People You Should Know

JUNE 27, 2017

Ashlie Moore

Allen Edge Real Estate Team

Allen Edge Real Estate Team of Keller Williams Realty Sioux Falls has added Ashlie Moore as an agent.

Sanford Health

Sanford Health’s Dr. Steven Powell presented his research and findings from an immunotherapy clinical trial at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting. He spoke as part of a symposium on treatments for head and neck cancer. The head and neck cancer team at Sanford Research pioneered the approach of incorporating a PD-1 inhibitor into the standard treatment.

Amy Elliott of Sanford Research has been named co-chair of a working group that’s part of an initiative from the National Institutes of Health to study how environmental exposures affect child health and development. The working group will help set the standards for biospecimen collection within the study.

South Dakota Biotech Association

The South Dakota Biotech Association has presented its annual awards.

Live Award: Gov. Dennis Daugaard.

Collaborator Award: Elizabeth McMillan, program director of Sanford PROMISE.

Jodi Tjeerdsma

Insurance Professionals of Greater Sioux Falls

Five members of the Insurance Professionals of Greater Sioux Falls received awards at a regional conference of the International Association of Insurance Professionals.

Jodi Tjeerdsma, a senior client service consultant at Holmes Murphy & Associates LLC was named Client Service Professional of the Year.

Kathy Moore-Stark

Lori Boen

Kathy Moore-Stark, an underwriting/marketing specialist at Berkley Classics of Luverne, Minn., was named Insurance Professional of the Year.

Lori Boen, a claims supervisor at Continental Western Group of Luverne was named Claims Professional of the Year.

Nadine Schoep

Chris Deschepper

Nadine Schoep, human resource manager at Continental Western Group, and Chris DeSchepper, an account executive manager at Howalt+McDowell Insurance, received the Award of Excellence.

Realtor Association of the Sioux Empire Inc.

Tyler Goff

Judith Hamilton

Brandon Martens

The Realtor Association of the Sioux Empire Inc. has presented its annual awards.

Realtor of the Year: Brandon Martens, broker associate at Hegg Realtors.

Lifetime Achievement: Judith Hamilton, retired broker.

Realtor Spirit: Tyler Goff, Hegg Realtors.

Jeff Nelson

Karen Dunham

Three members of the Realtor Association of the Sioux Empire Inc., have achieved Realtor Emeritus status: Karen Dunham of Dunham Residential Real Estate, Jeff Nelson of Keller Williams Realty Sioux Falls and John Egan of Preferred Real Estate. The recognition is given by the National Association of Realtors for 40 years of membership and volunteer service.

South Dakota Synod of ELCA

Kathy McHenry

Kathy McHenry has joined the South Dakota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America as the executive director of Lutheran Planned Giving. McHenry has an extensive career in the financial services industry, most recently leading her own firm, McHenry Financial Services in Clark.

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