Meet the Members

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Nolen Bertsch
President Nelson Window Company
  • 1955 – company founded
  • 1968 – purchased by Norman Bertsch, Nolan’s father
  • 1971 – Nolen starts as an installer
  • Currently – Nolen’s son, Jordan in a management role
  • Member since August 27, 2015
Updated 4 months ago.
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Rick Berg
CEO | Co-Founder AdShark Marketing
  • Hometown: Hillsboro, ND
  • UND, Marketing, Commercial Aviation
  • Co-Founded AdShark August 2013
  • VP Business Development: Myriad Mobile
  • Advisory Board:
  • Founding Member since August 28, 2015
Updated 4 months ago.
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Jim Buus
President JBC Commercial Real Estate

Jim is a Fargo, ND native and graduate of North Dakota State University. He has enjoyed a nearly 30-year career in a variety of community development and commercial real estate ventures. He was affiliated with Fargo based GOLDMARK Commercial, the largest commercial brokerage firm in the region, for 23 years concluding his tenure there having served as President and Managing Broker. In late 2019 he started JBC Commercial Real Estate.

In his free time Jim and his wife enjoy spending time with friends and family at their lake home, traveling and NDSU athletics. He is also involved in a variety of business ventures and community involvement. He currently serves on the boards of Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation, NDSU Research & Technology Park, 701 Angel Fund and the City of Fargo Tax Exempt Review Committee.

Updated 2 weeks ago.
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Jodee Bock
  • Hometown: Lisbon, ND
  • Concordia College, BA, English and Communications
  • University of Mary, Master’s, Business Management
  • Founded Bock’s Office June 2005
  • Dean, Lifeworks University since 2018
Updated 2 months ago.
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Kim Bjoralt
President Human Resources Management Group
Updated 11 months ago.
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Rob Burke
Creative Director | CEO Yarn Media
  • 15+ years in video marketing
  • Nationally recognized work
  • See our company’s portfolio
  • AAFND Board of Directors
  • AAFND Member since 2016
Updated 11 months ago.
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Rachael Boyer MBA
President and CEO The Home Authority, Inc.
  • The Home Authority, Inc. | The Coatings Authority, Inc. | Cabinet Authority, Inc.
  • Member, CEO Space International
  • Member, Nat’l Association of Professional Women
  • 20yrs in healthcare as P.A. and VP of Operations
  • Member since February 3, 2017
Updated 1 month ago.
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Paul Bougie
Owner & Visionary House of Bouge Creative Services
  • NDSU, Communications & Marketing
  • Founded House of Bouge in November 2016
  • House of Bouge Studio | voice talent & audio projects
  • Jan2019 Executive Expo opening speaker You vs Them
  • Member since September 18, 2017
Updated 4 months ago.
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Melissa Brandt
President and CEO Downtown Community Partnership
  • NDSU, BBA, Fashion Merchandising and Business
  • Mgr/Mktg, Abercrombie & Fitch, Anthropologie, Scheels, Vanity ’98-’13
  • GM, Moorhead Center Mall, 2014-’16
  • Business Development Mgr with Kilbourne Group 2017
  • DCP since November 2017
  •  Making Downtown Uniquely Intriguing  Area Woman, Jun’18
  • Member since November 22, 2017
Updated 4 months ago.
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Mark Bjerke
Owner MAD Events Management
Updated 7 months ago.
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Todd Berning
Owner Epic Companies
Updated 7 months ago.
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Lisa Bortnem-Wiser
President MidStates Wireless
Updated 3 months ago.
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Miranda Burfeind
Owner Phone-n-Fix
Updated 1 week ago.
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Matt Breker
Personal Member
  • Partner, Johnson Breker Group
  • Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch-Bank of America
  • Breker Farms, Rutland, ND
  • NDSU, BS Agricultural Economics, MS Agribusiness
  • Republican Leadership Program
  • Board, ND Dist 25 GOP
  • Member since January 31, 2020
Updated 9 months ago.
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Cheryl Bergian
Owner Cheryl Bergian Law Office
  • Hometown: Jamestown, ND
  • UND, B.A. summa cum laude
  • UND School of Law, Order of the Coif
  • Bankruptcy | Estate Planning | Probate | Guardianship
  • Member since April 14, 2020
Updated 6 months ago.
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Beverly Boone
CEO Boone Charitable Foundation
  • Making a difference in the lives of others.
  • Hometown: Grafton, ND
  • BS, University of North Dakota
  • New Life Center, Fargo: Donor Relations Manager
Updated 2 months ago.

