Moving up

Design Center, St. Paul, named Casey Peterson, director of quality assurance and support. Peterson joined the company in 2015 and was quality assurance analyst. Also named Ben Nichols quality assurance analyst. Nichols was an analyst at Questar Assessment, Apple Valley.

On the move

Piper Jaffray, Minneapolis, named Joshua Shropa director within financial services investment banking. He was a director at Sandler O’Neill & Partners.

Twin Metals Minnesota, St. Paul, named Julie Padilla chief regulatory officer. Padilla has held leadership positions in the private and public sector and co-chaired the advisory committee that oversaw the development of Allianz Field.

The Northern Waters Land Trust, Walker, Minn., named Kathy Moore executive director. Moore has a background in marketing and project management and was creative director at Moore Consulting.

On the board

Scholarship America, Minneapolis, named to the board: Hazel McNeilage of Texas, who serves on the Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors; Mark Madrid of California, of the Latino Business Action Network and M. Salman Ravala, a New York attorney at Criscione Ravala.


The Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association awarded Lloyd Winfield a Division Leadership Achievement Award for its Minneapolis Division. Winfield is principal of Dowling Urban Environmental School in Minneapolis.