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Mayor OF SIOUX FALLS Paul TenHaken


n my role as Mayor, I have the opportunity to interact daily with residents, community members and business leaders across industries and company sizes. Whether it’s sharing a meal with a downtown restaurant owner or mentoring young entrepreneurs, these conversations better my understanding of the issues that are top of mind in Sioux Falls. The common thread I hear from residents is their desire to make Sioux Falls an even better place to live and work. It’s clear from Sioux Falls’ accolades that we are doing more than a few things right. Sioux Falls consistently earns top rankings as a place to visit and live because of our thriving economy, community attractions and amenities, to name a few.

But it’s really the people of our community who give Sioux Falls the leading edge. It’s the people—including those behind our local businesses—who continue to help keep our economy strong and make Sioux Falls a vibrant community. You’ll have the chance to meet several of them in this publication. I encourage you to take some time to get to know the faces of Sioux Falls—both the people featured in these pages and the new faces in your neighborhood, church or workplace. In 2022, let’s continue to build relationships and form community for an even stronger Sioux Falls.


Internet Provider

Brian McFadden, Noelle Tieszen, Ben Dold Midco


idco provides superior high-speed internet and exceptional customer experience while being a force for good in the communities they serve and the Midco team in Sioux Falls is certainly no exception. Midco first set foot in South Dakota in 1953, when they built the state’s first television station. Sioux Falls is a big part of Midco’s heritage and they’re proud to still be a part of the city’s growth and progress. Senior Vice President of Operations Ben Dold, Senior Customer Experience


Operations Manager Noelle Tieszen and General Manager of Field Operations Brian McFadden agree that caring about customers and the community are ingrained in Midco’s values.

Between sponsorships and grants, Midco makes more than $6 million in charitable donations each year while serving more than 480,000 homes and businesses throughout the midwest.

Midco is proud to financially support nonprofits, schools and organizations across the Midwest and they encourage their team members to actively participate in their communities. This strengthens the communities where they live and work.

Midco 905 S Highline Pl Sioux Falls, SD 57110 800.888.1300 midco.com

WELCOME. first heard about the "Faces of" concept in 2016 from a publisher out of Omaha, Nebraska. They had created a magazine that helps promote local business by featuring a "Face" of a specific business type (ex: "Face Of Architecture"). This publisher found that the publication was able to connect community members with local Omaha businesses. From there, I talked to other publishers and wanted to see how the publication was received in their markets. Overall, we found that the feedback was really great in those regions, too. Of course, I love and will champion the idea of promoting community. That's why, in 2021 we decided to bring this concept to the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo and Bismarck-Mandan communities. And it was a hit. Now, it's Sioux Falls' turn. We hope you enjoy this publication and take the opportunity to get to know some of the people behind this thriving business community. In 11 years, we have been able to create over 400 magazines. All of which are solely based in telling positive community stories! This is another piece to that puzzle and I truly believe you will enjoy reading about your friends and neighbors in the ensuing pages.


sponsored page and paid for by that advertiser. However, this is not a "Best of" publication—it is simply a way for our community to see some of the "Faces" of respective businesses. In turn, we are connecting our readers to businesses they may not even be aware of. By making this a sponsored magazine we were able to produce the publication at a high quality and make 40,000 copies free to the public. Our sales and editorial teams tried to ensure that we reached out to credible "Faces" of the categories we chose. Our goal is for readers to enjoy learning more about some of the people behind the businesses that make our community thrive. Hopefully, it will create a better sense of community and also encourage more of us to shop local! For more information about our company Spotlight visit www.spotlightmediafargo.com Selections for Faces 2023 start now. Email info@spotlightmediafargo.com if interested.

Mike Dragosavich Mike Dragosavich Founder and CEO Spotlight Media

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Boss' Pizza & Chicken


Hegg Realtors


Boss' Pizzeria & Sports Bar


Northwest Crane & Rigging







Plains Commerce Bank

The Diamond Room by Spektor


ABC Seamless


Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce


Kingdom Boundaries


Sioux Empire Housing Partnership




Avera Specialty Hospital


Pinnacle Wealth


Comfort King


Sioux Falls City Football Club


Service First Federal Credit Union


Family Treats Homemade Ice Cream


Southeast Technical College


Garry Associates, LLP.


Trail Ridge Senior Living Community

HPS Law Firm 41

Sioux Falls Smiles


JPC IT Solutions


EAPC Architects Engineers


Rough Cut Social




The Compass Center


Alternative HR


Eastway Bowl


Sioux Falls Dental Implant Center


605 Running Company


Northwest Concrete Cutting


Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C


Escape 605


Insight Marketing Design

Vance Thompson Vision 63

Showplace Cabinetry


Sioux Falls Canaries

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ade up of a husband and wife duo, Brady and Sophie Daly, The Daly Real Estate Team of Hegg Realtors is passionate about working with clients to help them find their next home. They believe it’s crucial to offer clients more than a real estate transaction, but a relationship, too. “We want clients to be happy not just during the home buying or selling process, but after it's complete. It all goes back to our core mission, relationships. Our job is never done with a client and when they need us, we're there,” Brady Daly said. The Daly Real Estate Team is skilled at building relationships not only in-person, but online too! They’ve been voted the Number One Agents on Social Media in the state by Spark Media. Find them on Facebook and Instagram @DalyRealEstateTeam, and on TikTok @TheDalyTeam.

Hegg Realtors 6225 S Minnesota Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57108 605.214.1972 TheDalyTeam.Hegg.com

Residential Realtors

Brady & Sophie Daly Hegg Realtors


Cranes & Rigging

Anthony Wynja & Logan Lueders

Northwest Crane and Rigging, a Division of Northwest Corp.


or more than 25 years, Northwest Corp. has been a major player in the South Dakota construction industry. What began as a fourman team was built from the ground up by majority owner Don Lueders. Today, the business employs 40 people and has completed over 20,000 jobs. With different divisions, customers are sure to find the right services to meet their construction needs. Northwest Crane and Rigging, a division of Northwest Corp., provides professional lifting and equipmentmoving solutions that are safe, efficient and costeffective. Their team has been trained and certified by nationally recognized accreditation bodies. Not only do they have the newest, most advanced equipment in the industry, but they also value client relationships above all. Divisional manager Anthony Wynja (Left) and Vice President Logan Lueders (Right) have earned the trust

and respect of the Sioux Falls construction community by providing the highest level of service and safety in the industry. They have a can-do attitude and a team that has the knowledge and experience to make it come to life. They both strive for perfection and efficiency while maintaining the safest environment possible. The vision statement of Northwest Corp. is “service that exceeds expectations”. Both Anthony and Logan reflect the Northwest Corp. vision perfectly and they are proud to be a part of the growing Sioux Falls community and look forward to the growth of the business in the future.

Northwest Crane & Rigging 1001 E 52nd St N Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.334.4700 northwestcraneandrigging.com


Teleconstruction Craig Snyder VIKOR


or over 30 years, VIKOR has built and serviced telecommunication infrastructure that unites people across the nation, all from the Sioux Falls community. They are committed to being at the front of the ever-evolving industry and offer full turnkey services for wireless, renewables, oil/gas and transportation sectors. Led by founder and CEO Craig Snyder, VIKOR has been named one of INC 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies for four consecutive years. “When people ask me how we have become so successful, I often joke that VIKOR is a 30-year overnight success,” Snyder said. “We’ve learned a lot over the last 30-plus years. We like to think of ourselves as the biggest mom-and-pop company in our industry with more room to grow. We still have that small company feel. It speaks to the amazing people that make up who VIKOR is today.” Today, VIKOR has 200 employees and 9 locations throughout the nation. However, the Sioux Falls community will always be a special place to Snyder. “I love the sense of family in Sioux Falls. I love the sense of community and belonging,” he said. “I love that our city leaders have invested in technology and invited and encouraged technology businesses to enter the market by clearing the regulatory path for them to invest in our city ahead of our much bigger neighbors.”


