Business Briefs for July 14

Tykwinski new employee at Hoffman and Brobst

Hoffman and Brobst, Certified Public Accountants, welcomes Amanda Tykwinski, CPA, to the company. A graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University, Tykwinski joined the firm in June 2014. Her areas of professional interest include governmental auditing, corporate and partnership tax preparation and business accounting services.

Archbold, Deutz, Rogers receive Prudential Real Estate’s quarterly awards

Molly Archbold, Tim Deutz and Cynthia Rogers of Prudential Elite Realty were recognized for their performance in closed residential units in the first quarter of 2014. Archbold earned a second place finish, Deutz earned a third place finish and Rogers earned a first place finish in the state of Minnesota for closed residential units. Rogers also earned a third place finish in the state of Minnesota for Total GCI.

Archbold joined Prudential Elite Realty in October 2005, Deutz joined Prudential Elite Realty in March 2008 and Rogers joined Prudential Elite Realty in June 2004.

Prudential Elite Realty, founded in April 2004, became a member of the Prudential Real Estate network in 2004.

Rabo AgriFinance hires Vogel as relationship manager

Rabo AgriFinance announces the hiring of Becky Vogel as a relationship manager, based out of the Marshall office.

Rabo AgriFinance is a provider of capital and financial solutions to U.S. agricultural producers and agribusinesses. Vogel will work closely with farmers to provide capital needs to purchase and operate their respective enterprises to ensure their long term success.

Vogel brings strong ag lending experience to Rabo AgriFinance and their customers. A graduate of Northern State University, Vogel has worked with farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses in Minnesota and South Dakota for more than 12 years.

“Becky is a great fit for our team because of her track record of excellence as an agricultural lender and source of knowledge for her clients. But more than that, she is committed to agriculture and her community, and we are very pleased to have her join our team,” says Jeff Bly, regional vice president.

In her new role, Vogel will work with row crop, livestock and agribusiness operations across southern Minnesota and northeast South Dakota.