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Business Briefs, Oct. 6

American Solutions for Business names new director of IS

GLENWOOD -- Todd Schroeder has been hired by American Solutions for Business as the company's director of information services.

As director of information services, Schroeder will be responsible for providing overall direction and leadership related to the administration, implementation and support of information technology resources for the company.

Schroeder has strong IT leadership experience and an extensive background in implementing Oracle/PeopleSoft solutions. He has spent the last seven-plus years employed by Smead Manufacturing Company, most recently as a systems development manager.

Schroeder, originally from Alexandria, holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota, with a double major in business administration and economics.

Based in Glenwood, American Solutions for Business is a distributor of printing, promotions and enterprise-wide document management solutions.

The company has more than 500 sales associates, 200 employees and 96,000 clients.

The employee-owned company lists its annual sales at $260 million for 2008.

Business awards

Sam Triplett, director of human resources for American Solutions for Business in Glenwood, was recently awarded the HR Legacy Award at the West Central Minnesota Society for Human Resource Management meeting in Alexandria. The Legacy Award is based on leadership, professionalism, integrity and continued involvement in the chapter.

City of Willmar Building Permits

Sept. 14 to 28, 2009

Municipal Utilities, 3000 75th St. S.W., construct 69KV electric substation, $1,000,080.

City of Willmar, 2015 Eighth St. S.W., reroof park shelter, $6,000.

Steve Woehler, 1719 Upper Trentwood Cir. N.E., new home and garage, $207,117.

Dean Johnson, 600 14th St. S.W., construct 24-foot by 26-foot detached garage, $22,514.

Bethesda Health, 901 Willmar Ave. S.E., construct 24,890-square-foot, two-story addition, $3,950,000.

Glenn Shannon, 605 Lakeland Dr. S.E., residential reside, $2,700.

Alberto Gasca, 307 Third St. S.W., reroof 1,122 square feet, $7,500.

Justin and Shirley Simonson, 2703 Ninth St. S.W., residential reroof half townhome, $7,000.

Heartland Community Agency, 200 Fourth St. S.W., commercial reroofing 1,527 square feet, $8,500.

Kim Larson, 521 Seventh St. N.W., construct 6-foot by 8-foot deck, $250.

Debra Sorenson, 825 Seventh St. S.W., construct 28-foot by 7-foot-6 post frame addition, $16,792.

Jon and Brenda Barber, 1609 Ninth St. S.W., residential reside, $4,000.

Min Wang, 3200 Eagle Ridge Dr. E., residential reroof, $800.

Al and Marianne Koning, 1108 16th St. S.W., residential reroof, $500.

Devine House, 705 Richland Ave. S.W., install interior drainage system, $5,400.

Rice Family LLP, 1300 Fifth St. S.E., commercial reroofing partial 22,000 square feet, $50,000.

Sue Vandal, 1409 Seventh St. S.W., residential reside, $12,989.

Duane Lies, 125 Litchfield Ave. S.E., residential reroof, $3,500.

Robert Guggisberg, 209 High Ave. N.E., residential reroof, $2,350.

Kendra Walsh, 401 26th Ave. S.W., residential reroof, $3,000.

Lincoln Clements, 1909 19th Ave. S.W., residential reside, $8,000.

Katie Honeroink, 513 Eighth St. S.W., residential reroof and reside, $10,000.

Charlotte Anderson, 1205 28th St. N.W., residential reroof, $3,080.

Harley and Beth Pakola, 2312 Richland Dr. S.W., residential reroof, $17,000.

David and Karen Lee, 509 13th Ave. S.W., residential reside and reroof garage, $2,872.

Dana Rustad, 1304 7½ St. S.W., install egress window, $700.

All information is from the City of Willmar Building Inspection Report. The value of the project is rounded to the nearest dollar. Building removals have no dollar value.