Allianz Life, Golden Valley, named Mary Faridi director of customer care and service delivery. Faridi joined Allianz Life 11 years ago and has worked for Synchromesh Consulting. She is a graduate of St. Cloud State University.
Re/Max Results, Eden Prairie, named Jake Eider director of training. Eider was project coordinator for Re/Max Results and is a hockey official for the Minnesota State High School League. Re/Max Results also named Jon Wright project manager.
StoneArch, Minneapolis, named Katie Uphus director of operations. Uphus was director of production and joined StoneArch in 2005. She serves on the board for House of Charity. StoneArch also named Sue Katula content director.
on the move
U.S. Bank, Minneapolis, named Gareth Gaston executive vice president, virtual banking. Gareth was senior vice president, global e-commerce, at Wyndham Hotel Group and has worked for OctopusTravel.com and Hilton Hotels Corp.
HomeServices of America, Minneapolis, named Jim Lamphere vice president of title and escrow services. Lamphere was president of Nebraska Land Title & Abstract. He received a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law and is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College.
Kraus-Anderson Insurance, Burnsville, named Keith Burkhardt vice president of development. Burkhardt was managing director of Wells Fargo Insurance Services and has worked for Acordia and Sedgwick.
The Ann Bancroft Foundation, Minneapolis, named Sara Fenlason executive director. Fenlason was director of institutional advancement at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management and has worked at the Guthrie Theater as director of individual giving.
TempWorks Software, Eagan, named David Gee vice president of marketing. Gee owned and operated G-Force Communications and was a reporter at Hubbard Broadcasting, WCCO-TV and Fox 9/UPN 29.
on the board
Multi-Tech Systems, Mounds View, named Scott Nelson to the advisory board. Nelson is chief technology officer and executive vice president, enterprise growth, for Logic PD.
NAIOP Minnesota, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, named Mark Nordland its 2014 president. Nordland is a principal at Launch Properties and has worked for CSM Corp. and Ryan Cos.
Minnesota Propane Association named Will Norman president. Norman is co-president and chief operations officer at Como Oil & Propane.