BSC VP Kari Knudson named one of Top 25 Women in Business by Prairie Business magazine

 Feb 27 2015
Portions of this news story were reprinted with permission from Prairie Business magazine.

Kari Knudson, vice president NECE, has been name one the top 25 women in business in the northern Plains by Prairie Business magazine.

Results are included in the March issue of the magazine, available online at

The contest was created to draw attention to the many creative, successful businesswomen in North Dakota, South Dakota and western Minnesota. While only in its second year, the contest has already become a popular annual feature of the magazine and inclusion on the list is considered a prestigious honor in the region's business community.

"Women play a vital role in this region's business community and we are proud to shine a light on some of the most inspirational and successful women in the region," said Kris Bevill, editor of Prairie Business magazine. "We continue to be blown away by the depth of talent in our region and it was an extremely difficult task selecting just 25 women for this list. Our sincere congratulations go out to the selected recipients as well as all of the nominees."

Honorees were selected through a nomination process that emphasized professional achievement and community contributions. In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must live and work in the Dakotas or western Minnesota and must not have received the award previously.

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