at the top

Fairview Ridges Hospital, Burnsville, named Patrick Belland president. Belland held leadership positions with Allina Health for the past 14 years and most recently was vice president of operations for Unity Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas and received his master's from Concordia University.

Endurant, Edina, named Bill McGarry president. McGarry was a strategic management consultant and was chief information officer at St. Jude Medical in Little Canada from 2005 to 2008. Endurant also named Michael Holland senior vice president customer experience. Holland was vice president of Verizon Enterprise world accounts and has worked for MCI.

moving up

Adolfson & Peterson Construction, St. Louis Park, named Brenna Mann senior vice president and general counsel. Mann joined the firm in 2013 and was the general counsel for Edward Kraemer & Sons for 11 years.

Nilan Johnson Lewis, Minneapolis, named Careen Martin, Veena Iyer and Sejal Winkelman shareholders.

Fish & Richardson named Rebecca Shult principal for the firm's intellectual property litigation group in the Twin Cities.

Blattner Energy, Avon, Minn., named Ron Rasley general counsel. Rasley has been with Blattner for eight years.

on the move

Mortenson Construction, Golden Valley, named Dave Foley health care construction executive. Foley was vice president of Minneapolis operations at Knutson Construction and worked for Centex Rogers and Walsh Construction.

The Goodman Group, Chaska, named Phyllis Gaspar national director of research and development. Gaspar was a professor at the University of Toledo and received the AMDA Foundation Pfizer Quality Improvement Award in 2013 and 2014.

The University of Minnesota named Valery Forbes dean of the College of Biological Sciences effective July 31. Forbes was director of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Northland Securities, Minneapolis, named Mike Harlander managing director, head of sales, in the fixed income capital markets group. Harlander was the managing director, national sales for Wells Fargo Securities and was head of institutional sales at U.S. Bank/Piper Jaffray.

Advantus Capital Management, St. Paul, named Michael Fraser and David Serposs regional sales vice presidents. Fraser and Serposs were individual wholesalers for Minnesota Life Insurance Co.

eTouchMenu, Edina, named Michael Bauer vice president of operations and customer experience. Bauer was a division general manager for Xerox.