Fredrikson & Byron Shareholder Joins Magistrate Judge Search Panel – Twin Cities

OF NOTE – LAW

Lora Friedmann

Fredrikson and ByronMinneapolis, announced that the shareholder Lora Friedmann has been appointed by Head Judge John R. Tunheim co-chair a Merit Selection Panel with the Hon. arthur j boylan (retired). The panel will advise the court on the selection of a new US magistrate judge to serve the District of Minnesota.

EDUCATION

america scholarshipa Bloomington-based provider of college scholarships, announced the appointment of Mike Nylund as president and chief executive officer; Nylund previously ran the centralized financial aid offices in Cappella University. … Wallin Education Partnersa St. Paul-based organization that helps underrepresented high-potential students with financial need, announced the following additions to its leadership team and board of directors: geoffrey wilsonsenior director of strategic initiatives; mohamed sallamdirector of academic programs, and rolando garciaPresident of North Hennepin Community Collegejoining the board of directors.

GOVERNMENT

the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced the appointment of Carla Vida as director of its new Energy Transition Office. Vita previously worked for the North City Branch as director of community development

HEALTH CARE

Brilliant Health Groupa Minneapolis-based health insurer and care provider, announced the withdrawal of Keith Nelson as general counsel and corporate secretary and the promotion of Jeff Craigformerly Senior Company Advisor NeueHealth business, in that role.

HONORS

the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of his Women to watch, women’s champion and game changer Awards: Women to Watch: Katie Bernhjelm,
Twin Cities Orthopedics; Women’s Champion: Brenda Johnson, Old National Bank; Gamechanger Award: LaVonne Nicolai, Bank of Castle Rock.

LAW

MasonMinneapolis, announced the addition of a corporate and securities attorney Matthew Resch to signature… Regional Legal Services of Southern MinnesotaSt. Paul, announced the following personnel changes: Charles Thomasdirector of litigation and defense, will retire in June; Nathan Fawley has joined the organization as a staff attorney and Beverly Taylor and Ikra Ali have joined as intake interviewers.

MANUFACTURING

The Bull Companya Bloomington-based manufacturer of mechanized lawn care, irrigation and snow removal products for consumers and businesses, announced the election of eric hansotia and Jill Pemberton to its board of directors. Hansotia is President and CEO of AGCO Corporation.; Pemberton is CFO, North America, at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

MEDIA

MinnPosta Minneapolis-based online news outlet announced that ava kyan joined the organization as its first Health and Racial Equity Reporting Fellow. Kian previously did an internship at the St. Paul Pioneer Press and American public mediabased in São Paulo.

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

neochorda St. Louis Park-based company developing a beating-heart mitral valve repair for patients suffering from mitral valve regurgitation, announced the appointment of Dr. Martin B. Leon as CEO of the US Initial Feasibility Study of the NeoChord Transcatheter NeXuS System. Leon currently serves as Mallah Family Professor of Cardiology and Director of Columbia Interventional Cardiovascular Care in Columbia University Irving Medical Center In New York.

NON PROFIT

Based in St. Paul Lutheran Social Service from minnesota announced that Getaweh Miata has been named associate vice president of human resource management. Previously, she served as director of human resources at Accessibilityan organization that provides employment opportunities to people with disabilities.

OPENINGS

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers announced the opening of a restaurant at 3065 White Bear Ave., Maplewood.

ORGANIZATIONS

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota announced the appointment of Janet Fahey as director of human resources, talent and culture; Fahey previously served as a human resources consultant for the organization.

TECHNOLOGY

Grandpaa Hopkins-based developer of specialized tablets for people over 75, announced that Liz Nuytten has been appointed as the company’s first personnel director. Prior to joining GrandPad in 2020, Nuytten held positions in sales, human resources, administration and management training for the former Dayton’s/Marshall Field’s.

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