Business Briefs, April 18, 2006
Rucks earns certified radiology administrator designation WILLMAR -- Sue Rucks, manager of radiology at Affiliated Community Medical Centers, has earned the Certified Radiology Administrator designation from the American Healthcare Radiology Admi...
Rucks earns certified radiology administrator designation
WILLMAR -- Sue Rucks, manager of radiology at Affiliated Community Medical Centers, has earned the Certified Radiology Administrator designation from the American Healthcare Radiology Administrators.
The CRA is the only professional credential tailored specifically for radiology administrators, focusing on human resource management, asset resource management, fiscal management, operations management, and communication and information management. Currently there are only 11 CRAs in the state of Minnesota.
Nonprofits Council elects Willmar man to board of directors
WILLMAR -- Charlie Oakes, West Central Industries JobLink's executive director, was elected to the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits board of directors.
The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Association is comprised of more than 1,500 organizations. The association promotes nonprofits and the nonprofit sector.
Oakes lives in Willmar with his wife, Peggy.
Minnesota West names Mills campus marketer
GRANITE FALLS -- Andrea Mills of Montevideo has been appointed campus marketer at the Granite Falls campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College. She replaces Rebecca Weber who was recently named campus manager at the Canby campus of Minnesota West.
Mills will be responsible for marketing and communication campaigns.
Mills formerly served as planning and program specialist for seven years for the Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council. She earned her bachelor's degree and is pursuing her master's of business administration from Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.
She and her family live in Montevideo.
Dahlager elected to board of Golden Oval
RENVILLE -- Howard Dahlager of Sacred Heart, an original member of Golden Oval Eggs LLC, has joined its board of managers.
Dahlager was elected to the board for the first time at the company's annual meeting March 29 in Morton, Golden Oval announced.
Dahlager has been a partner in JSF Inc. since 1981. Along with farming, JSF distributes Stine Seed throughout southern Minnesota.
He previously raised certified seed and built and operated a seed conditioning plant. He has served on the Minnesota Crop Improvement board as chairman and secretary and on the Minnesota Corn Processors board as chairman and vice chairman. A graduate of Moorhead State University, he also continued his studies at Mankato State University.
Darval joins Lake Region Financial Services
WILLMAR -- Jodi Darval recently joined Lake Region Financial Services in Willmar as the investment assistant. She will help clients and work with investment service providers.
Darval has more than 20 years of banking and investment experience. She lives in Willmar with her husband.
Golden Oval continues growth
RENVILLE -- Golden Oval Eggs continues to see growth and improve its competitive position in what was described as "challenging market conditions'' during the last year, according to a news release.
Chris Edgington, chairman of the board of managers, reported on the company's progress during its annual meeting March 29 in Morton.
Golden Oval Eggs operates egg-producing and processing facilities in Renville and in Thompson, Iowa.
According to the release, Golden Oval Eggs grew from 13th to eighth place in the egg industry in 2005. "In the 12 years we have been in business, our growth represents one-third of the egg product industry's growth,'' Dana Persson, president and chief executive officer, told the crowd of approximately 150 attending the event.