St. Cloud Hospital ranked # 2 in Minnesota in Newsweek list



St. Cloud Hospital was ranked # 2 in the state on a Newsweek list of top hospitals.

The hospital also ranked No. 45 in the US Newsweek (which has partnered with Statistica Inc.) used three categories of data to determine rankings; it is a survey of more than 70,000 medical experts, public data on patient satisfaction and public quality data, according to a press release from CentraCare.

“We sincerely appreciate this award, as it recognizes the tireless work of our staff, advanced practice providers and physicians to provide an unparalleled level of care to this community,” said Joy Plamann, Senior Vice President of CentraCare and President of St. Cloud Hospital. .

The list covers 25 countries and the named hospitals are listed for “consistent excellence, including distinguished physicians, top-notch nursing care and cutting-edge technology,” the statement said.

The Rochester Mayo Clinic has been ranked # 1 in Minnesota, the nation and the world.

Granite Financial is recruiting a specialist in support for planners

A St. Cloud-based finance company will help clients create and implement financial plans.

Emily Runyon joined the Granite Financial team in February as a planner support specialist. She previously worked for eight years at a local pension and investment firm, according to a statement from Granite Financial.

Granite Financial is a financial planning firm owned and managed by women.

Stearns Bank adds executives

Two new hires and one role change represent some new executives at Stearns Bank NA

Al Doering, previously director of credit at Stearns Bank, is now its director of mergers and acquisitions (mergers and acquisitions). It’s a new role for Stearns Bank, according to a press release from the company. As Director of Mergers and Acquisitions, Doering “will explore new avenues for acquisitions and expansion, focusing on banks between $ 250 billion and $ 1.5 billion in assets, niche and specialty finance companies. and purchases of loan portfolios, ”the statement said.

Becca Kronlund

Stearns Bank has also hired Rebecca Kronlund as general counsel. She has a background of working as an in-house bank lawyer as well as in a law firm.

Brian McCarthy will be the Credit Manager and will bring decades of experience to this role. He previously held senior management positions and has credit experience with financial institutions of varying sizes. McCarthy will be responsible for “overall asset and portfolio quality and credit risk management,” the statement said.

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The Stearns Bank National Association is an independent financial institution based in Minnesota with operations in three states. It specializes in small business loans and equipment finance, the statement said.

St. Cloud Financial Credit Union COO Selected for Leadership Program

St. Cloud Financial Credit Union COO Theresa Tschumperlin to participate in a two-year national innovation leadership program focused on innovation and equipping professionals with what they need to lead co-ops 21st century credit.

Theresa Tschumperlin

A company statement said Tschumperlin will be one of 23 members of a Filene i3 program cohort and “will begin working on the biggest issues facing the credit union industry.”

“Theresa’s selection to this two-year program is a testament to the talent she possesses and represents an excellent opportunity for her, our credit union and the Minnesota communities we serve,” said President and CEO Jed Meyer. in the press release.

The goal of the program is to create leaders capable of leading innovation initiatives in their respective credit unions.

St. Cloud Financial Credit Union is a non-profit cooperative founded over 90 years ago.

Staffing firm’s St. Cloud office recognized at leadership conference

St. Cloud Express’s office of employment professionals recently won an award for its best performance in sales, recruitment and placement.

A press release from the company indicates that the St. Cloud office received the Circle of Excellence Award for its achievements at the 38th Annual International Company Leadership Conference. According to the statement, this is the fourth year that the office has been recognized as one of the best offices in the company.

“Our team has worked so hard this year through difficult times, which makes it all the more special to be recognized for our efforts,” Jill Magelssen, St. Cloud Express franchisee, said in the statement.

Express Employment Professionals connects job seekers with jobs and corporate clients with employees, and provides localized staffing solutions to its communities. The St. Cloud franchise began operations in 2005 and serves administrative, business and professional areas, the statement said.

Sarah Kocher is the business reporter for the St. Cloud Times. Contact her at 320-255-8799 or [email protected] Follow her on Twitter @SarahAKocher.

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