Our Members by first name, A to Z

  • companies headed/partnered

Adam Martin

Alex Warner

Allen Ralston

  • Empower Digital Marketing

Amber Metz

Amy L Nash

Andrea Hochhalter

Anthony Molzahn

Art Rosenberg

Austen Schauer

  • ProSource

Barry Gish

Barry Maring

Beau Flom

Ben Koppelman

Ben Meland

Beverly Boone

  • Boone Charitable Foundation

Bill Erickson

Bob Gibb

Brady Nash

Brandon Pittenger

Brett Meyers

Brook Lyter

Carissa Olsen

Cheryl Bergian

Cindy Cole

Cindy Tyo

Dan Cash

Dan Parker

Dan Retzlaff

Dana Sand

Darcy Pope Fuchs

Darren Rogness

Dave Anderson

Dave Ekman

  • Bridge Hospitality

Dave Harmon

Dave Nelson

David Dietz

David Reid

Dayna Del Val

Dean Vollmer

Debra M Asp

DJ Colter

Don Arvidson

Don R Grande

Doug Johnson

Erik Jacobson

  • SA-Fargo/Moorhead
  • EJ- Contract Employment
  • Blue Line Walleye Tournament

Gail Nelson

  • Journey Counseling

Gary Johnson

Harlan Goerger

Heather Aal

Jackson Strom

Janelle Albrecht

Jared Ferguson

Jason Orloske

Jessica Hoppe

  • Alerus Financial

Jill Christopher

Jim Buus

Jim Howe

Jim Kasper

  • Asset Management Group, Inc.

Jodee Bock

Joe Gudding

  • Avalon Events Center

Joe Tjosvold

John Fisher

John Reimer

Jon Kungel

Jon Lowry

Josh Christy

Kari Score

Kelly Wentz

Kent Satrang

Kevin Johnson

Kia Mikesh

Kim Bjoralt

Kristi Larkin

Kurt McSparron

Landon Vogel

  • Prairie Ag Products

Linda J Pederson

Lisa Bortnem-Wiser

Maddie Schultz

Maren Gamer

  • Touchmark

Mark Bjerke

Mark Giddings, CPA, CGMA

Mark Puppe

Mason Orth

Matt Breker

  • Merrill Financial Advisor

Matt Chaussee

Matt Lachowitzer

Matt Magness

Melissa Brandt

Michael Johnson

Michelle Swanson

Mike Dragosavich

Mike Graham

Mike Meagher

Miranda Burfeind

Nolen Bertsch

Ole P Rygg

Patrick Emerson

Patrick Kirby

Patrick Metzger

Paul Bougie

Paul Highness

  • Pro Resources

Paul Smith

Pete Christopher

  • Lake Agassiz Habitat For Humanity

Peter Schott

Rachael Boyer

Richard Cossette

Rick Berg

Rob Burke

Robert Sinner

Robin Nelson

Roger Christianson

Ron Fuhrman

Russell Schell

Ryan Such

Sandra Vigen

Sarah Koustrup

  • National Hospitality Services

Scott Thuen

Shanna Cramer

Shawn Weyer

Shelle Hagen

Shelley Lenz

  • Killdeer Veterinary Clinic
  • State Avenue Veterinary Clinic
  • Ometepe Veterinary Clinic
  • Sustainable Vets International

