As they become available, Prairie Business highlights the region's new hires and promotions. This week's spotlight includes the following:

Ackerman-Estvold welcomes project designer

MINOT, N.D. • Taylor Best has joined the Ackerman-Estvold Minot office as a project designer.

Taylor Best
Taylor BestImage: Courtesy of Ackerman-Estvold

Best earned Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture degrees from North Dakota State University. Her responsibilities will include conceptual design, design development, and construction management on architectural projects throughout the region.

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Architecture Incorporated hires BIM technicians

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. • Architecture Incorporated of Sioux Falls and Rapid City is proud to announce the recent hires of Zach Geier and Chloe Renfro as BIM Technicians.

Geier, who will be working in the company’s Sioux Falls office, received his A.A.S. in Architectural Engineering Technology from Southeast Technical College. Renfro, who will be working in the Rapid City office, received her A.A.S. in Architectural Drafting from Western Dakota Tech.

They both have a solid foundation working with the latest drafting technology and have already become an asset to the Architecture Incorporated team. We look forward to helping them grow

and fulfill their career aspirations.

Legal director joins ACLU for North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming

FARGO, N.D. • Stephanie Amiotte has joined the ACLU as the new legal director for the North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming chapter.

Stephanie Amiotte
Stephanie Amiotte Image: Courtesy of ACLU North Dakota

Amiotte (pronounced Amy-Et) will lead and expand the ACLU’s legal program to provide strategic leadership on both litigation and non-litigation legal advocacy to advance civil liberties and civil rights in the three states.

Amiotte comes to the ACLU with more than two decades of litigation experience in both civil lawsuits and federal indigent criminal defense with an emphasis on constitutional law. She has represented clients in federal and state courts and has extensive jury and court trial experience in both state and federal courts in South Dakota, Georgia and North Carolina.

She is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, and is a graduate of the University of South Dakota and the University of South Dakota School of Law.