Plunkett’s Pest Control announces leadership succession plan – Twin Cities


Ali Silva Mulgrew

Plunkett’s Pest Controla Fridley-based provider of home and business extermination services, announced that the president and owner Stacey O’Reilly will step down effective January 1, 2023, but will remain chairman of the board of directors. Plunkett Director of Innovation and Shared Services Ali Silva Mulgrew will succeed O’Reilly as president.


WomenVenturea St. Paul-based organization that provides financial and advisory support for women entrepreneurs announced this AJ Austerman and Pang Xiong joined its board of directors. Austerman is senior vice president-market manager with Huntington Bank; Xiong is Vice President, Cash Management Sales Officer Electoral bank.


Carleton College a student Ariel Alexander was selected as one of 10 students nationwide to share $50,000 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundationit’s 2022 Pediatric Oncology Student Training Program grant. Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is a pediatric cancer charity and Alexander’s grant was announced by a sponsor Northwestern Mutual insurance company. Carleton College is in Northfield, Minn.


Alive & KickinTwin Cities-based music performance group comprised of artists ages 60-99+ has announced the hiring of an Executive Director Ross Willitz. Willits is president of the board of directors of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts and most recently served as an associate producer on Theater 55.


Affinity Plus Federal Credit UnionSt. Paul, announced that he had won Minnesota Credit Union Network‘c Dora Maxwell Award for Social Responsibility for the third year in a row, it is given to credit unions that demonstrate a high level of social responsibility through community projects. … Ameriprise FinancialMinneapolis, reported this Armando Pimentel Jr is appointed to its board of directors; Pimentel served as president and CEO of NextEra Energy Resourcessubsidiary of NextEra Energy.


QualiTru sampling systemsan Oakdale-based supplier of aseptic and representative sampling equipment and services to the food and dairy industries, announced Scott Larson has been named vice president of operations and supply chain.


Adventa national chain of ear, nose and throat clinics, has announced a partnership with Dr. Josh Yorgason and on Minnesota Ear and Sinus Center to open its first Minnesota location in Blaine. … ANI Pharmaceuticalsa Baudette, Minnesota-based manufacturer of branded and generic drugs, announced the hiring of Krista L. Davis as Chief Human Resources Officer. Davis previously served in a similar role for Novartis Technical Operations Department. … Pathway Healtha Lake Elmo-based provider of management consulting and training services for post-acute care providers, announced that COO Donna Webb will retire on December 31 and has assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer Emeritus in the meantime; Lisa A. Thomsonformerly Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer.


Fredrickson and ByronMinneapolis, reported that Atty Vanessa Johnson joined the firm’s energy, environmental law, energy regulatory and permitting, and energy litigation groups.


Develop additive solutionsMinnetonka-based hardware and 3D printing manufacturer announced the appointment Jeff Hanson as vice president of sales and marketing. Most recently, Hanson founded Digital 3D manufacturing and previously worked in the same field of Stratasys. … Protolabsa Maple Plain-based online and technology-enabled manufacturer for businesses, has announced the hiring of Oleg Ryaboy as Global Chief Technology Officer; previously Ryaboy performed a similar role in A digital river.


d.trio marketing groupa Minneapolis-based marketing agency, has announced that it has changed its name to cat&tonic. … IWCO Directa Chanhassen-based provider of direct mail marketing services for businesses, announced that James Capstick joins the company as Chief Commercial Officer.


CommunityGivinga St. Cloud-based consortium of Central Minnesota-based philanthropic and community fundraising organizations announced that Kathleen Allen joined the board of directors. Allen is president of Kathleen Allen and Associates, consulting firm St. Cloud. … Sheltering Arms Foundationa Minneapolis-based grantmaking organization focused on child and family development announced that Esther Garubanda of St. Paul and Emily Reichenbach of Edina have joined its board of trustees and that Cecily Cutshall of Minneapolis is the newly elected president of the foundation’s board; Cutshall is a senior IT manager at Huntington Bank.


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