VIKOR shows its appreciation for the Sioux Falls community by encouraging its employees to get involved. In 2021, VIKOR employees gave 200 hours of service to the community! Snyder’s impact goes well beyond the telecommunication industry. In addition to serving his community, he also impacts his employees through his leadership skills. “Craig is an outstanding leader. His focus is on developing people,” Director of Marketing and Corporate Strategy Mike Fowler said. “He often explains that VIKOR is the laboratory of human development. We are building leaders here at VIKOR. He has placed VIKOR in a position to succeed and become the premier contractor in the industry.”

VIKOR 4300 N Northview Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57107 605.331.6972 Vikor.com



Plains Commerce Bank


t Plains Commerce Bank, roots run deep in the heart of the Dakotas. Starting over 90 years ago as the Bank of Hoven in Hoven, SD, they quickly formed strong ties to this and other neighboring communities. The sound relationships that were formed in these early developmental years have lasted through today and are an important part of their success. Plains Commerce Bank focuses on the real relationships they form with customers and within their communities. They want customers to know who they’re doing business with, which is why they value one-onone, face-to-face meetings.


As a community bank, their primary role is to be a go-to institution for financial services in the region. However, that job requires more than just providing checking accounts and loans. It also means being an institution that can be forward thinking and be a leader in the transformation of financial services. The grit their communities and customers show as they navigate each season inspires the team at Plains Commerce to do the same. At Plains Commerce Bank, they believe that well-done is better than well-said. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Plains Commerce Bank Multiple Sioux Falls and South Dakota Locations 605.275.2467 plainscommerce.com

Business Banking Rodney Krantz, Hank McCall, Jason Sundberg Plains Commerce Bank


he business team at Plains Commerce Bank works together to reach their goals by lifting each other up, lending a helpful hand and looking out for the best opportunities to ensure success. They know how hard community members work and therefore strive to hold themselves to a high standard of success.

The business team believes in helping customers grow, which is why they take into account individual needs in order to create a strategic plan to set customers up for financial success. Whether you’re looking for a loan to purchase a piece of heavy equipment, want to refinance a rental unit or need an agriculture loan to purchase a new tractor, the team is there to help make it happen.

Plains Commerce Bank Multiple Sioux Falls and South Dakota Locations 605.275.2467 plainscommerce.com


Mortgage Banking Dawn Van Nieuwenhuyzen Plains Commerce Bank


awn Van Nieuwenhuyzen began in the banking industry after college, starting in the analytical underwriting side before moving into mortgages. Today, as a Senior Mortgage Banker, she uses her strong attention-to-detail to find potential issues and head them off before a problem hits. She has been recognized as Mortgage Banker of the year at Plains for several years running and has been recognized in the Scotsman’s Originator Magazine as Top Originators in the state for the last two years. Currently, she is #1 in the state and #3 in the nation in Homes for Heroes ranking. What sets her apart is caring for her customers. “I want the best for them and I truly educate them through the process. I want them to understand what their budget allows, and how they can be strategic to get under contract and reach their long-term financial goals.”

Plains Commerce Bank Multiple Sioux Falls and South Dakota Locations 605.275.2467 plainscommerce.com


NMLS #21096

The Future of Banking

Kyle Pickner

Plains Commerce Bank


yle Pickner joined Plains Commerce Bank as Chief Trust Officer in 2021. He was recently named as one of the Independent Community Bankers Association 40 under 40 award winners, which seeks to recognize community banking’s brightest, most inspiring young professionals. Candidates are judged on character, leadership, community involvement and innovation. "My goal at Plains Commerce Bank is to bring community banking into the future. I understand that traditional finance is changing right before our eyes," Pickner said. “Providing education and awareness on this ever-changing world of finance is also important. Helping customers plan their finances for the future and succeed in the long-term is what I strive for.”

Plains Commerce Bank Multiple Sioux Falls and South Dakota Locations 605.275.2467 plainscommerce.com



nown for their late night hours, award-winning broasted chicken and 36 specialty pizzas to choose from, Boss’ Pizza & Chicken is a local staple in Sioux Falls. After 17 years of business, Boss’ Pizza now has four local stores: two typical delivery and carry-out pizzerias and two sports bars decorated to highlight local high school and college sports. Not only do they pride themselves on providing fresh, quality food, they also are committed to giving back to the community. “Staying involved in the community is one of the things we take the most pride in. We sponsor local athletic teams from youth to men's and women's leagues. We make it a point to take food to the Mission, St. Francis

House, Children's Inn or Bishop Dudley on a regular basis. We have been doing a Free Thanksgiving Dinner for the last 11 or 12 years at our location on Minnesota avenue… Community involvement and giving back is very important to us,” owner Jeremy Seefeldt said. Boss’ Pizza & Chicken is also dedicated to providing leadership opportunities to their staff members by promoting from within. “At this time, there are six people who came up through this company and started on the ground floor (delivery driver or cook) who are now part owners in their own Boss' location, a position they earned by proving work ethic and intangibles that showed me who they were. I brought them into


Management Team Boss’ Pizza & Chicken


the business without any money out of their pocket,” Seefeldt said. According to Seefeldt, the success of Boss’ Pizza is largely due to their skilled staff and dedicated customers. “We owe our staff and our loyal customers, who are the best customers in the world because their word of mouth advertising has helped us grow more than anything else, the biggest thank you you could ever imagine,” Seefeldt said.

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken 2111 S Minnesota Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57105 605.271.2677 bosspizzaandchicken.com


Management Team Boss’ Pizzeria & Sports Bar


oss' Pizzeria and Sports Bar opened in December 2019 in their first location on Russell Street. Committed to showcasing local sports, customers can view sports memorabilia from youth, high school and college teams while watching local games. Not only is Boss’ Pizzeria and Sports Bar the place to go for local sports, but their full-service bar and restaurant are also note-worthy. The beer is always served cold, and their pizza,

chicken and burgers are awardwinning. While many know Boss’ for their delivery, having the food directly from the kitchen is even better. “We are a full-service bar and restaurant that actually cares about making sure the customer gets great service and a great product,” owner Jeremy Seefeldt said. “We also have a great atmosphere, and we feel that our focus on local sports adds to that. You're seeing things about your friends and neighbors, not just the national pro and college teams.”

Boss’ Pizzeria and Sports Bar 1301 W. Russell St. Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605-275-2716

Boss' Pizzeria & Sports Bar - Tea 215 S. Main St. Tea, SD 57064 605-349-2425


Home Inspection Brad & Kathy Horstman HouseMaster


ouseMaster Home Inspections has proudly served the Sioux Falls area for over 30 years. They offer a wide array of services including inspections for buyers and sellers, commercial inspections, termite inspections plus radon and mold testing. The current owners, Brad and Kathy Horstman, take an educational approach to every inspection, inspecting it as if their own family would be living or working there. Due to the major shift in the market, educating buyers and sellers about


why inspections are a vital part of the real estate transaction has been key. Having a third-party non-bias inspection protects both parties and ensures everyone has done their due diligence in what is most likely their biggest purchase or sale. HouseMaster walkthroughs with clients and REALTORS© are key to any inspection. Educating homeowners on how to maintain their home as well as where things are in the home is essential. They are there for their clients long after the home inspection with their HouseMaster Cloud App and are also just a phone call away.

Not only are they passionate about helping their clients, they also want what is best for their community. “This community is truly like no other. We are lucky to help so many with their home stories. The REALTORS© we work with, the clients and families, we are truly blessed to do what we do in this great city.”

