LHB, Minneapolis, announced the following promotions and appointments: Brian Santori, principal; Sara Phillips, principal; Brad Scott, principal and business unit leader of the Public Works, Structures, and Survey group; Jon Siiter, principal and leader of LHB’s Structures Group; Scott also joins LHB’s Operations Team along with Lori Thompson and Jean Farmakes.
Think Bank, Rochester, Minn., announced that Valerie Cooper has been promoted to vice president/BIG Champion, leading the organization’s BIG (“Believe In Greatness”) growth strategy; the company also announced the promotion of Wendy Bacon to vice president of consumer credit.
Minnetonka-based health insurer Medica announced the following promotions: Lynn Altmann to senior vice president, human resources; Ann Kinsella to vice president and general manager, Medicare; Milly Koranteng to vice president of compliance, and Mary Quist to senior vice president and corporate controller. … Health insurer UnitedHealth Group, Minnetonka, has named Matthew W. Friedrich executive vice president and chief legal officer, effective Jan. 11. … Health Dimensions Group, a Minnetonka-based manager of long-term care and senior-living facilities, announced that Pamela Klingfus has been promoted to vice president of Senior Living Operations. … Prime Therapeutics, an Eagan-based pharmacy benefit manager, announced the follow hires: Urvi Randhar, senior vice president, chief information and technology officer; Sam Mohanty, vice president and chief data officer, and Sarah Taylor, vice president and chief analytics officer.
Rand Tower Hotel, a Marriott Tribute portfolio property managed by Oxford Hotels & Resorts, announced its opening at 527 S. Marquette Ave., Minneapolis.
Apogee Enterprises, a Bloomington-based provider of specialty glass for architecture and art, announced it has named Ty R. Silberhorn as chief executive officer and a member of the board, effective Jan. 4. Silberhorn joins Apogee from Maplewood-based 3M Co., where he is senior vice president of Transformation, Technologies and Services. … Liberty Diversified International, a New Hope-based holding company whose brands include Liberty Paper, Liberty Packaging, Liberty Plastics and Safco office products, announced it has hired Jennifer Swanson as its first chief human resources officer.
Stillwater attorney John Yanish has been elected to serve a three-year term on the NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) board of directors, starting Jan. 1.
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, St. Paul, announced that Mike McMahan of Ryan Cos., Minneapolis, will lead the Minnesota Chamber board and Jon Campbell, retired president, Wells Fargo Foundation, will lead the Chamber Foundation board. Other new board members include: Josh Becker, Thomson Reuters; Sandy Karnowski, Cleveland-Cliffs; Raj Mahajan, ProPoint Solutions; Todd Paulson, RTP Co.; Gail Peterson, Ecolab; Jim Sieben, Nova-Tech Engineering; Christina Spence, 3M Co., and Barry Wilfahrt, Grand Forks/East Grand Forks Chamber.
The Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame announced that it will posthumously induct the late Herb Tousley, who headed the University of St. Thomas’s real estate program from 2014 until his death in January 2020.
Jostens, a Bloomington-based provider of academic memorabilia and sports championship jewelry, announced that the College Football Playoff has renewed its agreement for the company to create its College Football Playoff National Championship ring through the 2022 season.
Duluth-based power company Allete announced that Josh Skelton has been promoted to chief operating officer of its Minnesota Power utility division.
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