For further information, contact:
Roy Wallace, The Wallace Group, 651-452-9800,
Steven Ditschler, ProAct, Inc., 651-686-0405
ARLEEN SULLIVAN, ANCHOR BANK AND BRIAN KNAPP OF
3M’S CAPITAL SAFETY ELECTED DIRECTORS OF PROACT, INC.
Community banking executive and manufacturing leader to contribute their insights, perspectives in helping guide ProAct, a provider of employment
and skills training to people with disabilities
Arleen Sullivan of Anchor Bank and Brian Knapp of 3M’s Capital Safety in Red Wing have been elected to the board of directors of ProAct, Inc., an Eagan-based organization serving people with disabilities with employment related services, training and life enrichment activities.
"I am delighted that Arleen Sullivan and Brian Knapp will be sharing their good judgment and perspectives with ProAct as we move forward in the future,” said Steven Ditschler, president and chief executive officer of ProAct. “In addition to their professional accomplishments, they are true community leaders, as well.”
The director of community banking for Anchor Bank, Sullivan guides personal, business, and residential mortgage teams at 17 locations in the Twin Cities. Previously, she was a commercial banking market president and lender at Anchor, following earlier service at Stillwater National Bank. A native of Maine, Sullivan is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.
Brian Knapp is the director of U.S. operations for Capital Safety Inc. of Red Wing, which became a part of 3M Company last year. It is the nation’s largest manufacturer of industrial safety equipment. He previously served as plant manager and operations manager for Capital Safety, following earlier experience at Andersen Windows. Knapp earned his degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and later received a Master of Science degree in operations management from the same institution.
ProAct is headquartered in Eagan and has additional facilities in Red Wing and Zumbrota in Minnesota and in Hudson, Wisconsin.
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