Redlinger chairman of Family Business Association Board Jim Redlinger of Redlinger Bros. Plumbing and Heating, Watertown, has been named as the new executive board chairman for the South Dakota Family Business Association.
Redlinger is the second generation to operate the company; a leading mechanical contractor serving eastern South Dakota, western Minnesota, northwest Iowa and north central Nebraska with offices in Watertown and Yankton.
The board met in Rapid City during the 2005 Prairie Family Business Conference to address pending issues and to review strategic and financial planning for the organization. In addition to Redlinger, current board members are: Jack Finger
of Sioux Steam Cleaners
Corporation in Beresford; Michael Keller, dean of the School of Business � University of South Dakota; Dick Muth of Muth Electric in Mitchell; Mark Leddy of Valley Queen Cheese Factory in Milbank; Guy Bender of Falcon Plastics, Inc. in Brookings; Jane Shorma of Creative Building Corporation in Sioux Falls; Mary Jo Minor of Mills Property Management in Brookings; Mike Derby of Derby Enterprises in Rapid City; and Bill Peters (vice chairman) of Office Interiors in Sioux Falls.