Mills Property Management celebrated employees at an all company meeting held on October 25, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Sioux Falls, SD.
The event was held to celebrate a great year and honor our employees for their hard work and dedication throughout this year. There were 94 total in attendance including employees and their guests. With office locations spread throughout Eastern South Dakota, the event was a rare opportunity to gather the entire team together to reconnect, recharge, and have fun!
Special Recognition was given to employees with milestone services anniversaries. This year’s service anniversaries included:
5 Years of Service:
- Stephanie Harms, Regional Property Supervisor
- Brian Torguson, Lead Maintenance Technician
- Emily Hagen, Marketing Director
- Jessica Lamfers, Staff Accountant
- Julie Kjenstad, Watertown Property Manager
- Kevin Haakinson, Maintenance Director
10 Years of Service:
- Missy Fevold, Regional Property Supervisor
20 Years of Service:
- MeLisa Elijah, Acquisitions and Commercial Leasing
30 Years of Service:
- Mary Jo Minor, President
Mills Property Management was honored to award Jessica Lamfers the 2019 Brian Graslie Impact Award at the event.
The Brian Graslie Impact Award is given in honor of Brian Graslie, who worked at Mills Property Management from 2011 until his sudden passing in 2018. Those who knew and worked with Brian remember him for his generous spirit, positive attitude, kindness, and willingness to always lend a hand. The Brian Graslie Impact award is given to the Mills Property Management team member who most exemplifies these qualities. The first Brian Graslie Impact Award was given out in 2018.
The award recipient is chosen from a group of peer nominations. This year 10 team members were nominated. Jessica Lamfers received several nominations, each including references to her kind and generous spirit, her willingness to help others no matter what, her positive attitude under any circumstance, and her unparalleled commitment to service.
The evening’s events concluded with entertainment from Just Duet! Dueling Pianos.