at the top

United Properties, Bloomington, named Eva Stevens president-United Properties Investment and chief operating officer and Bill Katter president-United Properties Development and chief investment officer. Stevens was executive vice president and chief operating officer and was a senior vice president of regional asset management for Colonnade Properties. Katter was executive vice president for the firm and held leadership positions for Thrivent Financial and Welsh Cos. Frank Dutke, United Properties president and chief executive, announced plans to retire in June 2016. Dutke serves on the advisory boards of Urban Land Institute Minnesota and U.S. Bank Twin Cities and on the Minneapolis Development Finance Committee.

moving up

3M, Maplewood, named Matthew Ginter treasurer and vice president, investor relations. Ginter is a 25-year 3M employee and previously was vice president, investor relations.

Mortenson Construction, Golden Valley, named Gary Peak safety director for its sports group. Peak joined the company in 1998 and recently oversaw its safety, health and environmental programs. Mortenson also named Christopher Pomey field operations manager for the sports group. Pomey joined the company in 2013 and was a senior superintendent.

Doran Cos., Bloomington, named Anne Behrendt chief operating officer. Behrendt joined Doran in 2011 as general counsel and worked for Zappia & LeVahn.

Michaud Cooley Erickson, Minneapolis, named Kerry Bruggemann and Tim Eickman managing principals. Bruggemann was named Young Engineer of the Year 2015 by the Minnesota Federation of Engineering, Science and Technology Societies. Eickman was named one of the top 40 under 40 Engineering Leaders of 2015 by Consulting & Specifying Engineering Magazine.

on the move

Volunteers of America-Minnesota and Wisconsin, Edina, named Roma Anderson Milton vice president and chief people officer. Anderson Milton worked for HealthSpan Hospital Systems, Medica and Pentair.

The Minneapolis Foundation named Patrice Relerford director of impact strategy-education. Relerford was an institutional support coordinator and grant writer at People Serving People and an education reporter for the Star Tribune.

Short Elliott Hendrickson, Vadnais Heights, named Don Archibeque business development manager. Archibeque was partner/national director of project management operations for Sebesta Bloomberg.

Geneses Works-Twin Cities named Karen Marben executive director. Marben worked for Pearson Education, Lifetouch Publishing and Jostens.

Anchor Bank, St. Paul, named Joe Marrs vice president and financial consultant for Anchor Investments.

Beehive PR, St. Paul, named Ericka Webb and Abigail Greenheck account directors. Webb was a consultant for Cargill and held leadership positions at Best Buy. She is a board member for Family Tree Clinic. Greenheck was an account director for Olson Engage.