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SD Mines CEO Program

2017 SD Mines CEO Winners - congratulations to all of the Teams!

  • 1st Place - Plateau Energy Films
    • William Trevillyan
    • Jenson Keller
  • 2nd Place - Measure of the High Plains
    • John Herrera
    • Trevor Platt
  • 3rd Place - Hutchinson Audio
    • Nick Hutchinson
    • Thomas Voboril
  • 4th Place - ESTAR
    • Katherine MacMillan
  • 5th Place - InTouch L.L.C
    • Savoy Schuler
    • Daniel Hodgin
    • Jared Johnson
    • Brady Shimp
  • Best Agriculture-Related Plan - Measure of the High Plains
    • John Herrera
    • Trevor Platt

2017 CEO Student Business Plan Competition Sponsors

  • Big D Oil
  • Black Hills Business Development Center
  • Darren Haar
  • Golden West
  • Regional Health
  • SD Mines President's Office
  • Sioux Steel Co
  • South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development
  • West River Electric Association (WREA)

2017 CEO Student Business Plan Competition Judges

  • Bob Case: NERC Compliance Manager at Black Hills Corporation
  • Brian Rupert: Web Developer
  • Dick Johnson: CEO at West River Electric
  • Don Policky: President/CEO of Big D Oil
  • Jason Lambert: Manager Connected Health Operations at Regional Health
  • Nina Braun: Partner of Ketel Thorstenson, LLP (Rapid City, SD)
  • Ron Amodeo: Chief Innovation and Growth Officer at Regional Health
  • Scott Rysdon: CEO at Sioux Steel Co.

Questions: Contact the Office of Economic Development:
Phone: 605-394-5168
Email: economic.development@sdsmt.edu