SEP. 4, 2014 - VOL. 49 No. 12

Chair's Column
New Members
Member Anniversaries
Cover Story
Other News
Faces & Places
Ribbon Cuttings
Print Advertisers

Community Appeals Capital Drive Schedule


September FACES & PLACES

Our members do more than follow the news. They make the news.

Job promotions and hirings. New projects. New partnerships. Awards. Every day we hear about exciting accomplishments, historic milestones and other positive aspects of our member businesses that deserve to be shared. Faces & Places is great way to use your membership to be seen. This column appears each month in Chamber News and features information about Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce members and volunteers. Submissions may include grand openings, changes in management, moves, expansions, major developments and award recognition.

If your company has a business-related success story or personnel change that you want to share, click here and follow the instructions. We are pleased to note the following news submitted by our members as printed in the latest edition of Chamber News:

Recognition of Chamber Volunteers
Honors & Awards
New Faces & Promotions


Amy O'Connor Hoback
Amy O´Connor Hoback
Kleenrite Company
Dave Stadheim
Dave Stadheim
Dan Johnson
Dan Johnson
St. Michael Cemetery

Daren Anderson
Daren Anderson
Big D Technology Solutions
Aaron Neiman
Aaron Neiman
Dacotah Bank
Julie Nelson
Julie Nelson
Home Federal Bank

  Joey Rotert
Joey Rotert
Sioux Falls Federal Credit Union

The Ambassador Team of the Month for July was Team O´Connor Hoback: Amy O´Connor Hoback, Kleenrite Company; Dave Stadheim, RECOM, Inc.; and Dan Johnson, St. Michael Cemetery.

Daren Anderson, Big D Technology Solutions, Inc., was awarded Diplomat of the Month honors for July, as well as the ribbon cutting attendance award. Second place honors went to Aaron Neiman, Dacotah Bank, and third place honors went to Julie Nelson, Home Federal Bank. Joey Rotert, Sioux Falls Federal Credit Union, won the Retention Award.

The Diplomat Team of the Month for March was: Captain Marshall Selberg, Lloyd Residential Group KW; Karen Noonan, Carriernet Group Financial; Kelly Grovijahn, Homewood Suites by Hilton; Stefanie Engebretson, First Bank & Trust; and Marcy Versteeg, Quality Inn & Suites.

Diplomat Deb Peterson, CorTrust Bank,was recognized for 15 years of service to the Chamber´s Diplomat Committee. She is pictured with 2013-14 Diplomat Committee Chair Bill Rezac, Boen & Associates.

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Marco was recognized by Microsoft as the SMB Partner of the Year for the central region. Winners and finalists were chosen from more than 200 organizations across the central region. Marco was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services, as well as demonstrating excellent engagement.

Credit Collections Bureau named Rose Benson the Client Services Representative of the Month for July.

Several Chamber members were included in Prairie Business magazine´s list of the 50 Best Places to Work in the Northern Plains. Companies were nominated through an anonymous employee satisfaction survey and rated in areas including work environment, employee benefits and employee happiness. Consideration was also given to the number of nominations received per company. The list was broken down into the top 25 small for-profit companies (99 or fewer full-time employees) and the top 25 large for-profit companies (100-plus employees). Members who made the cut include: AVI Systems; Bartlett & West; Border States Electric; Dakota Supply Group; Eide Bailly; Marco, Inc.; Click Rain, Inc.; High Point Networks; Lawrence & Schiller; and Summit Group Software, Inc.

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RSArchitects added Melissa Reurink to the staff as Business Development Director. Reurink has a bachelor´s of arts degree from the University of Sioux Falls.

Advanced Asset Alliance hired Lisa Schultz as its Sales and Marketing Specialist. Schultz has more than 25 years experience in education, sales management and marketing.

Taryn Sietsema is the Major Gift Officer for Development for the American Red Cross - Eastern South Dakota-Dakotas Team.

Black Events and Advertising added two employees to the team: Kristin Cooke is the new Event Coordinator and Brandon Julson is the new Graphic Designer.

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