HOUSEMASTER HOME INSPECTIONS Serving Sioux Falls & Beyond 605.361.6000 housemaster.com


Alon Spektor & Justin Shatto The Diamond Room by Spektor


he Diamond Room by Spektor has been a staple in the Sioux Falls community for more than 25 years. Their story began in 1996 when Alon Spektor and Dave Anderson joined forces to create the largest selection of loose diamonds in the region. In 2013, Justin Shatto joined the team to help continue their legacy. Today, they’ve been voted Best Local Jewelry Store in Sioux Falls for 17 years in a row.

“We love being part of our customers' love stories and helping them find the perfect piece of jewelry for every occasion. Our team will guide and inform you to ensure you are making an educated purchase," Shatto said.

The Diamond Room by Spektor 3501 W 57th St Sioux Falls, SD 57108 605.362.0008 thediamondroom.com

The Diamond Room contributes to the community not only by providing beautiful jewelry, but also by supporting local organizations like The Legends, Make-A-Wish, Teddy Bear Den, Boys and Girls Club, Call to Freedom and more.



Chris Harner, Bike Shop Manager SCHEELS


hris Harner has worked at SCHEELS for eight years—and shopped there for much longer! As the Bike Shop Manager, Harner is a part of the crew that leads the company in bike sales for the past two years. “This has been the largest bike boom since the 70s and I could not have asked for a more hardworking and customer-focused crew at our store,” Harner said. SCHEELS offers a wide selection of bikes for all riders and abilities from leading brands like Super73, TREK, Electra and Strider Sports. As an avid biker himself, Harner knows how to help customers find the best bike for them depending on what kind of terrain and activity they will use it for. Whether you are looking to bike recreationally or for fitness, Harner and his team of bike experts at SCHEELS will help you find your next E-bike, cruiser, hybrid or mountain bike that is just right for you. When he’s not working, Harner invests in keeping local bike trails clean. “You can find me leaving Tut Hill or Leaders Park with a bag of trash before my rides,” he said. “We are lucky to have an incredibly dedicated team of volunteers at Falls Area Single Track (FAST), with a great mission to protect, create and enhance quality trail experiences for mountain bikers in the Sioux Falls area, so the least I can do is a little clean up here or there.” Harner believes that what sets SCHEELS apart from other retailers is the people and the dedication for leadership. SCHEELS invests in growing experts in the field and professionals in the store.

SCHEELS 2101 W 41st St Sioux Falls, SD 57105 605.334.7767 scheels.com



Dillon Saltzman, Golf Shop Manager SCHEELS


illon Saltzman has played golf for as long as he can remember. In high school, he was named Athlete of the Month, and in college he was named Athlete of the Year. He has also won an individual title in golf, and he is Titleist Performance Institute Certified. Saltzman brings his extensive golf expertise to SCHEELS saying, “I enjoy helping customers on their golf journeys, whether they are just starting out or have been playing for years, by giving them any knowledge I can to help them enjoy and improve their game,” Saltzman said. When it comes to working for SCHEELS, Saltzman is grateful for his incredible coworkers and for the company itself. “SCHEELS has invested a lot of time into shaping me into the person I am today and giving me the tools to be the best leader I can be, for this company.” Whether you are looking to get fitted for a driver, buy your first iron set or want to trade in your clubs for an upgrade, Saltzman and his team of golf experts at SCHEELS are here to help.

SCHEELS 2101 W 41st St Sioux Falls, SD 57105 605.334.7767 scheels.com


Women’s Apparel Tania Blanco, Women’s Nike Athletic Shop Manager



orn and raised in Costa Rica, Tania Blanco is passionate about the Sioux Falls community and her career at SCHEELS. She is the Women’s Athletic Shop Manager for Nike and is committed to offering exceptional customer service while building strong relationships with customers. Customers are always the first priority at SCHEELS and Blanco demonstrates this by going above and beyond to meet the needs and expectations of her customers. “My goal is to help customers by giving them a very special shopping experience. I strive to help them find what they are looking for and give them suggestions and options to choose from. I want to be their personal shopper,” Blanco said. SCHEELS encourages and empowers their employees to give back to their communities. Blanco has done just that by participating in a grill competition for United Way, hosting Puppies and Nachos to help fundraise money for Whitney for Miss Amazing and has participated in the Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines, Iowa, since 2002. Recently, SCHEELS sponsored her for this event where she taught people how to make a five-course meal, utilizing her degree in culinary arts. She even created a cookbook for the festival and donated the profits to help with scholarships for Hispanic kids! “I have been lucky to share my cooking passion in several events at SCHEELS. My son, Malakai, also works at SCHEELS, and it makes me very proud when others tell me how helpful and courteous he is to customers,” Blanco said.

SCHEELS 2101 W 41st St Sioux Falls, SD 57105 605.334.7767 scheels.com


Youth Clothing & Footwear Kim Muyskens, Youth Apparel Manager SCHEELS


im Muyskens has worked at SCHEELS since 2003, and has worked in retail since high school! She is a SCHEELS “E for Excellence” award winner and was recognized for her outstanding sales performance in youth apparel. There are many factors to consider when shopping for your kids’ clothing and shoes, and there is no better feeling than finally finding apparel that fits your child perfectly. Muyskens’ expertise and years of experience will make shopping for your kids simple and easy. Her team of youth clothing and shoe experts at SCHEELS are happy to help with any questions and concerns you have, and look forward to seeing you in store soon! “Some of my favorite things about working at SCHEELS include creating great customer experiences, meeting new people, building relationships with customers, and working in an industry that is dynamic, everchanging and offers continuous learning opportunities,” Muyskens said. When she isn’t working, Muysken enjoys spending time with her daughter and two sons and being involved in the community. She serves as a current school board member, recess duty volunteer, high school circle member, vacation bible school leader and GEMS prayer partner.

SCHEELS 2101 W 41st St Sioux Falls, SD 57105 605.334.7767 scheels.com



eff Griffin grew up in Canton, Ohio and worked in juvenile corrections for 15 years. In 2020, he took on the roles of President and CEO of the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce. Led by Griffin, the Chamber is a dynamic membership organization of businesses and individuals working together to improve the Sioux Falls community. They drive economic growth, advocate for businesses, develop leaders and work to improve community members’ quality of life. “With nearly 2,000 business members who employ nearly 80,000 individuals, the Chamber of Commerce truly touches all corners of the community,” Griffin said. In fact, the Chamber is in the 99th percentile nationwide for communities the size of Sioux Falls! “Mainly, the Chamber serves at the intersection of Government, Community and Business. We advocate for pro-business policies, build strong relationships with our educators and workforce training allies, welcome new people to town, build an inclusive environment open to all, provide business sense training opportunities, host networking and celebratory events and mobilize over 1,000 members of your YPN (Young Professionals Network) to help attract and retain young professionals to Sioux Falls,” Griffin said.

Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce 200 N. Phillips Ave, Suite 200 Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.336.1620 siouxfallschamber.com

Chamber Jeff Griffin, President and CEO Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce



ebra Owen grew up in Helena, Montana. Her passion for public policy began in high school when attending the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State held in the State Capitol. As Representative for Girls State, she sat in the Montana House of Representatives for the deliberation and vote on bills. From that experience, her interest in public policy ignited. Advocacy for and through our members remains a passion for Owen. Through the leadership of the Board of Directors, with input from the Issues Management Council, the Chamber successfully gets stuff done. Last year the Chamber received the midwest Chamber of Commerce Public Policy award for passing legislation to require South Dakota driver’s licenses exams in Spanish. Debra led the statewide coalition to pass the bill in Pierre. Owen is a licensed attorney. She is the Vice President of Government Relations for the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce. She has served as legal counsel and lobbyist for the State of South Dakota, Bureau of Human Resources and lobbied for the South Dakota hospitals.

Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce 200 N. Phillips Ave, Suite 200 Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.336.1620 siouxfallschamber.com

Chamber Debra Owen, Vice President of Government Relations Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce



hamber member Casey Boerger was born and raised in South Dakota. She is the Young Professionals Network Manager at the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce and coordinates personal and professional networking events. “I am a young professional striving to make a positive impact in the community I am so fortunate to call home, to make for a better future for the next generation,” Boerger said. To do this, she takes pride in her ability to establish business relationships with those around her. “It is my goal to create real relationships with other professionals that will last a lifetime.” Boerger is also passionate about giving back to the community she loves. “I am fortunate to work for an organization where giving back to the community is an integral part of who we are and what we do. Volunteering my time in areas that are needed is something that fills my cup!”

Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce 200 N. Phillips Ave, Suite 200 Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.336.1620 siouxfallschamber.com

Chamber Casey Boerger, Young Professionals Network Manager Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce



orn in Mexico and raised in Iowa, Hugo Barron has made his chosen home Sioux Falls. He serves as the President of the Sioux Empire Housing Partnership (SEHP), a program that responds to the needs of the community by offering services for low-tomoderate-income families and minorities. They provide a variety of housing, financial and credit advice as well as First-Time homebuyer and rental educational services by partnering with local non-profits. “We know that no two businesses are alike. SEHP stands apart from the competition by providing services with humility. SEHP strives to offer high quality and consistent services which can also be personalized. This ensures that every customer gets the best possible experience from the very first time we meet,” Barron said. SEHP serves approximately 600 families and individuals per year and has earned the 100 National Winners Best of the Best: Best Practices Award.

Sioux Empire Housing Partnership 200 N Phillips Ave, Suite 200 Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.339.0942 siouxempirehousing.org

Housing Opportunities Hugo Barron Sioux Empire Housing Partnership


Pictured: Bryce J. Braaksma, DO


Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Avera Orthopedics


vera Orthopedics expands to better serve a growing community. Aging baby boomers, the popularity of athletics and active lifestyles have inspired growth in the orthopedic field. These evolving consumer demands contributed to Avera Orthopedics expanding their services in Sioux Falls to include more specialized care.

Avera Orthopedics encourages providers to bring their best ideas forward such as wearable biologic devices that can guide athletes toward achieving goals or recovering faster, robotic surgical approaches that use minimally invasive techniques and nonoperative approaches such as platelet-rich plasma and stem cell injections therapies.

These local, specialized experts include surgeons who focus on subspecialties like foot and ankle, hand, elbow and wrist, spine and spinal injuries, joint replacement and pain management. With a focus on nonoperative treatment options, the sports medicine experts help athletes achieve top performance. Avera’s orthopedic trauma experts also specialize in treating severe fracture injuries.

Avera Specialty Hospital 6100 S. Louise Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57108 605.504.1100 Avera.org/Orthopedics



ioux Falls City Football Club is Sioux Falls’ newest favorite hometown team and an expansion team of the Women’s Premier Soccer League, one of the top leagues for amateur women soccer players in the United States. Owners Melissa Nelson, Emily Thomas Gabe Nelson and Eric Thomas are excited to bring a team of this caliber to Sioux Falls to give young women the opportunity to play soccer at a high level while developing them both on and off the field. Play kicked off in May and the club will play eight games total throughout the season, with four being played at Bob Young Field in Sioux Falls in June and July. Tickets and merchandise can be purchased on the company website.

Sioux Falls City Football Club siouxfallscityfc.com Twitter @SiouxFallsCity Instagram @siouxfallscity Facebook/Sioux Falls City

Women's Amateur Sports

Melissa Nelson & Emily Thomas Sioux Falls City Football Club


Ice Cream

The Giles Family

Family Treats Homemade Ice Cream


At their core, Carmen Giles says Family Treats Homemade Ice Cream is all about smiles. “Everyone is always happy to see us! Who doesn’t love ice cream!”

At Family Treats Homemade Ice Cream, customers can find seven staple flavors and one that’s seasonally rotating. The ice cream is made with only the freshest ingredients—they even drive several hours to get their cream from a local dairy!

Family Treats Homemade Ice Cream

he team behind Family Treats Homemade Ice Cream is an especially close-knit one: the Giles family of five! Scott is a fourth grade teacher and spends evenings after school making the ice cream while Carmen manages the business. The kids, Brady, 18, Easton, 12 and Paisley, 11, also have important roles—as taste testers!

The Giles’ family's delicious, homemade ice cream can be found at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, The Birdcage, Sanford Pentagon, Howard Wood Field and other local events around the area. Follow them on Facebook to see where they are next!

Brandon, SD 605.254.2102 Facebook.com @FamilyTreatsHomemadeIceCream


Siding & Windows The Team ABC Seamless



BC Seamless of Sioux Falls has been a part of the community since 1979. As a locally owned, operated and family-run business, they provide high-quality products and professional installation for local homeowners. They’ve set out to change the way the home improvement industry works, and strive to provide the best contractor experience around from start to finish. At ABC Seamless, you can find exclusively retailed Seamless steel siding and gutters and Renewal by Anderson replacement windows and doors, in addition to high-quality Provia Entry doors. Each product is custom-made and perfectly measured to fit your home. Despite the oneof-a-kind products, what makes ABC Seamless truly unique is their dedication to family and community. The business was founded by owner Brad Halverson and has since been expanded to include his two sonsin-law, Justin VanDeBerg and Jerry Mendoza and his daughter Mandi VanDeBerg. Rather than subcontract, they employ their own full-time crews, many of whom have been with them for decades. When asked about what makes their company so successful, Brad replied, “It all comes down to each individual on our team. A product

can be considered great on its own, but at the end of the day, the installation is what really matters. We’re fortunate to have a great group of professionals here who really care about their craft.” Not only do customers have peace of mind that their products are highquality, but also that those products will be installed correctly by a company that backs their work. The success of ABC Seamless is evident: they’ve been voted #1 Local Best in Sioux Falls for 17 consecutive years! Besides serving their customers, they are also dedicated to serving their community. In fact, they’ve been involved in local events like building playhouses with their products to give away. ABC Seamless provides obligationfree estimates and in-home consultations to help understand the needs of their customers from the very start. With the team at ABC Seamless caring for the exterior of your home, you can focus on what matters most— the inside.

ABC Seamless 1501 A Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.646.2667 abcsiouxfalls.com


Transitional Housing Staff & Residents Kingdom Boundaries


ingdom Boundaries Prison Aftercare Ministries provides transitional housing and assistance for men (and soon women) who have been recently released from prison. Located in downtown Sioux Falls, Kingdom Boundaries serves men from not only South Dakota, but nationwide. Their goal is to break the prison cycle by introducing formerly incarcerated individuals to Christianity to help transform lives. Kingdom Boundaries aims to treat each resident as an individual, providing a safe, secure and caring environment for successful re-entry into the Sioux Falls community. “Along with a bed and roof, we offer friendship,


accountability, Biblical wisdom and guidance and personalized mentoring, in addition to many practical resources,” staff member Timothy Bariteau said. While the national recidivism rate remains high, residents from faith-based transitional housing consistently maintain a lower tendency to re-offend. Kingdom Boundaries is attempting to meet a very real, yet often overlooked need, becoming a great ally for the wonderful people who call Sioux Falls their home!

Kingdom Boundaries 417 South Summit Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.201.8493 kingdomboundaries.org

LED Display Manufacturing

Ryas Olson (Production Supervisor), Adam Lewis (Production Line Lead), Eryn Nilson (HR Business Partner)



yas Olson, Production Supervisor, is one of the many people who make Daktronics a world leader in visual communications and entertainment systems.

For Olson, who grew up in South Dakota, the work at Daktronics is more than work. The Panama-born gogetter has received two promotions with the company since starting and takes pride in the company that provides LED displays for everyone from high schools to MLB team, to Times Square and Piccadilly Circus. “My most memorable experience here was in 2015 when we were awarded the contract for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium (U.S. Bank Stadium),” Olson said. “I couldn’t believe my ears when we got awarded

the Vikings contract and ‘we’ get to be a part of this state of the art project right in our backyard. This was guaranteeing our favorite NFL team of all time would receive a video display built with superior quality by the Daktronics team. The Daktronics team really takes a lot of pride in what we do here, and building this project brought even more pride to our employees. I really appreciate my teammates and couldn’t do it without them.”

