• Mitchell Area Development Corporation Board of Directors

  • Pictured in front from left to right:  Dr. Joseph Graves, Stephanie Heide, Chris Krohmer, Terry Torgerson and Jason Stoebner. Second row from left to right are:  Tim Bottum, Ryan Thompson, Ken Schlimgen and Lori Baye. On the screen are Doug Ekeren (top left), Jeff Smith (bottom left). Board members not pictured are:  Trevor Dierks, Amy Novak, Mark Wilson, Mayor Bob Everson, and Stephanie Ellwein.

  • Officers Officers


    Chris Krohmer

    Vice President

  • President

    Jason Stoebner

    Vice President

    Tim Bottum


    Trevor Dierks


    Geri Beck

    Past President

    Chris Krohmer


  • Ex-Officio Members Ex-Officio Members

  • Mayor Bob Everson

    Stephanie Ellwein, City Administrator

    Jeff Smith, City Council

    Lori Baye, President, Chamber of Commerce Board

    John Claggett, County Commissioner

    Teresa Kriese, Interim President, DWU

    Joe Graves, Superintendent, Mitchell School District

    Mark Wilson, President, Mitchell Tech


  • Board Members Board Members


    Term Expires September 30, 2021

    Terry Torgerson, Market President & Branch Manager, CorTrust Bank (2015, 2018)

    Ryan Thompson, General Manager/CEO, Santel Communications (2018)

    Ken Schlimgen, General Manager, Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. (2019)

    Chris Krohmer, Owner, Vice President, Krohmer Plumbing, Inc., (2014, 2017)


    Term Expires September 30, 2022

    Trevor Dierks, President, First Dakota Bank (2019

    Brian Klock, President, KlockWerks (2019)

    Ken Schlimgen, General Manager, Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. (2019)


  • Term Expires September 30, 2023

    Jason Stoebner, CFO, SDI Manufacturing (2017, 2020)

    Tim Bottum, Attorney, Morgan Theeler LLP (2017, 2020)

    Doug Ekren, CEO, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital (2020)


  • Mitchell Area Development Corporation