People You Should Know

OCT. 30, 2018

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MetaBank

Michael North

Melissa Hultengren

Grant Wall

MetaBank has hired five staff members.

Grant Wall is a finance manager. He has nine years of experience in accounting and financial management, including seven years at Sammons Financial Group.

Melissa Hultengren is an account manager. Hultengren previously worked as a property manager and recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business management from National American University.

Michael North is a project manager. He has 10 years of experience in project management as a contractor at the EROS Data Center and most recently at Poet.

Sonja Storm

Lindsey Zwieg

Lindsey Zwieg is a portfolio risk manager. She has 12 years of experience in consumer lending products, spending most of her time within collections and complaints management.

Sonja Storm is a senior tax accountant. Storm has worked in public and private accounting for five years, most recently at Eide Bailly.

MetaBank has promoted 12 staff members.

Tim Burwitz

Sam Chekuri

Lucas Blackburn

Lucas Blackburn to senior application administrator. Blackburn has been with Meta for three years and joined the company as a CRM administrator.

Sam Chekuri to senior internal auditor from internal auditor. Chekuri has been with Meta for three years.

Tim Burwitz to senior test engineer from test engineer. Burwitz has been with Meta for one year.

Stephanie De Groot

Lynn Boyd

Carri Bossert

Carri Bossert to operations lead. Bossert has been with Meta for a year and joined the company as a loan processor.

Lynn Boyd to director of business control administration. Boyd has been with Meta for 10 years and joined the company as a quality analyst II.

Stephanie De Groot to senior EFT relationship manager. De Groot has been with Meta for 10 years and joined the company as a customer service representative at the 12th Street branch.

Megan Grant

Kayla Galliger

Sid Intorn

Sid Intorn to analyst lead in the fraud intelligence unit. Intorn has been with Meta for six years and joined the company as a compliance intern.

Kayla Galliger to senior internal auditor from internal auditor. Galliger has been with Meta for almost two years.

Megan Grant to senior accountant. Grant has been with Meta for almost three years and joined Meta as an accountant I.

Ashley Hagberg

Adam Hafner

Tim Hessel

Tim Hessel to compliance analyst I. Hessel has been with Meta for five years and joined the company in the fraud intelligence unit.

Adam Hafner to database developer II from database developer. Hafner has been with Meta for almost two years.

Ashley Hagberg to operations lead. Hagberg has been with Meta for eight months and joined the company as a loan servicing specialist.

Michael Gray

Sioux Falls Development Foundation

Michael Gray has been hired by the Sioux Falls Development Foundation as director of business retention and expansion, a new position. Gray previously worked for the city of Sioux Falls in economic development. He starts his new job Nov. 13.

Dakota Business Finance

Dakota Business Finance has presented its annual awards.

Lender of the Year: First Dakota National Bank.

Individual Lender of the Year: Brian Dewald, Great Western Bank.

Friend of Dakota Business Finance: Ryan Ammann, NAI Sioux Falls.

Hegg Realtors

Steven Ballard

Connie Lees

Hegg Realtors has added two broker associates.

Connie Lees has a background in education and has spent the past several years in client services and new construction management.

Steven Ballard has been serving the community as a Realtor since 2011.

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