
  215. Alex Vasichek 09/20/18
  216. Joe Heilman 09/24/18
  217. Eric Miller 10/17/18
  218. Nicole Seaberg 10/24/18
  219. Ole Rygg 11/01/18
  220. Janelle Albrecht 12/11/18
  221. JOHN FISHER 12/17/18
  222. MIRANDA BURFEIND 01/18/19 | GOLD Sponsor
  223. SARAH KOUSTRUP 03/06/19 | GOLD Sponsor
  224. Beau Flom 03/19/19
  225. SHANNA CRAMER 05/09/19
  226. SUSAN HOZAK 06/03/19 | GOLD Sponsor
  227. Jill Christopher 10/28/19
  228. Mark Puppe 11/06/19
  229. MADDIE CRAIG 12/03/19 | GOLD Sponsor
  230. Amy L Nash 12/10/19
  231. Patrick Metzger 01/06/20
  232. JACKSON STROM 01/21/20
  233. Becky Cronin 01/27/20
  234. MATT BREKER 01/31/20
  235. Brett Meyers 02/04/20
  236. GARY JOHNSON 02/07/20
  237. Steve Hallstrom 03/02/20
  238. Linda Pederson 03/03/20
  239. JOE TJOSVOLD 03/09/20
  240. CHERYL BERGIAN 04/14/20 | EXECUTIVE Sponsor
  241. JASON ORLOSKE 05/13/20
  242. Maren Gemar 06/19/20
  243. GAIL NELSON 07/14/20
  244. ERIK JACOBSON 07/29/20
  245. LANDON VOGEL 08/03/20 | EXECUTIVE Sponsor
  246. BEVERLY BOONE 08/19/20 | PLATINUM Member
  247. Shelley Lenz 08/31/20
  248. TOM STADUM 10/12/20
  249. SHAUN ENGELSRUD 10/27/20
  250. JULIE HALVERSON  11/24/20
  251. CHRIS POER 11/30/20
  252. CASSIE TEMPLE 12/03/20 | EXECUTIVE Sponsor
  253. Mike Gallagher 01/08/21
  254. JOSH HUTCHINS 02/08/21
  256. BRAD NESS 02/10/21
  257. GREG PETERSON 03/01/21
  258. Jay Evans 03/25/21
  259. CAL BRAUN 03/26/21
  260. Duane Maatz 03/29/21
  261. Zach Johnson 05/07/21
  262. Brittney Hogan 05/18/21
  263. JEFFREY MISSLING 05/28/21
  264. JASON BERG 06/01/21
  265. JENNIFER ELLSWORTH 06/02/21
  266. Larry Mueller 08/01/21
  267. JOEL JORGENSON 08/23/21
  268. BRETT COLLITON 09/08/21
  269. AARON STOE 09/30/21
  270. JEFF CARNEY 11/06/21
  271. TIM MEYER 11/08/21
  272. ASHLEY MAUCH 12/15/21
  273. NATALIE SPARROW  12/22/21
  274. SHARI ISAAK 01/03/22
  275. CRYSTAL NELSON 01/15/22
  276. SKYLER DUTTON 02/22/22
  277. CHAD PETERSON 03/28/22
  278. JON MCTAGGART 04/01/22
  279. JT FRONING 06/02/2022
  280. SARAH THORSRUD 06/02/2022
  281. IAN CARLSTROM 06/17/2022
  282. WILLIAM CROMARTY 06/21/2022
  283. RENEE ELLIS 06/23/2022
  284. BRIAN BESTGE 09/07/2022
  285. KELSEY RASCO 09/19/22
  286. ANDY NELSON 09/22/22
  287. NICK WAVEREK 11/14/22
  288. RYAN FRITZ 11/16/22
  289. KATHERINE KIERNAN 12/31/22
  290. KELSEY ROSETH 01/09/2023
  291. KURT MCSPARRON 08/14/2015