Rachel Woodman is a public relations and marketing strategist working as a Marketing Manager with CenturyLink. She is an active volunteer in the
community with a focus on youth and female empowerment. She relocated to Sioux Falls from Minneapolis-Saint Paul.
Alan Dooley is CEO of Grathia Corp, a private lending and real estate investment firm.
He is a graduate of Rutgers University and serves on the Board of the Lake County Historical Society. He is Business Development Director with BizNOW. Alan is also one of our Real Estate Experts.
Sarah Sproul is a Dakota State University graduate with a Bachelor of Science in English in New Media. Whether she’s reading a good book, scribbling in one of her many notebooks or paging through articles online, she can’t seem to get enough of literature. She is a frequent contributor to BizNOW and hales from Harrisburg, SD.
Lisa Soma is owner of Organizing by Lisa. She lives in Sioux Falls with her husband and keeps him organized as well!
David M. Eiesland Vice President Business Banking, Heritage Bank N.A. and one of our Experts on Finance.
Jessica Schaap is a busy mom, co-owner of Koko FitClub and a Master FitCoach with a great closet of shoes!!
Randy Snyders is with Bank Midwest and is one of our Experts on Finance.
Jeff Pray, DPCU RPLU CIC is with FischerRounds & Associates and our Expert on Insurance.
Deb Muller, Chief Administrative Officer for Avera Health Plans, and one of our Experts on Health Insurance.
Thomas Tiahrt, BSBA, MA, PhD, Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences Beacom School of Business and one of our Experts on Education.
Ted Takasaki A Hall of Fame Legendary Angler, Owner of Takasaki Sportfishing Promotions, Speaker/Emcee, Marketing/Business Consulting, Entertaining Customer, and Product Endorsement. Ted is our Expert on the Outdoors.
Keith Loy is the lead pastor of Celebrate Community Church. He has a Doctorate of Leadership from Sioux Falls Seminary, and a Master of Divinity from Briercrest Biblical Seminary in Canada. Keith and his wife Kay live in Sioux Falls and have three girls: Jordan, Jaidyn, and Jaksyn. Our Spiritual Columns are also sponsored by Celebrate Community Church. Keith is also one of our Experts in our Spiritual Series.
Brooke Nicholson Grote is the Director of Development for the Presentation Sisters. The Presentation Sisters are a vowed faith community who willingly go forth to any part of the world to work for justice, alleviate oppression and promote human dignity. And one of our Experts in our Spiritual Series.
Donna Farris is Writing Manager with Avera Health Marketing. She has 25 years experience in newspaper and health care writing, and holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in journalism and public relations. And is one of our Expert on Health.
Linda Beck Halliburton, VP of Beck and Hofer Construction
Sioux Falls, SD 57104