Meet The Executives’ Club…

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David Dietz
President and CEO Preference Employment Solutions

Preference Employment Solutions President and CEO, David Dietz, is our fearless and humble leader. 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!

MORE ABOUT DAVID:

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.

Updated 5 days ago.
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Mike Dragosavich
CEO and Publisher Spotlight Media

“Spotlight Media is constantly growing and changing. In 2010, there was 1 employee. Now look at our team! All our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds and each offers unique skills that help the Spotlight Media team become even stronger and more well-rounded.” – Drago

Originally from the south side of Chicago, spent two years in and out of the NFL, and now publish magazines, build retail brands, build e-commerce stores and consider myself a serial entrepreneur in the place I call home: Fargo, North Dakota.

Go Bison!

– Learn about our company at: http://www.spotlightmediafargo.com
– Read our magazines at: issuu.com/fmspotlight
– Come eat a burger at our restaurant this year: http://www.herdandhorns.com
– Our other sites include: fargomonthly.com, bisonillustrated.com, designandlivingmagazine.com, fargoinc.com

Email me if you need anything or just want to arm wrestle. – drago@spotlightmediafargo.com

Updated 5 days ago.
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Steve Dusek
President/CEO Dakota Business Lending

Steve eats, sleeps and breathes small business financing!  He has been at the helm of Dakota Business Lending since 2010 after leading Prairieland CDC in Minnesota 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.  He has been involved with numerous committees to provide legislative advocacy and networking opportunities for small business development throughout the region.

With Steve in the lead, nobody gets left behind.  He is a trailblazer that ensures the whole team plays a vital role to our mission. He knows the value of the services that we offer and wants to ensure that all businesses have the opportunity to take advantage of these programs to help them achieve their dreams. He is a pioneer that is always looking for new and better ways to do what we do and have a broader impact on the success of those we serve.

President and CEO of Dakota Business Lending, which is a first-rate financing partner that can provide the momentum you need to start or grow your small business. What you might want to know about me is that my purpose is to challenge myself and others to be a better version of ourselves every day, in doing so, create a richer, more fulfilling experience of life.

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Dayna Del Val
President and CEO The Arts Partnership

Dayna Del Val was born with tenacity and advocacy in her DNA. She sharpened those skills as President & CEO of The Arts Partnership (TAP) where she consistently and successfully advocates for the enduring power and value of the arts across every facet of the community. In her tenure, TAP has received the Governor’s Award for the Arts, The Differentiator Award from the Governor’s Main Street Initiative, the Pineapple Award from the FM Convention & Visitors Bureau and Dayna was awarded the Emerging Leader Award from the ND Association of Nonprofit Organizations.

With a vast portfolio of publications, including a multi-year, monthly arts advocacy column for The Forum and more than 10 years writing the reflections end page for Inspired Home magazine, as well as TEDx, Creative Mornings Fargo and Ladyboss talks and a commencement address for MSUMoorhead, Dayna is equally at home in front of a screen or a live audience.

Never one to put on the brakes, Dayna has recently turned her advocacy efforts to inspiring people to pivot from failure and find joy on the other side through her blog extraordinaryextraordinary. She weaves stories and insights of being a young, single mom, of lessons learned in her professional role, of the complexities of middle-age and, most importantly, of the shared journey her husband Dr Mazz Marry and she took to joyfully restore their marriage and their lives after his near-death experience from alcoholism. They do the short, focused weekday daily livestream “Daily Dose of Dr Marry & DD” on Daily Dose’s Facebook page at 8:30am.

A life-long fighter, both for herself and of those in her sphere, Dayna’s core belief is that there is always more for anyone who’s willing to pursue it, and she’ll help you do it!

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

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