American Express Stock – KARE-11 wins 10 Regional Murrow Awards – Twin Cities
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Twin Cities NBC-TV affiliate KARE-11 announced that the Radio Television Digital News Association recognized the station with 10 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, honoring local and national news stories that uphold the RTDNA Code of Ethics, demonstrate technical expertise and exemplify the importance and impact of journalism as a service to the community.
Rise and Shine and Partners, Minneapolis, announced that advertising and marketing executive Tim Scott has joined the agency as the founding member of its Advisory Board. … Nemer Fieger & Associates, a St. Louis Park-based advertising agency, announced the additions of clients Haven Housing, Litin Party Value, Minnesota Oncology, REM5, Ruth’s Vegetarian Gourmet and WE Fest Country Music Festival.
Edmentum, a Bloomington-based provider of online teaching and learning programs, announced the appointment of Amanda Kocon in the newly created executive role of chief strategy officer. … University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel was named the new university vice chair for the Council on Competitiveness, a national nonprofit committed to increasing the United States’ economic competitiveness in the global marketplace.
The Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, announced it has received the Energy Star Partner of the Year award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in recognition of the company’s energy management programs, resulting in energy efficiency and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
U.S. Bancorp, Minneapolis, announced that Luke Wippler has been named corporate treasurer, effective May 17. Wippler succeeds John Stern, who was appointed president of the company’s Global Corporate Trust and Custody business last month. … Okabena Co., a Minneapolis-based investment firm and provider of financial planning, announced that Dennis Santos has been hired as senior vice president and chief investment officer of its investment advisory subsidiary Okabena Investment Services Inc.
The Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants named Vinh Dang as its 2021 Preceptor of the Year. Dang practices at Allina Health Orthopedics in Edina. The Preceptor/Mentor of the Year is a physician assistant who has supported the professional growth of another individual within the past 12 months. … Eagan-based insurer Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota announced the promotion of Amy Hudson to vice president of major accounts and the hire of Paul Valley as vice president of commercial sales.
Patrick Michael Redmond of Patrick Redmond Design, St. Paul, announced that he has been selected as an honoree in the Irish Echo 2021 Arts & Culture Awards. … Three St. Paul Black female entrepreneurs have been included in IFundWomen of Color, American Express‘ “100 for 100” program, with $25,000 in funding and 100 days of resources, including business education, mentorship, marketing, virtual networking, WorkSpaces by Hilton hotel reservation credits and more; the St. Paul class includes: Jules Porter, founder of video game developer Seraph 7 Studios; Alex Steinman, co-founder and CEO of The Coven, a network of physical spaces and digital communities built for women, non-binary, and trans folks, and Jasmine RuKim, co-founder and CEO of Monicat Data, providing data management and technology support for business.
Larkin Hoffman, Bloomington, announced the arrival of Christopher A. Young to its Business Litigation group. … Cozen O’Connor announced that Heather Marx, a member of its Commercial
Litigation practice in Minneapolis and vice-chair of the firm’s Trade Remedies practice, has been named to American Lawyer’s 2021 inaugural list of Midwest Trailblazers.
O8, a Bloomington-based digital marketing agency, announced it has been named as one of the most outstanding Minneapolis web design companies by TechReviewer.co.
NET Ministries, a West St. Paul-based Catholic organization that sends young people across the country for a year of mission work, announced it has hired Tom Flynn as chief operating officer. Flynn formerly was an attorney at Larkin Hoffman in Minneapolis.
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