moving up

Pope Architects, St. Paul, named Gonzalo Villares, Sandra Buehler, Rob Howard and Greg Woollums principals. Villares joined the firm in 2004 and is the commercial team leader and director of operations. Buehler joined the firm in 1998 and is the director of finance.

Yost & Baill, Minneapolis, named Michelle Hurley and Anamarie Reyes Kolden partners with the firm. Hurley joined the firm in 2004 and Reyes Kolden in 2003.

Knutson Construction, St. Louis Park, named Amy Schilling senior marketing coordinator. Schilling joined Knutson in 2014 as a marketing coordinator.

Northern Technologies, Inver Grove Heights, named Debra Schroeder senior engineer.

On the move

Summit Brewing Co., St. Paul, named Mike Bamonti chief sales officer. Bamonti was president and general manager of J.J. Taylor Minnesota and serves on the board for Chad Greenway's Lead the Way Foundation.

The KNW Group, Minnetonka, named Todd Witcraft chief financial officer. Witcraft was chief operations officer at NorthRock Partners and worked for Dougherty Financial Group.

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Bloomington office named Larry Pohlen and Marc Terris senior vice presidents-wealth management/wealth management advisers and Michael Kasper vice president/investment associate. Pohlen, Terris and Kasper were advisers at Morgan Stanley.

Evine Live, Eden Prairie, named Michael Henry senior vice president and chief merchandising officer. Henry held leadership positions at Eastern Home Shopping, QVC Italy and HSN.

Bremer Bank named Lori Donnelly private mortgage vice president in St. Paul.


International Academy of Trial Lawyers named Bob King a fellow. King is a Briggs and Morgan shareholder and is a former president of the American Board of Trial Advocates.