Business Briefs for March 12

Edina Realty Marshall realtors receive recognition

Edina Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and residential real estate firm, recently announced that the following realtors from the Marshall office are being recognized for outstanding sales performance, market knowledge and customer service as members of Edina Realty’s Chairman’s, Master’s, President’s or Leadership Circles: The Archbold Team — Molly and Bill   —  Chairman’s Circle, Cynthia Rogers — President’s Circle, Tim Deutz — Leadership Circle, Danette Deragisch — Leadership Circle and Dan Williams — Leadership Circle.

“Agents who earn membership in Edina Realty’s Chairman’s, Master’s, President’s or Leadership Circles are among the elite Realtors doing business today. They’re well-informed on market trends, well-connected and especially adept at client representation and customer service,” said Greg Mason, Edina Realty Home Services president and CEO.  “Edina Realty leads the market for the 18th consecutive year thanks to the efforts of our diligent agents.”

Meister of Carris Health earns Physician Executive Certification

Carris Health, formerly ACMC Health, announces that Steven Meister, M.D., has successfully earned the Certified Physician Executive (CPE) certificate from The American Association for Physician Leadership. Meister was awarded the status of Certified Physician Executive based on his superior levels of professional excellence and management education while also demonstrating effective health care industry knowledge and leadership skills.

This certification coincides with Meister’s recently announced role as physician vice president of Clinical Support Services for the newly formed Carris Health, a partnership between ACMC Health, Rice Memorial Hospital and CentraCare Health.

“By attaining CPE certification, I am better prepared to help guide the direction and improvement of health care delivery in rural Minnesota,” Meister said.

The American Association for Physician Leadership is the nation’s largest organization solely focused on leadership education and management training for physicians. The CPE certification is an industry benchmark for the most accomplished and influential physician leaders, speaking to the physician’s commitment to improving patient care. Dr. Meister joins a list of 3,300 Certified Physician Executives nationwide.

Corey J. Skogrand reaches career milestone at Ameriprise Financial

Corey J. Skogrand, CFP, ChFC, CLU with Van der Hagen, Skogrand & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Marshall, has reached a career milestone through the company’s Circle of Success program by achieving years of consistently high performance. Less than 7 percent of Ameriprise advisers have earned this distinction. Skogrand was one of only 56 advisers to achieve this milestone and will be recognized at the company’s 2018 National Conference in San Francisco, California.

Fennell earns top honor for customer service at American Family Insurance

Chuck Fennell, an American Family Insurance agent in Marshall, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.

“Providing our valued customers with an exceptional service experience is at the heart of everything we do,” said Ann Hamilton, American Family Insurance customer experience vice president. “As recipients of the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification, this select group of agents has earned the highest praise from our customers for consistently providing the outstanding service our customers expect, and deserve.”

The service excellence distinction was determined through an evaluation process conducted under guidelines established through the company’s American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. The process consists of a customer satisfaction survey which measures customers’ overall experience with their current American Family agent.

Fennell has been an agent for American Family since 1980.