Business Briefs

Cooper Returns as TCF CEO

Bill Cooper, former CEO and current Board Chairman of TCF, is filling the CEO position again. In 2005, he retired after 20 years as CEO. He was succeeded by Lynn Nagorske, whom he now replaces.

In recent months, TCF has suffered because of the slowing economy and the housing slump. After reporting poorer than expected earnings, it seemed ready for the change. The bank is hopeful that with Cooper once more at the helm, it will be able to turn around and recover.

Twin Cities-based TCF has branches in seven states. It is the 12-largest issuer of Visa debit cards in the nation.

TCF Public Relations Director Jason Korstange says, “We try to be the bank for everybody.”

TCF Bank
(800) TCF-Bank

Quiala Is New Ordway Director of Education

Selley Quiala, Education Manager at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts, was promoted to Director of Education. Having been with the Ordway for the past six years, she has seen the Education Department’s growth explode. In order to better facilitate expansion, she will work with newly promoted K-12 Coordinator Erin Gomach to ensure continued success.

Quiala seeks to increase awareness of and participation in theater both in local schools and at the Ordway. By working with schools, the Ordway endeavors to build a greater appreciation for the performing arts, and foster creativity within the local community.

Before coming to the Ordway, Quiala was a Spanish Language Instructor at O’Neill Language Academy and a Production Associate for the Teatro Del Pueblo. Her experience has resulted in enormous increases in programming for teacher development, artist residency, and community engagement at the Ordway.

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
(651) 224-4222

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