Daktronics 201 Daktronics Dr Brookings, SD 57006-5128 800.325.8766 daktronics.com


Wealth Planning

Wealth Advisors: Kevin Engbers, CFP®, CEPA®, Dean Bertsch, Nik Aamlid, CAP®, Ryan Ovenden, Associate Wealth Advisor, Ethan Brouwer

Pinnacle Wealth


ounded in 2007, Pinnacle Wealth is a leading financial planning organization in the Sioux Falls community. Their goal is to help folks from all walks of life engage in sustainable financial practices that enable them to live balanced, fulfilled lives. They define “true wealth” as everything you have that money can’t buy and death can’t take away. They wholeheartedly believe that when your spiritual, physical, emotional and financial health are aligned you are better able to focus on your passions, purpose and authentic self. The stakeholders at Pinnacle Wealth are highly qualified and are committed to improving their professional education well beyond the industry licensing requirements. Many advisors


have advanced designations and certifications and their leader is a major player in the business. Kevin Engbers, CFP®, has been in the business for 35 years and has published a book focused on helping people live a more balanced and fulfilled life. Not only is Pinnacle Wealth engaged in professional development, but they also support community development by supporting local organizations, including Alzheimer’s Association, Collision, Compassion in Action, Feeding South Dakota, RESGEN, Mission Haiti, Teen Challenge of the Dakotas and Charity Water.

“Sioux Falls is an entrepreneurial launchpad for a diverse, growing citizenry. But even though there is a variety of beliefs and philosophies, we historically have been better at uniting when tragedy or adversity occurs. We hope even through growth, that core value and commitment to work and family is contagious for all welcomed newcomers,” Engbers said.

Pinnacle Wealth offers a variety of financial planning services, including comprehensive written financial game plans, portfolio management, risk management, legacy planning, education and more. Pinnacle Wealth 612 E Tan Tara Circle Suite 100 Sioux Falls, SD 57108 605.271.6023 pinnaclewealth.com

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oted Local Best #1 Mattress Store for 12 years in a row, Comfort King truly lives up to their name. They design and build the “World’s Best Mattresses” that are guaranteed to save you money and provide lifetime comfort. Comfort King offers mattress sets, adjustable beds, headboards, bedding and pillows—all necessary for a good night’s sleep. Led for more than 27 years by their founder Chris Larson, Comfort King is committed to bring integrity and true craftsmanship to the industry, and vow to always lead and never follow. They bring that same passion when it comes to their community.


Comfort King actively supports local charities, including Call to Freedom, while giving anonymously to fill the acute sleep needs of local citizens. Comfort King prides itself on putting people first, making it no surprise they have over 500 5-star Google Reviews!

Comfort King 4701 W Empire Pl Sioux Falls, SD 57106 605.371.4540 comfortking.net

Founder Chris Larson, General Manager Travis Jungen & Team Comfort King



erving the Sioux Falls community for over 87 years, Service First Federal Credit Union knows what it takes to be outstanding. They’re committed to serving people over profit, and uniquely, every member is an owner and therefore gets a vote in how the organization is run. Service First Federal Credit Union offers all of the typical financial products you would need, including checking and savings accounts, share certificates, loans, business accounts, financial education and digital banking services. They were even voted the Local Best in Personal Loans for the 2021-2022 year! The difference is that profits are returned back to members, and there are lower loan rates and fees. Service First Federal Credit Union makes a difference by living out their philosophy of “people helping people.” They do this not only through the services and products they offer, but through community financial support, fundraising and volunteer efforts. They look forward to continuing to serve generations to come with their three locations in the Sioux Falls metro.

Service First Federal Credit Union 3901 E 10th St Sioux Falls, SD 57103 605.336.1047 servicefirstfcu.org

Credit Union

Travis Kasten, President/CEO Service First Federal Credit Union


Personal Injury Law Heidepriem, Purtell, Siegel & Hinrichs LLP HPS Law Firm


our services to your needs to achieve the best outcome. Our clients range from owners of large businesses to middle-class people who had the misfortune of an injury disrupting their lives.

At HPS Law Firm, we combine our decades of trial lawyer experience with our track record of six- and seven-figure results to provide first-rate representation when you or your family suffers a tragic injury. Each case is unique and we tailor

Our attorneys consistently receive awards for their service, being named Top 5 of all South Dakota attorneys, selected as Super Lawyers of the Great Plains and honored by the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association. We are all proud South Dakotans grateful for the opportunity to help folks in our community.

hen you need a lawyer, you need a team with experience and results. That is especially true if there is an injury involved, whether it’s a wrongful death, brain injury or something less severe.


HPS Law Firm 101 W 69th St Suite 105A Sioux Falls, SD 57108 605.679.4470 hpslawfirm.com


t Sioux Falls Smiles, the top priority is the patient. From the front desk to the assistants to the hygienists, you’ll be greeted with a warm friendly face that’s ready to help you feel and smile better. Located in the center of Sioux Falls, their office is a great place for your routine dental visits, fillings, crowns, tooth replacement options, root canals, emergency dental treatment and cosmetic services. Dr. Rech has gone through several dental procedures herself and knows what it’s like to be a patient. Using those experiences, Dr. Rech can communicate effectively with patients and help them better their oral health and their smile. Dr. Hruby has over 20 years of experience in the field to efficiently meet the needs of patients, with a passion for root canals and helping patients get out of pain.

Sioux Falls Smiles 2701 S Minnesota Ave Suite #3 Sioux Falls, SD 57105 605.339.0219 siouxfallssmiles.com

Family Dentistry Dr. Bradley Hruby & Dr. Meghan Rech Sioux Falls Smiles



erving the community for nearly 8 years, JPC IT Solutions is committed to providing excellent IT hardware, software and services. They provide single products, such as laptops and desktop PCs, all the way to scalable IT solutions for the large corporations. What sets them apart from others is their ability to cultivate trust and choice with clients to form quality relationships. Furthermore, they have over 100 authorized partnerships with the most recognized names in the industry, including Hewlett Packard, Dell, Samsung and Microsoft, allowing them to meet all clients’ needs! JPC IT Solutions also gives back to the community by donating time and financial resources to several local nonprofits. “We like to give back whenever and wherever we can. We reinforce unity within our walls, meaning that if an employee wants to do a day of volunteerism, we will pay their wages for that day,” co-founder Chad Barry said.

JPC IT Solutions 2500 West 49th St, Ste 212 Sioux Falls, SD 57105 844.484.3289 Jpc-it.com

IT Solutions Chad Barry JPC IT Solutions



Justin Johnson, Leap Chear, Shawn Crowley

EAPC Architects Engineers


elebrating their 7th anniversary in Sioux Falls, EAPC Architects Engineers is proud to be a part of this community. EAPC provides complete architecture and engineering services. As a multi-disciplinary firm, they are able to take a more streamlined approach to their processes, from planning and design to construction administration. They take time to listen to customers and believe the biggest part of their team is “you.”

Notable projects the local EAPC team has designed include the Raven Precision Agriculture Center and First Bank & Trust Arena at South Dakota State University and Monument Health in Spearfish.

at The Banquet, Feeding South Dakota, Habitat for Humanity and the Bishop Dudley House. EAPC has also engaged in fundraising efforts to benefit the St. Francis House.

