Prairie People: New hires and promotions for the week ending May 13, 2022

Individuals profiled this week include those from Essentia Health and Interstate Engineering.

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As they become available, Prairie Business highlights new hires, promotions and employee achievements from companies in the Dakotas and western Minnesota. This week's spotlight includes the following:

Family medicine physician joins Essentia Health

FARGO, N.D. โ€ข The Essentia Health-Fargo Family Clinic recently welcomed Dr. Steve Johnson, who will specialize in family medicine.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
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He said he enjoys seeing patients of all ages, treating them for a variety of medical conditions.

Dr. Johnson received his medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in Grand Forks and completed his residency at the University of North Dakota Family Practice Center in Bismarck.


Interstate Engineering welcomes multiple new hires

JAMESTOWN, N.D. โ€ข Interstate Engineering recently added multiple new members to the team. The firm is stepping up recruitment and retention efforts across multiple disciplines and regions, expanding the team and services across the Great Plains region.

New hires include those for the offices of Mandan, North Dakota; Billings, Red Lodge, and Sidney, Montana; Sheridan, Wyoming; and Spearfish, South Dakota.

The Dakotas members include:

Carmen Knoll recently joined the Mandan team as a CADD technician. She holds an associate degree in estimating and architectural drafting from North Dakota State College of Science, along with an associate degree in engineering technology from Bismarck State College.

The company said the combination of her knowledge, along with her 15 years of experience, will serve the growing Interstate Engineering team well.

Trenton Miller has joined the Spearfish, South Dakota office as a survey technician. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in geospatial science from Radford University. Miller, specializing in boundary plats and surveying, brings four years of experience, adding to a robust team.

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