Black Hills State University

2013 "Celebrating Women in Business" Luncheon & Awards Program

Sandy Burns, CEO of Project Solutions Inc., was the keynote speaker at the luncheon. Burns started the full service professional project management firm in 2000. Project Solutions is located in Rapid City with operations in eight states and overseas.

(shown here from left to right: Nikkita Kaufman, Liz Young, Janie Hett, Kari Karst, Jane Swenson, Sheryl Eisenbraun, Helen Merriman)

Congratulations to the 2013 "Celebrating Women in Business award winners!

Enterprising Business Woman: Kari Karst, owner and president of BX Civil & Construction, Inc. in Dell Rapids

Enterprising Young Entrepreneur: Janie Hett, owner of Peak Motion Physical Therapy in Spearfish

Enterprising Business Team: State Farm Insurance- Coreen Lerwick Agency (Nikkita Kaufman & Liz Young shown in picture accepting award)

Enterprising Friend of Small Business: Sheryl Eisenbraun, senior vice president of Pioneer Bank & Trust in Sturgis; and Jane Swenson, senior vice president of Reliabank Dakota in Watertown. 


Sponsored in part by:


Exhibitor Showcase


Becky Gropper, New York Life Insurance Co.

Spearfish Canyon Lodge

Highmark Federal Credit Union

Medicap Pharmacy

American Center for Credit Education

E&J Specialties, Inc

Small Business Administration

Lorie Eichert Empowerment Guide

Chicken Creek Communications

Project Solutions

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HW & Consulting


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