Brady leads the overall direction of all our companies as well as negotiating contracts and new partnerships. His other primary focus is working with the executive team to assure every aspect of the company is operating with excellence, and empowering department heads to achieve our various business goals. He dedicates time to maintaining the company culture of BNG by developing strategies and working with the HR team to implement strategies to provide the best work-life balance for employees and their families. When not working, he spends time with his wife Brandi and their 5 beautiful children.
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PresidentKnight Printing | Image PrintingDriver of the EOS Roundtable Executives’ Club Signature Program
For Nelson, the challenge of running and sustaining the longest-running business in ND can be a little daunting. “It scares me to death. What was the vision of the people that ran the company before, and are we still holding on to that vision?” Nelson often asks himself. “We have a vision, but the company has a lot of history. I think you need to respect that.” Knight Printing occupies a 37kSF and employs over 40, Image Printing in Bismarck occupies a 31k SF and employs over 40 people, many of whom are working stockholders.
Chief Executive OfficerBoys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley
Robin has served as the CEO of the Boys & Girls Club since 2012, after holding multiple leadership roles in the for-profit world for the 23 yrs prior. She leads a high-performing team of 230 employees and 220 volunteers that serve close to 5k youth annually. Robin currently serves as a board officer for the Great Plains Food Bank; on the Fargo Public Schools Foundation Board; the United Way Education Collaborative; the Native American Commission; and was elected to 3 4-yr terms on the Fargo School Board in which she served 2 terms as President.
Lioness Creative, LLC is a strategic, problem-solving consulting firm that utilizes design-thinking and creativity-generating techniques to address immediate “pain-points” and long-term plans for individuals, businesses, non-profits, and social-entrepreneurial ventures. Amy is a designer/creative solution architect, entrepreneur, sustainability professional, and community developer/engagement specialist. She has degrees in architecture, environmental design, interior design and emphasis in business, construction management, and art.
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. Through regularly scheduled sessions or one-day intensive workshops, Gail fosters a trusting and open environment where couples can freely explore their problems and work towards productive solutions to better themselves and their relationships. Her greatest satisfaction is watching her work make a true difference for the people she works with. Her areas of expertise include marriage preparation, conflict mediation, individual counseling, couples counseling, and divorce coaching.
S&S has built its business success on the philosophies of hard work, ethical business practices, and a dedication to serve their customers and employees. S&S also lives by our core values of Entrepreneurial Spirit, Integrity, I Care, Respect, Responsibility and Teamwork. Brad completed his B.A. at Concordia, where he also served on their National Alumni Board. Brad served on the Board of Directors for the Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Professionals and has also been an active Member of the FMWF Chamber since 1981. He has served as an Ambassador, Chair of the Chairman’s Club and Chair of the Board of Directors.