at the top

Medtronic, Dublin and Fridley, named Geoff Martha executive vice president and president, Medtronic Restorative Therapies Group. Martha joined Medtronic in 2011 as senior vice president of strategy and business development and was later named chief integration officer. He is a member the Penn State Ice Hockey Development Council and a former hockey captain at Penn State.

Digital River, Minnetonka, named Hoke Horne chief financial officer. Horne was vice president of global commercial finance and chief financial officer of North America for Groupon. He held leadership positions at Juniper Networks, Microsoft Corp., McKinsey & Co. and Accenture.

on the move

U.S. Bank, Minneapolis, named Reba Dominski senior vice president of the U.S. Bank Foundation and community relations. Dominski was a senior director of community relations focused on education at Target Corp. and is a member of the national advisory board for Strive Together.

Oppidan Investment Co., Minnetonka, named Jim Hornecker retail development consultant. Hornecker was a senior real estate manager for Supervalu and held leadership positions at Coborn's and Albertsons.

Management HQ, Minneapolis, named Kevin Ward president. Ward founded the Forward Group and held leadership positions at GE Capital and SC Johnson Wax. He is on the board of the Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery and Connections to Independence.

Rasmussen College, Bloomington, named Ann Leja president of academic affairs and chief academic officer. Leja was dean of the College of Health, Community and Professional Studies at Metropolitan State University.

University of Minnesota Board of Regents named R. Lawrence Edwards, Vipin Kumar and Michael Osterholm regents professors.

Dominium, Plymouth, named Paul Telander tax manager. Telander was tax manager for Holiday Cos. and Grant Thornton.

Anchor Bank, St. Paul, named Carl Hennen senior commercial banker. Hennen was a senior vice president at Voyager Bank.

Preston Kelly, Minneapolis, named Denise Loidolt public relations supervisor. Loidolt was a self-employed marketing and communications consultant and a director of marketing and communications for United Properties.

moving up

Wilderness Inquiry, Minneapolis, named Julie Storck development director. Storck joined the organization in 2007 and worked for the Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans.