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Announcements

Dr. Lisa Prusak is joining St. Luke’s Miller Creek Medical Clinic Urgent Care.
President Brenda Denton (r) congratulates Jena Hart (l) on being named Eco-Rotarian of the Year by Duluth Superior Eco Rotary.
Four Northland leaders – Marieta Johnson, Maggie Skelton, James Spreitzer and Jeffrey Wig – have been named to the board of directors of the Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth Memorial Fund.
Essentia Health is proud to welcome Dr. Judah Askew, who will specialize in cardiothoracic surgery at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic.

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Victoria Sundell, a psychotherapist, is excited to join the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. A 30-year resident of Duluth, Sundell is excited to practice in the place she calls home.
National Bank of Commerce (NBC), has further expanded its commercial banking team by promoting Alisha Riedel to Commercial Banker. Alisha was born and raised in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. She furthered her education by earning an associate degree in marketing from Chippewa Valley Technical College and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wyoming. Alisha has an extensive background in banking with over sixteen years in the industry. She is greatly invested in the prosperity of our region. She has served as the secretary for the Superior Jaycees since 2020. Working out of NBC’s downtown Duluth branch, Alisha will build relationships with commercial customers to help meet the credit needs of our local business community. Brad Roden, EVP - Chief Banking Officer, stated “We are happy to welcome Alisha into this new role. Her vast banking knowledge and ability to form strong relationships will provide our customers with the high level of service they have come to expect from NBC.”
St. Luke’s Pharmacy is honored to be recognized as one of the 2021 University of Minnesota Office of Academic Clinical Affairs Clinical Training Sites of Excellence.
Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Hansen, APRN, CNP, is joining Lake View Medical Clinic.

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Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center is welcoming certified physician’s assistant Crystal O’Connell to the trauma surgery team. She has nearly nine years of experience working in trauma surgery in the Twin Cities.
Nellie Swanson, an advanced practice registered nurse and certified nurse practitioner, is thrilled to join the pediatric team at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic.
Super Studio, the full-service media production arm of RR46, has hired John Pedersen as creative director. Pedersen joins the leadership team as Super Studio relaunches with a focus on video production, leveraging decades of experience and expertise to help clients tell their story through video, photo, audio and animation.
Pediatric Hospitalist Dr. Emily Korman is joining St. Luke’s.
Congratulations Max Bruckelmyer, the new owner of the “Viking Plumbing Building” in Grand Marais, from Steve Bragg, Business Broker
DULUTH, MN — Swim Creative, a branding, interactive and advertising firm, is proud to announce their most recent addition of Graphic Designer Evan Hughes.
St. Luke’s Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center has been recognized with a President’s Circle award and named a Center of Distinction by Healogics.
National Bank of Commerce (NBC), continues its growth and expansion with the addition of a new associate, hiring Rob Downs lll as a Mortgage Banker. Rob grew up calling Superior, WI home. He graduated from The College of Saint Scholastica with a bachelor’s degree in business management. Rob has previously worked in industries outside of the financial space, such as project controls in heavy construction. No prior banking experience allows Rob to view the mortgage process with fresh eyes, lending him the ability to spot improvements or approach situations from a different angle. Rob stated, “I am extremely excited to embark on this new career path within the financial realm, and more specifically, mortgage banking. I have a lot to learn, but I’m willing and ready to get started. I look forward to many years ahead of helping customers become homeowners.” Rob will work out of the Solon Springs branch, located at 9245 E Main St. In his free time, Rob coaches boys hockey at Superior High School. Brad Roden EVP – Chief Banking Officer, stated “With the addition of Rob to our mortgage team we are better able to serve our customers in the market south of Superior. With Rob, exceptional customer service is already there, and with his eagerness to learn, I have no doubt he’ll be quick to catch on. He’s an exciting addition to our growing team. Welcome to NBC Rob!”