What is the greatest lesson your parents ever taught you?

Six executives share their thoughts:

Ashley Alderson • Executive Director, Bowman County Economic Development Corporation; Cory Fong • Tax Commissioner, North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner; Denise Magness • COO, Warner and Company Insurance; Jennifer Feist • Director of Development, Valley City, Barnes County Development Corporation; Roger Reierson • Chairman and CEO, Flint Communications; Melanie Stillwell • President/CEO, Western Cooperative Credit Union [More…]

How has your business adapted to North Dakota’s changing business environment?

Six executives share their answers:

Tanner Overland • Owner, Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor, Overland Aviation, LLC; John A. Brown • Executive Vice President, Independent Community Banks of North Dakota; Eric Ditter • Owner and President, White Dog Development Group; John Leach • Vice President, Loenbro; Joe Rothschiller • President and COO, Steffes Corporation; and Dave Bussard • Leader and General Manager, Staybridge Suites [More…]

What’s the best business advice you’ve ever received?

Six executives share their answers:

Larry Medhurst • General Manager – Operations USA, Marquis Alliance; Julie Schaff Ellingson • Executive Vice President, North Dakota Stockmen’s Association; Dawn Riley • Executive Vice President, Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce; Julie Rygg • Executive Director, Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitors Bureau; Brenda Wyland • Interim Executive Director, NDSU Research and Technology Park; Michael Chambers • President and CEO, Aldevron, LLC [More…]

What can have the greatest impact on North Dakota business?

Six decision makers share their answers:

Roger Thomas • Division Manager – Upper Midwest Division, Burke Construction Group, Inc.; Scott Louser • Owner/Broker, Preferred Minot Real Estate; Gaylon Baker • Executive Director, Stark Development Corporation; Randy Newman • President and CEO, Alerus Financial; Gary Fendich • Owner/Developer, Residential Commercial Development, LLC; Jeff Swenson • Managing Member, NDI Group, LLC [More…]

What’s your favorite gadget or app?

Six executives share their answers:

Brad Haugeberg • General Manager, Sun Prairie Grain; Jane P. Priebe • Economic Development Director, Wahpeton Economic Development; Wendy Howe • Execuitve Director, Minot Convention and Visitors Bureau; Ellen Huber • Business Development & Communications Director, City of Mandan; Reed Reyman • President/CEO, St. Joseph’s Hospital & Health Center; Marci Seamples • Executive Director, Williston Area Chamber of Commerce [More…]

What makes North Dakota’s business environment unique?

Six decision makers share their answers:

Ken Callahan • Energy Services Manager, Montana-Dakota Utilities; Klaus Thiessen • President/CEO, Grand Forks Region Economic Development; Craig Whitney • President & CEO, Greater West Fargo Moorhead Chamber of Commerce; Terry Metzler • North Dakota Operations Manager, Granite Peak Construction; Tom Rolfstad • Director, Williston Economic Development; Cooper Whitman • Executive Director, Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce [More…]