Empire Mall names new general manager — and he’s a local

A South Dakota native is the new general manager of The Empire Mall.

Dan Gies comes to the mall from Duluth Trading Co., where he most recently was the area manager in Sioux Falls.

“I am so excited to join the team at one of the top-performing malls in the nation,” Gies said. “I look forward to deepening my connection to the Sioux Falls community and positioning The Empire Mall for continued success in the years and decades ahead.”

Before joining Duluth Trading Co. in 2015, Gies served as general manager for Bon-Ton Stores and Shopko in Sioux Falls. His background in human resources includes serving as senior HR manager for Citibank and as a regional HR director for Saks Inc. Gies studied commercial economics at South Dakota State University.

Gies replaces Ron Soucie, who took a different position with Simon the mall’s parent company,

 

Empire Mall names new general manager — and he’s a local

A South Dakota native is the new general manager of The Empire Mall.

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