Beth Davis Retires from Dakota Resources

Posted on January 1, 2018

Paula Jensen
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It’s been a great journey, Beth. Twenty years ago you committed yourself to building an organization that felt like family. One that understands the value of making mistakes, embraces a creative spirit and encourages people to invest deeply in one another. You accomplished these goals and so much more. Thank you for being a great leader and a true friend. You are the original change maker.  

We asked Dakota Resources staff and friends what they have appreciated most about Beth. Here’s what they had to say: 

 Her tenacity to believe in people and ideas before they believe in themselves. – Heidi Zeller-Crawford 

 Her grasp of the unique opportunities a rural state has to offer. – Ruth Christopherson 

Her celebration of successes, large and small. – Lin Van Hofwegen 

 Her ability to take her passion and creativity to create a very successful nationally known business. – Rachael Sherard 

Her leadership skills. Beth leads in a manner that makes people WANT to follow!  – Misty Cordell 

Her passion for the work that she does and the people that surround her.  – Jay Headley 

Her ability to take risk! – Dick Werner 

Her ability to see the talents in others and use them in the right place. – Cheryl Leasure 

Her sincere, genuine and honest faith in others. – John Beranek 

Her abilities to bring the right people to the team and visioning for the future. – Paula Jensen 

Her deep compassion and desire to help others. – Mike Knutson 

Her boldness and honesty, confidence and curiosity, empowerment and mentoring. –Joe Bartmann 

Her spirit for innovation and her dedication to the ‘team.’ – Kristi Wagner 

Thank you, Beth!




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