Moving up

Fredrikson & Byron, Minneapolis, named Amanda Lorentz, Sarah Olson, Debra Schneider and David Winkler shareholders.

Meritex, Minneapolis, named Eric Fink manager of business analysis, Brett Ebert business technology officer and Mark Scheierl senior accountant.

Ideal Credit Union, Woodbury, named Amanda Barghini branch manager for the Hugo office. Barghini joined the credit union in 2015 and was an account relationship specialist.

On the move

UCare, Minneapolis, named David Albright vice president and chief information officer. Albright was vice president of information technology for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota and worked for Optum, MoneyGram and CenterPoint Energy.

Barnes & Thornburg named Brian Melendez partner in the litigation department. Melendez was an office managing member for Dykema and is a former president of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Premier Jet Center, Eden Prairie, named Nathan Ballard director of maintenance. Ballard worked for Elliott Aviation.

Doran Cos., Bloomington, named Rebecca Green and Cody Dietrich senior associates. Green was a senior associate for Jones Lang La Salle and worked for BlackRock in New York. Dietrich was a development staff associate for Dominium.

RSP Architects, Minneapolis, named Ryan Sommers senior associate, senior project designer. Sommers worked for CallisonRTKL in Chicago

The Lacek Group, Minneapolis, named Jim Gresham account director. Gresham was a director at Infinity Direct and worked for Farm Journal Foundation and Blackfin Marketing Group.

TwinWest Chamber of Commerce, Plymouth, named Andrea Ferstan vice president of talent and workforce. Ferstan was director of education and jobs for Greater Twin Cities United Way.

On the board

National Association of Women Lawyers named Angela Brandt president. Brandt is a partner at Larson King and a former president of the Ramsey County Bar Association.