at the top

Metropolitan Economic Development Association, Minneapolis, named Gary Cunningham president and chief executive effective Aug. 18. Cunningham is the vice president of programs and chief program officer at Northwest Area Foundation. He is a member of the Association of Black Foundation Executives and University of Minnesota's Humphrey School dean's advisory council.

moving up

CSM Corp., Minneapolis, named Gene Bowar vice president of tax. Bowar was the director of tax and joined CSM in 2004. He was a principal at LarsonAllen and has more than 25 years of accounting experience.

Think Mutual Bank, Rochester, named Eileen Oliver senior vice president and chief technology officer. Oliver has been with Think for more than 20 years and has 29 years of experience in the banking industry.

Flagship Bank, Wayzata, named Andrew Schornack president. Schornack was vice president and serves on the board. He is a graduate from the University of Minnesota and received his master's degree from the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas.

Anchor Bank, St. Paul, named Jim Collins director of commercial and private banking. Collins was the director of business banking and joined Anchor in 2004. Anchor Bank also named Arleen Sullivan director of community banking. Sullivan has more than 26 years of banking experience and is on the advisory council for CaringBridge.

on the move

BMO Harris Bank named Ehren McGeehan senior vice president, regional manager, Minnesota business banking. McGeehan held leadership positions at U.S. Bank and has more than 14 years of finance industry experience.

Barnes & Thornburg named Connie Lahn partner in the finance, insolvency and restructuring department. Lahn was a shareholder at Fafinski Mark & Johnson and served as chair of the firm's bankruptcy and insolvency group. She is a graduate of St. Cloud State University and received a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law.

PricewaterhouseCoopers named Steve Robertson principal in the firm's assurance services practice. PricewaterhouseCoopers also named Shawn Serba and Jill Walker partners in the firm's assurance services practice.

Space150, Minneapolis, named Brock Davis group creative director. Davis was group creative director for Olson and has worked for Carmichael Lynch and Martin Williams. He creates T-shirt designs in his free time and made one piece of art every day for a year.

Pope Architects, St. Paul, named Shirley Sarbaugh senior medical planner. Sarbaugh worked for Canon Design in Chicago and has more than 27 years of experience as a registered nurse. She has worked on the University of Minnesota Ambulatory Care Center project and multiple design projects in Illinois.