Sheri Larson

Stacie Loegering

Steve Dusek

Steve Hallstrom

Stu Stockmoe

Susan Hozak

Sylvia Lunski

Tim Eissinger

Todd Berning

Todd Fisher

Tom Kading

Trent Lee

Wes Henry

Zach Paxton

  1. Wes Henry
  2. Barry Dresser
  3. Josh Christy
  4. Don R Grande PC
  5. Dean Vollmer
  6. Ron Fuhrman
  7. Doug Johnson
  8. Debra M Asp
  9. Ben Meland
  10. Todd Fisher
  11. Mark Giddings CPA
  12. Jim Kasper
  13. Jon Kungel
  14. Tom Kading
  15. Nolen Bertsch
  16. Harlan Goerger
  17. Patrick Emerson
  18. Rick Berg
  19. Darcy Pope Fuchs
  20. Bob Gibb
  21. Kristi Larkin
  22. Zach Paxton
  23. Kevin Johnson
  24. Scott Thuen
  25. David Dietz CSP
  26. Mike Graham
  27. Jim Buus
  28. Ben Koppelman
  29. David Reid
  30. Debby Jaeger
  31. Cindy Cole
  32. Cindy Tyo
  33. Jon Lowry PE
  34. Brady Nash
  35. Dan Parker
  36. Kent Satrang
  37. Joe Gudding
  38. Dave Anderson
  39. Mike Dragosavich
  40. Matt Lachowitzer
  41. Shawn Weyer
  42. Kari Score
  43. Art Rosenberg
  44. Chris Kennelly
  45. Brandon Pittenger
  46. Brook Lyter
  47. Stu Stockmoe
  48. Jodee Bock
  49. Dr Mason Orth D.C.
  50. Kim Bjoralt
  51. Brian Larry
  52. Russell Schell
  53. Richard Cossette
  54. Robert Sinner
  55. Jim Howe
  56. Dave Ekman
  57. Barry Maring
  58. Roger Christianson
  59. Mike Meagher
  60. Kelly Wentz
  61. Tim Eissinger
  62. Rob Burke
  63. Jessica Hoppe CFP
  64. Rachael Boyer MBA
  65. Paul Highness
  66. Carissa Olsen
  67. Michael A Brevik
  68. Sheri Larson
  69. Steve Dusek
  70. Paul Smith
  71. John Reimer CPA
  72. Alex Warner
  73. Dayna Del Val
  74. Darren Rogness
  75. Anthony Molzahn
  76. DJ Colter
  77. Amber Metz
  78. Don Arvidson
  79. Barry Gish
  80. Matt Magness
  81. Dave Nelson
  82. Robin Nelson
  83. Bill Erickson
  84. Andrea Hochhalter
  85. Paul Bougie
  86. Stacie Loegering
  87. Brenda Warren
  88. Patrick Kirby
  89. Melissa Brandt
  90. Jared Ferguson
  91. Michael Johnson EA, ATP
  92. Ciara Stockeland
  93. Sylvia Lunski
  94. Kia Mikesh
  95. Dan Cash
  96. Dana Sand
  97. Dave Harmon
  98. Trent Lee
  99. Dan Retzlaff
  100. Peter Schott
  101. Mark Bjerke
  102. Todd Berning
  103. Adam Martin
  104. Matt Chaussee
  105. Char Gust
  106. Sandra Vigen
  107. Michelle Swanson
  108. Lisa Bortnem-Wiser
  109. Shelle Hagen LMT
  110. Jay Peltier
  111. Ole P Rygg
  112. Janelle Albrecht
  113. John Fisher
  114. Ryan Such
  115. Miranda Burfeind
  116. Sarah Koustrup
  117. Beau Flom
  118. Jon Hauser
  119. Trenton Gerads
  120. Rachel Stone
  121. Shanna Cramer
  122. Thomas Beadle
  123. Kris Packer
  124. Susan Hozak-Cardinal
  125. Brett Colliton
  126. Austen Schauer
  127. Jill Christopher
  128. Mark Puppe
  129. Maddie Schultz
  130. Amy L Nash
  131. Patrick Metzger
  132. Jackson Strom
  133. Becky Cronin
  134. Matt Breker
  135. Brett Meyers
  136. Gary Johnson
  137. Steve Hallstrom
  138. Linda J Pederson PE
  139. Joe Tjosvold
  140. Kurt McSparron

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