Gjovig appointed to North Dakota Export Council
A Grand Forks entrepreneur advocate has been appointed to the North Dakota District Export Council.
Former Center for Innovation Foundation CEO Bruce Gjovig was selected with five other new members to sit on the council that assists local companies with exporting issues, according to a news release. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the appointments Tuesday.
“All six of our new DEC members bring a wealth of experience and perspective, and we’re pleased to be broadening our capabilities to support growth of exports from this region,” Thomas Shorma, North Dakota District Export Council chairman, said in the release. “The North Dakota DEC has demonstrated its impact with the local exporting community over many years, and we look forward to the new energy and ideas that our newest members will bring.”
Other appointments included Matt Breker of Fargo, Kevin Christensen of Williston, Olga Hall of Fargo, Kristin Hedger of Killdeer and Joel Jorgenson of Fargo.