EAPC believes that being a part of a community means rolling up your sleeves and getting involved to make a difference. They support their people to give their time, talents and treasures to benefit others. Their team engages in acts of services

101 N Phillips Ave Suite 300 Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.444.1600 eapc.net

EAPC Architects Engineers


Axe Throwing Alysia Simunek

Rough Cut Social


omplete with 10 axe throwing lanes, giant Jenga and Connect Four, beer pong, cornhole, board games and a full beer and wine bar, locally-owned Rough Cut Social offers something for everybody and every occasion. Founded in 2018 by sisters Amy Stockberger and Stacy Hoffman, along with their husbands, Adam Stockberger and Dustin Hoffman, Rough Cut Social is Sioux Falls’ first and biggest axe throwing venue, and the ultimate fun destination. The team, which now includes General Manager Alysia Simunek, worked hard to achieve their goal of bringing something great to the Sioux Falls community, and to have fun while doing it. Rough Cut Social is consistently voted as top Local Best Sioux Falls in the categories of Couples Entertainment, Family Fun, Teen Entertainment and Tourist Attractions. Not only are they successful in the entertainment industry, they’re also passionate about giving back. “At Rough Cut Social, we are a one-stop destination for team building, entertainment, family fun and special occasions providing white-glove service for any type of event or celebration. We also like to make a difference where our roots are planted and are proud to be involved in the community with fundraising, donations and volunteering,” Simunek said.

Rough Cut Social 119 W 10th St Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.271.7717 RoughCutSocial.com


Liquor Stores Tracy Lambert Williquors


illiquors is Sioux Falls’ largest liquor shop with over 8,000 varieties of wine, beer, spirits and more available. They’ve been voted a Local Best every year since opening and have been voted a Top 100 Retailer by Beverage Dynamics three years in a row! In addition to shopping for liquor, customers can enjoy an in-store tasting at the Wine Kiosk, or enjoy one of their 20 beers on tap to fill their growler or drink while they shop. Williquors has an extensive barrel program, in which they travel nationwide to find the best barrels to bring back to their customers. By the end of the year, they will have selected over 100 single barrel or privateselection whiskies and tequila! With over ten years of wine and spirits retail experience, Williquors is your one-stop shop for wine, beer and spirits!

Williquors 3625 W Avera Dr Sioux Falls, SD 57108 605.271.9463 williquors.com


Outsourced Human Resources Alternative HR

Top Row L-R: Melissa Moerike Gail Anderson Michelle Stubkjaer Holly Hansen Michelle Blewett Jessica Ashton Bottom Row L-R: Dan Oakland Sarah Meusburger Julie Nelson Kayla Johnson Karen DeLange Not Pictured: Tammy Loos Dana Wohlwend


ounder Dan Oakland, Director of Operations Karen DeLange and the entire Alternative HR team are passionate about their human resources profession and their mission: to solve the humanresource-related issues that small and medium-sized employers face. 95% of employers are too small to justify having a full-time HR professional on staff. The Alternative HR team serves this market by providing outsourced HR solutions that are scalable, affordable and accessible.


For thirty years, Alternative HR has served employers not only in the Sioux Falls area but wherever in the United States their clients have had businesses and employees. All of the team members are highly experienced in the profession, bringing over 250 years of combined experience, and most have advanced degrees and/or certifications. While the team consists of many specialized roles, they can all be classified as people experts. “We help employers with the 'peopleside' of their business. Finding people. Keeping people. Leading people. We

know that when people excel—when they are encouraged and engaged and growing - the organization can excel. Likewise, when people are stifled and frustrated, the organization is limited in what it can accomplish. Our role is to help create the environment where both individuals and organizations can flourish,” DeLange said.

Alternative HR 300 S. Phillips Ave, L101 Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.335.8198 alternativehr.com

Dental Implants & Surgery Kevin Haiar

Sioux Falls Dental Implant Center


t Sioux Falls Dental Implant Center, patients can be confident they’re receiving the best care. The office opened up in February 2022 as the only standalone dental implant specialty clinic in the region. Led by Sioux Falls native Dr. Kevin Haiar, Sioux Falls Dental Implant Center helps people get a new smile with services like dental implants, same-day teeth, wisdom teeth removal, tooth extractions, sedation dentistry, dentures and bone grafting. “We pride ourselves on offering affordable care with a luxury experience. Every patient is treated as family. As the only doctor in the building, patients will experience a quiet, calm environment and as much time as they need to fully understand the process and their options,” Dr. Haiar said. Dr. Haiar earned his specialty designation as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology in 2021, which is the highest credential granted in implant dentistry. In fact, he is one of two dentists in the city, one in about a dozen in the Midwest and one of roughly 500 in the country with this certification!

Sioux Falls Dental Implant Center 5200 S Cliff Ave Suite 102 Sioux Falls, SD 57108 605.799.2929 siouxfallsdentalimplantcenter.com



he team at Northwest Concrete Cutting values clients, professionalism, hard work and community. With over 120 years of combined experience in the concrete cutting and demolition industry, the concrete and cutting division of Northwest Corp. has the team to make anything happen. Divisional manager Mike Purdy (Left) and President Landon Lueders (Right) have developed a culture of putting customers first and providing services that exceed expectations. With a wide range of services offered, Mike and Landon have both been able and continue to provide a variety of outof-the-box solutions to help their customers achieve their goals of a safe project that comes in on time and on budget. Built from the ground up by majority owner Don Lueders, the family business is now run by two brothers who oversee nearly 1,400 jobs each year. The family-oriented values can be seen in the passion Northwest Corp. has for their community, which they’ve been a part of for more than 25 years. Northwest Corp. proudly gives back to its community by supporting St. Jude's Children's Hospital, the AGC Career Day and the Make a Wish Foundation.

Northwest Concrete Cutting 1001 E 52nd St N Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.334.4700 northwestconcretecut.com

Concrete Cutting & Demolition

Mike Purdy & Landon Lueders Northwest Concrete Cutting, a Division of Northwest Corp.



he sister company to Rough Cut Social, Escape 605 brings the escape game craze to Sioux Falls. In a 60 minute game, players are presented with the challenge of immersing themselves into a cleverly themed room armed with only their wits and collaboration skills. Players must work together to solve all the clues by the end of the 60 minutes to escape. Scenarios range from being locked in a bank searching for clues in the vault to solving the murder of beloved Aunt Edna. Whether you are a full-time gamer, a CEO or are enjoying retirement, this live problem-solving experience fits every demographic. “At Escape 605, we are all about fun, comradery and challenges. Whether it be on a date, for a celebration or for team-building, you are guaranteed a memorable visit. Our founders experienced escape rooms in other cities across the country and realized this was something Sioux Falls needed so they brought the fun concept back to Sioux Falls,” General Manager Alysia Simunek said.

Escape Rooms Alysia Simunek

Escape 605

Since Escape 605 opened their doors in 2016, they’ve had over 80,000 people experience their rooms and keep coming back for more!

Escape 605 3718 S Westport Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57106 605.271.7717 escape605.com


Technical College

President Griggs & Faculty Southeast Technical College


outheast Technical College students write code, work in operating rooms, install control systems, manage construction projects and more. Founded in 1968, Southeast Tech, an openaccess college, remains steadfast in its mission to prepare a skilled workforce for the region, offering certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. STC partners with industry leaders, the city of Sioux Falls, the Sioux Falls Development Foundation, McCrossan Boys Ranch, Teachwell Solutions and more to provide pathway options for high school students. With about 500 industry leaders representing nearly 300 companies on more than 30 academic advisory boards, Southeast Tech taps this expertise pool to ensure excellence in program and curriculum development. As a result, graduates, in any given year, enjoy a 9799% job placement rate. Southeast Tech serves a diverse student body reflective of the region. Traditional students, transfer students and working adults looking to increase their skillset, recareer or obtain their first college degree


choose STC to get a hands-on education in skills-relevant facilities taught by instructors with real-world experience. Furthermore, faculty and staff know, support and empower students. Under the umbrella of the Student Success Center, free services include tutoring and academic support, accessibility services and personal and career counseling. In addition, on-campus housing, a childcare center and resources for military personnel and veterans are available along with ample student clubs, intramurals and academic organizations that all contribute to students’ sense of belonging. With a low price point compared to most institutions of higher education, Southeast Tech graduates’ return on investment is high. Additionally, the college awards $2.5 million in scholarships annually, including 100 or more full-ride Build Dakota Scholarships.

