Moving up

North Memorial Health Care, Robbinsdale, named Dr. Andrew Houlton vice president for medical affairs. Houlton joined North Memorial in 1998 as an anesthesiologist and has served as the procedural service medical director. He is a past president of the Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists.

Hormel Foods Corp., Austin, Minn., named Bryan Farnsworth senior vice president for supply chain. Farnsworth was the vice president of quality management. Hormel Foods also named Lawrence Lyons vice president of human resources, Donald Temperley vice president of operations for grocery products and Richard Carlson vice president of quality management.

Dorsey & Whitney, Minneapolis, named Eric Ruzicka pro bono partner. Ruzicka joined Dorsey in 2001 and serves on the Legal Rights Center board, a nonprofit organization in Minneapolis.

Bridgewater Bank, Bloomington, named Mary Jayne Crocker executive vice president and chief operating officer. Crocker was the senior vice president of corporate communications and joined Bridgewater Bank in 2005.

Doran Construction, Bloomington, named Ryan Kuznia vice president/director of operations. Kuznia managed the construction of the Be@Calhoun Greenway apartment complex and the Junction Flats project. Doran also named Scott Casanova vice president/major projects.

Campus Media Group, Bloomington, name Jason Bakker chief operations officer. Bakker was the sales and marketing director and has more than 12 years of experience with Campus Media.

On the move

CHS, Inver Grove Heights, named Adam Holton senior vice president, human resources. Holton was a senior human resources executive for GE Healthcare and has worked for GE Medical Systems as a Six Sigma Black Belt. He served the U.S. Marine Corps as an infantry officer for six years.

Dykema named David Graham senior counsel to its products and professional liability/pharmaceutical practice. Graham was a partner at Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly and a past chairman of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Food, Drug and Device Law Section.


The American Physical Therapy Association gave Laura Gilchrist the Oncology Section Research Award. Gilchrist is a faculty member of St. Catherine University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. She is also a clinical research scientist at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics.

– Minnesota named Ryan Miske 2015 president-elect. Miske is a partner at Faegre Baker Daniels and will be the youngest president to serve in ACG-MN history.