Business briefs for July 7

Altermatt joins Thrivent

Devory Altermatt of Lucan has joined Thrivent Financial as a financial representative with the organization’s Two Rivers Regional Financial Office. Altermatt offers comprehensive financial strategies, personal customer service and a wide range of financial products. Her office is located in Marshall.

“We see Devory as a valuable addition to our office’s field staff,” said Cynthia Steiner, managing partner of the Two Rivers Regional Financial Office in Mankato. “We look forward to the energy and dedication Devory will bring to the team. She will play a key role in serving our members’ financial needs.”

Before joining Thrivent Financial, Altermatt worked at USDA Farm Service Agency and MinnwestBank M.V.

Altermatt attended Ridgewater College in Willmar and the University of Minnesota in St. Paul, studying agricultural education.

Minneapolis/St. Paul business journal names Marco as a Best Place to Work

Marco, Inc. has been named one of Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Best Places to Work for 2014. Marco was selected based on an employee-based survey project from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

The Business Journal recognized 53 companies in Minnesota based on employees’ high marks on topics such as work environment, people practices and how things work day-to-day.