Southeast Technical College 2320 N Career Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57107 605.367.7624 southeasttech.edu



s a third-generation financial advisor, Tyler Garry believes the most rewarding part of any journey is the progress made, not just the destination. Founded in 1963, Garry Associates has been serving clients for almost sixty years. He and his father, Kevin Garry, carry on the family business with a small team who pride themselves in delivering tailored financial plans, prudent investment solutions and superior service. Tyler has fine-tuned his skills for foundational financial planning over the past decade and has completed multiple professional examinations; allowing him to also execute more advanced investment strategies. His commitment to innovation within the industry has provided him the opportunity to build strong relationships throughout Sioux Falls and the surrounding communities. In his free time, Tyler enjoys golf, soccer, traveling and spending time with his wife, Katie and their two adventurous boys, TJ and Will.

Garry Associates, LLP 7521 S Louise Ave, Ste 100 Sioux Falls, SD 57108 605.332.5900 garryassociates.com

Financial Advising Tyler Garry

Garry Associates, LLP


Senior Community Jason Honey

Trail Ridge Senior Living Community


rail Ridge Senior Living Community offers excellent services to Sioux Falls’ senior citizens, including independent living, assisted living and memory care. What sets them apart from other senior communities is their approach. Jason Honey, Marketing Director, says that rather than selling their community, he understands that making the decision of where to move is one of life’s biggest choices. He approaches all families with empathy and care. “After people tour, I always let them know that they will not hear from me, but rather I will wait for them to get in touch with me,” Honey said. He prefers to give families the space they need and deserve rather than use pressure or sales tactics used to speed up their response. Honey has been at Trail Ridge for over 14 years and in his current position for 10. What drew him to this industry was his passion for history and learning. He is dedicated to supporting seniors by providing a beautiful campus and also through acts of service. Trail Ridge supports the Parkinson’s Association, Alzheimer’s Association and Active Generations.

Trail Ridge 3408 W Ralph Rogers Rd Sioux Falls, SD 57108 605.339.4847 trailridge.net



Victim Services

Counseling & Advocacy Team The Compass Center


erving the area since 1976, The Compass Center believes the Sioux Falls community has the power to stop violence, and it works to both educate the community and empower survivors of sexual and domestic violence. The Compass Center provides crisis intervention, counseling and advocacy services to children, adolescents and adult survivors. They are dedicated to removing as many barriers as possible between a victim of violence and the resources they need to find healing. Because the number one barrier tends to be the cost associated with services, The Compass Center is committed to offering free survivor services regardless of income or insurance status. In addition to typical one-on-one counseling, The Compass Center also offers specialized services at no additional cost. These include Play Therapy for children ages 3-12, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy and ParentChild Interaction Therapy. They also offer a 24/7 Rape Crisis Hotline for immediate access to crisis intervention services.

Trainings available include Safe Bars for local service industry workers, It’s Our Business for preventing harrassment and violence in small to medium-sized businesses, Prison Rape Elimination Act training for correctional facility officers and staff, Bystander Intervention training and Dating Violence/Healthy Relationships sessions for school-aged groups and college students. “It is rare to find such a wide array of victim services, combined with a depth of expertise in trauma-informed care and specialized services, all under one roof. It is even rarer to find these services available at no cost to the clients,” Chief Development Officer Jason Lemke said. “The counseling staff are all highly-trained, master's-level counselors, several of whom hold specialized licensure. The advocacy coordinator is credentialed at both the state and national level.”

The Compass Center 1704 S Cleveland Ave, Suite 3 Sioux Falls, SD 57103 605.339.0116 thecompasscenter.org

In addition to individualized client services, The Compass Center also provides educational training to local groups.



wner of Eastway Bowl, Josh Thomas, grew up not only in Sioux Falls, but at Eastway Bowl. Originally owned by his parents, Josh and his brother eventually bought the business and invested in remodels, repairs and upgrades that turned Eastway into the leading bowling center in Sioux Falls. Today, Josh is the sole owner of Eastway. Eastway offers entertainment for all ages and walks of life, including bowling, an arcade, trivia leagues, cornhole leagues, dart leagues, pool leagues, karaoke, video lottery services, lunch and dinner specials, and both NFL and MLB Ticket! “At Eastway, we truly are all about customer service and your experience. We are always listening to our customers to figure out both how and in what ways we can better serve the public,” Thomas said. “We want to make it EASY to have fun here! Our goal is for you to leave our facility talking about us and sharing with others the great experience you had, and then looking for excuses to come back!”

Eastway Bowl 3201 E 10th St Sioux Falls, SD 57103 605.336.0468 eastwaybowl.com

Bowling and Sports Bar Josh Thomas Eastway Bowl



05 Running Company is the number one source for all things running in South Dakota. 605 Running Company provides running shoes, accessories and apparel, private coaching, event management and electric chip timing services. Greg Koch, part-owner and general manager, plays an essential role in the success of the company due to Koch’s own passion for adventure, sport, philanthropy and his dedication to growing a healthy community. “At its core, the 605 Running Company is a community hub for recreation. We host weekly group running events, volunteer within our communities, own the best road races in town, support running clubs and organizations and build lifelong relationships,” Koch said. Koch is proud to serve the people of Sioux Falls who continually showcase the power of collaboration, acceptance and diversity. “Everyone that walks through our door deserves to be seen, heard and accepted. Only then can we continue the journey of health and wellness for all.”

605 Running Company 124 S Phillips Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.271.0480 run605.com

Running Greg Koch

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esar A. Juarez’s work in the legal field is more than just a practice, that much is clear to see.

Juarez immigrated from Mexico to Nebraska at the age of 14, after both of his parents passed away. He was then adopted by one of his older brothers. It was during that adoption process that Juarez first thought about becoming a lawyer. Although his brother's English was good, having learned the language as an adult, he had a thick accent. “During the adoption process, I remember the lawyer being rude to my brother because of his accent,” Juarez said. “And I remember thinking, ‘how is it ever okay for somebody to pay you their hard-earned money and you’re still rude to them because of their accent.’ I didn’t want anyone who couldn’t speak English or anyone with thick accents to have the same experience that my brother had.” The rest is history. Today, Juarez specializes in business/corporate work, commercial litigation, personal injury and worker’s compensation. Juarez is married to his wife Elizabeth and they have a five-month old son, Liam.

Litigation & Business Transactions Cesar A. Juarez

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C



raig L. Kronaizl works to make your life easier. It’s as simple as that.

“I’m the most conflict-averse attorney you will find,” Kronaizl said. “I like to help people avoid conflict through planning and contracts.” And in those efforts, Kronaizl brings excellence to the table. He loves digging into the minutia of words and the details of contracts, while making sure that the level of service you receive is to the level a family member of his would receive. “I pride myself on being service-oriented and always available for my clients,” Kronaizl said. Kronaizl is married to his wife Morgan and they have a 4-year-old son, Christian, and a baby daughter, Eliza.

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C 110 N Minnesota Ave # 400, Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.332.5999 Lynnjackson.com

Transactional & Estate Planning

Kraig L. Kronaizl

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hree surgeons, doctors Vance Thompson, John Berdahl and Daniel Terveen, make up Vance Thompson Vision, the leading ophthalmology clinic in Sioux Falls. The team uses the most advanced technology and professional standards and are honored to serve their patients.

