OF NOTE — AGRICULTURE/COMMODITIES
Cargill Inc., a Wayzata-based global food and agricultural commodity conglomerate, announced that Virginia (Ginni) M. Rometty has been elected to its board of directors. Rometty is the former chairman, president and CEO of IBM, retiring in 2020.
Marketing Architects, Minneapolis, announced the launch of a TV ad campaign for Crutchfield, a national retailer of car and home electronics.
FAIR School for Arts, a high school within Minneapolis Public Schools, announced that Principal Mary Pat Cumming was elected to a three-year term on the National Association of Secondary School Principals board of directors. Cumming has served on the board of the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Administrators as president, president-elect and state coordinator.
VocalEssence, a Minneapolis-based choral music organization, announced the following new board members: Hennepin County District Court Judge Tanya M. Bransford; Mirella Ceja-Orozco, Minnesota Freedom Fund; Dan Dressen, professor emeritus of music, St. Olaf College; Anna K.B. Finstrom, Dorsey law firm; Elizabeth Truesdell Smith, Allina Health, and Amanda Storm Schuster, Clean Air Task Force.
Thrivent, a Minneapolis-based diversified investment brokerage, announced that David Royal has added the title and responsibilities of chief financial officer to his role as chief investment officer, a position he has held since 2017. … Bank of America announced it has named St. Paul resident Lucas Giambelluca president of its Twin Cities operations. Giambelluca has been with the bank since 2016.
The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners announced the appointment of John Perlich, public affairs manager at the St. Paul Area Chamber, to the Workforce Innovation Board of Ramsey County, responsible for helping set strategic direction and providing local oversight for Minnesota’s public workforce system.
Allegra Marketing Print Mail, an Arden Hills-based provider of printed promotional items and direct marketing services for business, announced that owners Nick and Jennifer Beane received the Alliance Franchise Brands network Sales Growth award.
Delkor Systems, a manufacturer of robotic packaging machinery for industry, announced the opening of a 120,000-square-foot assembly plant, bringing its total production and office space to 300,000-square feet at its Shoreview headquarters. … MDI, a Minneapolis-based nonprofit maker of plastic containers for industry, with the mission to employ people with disabilities, announced the hire of Diane Meyer as associate director of employment services.
St. Paul-based American Public Media Group, parent company of radio production companies Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media, announced that Barry Gisser has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective Sept. 6. Gisser previously led finance and accounting at the Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul; additionally, it was announced on Twitter that reporter Dana Ferguson has joined the politics team at Minnesota Public Radio; Ferguson previously covered state government for Forum Communications. … MinnPost, a Minneapolis-based online news outlet, announced the promotion of data journalist Greta Kaul to associate editor. … NFR Communications, the Eden Prairie-based publisher of BankBeat and BankNews magazines, announced the promotions of Mara Gawarecki from managing editor-digital to editor-in-chief of its print publications, and Sam Wilmes from associate editor to managing editor-digital for BankBeat.biz and BankNews.com.
African American Leadership Forum Twin Cities, a Minneapolis-based community building organization, announced the selection of Adair Mosley as chief executive officer, effective Oct. 10. Mosley currently serves as Pillsbury United Communities president and CEO.
NorthstarMLS, a Minnetonka-based residential real estate data service for agents and consumers, announced that Tim Dain has been named chief executive officer; Dain previously held similar roles with real estate technology companies Remine and MARIS in Missouri and Illinois.
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