Moving up

Cities Management, Minneapolis named Jenni Flobeck vice president. Flobeck, who was director of community management, has worked as property manager and has been with the company since 2005.

SFM Mutual Insurance, Bloomington named David Kaiser chief operating officer and senior vice president. Kaiser joined SFM in 1992, has held leadership roles and was chief information officer.

On the move

Cushman & Wakefield, Minneapolis named Tom DeSautel senior director. DeSautel was vice president at CBRE in Minneapolis.

On the board

Blue Water Financial Technologies, Minneapolis named to the board: Nick Smith, Rice Park Capital (RPC) Management; Jeff Hilligoss, RPC, Upper Bound and Brad Farrell RPC, formerly Two Harbors Investment Corp.

Great River Rail Commission, Red Wing, named Mark Vaughan, council member from Hastings; also named Paul Drotos, Goodhue County commissioner.

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, St. Paul, named to the board Craig Samitt, Blue Cross and Blue Shield; Garfield Bowen, 3M; Keiko Sugisaka, Maslon; and Lou Cristan, 3Mgives community volunteer.


The Minnesota Association of School Administrators named Janet Mohr, the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award. Mohr is a retired executive director of the Minnesota Board of School Administrators (BOSA), a lifelong educator and has worked with the commissioner of education and others to help spearhead state public education efforts and policies.