Vance Thompson, MD

Founder Dr. Vance Thompson is a worldrenowned surgeon and board-certified ophthalmologist. He serves as the director of refractive surgery at Vance Thompson Vision and specializes in laser vision correction and advanced cataract surgery. Dr. Thompson leads a collaborative team of medical professionals in treating vision conditions using advanced technology and innovative techniques. Dr. Thompson has more than 25 years of cataract surgery and laser vision experience and treats patients from all around the world. Dr. Thompson is committed to putting his staff and patients first. “One of the most profound things I have learned is that a great patient experience starts with a great team experience. Hiring people with servant hearts creates an atmosphere that makes patients feel loved and where other employees flourish. Working with such caring people makes what we do such a joy,” Dr. Thompson said.

Eye Surgery Vance Thompson, MD Vance Thompson Vision



ohn Berdahl, MD is one of the leading international eye surgeons. He is equipped to employ the most innovative and advanced techniques available to effectively treat cataracts, glaucoma, cornea, nearsightedness and farsightedness. He has spearheaded some of the most exciting research in ophthalmology, both in the U.S. and across the world. He has received multiple Teacher of the Year awards, World's Top Ophthalmologists awards and research accolades. Someday he hopes to receive a parent of the year award, but so far his wife, Tamme, is on a long-standing winning streak. Given the extraordinary need for excellent eye surgery, John continues to provide free care through mission work both locally and globally. Dr. Berdahl is passionate about connecting with patients to get to the root cause of their problem. “The way to make connections is to slow down and focus on other people. Find out what a patient cares about deeply and understand how their vision fits into that and then discuss how you can help the patient achieve that goal.” The doctors at Vance Thompson Vision have both a global reputation and provide excellent care in our local community, ensuring you get the best eye surgery possible.

Eye Surgery John Berdahl, MD Vance Thompson Vision



aniel Terveen, MD is an expert in caring for the most challenging cornea, glaucoma and cataract patients. He is an active advocate for improvements in patient care and has won numerous, prestigious awards for his excellence in leadership and research. In addition, he takes pride in making meaningful connections with his patients. “There is no shortcut for meaningful connections. Everybody has a need to be listened to. So when time is short, active listening helps patients and team members know they matter, and that gets to the heart of the issues faster,” Dr. Terveen said. “I also find commonalities as quickly as possible. A common friend, experience or interest allows people to feel a connection, and in the Midwest, it doesn’t take long to find a relative in common.”

Vance Thompson Vision 3101 W 57th St Sioux Falls, SD 57108 605.361.3937 vancethompsonvision.com

Eye Surgery Daniel Terveen, MD Vance Thompson Vision



Jeremy Fischer, Melchor Rodriguez, James Richter, Jeremy Seykora

Showplace Cabinetry


howplace Cabinetry creates semi-custom-built cabinetry for any space in your home. With more than 600 employees and over 3 million cabinets sold, to date, Showplace Cabinetry knows what it takes to help homeowners create the home of their dreams. In addition to creating quality cabinetry, Showplace also values their employees. “Showplace is 100% employeeowned, and we ship our products nationwide,” James Richter, Plant Manager, said. EVO Manufacturing Manager Melchor Rodriguez agrees. “Our dedicated team of employees gets the job done day in and day out. Employees are the heart of the operation.”

customer service and always following through. “If we say we are going to do something, we do it. Our company has world-class customer service and design services.” Showplace Cabinetry has three manufacturing facilities, and customers can visit any Showplace showroom, including any of their four company-owned showrooms, two of which are local, in Harrisburg and Sioux Falls, SD.

Showplace Cabinetry 1 Enterprise St Harrisburg, SD 57032 1.877.607.2200 showplacecabinetry.com

Jeremy Seykora, Director of Manufacturing, said that Showplace employees take great pride in their company,



Front Office Team Sioux Falls Canaries


et's Party! The Sioux Falls Canaries, South Dakota’s best baseball team, are in their second season under new ownership. Theme for the new owners? Make the Canaries fun again. Let’s go through the list of all things new: • • • • •

New, state of the art Daktronics video board New artificial turf Revamped concessions offerings New Video Replay system Triple the staff

The Sioux Falls Canaries are in their 30th season as an independent professional baseball team and are currently a member of the American Association of Professional Baseball, the premier MLB partner league in the United States. Their roster is constructed of former MLB players, as well as players who have just finished their professional seasons in Puerto Rico, Mexico and various colleges around the nation. Come out to the ballpark for elite baseball, live entertainment and great food all just north of downtown Sioux Falls!

Sioux Falls Canaries 1001 N W Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605.336.6060 sfcanaries.com



Ad Agency

Doug Moss, Jill Smith, Roger Nolan Insight Marketing Design



ince 2003, Insight has provided creative solutions for clients that get results. They are a full-service marketing firm that uses proven digital and traditional marketing solutions that work together across all channels—print, web, social and video. They offer services like branding, website development, graphic design and illustration, media planning, social media management, video production, copywriting, market research and public relations. Insight works with a variety of companies and organizations across the country, which affords them the opportunity to research and market to audiences across many regions and industries. They work with their clients to discover compelling insights and develop strategic messaging, which in turn guides creative marketing strategies. Insight’s number one goal is to help clients succeed and to do that they value responsiveness, creativeness, boldness and uniqueness. They believe it is their job to bring “fun” to work for their clients.

Insight encourages team members to give their time and resources to activities that are close to their heart because they recognize the importance of supporting a community that has given so much to them. Individually, team members volunteer for local organizations and boards, serve as mentors in schools, coach and assist with fundraisers. As a company, Insight has participated in local food drives, raked leaves for those with mobility difficulties and adopted a family for Christmas. Recently, to celebrate its 18th anniversary, Insight asked its staff members to select 18 organizations for the company to support through charitable contributions. As they look forward to their 20th year of business, Insight’s new ownership team is excited to continue building on their strong creative foundation. Insight sees a bright future for its company and will continue to encourage bold choices from clients and team members alike.

Insight 401 E 8th St, Suite 304 Sioux Falls, SD 57103 605.275.0011 insightmarketingdesign. com


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AD AGENCY Doug Moss, Jill Smith, Roger Nolan

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BASEBALL Sioux Falls Canaries

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CABINETRY Jeremy Fischer, Melchor Rodriguez, James Richter, Jeremy Seykora

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EYE SURGERY Vance Thompson Vision

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VICTIM SERVICES The Compass Center

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FACES of Sioux Falls 2022

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FACES of Sioux Falls 2022

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FACES of Sioux Falls 2022

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ESCAPE ROOMS Alysia Simunek

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LIQUOR STORE Tracy Lambert

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AXE THROWING Alysia Simunek

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ARCHITECTURE Justin Johnson, Leap Chear, Shawn Crowley

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FAMILY DENTISTRY Dr. Bradley Hruby & Dr. Meghan Rech

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PERSONAL INJURY LAW Heidepriem, Purtell, Siegel & Hinrichs LLP

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MATTRESSES Founder Chris Larson, General Manager Travis Jungen & Team

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LED DISPLAY MANUFACTURING Ryas Olson, Adam Lewis, Eryn Nelson

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ICE CREAM The Giles Family

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WOMEN'S AMATEUR SPORTS Melissa Nelson & Emily Thomas

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CHAMBER Casey Boerger

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CHAMBER Debra Owen

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CHAMBER Jeff Griffin

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GOLF Dillon Saltzman

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BIKES Chris Harner

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FACES of Sioux Falls 2022

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HOME INSPECTION Brady & Kathy Horstman

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PIZZA Boss' Pizza & Chicken

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MORTGAGE BANKING Dawn Van Nieuwenhuyzen

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BUSINESS BANKING Rodney Krantz, Hank McCall, Jason Sundberg

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BANKING Plains Commerce Bank

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CRANES & RIGGING Anthony Wynja & Logan Lueders

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INTERNET PROVIDE Brian McFadden, Noelle Tieszen, Ben Dold

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Mayor of Sioux Falls, Paul TenHaken

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