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

First International Bank & Trust welcomes corporate attorney

FARGO, N.D. • First International Bank & Trust has hired Sean Foss as corporate attorney.

Sean Foss
Sean FossImage: First International Bank & Trust

Foss comes to the bank with 12 years of legal experience, including six years as a partner at a North Dakota legal firm.

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He currently serves as president of the Cass County Bar Association and is a member of the North Dakota Supreme Court Joint Procedure Committee and State Bar of North Dakota Ethics Committee.

He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of North Dakota and went on to receive a Juris Doctorate from the University of Minnesota Law School.

Essentia Health welcomes new doctors

FARGO, N.D. • Dr. Thalmon Ruela Campagnoli, ophthalmologist who specializes in retina surgery, is now has been welcomed to the Essentia Health’s South University Clinic in Fargo, N.D.

Campagnoli earned his medical degree at Santa Casa de Misericórdia of Vitória in Brazil. He completed his ophthalmology residency training at Columbia University in New York, and retina surgery fellowship at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Stephanie Grondahl, DO, also has joined the Essentia Health team in Fargo as a pediatric hospitalist. As part of the team, she will care for pediatric patients who are hospitalized due to illness or injury. In addition, Dr. Grondahl is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant and will be working with the robust lactation services at Essentia.

She received her medical education at A.T. Still University and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Mo., and is board-certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Awais Aslam also has joined Essentia Health as a hospitalist. As part of the hospitalist team, Aslam will care for patients who are hospitalized due to illness or injury.

He received his medical degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College affiliated with Jinnah Hospital Lahore in Lahore, Punjab.