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William Kramlinger | Manufacturing Engineer, EI Microcircuits

 

What do you do in your current position?

My main focus is to help EI Microcircuits produce quality circuit boards in a manner that is as fast and repeatable as possible by continually improving our tools, materials, and processes. My current focus is evaluating what solder will work best for our SMT process. I also coordinate or 5S program and the safety committee at our Pohl Road location.

Education and course of study (certificates, licenses, etc.)

Associates of Applied Science in Computer Integrated Machining from South Central College, North Mankato and Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
 
What are you most looking forward to about being in the Young Professionals program?
 
I am hoping to meet other professionals with whom I can exchange ideas about continuous improvement.
 
Tell us some exciting news about yourself!

I am in the process of overhauling a motorcycle!
 

Ryan Vesey | Area Sales Manager, Doherty Staffing Solutions

 

What do you do in your current position?

As the Area Sales Manager for Doherty Staffing Solutions, I help a team of three Business Development Managers reach their goals. I spend much of my time on the road traveling from Marshall to Rochester down to Algona, IA. When helping my team, my focus is on training, helping them plan and organize their schedules, and joining them for appointments.

Education and course of study (certificates, licenses, etc.)

I studied European History with an emphasis in Russian History at the University of Pennsylvania.
 
What are you most looking forward to about being in the Young Professionals program?
 
Having just moved to Mankato, I look forward to the opportunity to meet people. I also look forward to the chance to tour companies, which I have seen in some past Y-Pro events. I love getting the chance to see how things are made.
 
Tell us some exciting news about yourself!

The most exciting news I have is that I have finally moved to Mankato. I have wanted to move to Mankato ever since I moved home from Philadelphia in 2015. 
 
 
 
Joined January 2018

Mikala Meyer | Business Development Manager, Doherty Staffing Solutions

Greta Alms | REALTOR/Broker Associate, True Real Estate

 

What do you do in your current position?

"Picture Perfect Real Estate." Putting the focus back on my clients is my philosophy. Committed to my client's real estate goals, acting in their best interest with confidentiality and reasonable care when performing all real estate transactions.

Education and course of study (certificates, licenses, etc.) 

BA University of Minnesota, Morris

Real Estate Agent and Broker's License in the State of MN

Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI)

What are you most looking forward to about being in the Young Professionals program?

Meeting and connecting with other like-minded individuals.
 
Tell us some exciting news about yourself!

My passion is travel, so I also have a travel blog and I have just been asked to be a panel speaker at the Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference! 
 

Jacy Pannell | Ruminant Marketing Coordinator, Hubbard Feeds

 

What do you do in your current position?

Provide support to Ruminant marketing and advertising initiatives.

Education and course of study (certificates, licenses, etc.) 

Casper College - AS, Ag Business

University of Nebraska-Lincoln - BS, Animal Science

What are you most looking forward to about being in the Young Professionals program?

I just moved to Mankato so I'm really looking forward to getting involved in the community and meeting other young professionals in the area.
 
Tell us some exciting news about yourself!

I just started my position with Hubbard Feeds and am excited to be a part of the team here and a member of the Mankato community!
 

Cate DeBates | Donor Relations Manager, YWCA Mankato

 

What do you do in your current position?

My position at YWCA Mankato supports all development activities of the organization, including but not limited to maintaining accurate records and donor profiles, managing donor acknowledgments, implementing annual fundraising efforts, and stewarding donor relationships. My responsibilities include attending networking events on behalf of YWCA to strengthen brand recognition and awareness, so the YP's are a perfect fit! I also develop and implement our annual fundraising efforts and monitor trends to identify new opportunities relative to our community and mission.

Education and course of study (certificates, licenses, etc.) 

Bachelor of Science: Mass Media/Public Relations

Master of Science: Educational Leadership

What are you most looking forward to about being in the Young Professionals program?

I look forward to building lasting connections with community-minded peers... and happy hours!
 
Tell us some exciting news about yourself!

Holy buckets... how exciting are we talking?
I got engaged during the 3rd inning of a Mankato MoonDogs game, but that's old news. I started working for YWCA Mankato in June of 2017 and love every day. I'm joining YP's on behalf Greater Mankato Rotary, and so humbled for the opportunity and grateful for the investment in my professional development!
 

Steven Powell | Financial Aid Advisor, Minnesota State University, Mankato

 

What do you do in your current position?

Complete Department of Education verification of student FAFSA application. Provide financial aid advising for new and current MSU students.

Education and course of study (certificates, licenses, etc.) 

BS Teaching

MS - Student Personnel Administration

Danielle Mason | Data Entry Clerk, Jones Metal Inc.

 

What do you do in your current position?

I work in the sales department at Jones Metal Inc. My daily job tasks would be checking a couple e-mail boxes for sales orders or any other information that I might need. I answer the phones and greet people at the enter. Plus, other tasks that change from day today.

Education and course of study (certificates, licenses, etc.) 

I have my associates in Marketing Management that I received from SCC. I also have my bachelors degree in Business Management that I received from Southwest State in Marshall.

What are you most looking forward to about being in the Young Professionals program?

I am looking forward to meeting new people and seeing more things that Mankato has to offer that I might otherwise not have known about.
 
Tell us some exciting news about yourself!

I am ready for the warm weather to be outside more and to go fishing.
 

Peter Martin | Sales and Leasing Agent / General Manager, Coldwell Banker Commerical Fisher Group/ Rogers Enterprise

 

What do you do in your current position?

I am a Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Agent, my position consist of Leasing and Sales of all Commercial/Mixed use/Multi-Unit/ Investment/ Land. Also General Manager of Rogers and Hollands Jeweler Located in Mankato at the River Hills Mall

Education and course of study (certificates, licenses, etc.) 

Kaplan 

Minnesota Realty School

Riverland CC

DSA Certified

JRS Certified

Real Estate License

Business Management A.S.

What are you most looking forward to about being in the Young Professionals program?

Mainly wanted to join to get more in tune with the young professionals in our community, We are the successors of our generation and I wanted to find individuals that are work oriented, self-driving thriving business professionals in our area which is hard to come by in this day in age.
 
Tell us some exciting news about yourself!

My dedication to building strong customer relations is the core of my success. with over 14 years of Sales,Business Management I am very passionate on discovering the needs of my clients and finding custom solutions. I have an extensive background in retail spaces and leases. Skilled at identifying retail traffic and high volume areas that produce results. Also with my background as a commercial freight for a logistic company I understand what it takes to process time sensitive contracts/agreements. I am committed to EARNING my business the way I have for so many years, As far as personal time, my time is spent with my beautiful wife and Daughter, I also breed rare exotic fish as a hobby. Also take the picture lightly lol mainly to show you can still have fun in a professional environment
 

Alexa Byers | Jr. Credit Analyst, MinnStar Bank, N.A.

 

What do you do in your current position?

I determine the credit's repayment capacity.

Education and course of study (certificates, licenses, etc.) 

Accounting AAS degree from South Central College

What are you most looking forward to about being in the Young Professionals program?

I look forward to meeting new people in the community.
 

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