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  • December 2, 2012 - 8:20 AM

Moving up

BKV Group named Gretchen Camp partner. Camp will lead a team of architects, interior designers, engineers and technicians focused on affordable housing in the Minnesota region. Camp has 13 years of experience in architectural design and has been with BKV Group since 2000.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch named Michael Mrnak as business banking client manager for the Minneapolis market. Mrnak will provide financial advisory, lending and banking solutions to small and midsize companies. He has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and Second Harvest Heartland.

Pineapple RM, Minneapolis, named Holli Wilber an account executive. Wilber joined the agency in 2011 and is a member of the Minnesota PRSA programming committee.

CliftonLarsonAllen named Samantha Metcalf partner in the accounting and consulting firm's Minneapolis office. Metcalf is a member of the Minnesota Society of CPAs, American Institute of CPAs, Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association, TwinWest Chamber of Commerce and Manufacturers Alliance. CliftonLarsonAllen also named Chad Lassen partner. Lassen specializes in nonprofit and higher education audits and is a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers.

On the move

Maud Borup, Minneapolis, hired Ken McMahon as vice president for business development. In his new position, McMahon will lead product innovation and strategic account sales. Previously, he held executive positions at Bay Island and also Wisconsin Food Gift Company.

Travel One, Bloomington, hired Dave Knudsen as director of sales and also a member of its leadership team. Knudsen began his travel industry career in 1985 and has held a variety of leadership and business development roles.

Bellmont Partners, Prior Lake, hired David Hlavac as account director. Hlavac previously was an account supervisor and senior copywriter at Haberman.

Fredrikson & Byron, Minneapolis, hired Anni Simons as a government relations specialist. Simons has a background in state legislative policy in the areas of Medicaid waiver services, disability services and mental health services.

Awards

Finance Monthly named Fafinski Mark & Johnson, Eden Prairie, Aviation Law Firm of the Year.

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