President, Custom Cinema and Sound, LLCPartner, F/S Manufacturing
Jon got his Bachelor’s Degree from NDSU in AERO Manufacturing Engineering. Then, he worked as a Manufacturing Engineer for Case Corporation for 7yrs, but always had a passion for high-end audio and video systems. In 2002, Jon turned his passion into a business and started Custom Cinema and Sound. “I had a vision of improving people’s lives by providing technology solutions that are tailored to meet our client’s needs. To me, it wasn’t about selling something cool, it was about solving a problem and making people’s lives that much easier,” Jon shares.
Attorney & Founder, Fargo Patent & Business Law, PLLCNorth Dakota State Representative, District 45
Tom is an entrepreneur at heart and been involved in numerous start-ups and ventures. Kading was involved as In-House Counsel and as early as law school, became involved in real estate startups. From real estate he moved into various construction related inventions and ultimately helped launch the first CBD production facility in ND. Over the years, Kading was involved in numerous legal transactions and 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 solutions.
Patrick is a believer that “we’ve always done it this way” is the most dangerous phrase in the English language. He 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: Patrick Kirby on AM1100 The Flag 07.06.2021WATCH
Sarah is the Chief Strategy Officer of National Hospitality Services (NHS), a hotel management company with headquarters in Fargo, proudly managing 36 hotels and over 1,000 employees throughout the US. Originally from Sioux Falls, Sarah now resides in Fargo. Sarah has worked for a number of great organizations including Midco (Midcontinent Communications) and Citigroup. Sarah has a strong background in leadership, policy development, and Human Resources strategy. Sarah is passionate about driving results through company culture, development, and outstanding customer service.