Meet The Executives’ Club

Current Members of The Executives’ Club of Fargo-Moorhead are listed chronologically, by their joining date, beginning August 14, 2015

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Mark Giddings
Founder and CEO Giddings and Associates
Hometown: Breckenridge, Minnesota
Breckenridge High
Moorhead State University
North Dakota State College of Science
Club FoundING Member 19 | aUGUST 25, 2015
LEGACY LIFETIME MEMBER

 

Mark founded Giddings and Associates in 1990, and developed a niche in sophisticated tax and business consulting, becoming one of the most-respected CPAs in the nation, 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.

Mark, congratulations on a stellar career and a successful exit from your company – and THANK YOU for your long-time support and contribution to our Club!

Updated 1 week ago.
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Harlan H. Goerger
Legacy Member

Our friend, Harlan, passed away November 25, 2021.

Many will remember Harlan as an associate and an irreplaceable coach in growing their business.  Harlan wrote several books and mentored countless thriving business owners, through his companies CEO Solutions and Ask HG, in continuing their success.

watch Leadership Tip no.52: Values

Updated 3 months ago.
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Bob Gibb
Owner and President Robert Gibb & Sons, Inc.
Hometown: Fargo, ND
SHANLEY HIGH
North Dakota State University
Member 31 | September 2, 2015

 

Upon graduation from NDSU, Bob went to work for Green Giant Co in Le Sueur, MN for 4 yrs, before returning to Fargo to join the family business in 1972. 

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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Mike Graham
President Magnum Electric, Inc.
Hometown: Ortonville, Minnesota
Ortonville Secondary
Moorhead State University
Club Founding Member 41 | September 14, 2015

 

“Magnum Electric, Inc. is a full-service electrical contractor that has been in business since 1989. We employ over 250 personnel with our main office in West Fargo, ND and travel crews across the United States. Currently, we are licensed in 27 states, specializing in new construction, commercial, industrial, residential multi-family and hospitality projects.”

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

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.

CORE VALUES

Our core values are an important part of defining our brand culture. We aren’t trying to be perfect, but the things we do value are the tools we use to succeed.

Reputation – Define expectations and exceed them.

Knowledge – Understand the entire process, not just our part.

Creativity – Unique perspective and problem solving.

Authenticity – Be accountable and be real.

Optimism – Have a positive attitude and be part of the solution.

Updated 2 weeks ago.
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Barry O. Gish
Legacy Member

Our friend, Barry , passed away peacefully at his home in Peoria, AZ on November 14, 2023. obituary

“My passion is to help entrepreneurs and their leadership teams succeed in every aspect of business. This is my driving focus and what truly sets me apart. When I partner with a client, I am fully invested in them. This bond, fueled by my personal values of hard work and integrity, drives this passion to serve my clients with a relentless energy that encompasses more than three decades of leadership, coaching, and facilitation experience.” – Barry

WATCH Barry’s clients talk about him as an EOS Implementer

Updated 3 months ago.