Paul Rudersdorf recently was promoted to succeed Jim Mayo as chief executive officer (CEO) and president of Security Financial Bank (SFB). Rudersdorf also has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of SFB and Security Financial Services Corporation (SFSC), the holding company that owns the Bank. All will be effective on January 1, 2017. Jim Mayo will continue to serve as CEO/president of SFSC during 2017. Rudersdorf joined SFB in July 2015, as the chief banking officer overseeing sales and revenue generation. His responsibilities included building teams to generate revenue for the Bank, overseeing business banking, cash management, customer call center and the retail division for all locations.
Royal Construction recently announced that Carrie Nielsen has joined its team as office manager. Nielsen comes to Royal Construction with six years of accounting experience. Prior to her experience as an accountant, Nielsen worked for a local website development company. In her new role as office manager, Nielsen will handle human resources, payroll and accounts receivable and payable.
Cheryl Halida has been named the 2016 recipient of HSHS St. Joseph Hospital’s Keeper of the Tradition award. This year marks the 14th year the hospital has given the award, which is one of the highest colleague honors at the hospital. Halida joined the hospital in 1979 and currently serves as an executive assistant in the hospital’s administration department. The peer-nominated award honors one colleague each year who carries on the traditions of Christian hospitality, servant leadership and the integration of the mission of the Hospital Sisters into his or her everyday work and service.
Mike Reese as joined Low Voltage Contractor’s Industrial Fire Protection team. Reese joins LVC with more than 40 years of experience, specializing in fire protection. Previously, Reese has held a variety of positions including estimator, operations manager, project manager, sales manager and vice president. With previously employers, Reese was responsible for securing large, complex fire protection jobs, the largest of which included 20,000 sprinklers. His project experience includes a MLB stadium, military hangars, university campuses, steam plants, ethanol plants, office towers, airport hangars, hotels, hospitals and Fortune 100 corporate headquarters.
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