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SD Mines CEO Program

2018 SD Mines CEO Winners

Congratulations to all of the Teams!

1st Place
Tornado Aerodynamic Solutions: Mark Rotert and John Chandler

2nd Place
AMMONYTE: Joey Brown

3rd Place
Maintenance Metrics: William Trevillyan and Kayla Kaasa

Best Agricultural Plan
Tornado Aerodynamic Solutions: Mark Rotert and John Chandler

    2018 CEO Student Business Plan Competition Judges

    Bob Case: NERC Compliance Manager at Black Hills Corporation 
    Brian Rupert: Web Developer 
    Robert Raker: Marketing Representative at West River Electric 
    Don Policky: President/CEO of Big D Oil 
    Ericka Heiser: Certified Valuation Analyst, Director, Business Valuation Services at Ketel Thorstenson, LLP (Rapid City, SD) 
    Scott Rysdon: CEO at Sioux Steel Co. 
    Jim Haar: President/CEO at Golden West Technologies and Internet Solutions 
    Terri Haverly: Executive Director at Ascent Innovation

    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)

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