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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Business People: Make-A-Wish finds new leader in Kari Davis - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Make-A-Wish Minnesota, a St. Paul-based organization that offers life-changing experiences for children with critical illnesses, announced Kari Davis as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer, effective Nov. 29. Previously, Davis served as the director of diversity and inclusion at the Twin Cities United Way, executive director of The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota and in leadership roles at Bolder Options and The Sanneh Foundation.

ARCHITECTURE/ENGINEERING

Braun Intertec, a Minneapolis-based engineering, environmental consulting and testing firm, announced that Scott Poellinger has joined the company as chief financial officer and senior vice president.

CONSTRUCTION

Housing First Minnesota, a trade organization representing the state’s housing industry, announced the following 2021 award winners: Builder of the Year: Mark D. Williams Custom Homes; Remodeler of the Year: Alma Homes; Associate of the Year: Dakota County Lumber Co.; 2021 Bennie Award: Ron Clark Construction; Green Path Leadership Award: GreenHalo Builds; Legislators of the Year: Sen. Rich Draheim, R-Madison Lake; Rep. Duane Quam, R-Byron; Housing Industry Leader of the Year: Gary Kraemer, John Kraemer & Sons; Robert L. Hanson Lifetime Achievement Award: Curtis Christensen, Lee Lyn Construction.

FOOD

Hormel Foods Corp., an Austin, Minn.-based branded food company, announced that Luis Marconi will retire as group vice president, Grocery Products, and that Jeff Frank, vice...



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