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Nick Murphy | Ops Manager / IT Specialist

Design Electronics

mobile: 320-360-4069

phone: 320-632-1780

email: nmurphy@desrs.com

web: www.desrs.com

HELP DESK / IT ASSISTANCE

TEAM HUMAN RESOURCES

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Deb Gruber, Director of Human Resources

  • Member of the MidStates Energy Leadership team with direct supervisor responsibilities for corporate office HR staff

  • Responsible for overall Human Resource functions including all aspects of the employee relationship from onboarding to off-boarding for all supported companies

  • Oversees payroll and benefit administration

  • Provides analysis and recommendations to guide strategic development initiatives and budget planning for leadership

  • Other areas include Workers Compensation, Risk Management, union reporting and legal compliance

Email: deb.gruber@msenergyco.com, Phone: (320) 360-0072

 

Nicole Buersken, Office Manager

  • Employee onboarding and off-boarding coordination

  • Drug screening administration for client and corporate programs

  • Safety support administration for client databases and bids

  • Other areas include marketing support, maintenance of the safety incentive program, and maintenance of the company fleet incidents and claims

Email: nicole.buersken@msenergyco.com, Phone: (320) 733-4901

 

Lori Buchta, Payroll Clerk

  • Primarily responsible to process weekly payrolls for all supported entities

  • Responsible to coordinate and ensure employee time entry is timely

  • Coordinates and enters employee benefit enrollment for eligible employees

  • Create and update employee records as needed

  • Assists in other areas of Human Resources as directed

Email: lori.buchta@msenergyco.com, Phone: (320) 733-3583

Gina Funk, HR Specialist

  • Offers general Human Resource support, including data analysis, payroll software support and process improvement implementation

  • Responsible for withholding, unemployment and other regulatory agency reporting and payments

  • Lead on union reporting and payment function and responsible to ensure compliance with all bargaining agreements

  • Back up for Payroll Clerk functions

Email: gina.funk@msenergyco.com, Phone: 320-733-0021

TEAM FINANCE

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Teresa Giese, Chief Financial Officer

  • Member of the Leadership team with direct responsibility for the financial and accounting functions of all supported companies

  • Services as the top financial advisor to leadership and investors to drive strategic decision making

  • Directs and drives the company’s financial planning, risk management and investment strategies

  • Manages cash flow, internal and external financial reporting and relationships with insurance companies, bankers and tax accountants

Email: teresa.giese@msenergyco.com, Phone: (320) 360-4726

 

Carrie Zupko, Accounting Manager

  • Manages day to day accounting functions for all supported companies and directly supervises financial and accounting staff

  • responsible to manage a variety of fiscal and accounting functions pertaining to areas such as general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and other financial reporting areas

  • Assists in the coordination and preparation of the year-end financial audit and preparation of appropriate schedules for various auditing purposes. 

  • Reviews staff entries to the general and subsidiary ledgers and ensures proper documentation exists for compliance with company and auditing practices. 

Email: carrie.zupko@msenergyco.com, Phone: (320) 630-8874

 

Denise Warzecha, Accounting Generalist/Office Manager

  • Accounts payable for MidStates Energy Co, entering invoices for approval, reaching out to vendors for missing invoices

  • Accounts Receivable for MidStates Energy Co, creating work ups and invoices for both MidStates and Intercompany jobs

  • Assist with vehicle needs/recalls/registration/fuel cards/tolls/violations

Email: denise.warzecha@msenergyco.com, Phone (320) 733-4404

 

Faye Kallis, Accounts Payable

  • Prepare incoming vendor invoices for payment

  • Mail payments to vendors as they are prepared

  • Maintain and prepare Employee Expense Reports for reimbursement

  • Upload and file W-9 and Certificate of Insurance for vendors

  • Assist in Accounting Department as needed

Email: faye.kallis@msenergyco.com, Phone (320) 733-9597

SALES SUPPORT

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Jennifer Kottschade, Administrative Sales Support

  • Responsible for CRM, SharePoint, and sales system maintenance and training for new and existing staff

  • Maintain log in access and training of Customer supply chain systems including, but not limited to, Ariba and Power Advocate.

  • Identify challenges and offer solutions in the sales processes

  • Serve as advisor to Sales Staff and assist them with questions and quote assistance

  • Assist with other initiatives and tasks as needed in the corporate headquarters as determined

Email: jennifer.kottschade@msenergyco.com, Phone: (320) 232-0431