Bremer Bank, St. Paul, announced the hiring of Trent Bowman as its first-ever vice president, community impact manager, helping to educate first-time homebuyers and low- to moderate-income families on the homebuying process. Bowman previously was vice president, CRA business development officer at MidWestOne Bank.
Pope Design Group, St. Paul, announced the promotion of architect and project designer Coralis Rodriguez to associate, effective Jan. 1.
Insurance company Northwestern Mutual announced the appointment of Sarah Walter as a managing director of the company’s Lake Elmo district office.
Burn Boot Camp, a national chain of fitness centers, announced the opening of a franchised location at 8700 E. Point Douglas Road South, Cottage Grove, Suite 102. The franchise partner is Hannah Reis.
The City of Burnsville announced that City Council Member Dan Kealey has been appointed vice chair of the National League of Cities 2023 Transportation and Infrastructure Services Committee federal advocacy committee.
Minneapolis law firm Fredrikson & Byron announced that shareholder and president John M. Koneck has been recognized as one of Minnesota’s most powerful business leaders in the 2022 edition of the Minnesota 500, produced by Greenspring Media, publisher of Minnesota Monthly.
Maslon, Minneapolis, announced the addition of attorney Marissa Newton to the firm’s Corporate & Securities Group and attorney Andrew Page to the Financial Services Group. … Winthrop & Weinstine, Minneapolis, announced the elevation of Raha Assadi-Lamouki, Catherine Cumming, Amber Kraemer, Kyle Kroll, Neil Mahoney, Joshua Noah and Samuel Stalsberg to shareholder; and Chelsea Ahmann, Steve Kool, Jessica Timmington Lindstrom, Paul Manda and Samuel Thompson to managing associates. … Lockridge Grindal Nauen, Minneapolis, announced that Rachel Kitze Collins and Jessica N. Servais have been named partners at the firm.
Minnesota Public Radio, St. Paul, announced the election of Bo Thao-Urabe to its board of trustees. Thao-Urabe is founder and president of Seed.Grow.Bloom, a business consulting company.
UroDev Medical, an Edina-based maker of catheters, announced the appointment of Jayme Hanson to its board of directors. Hanson is chief commercial officer for Rx Redefined. … Nuwellis, an Eden Prairie developer and provider of bodily fluid management systems, announced the appointment of Dr. John Jefferies as chief medical officer. Jefferies serves as the Jay M. Sullivan Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He will continue in this role.
NET Ministries, a West St. Paul-based Catholic youth ministry, announced that David Rinaldi has been named president. Mark Berchem, founder and acting president since 1981, will serve as a strategic adviser; Rinaldi most recently served the organization as vice president of mission. … The Neighborhood Development Center, a St. Paul-based business funding organization focused on low-income, inner city neighborhoods, announced the promotion of Renay Dossman to president and CEO; Dossman has served as president of NDC since 2019.
The Rotary Club of Eagan announced the installation of Tami Phillippi as president. Phillippi is owner of Frame Minnesota in Eagan.
The Saint Paul Area Association of Realtors announced that Brianne Lawrence was installed as the 2023 president. Lawrence runs Edge Real Estate Services, Lakeville. The association covers 12 counties north, east and south of St. Paul.
Second Stork, a St. Paul-based nonprofit that provides infant-care items to parents in need, announced the appointment of Connie Freitag as its first executive director. Freitag most recently served as executive director at Aspen Academy.
When I Work, a St. Paul-based provider of workforce management software, announced it has appointed Blake Adams as CEO; Adams most recently served as an operating partner at Bain Capital Tech Opportunities; Bain Capital has a $200 million growth investment in the company.
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