As CFO of TMI Hospitality, Lisa Helbling oversees the financial functions and performance of the organization, including direct accounting, financial reporting, financial planning, treasury, internal audit and business risk management. Prior to joining the company Lisa worked at Otter Tail Corporation in a variety of roles, including vice president of internal audit and business risk management, supervisor of accounting transactions of Otter Tail Power Company and controller of Otter Tail Energy Services. Before her time at Otter Tail Corporation, Lisa worked at Clarica Life Insurance Company as controller, financial analyst, cross functional team leader and manager of internal audit. She also worked as a CPA at Eide Helmeke & Co. Lisa is a certified public accountant and certified internal auditor. She received an accounting degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead and a business administration degree from North Dakota State University.
As Chief People and Culture Officer of TMI Hospitality, Ann Christenson oversees compensation, benefits, corporate communications, culture, employee relations, organizational learning and development, and talent acquisition. Prior to joining TMI, Ann served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Support Services at Sanford Health, where she was accountable for human resources, facilities, safety, security, food services, environmental services, and electronics. She has also worked in human resources as Case New Holland (Fargo, ND), Dakota Tube (Watertown, SD), and the City of Fergus Falls (MN). Ann holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Psychology from Concordia College, and a Master’s in Public Health, Healthcare, and Human Service Administration.
Tracy Koenig is responsible for developing and managing the company’s information and communication systems and aligning the information technology entity with the company’s strategic plan, mission and vision. Before joining TMI Hospitality, he served as chief information officer and senior vice president of information technology for Ulteig Engineers, Inc., a multi-discipline engineering and land surveying firm headquartered in Fargo, N.D. Prior to that, Tracy designed and maintained LAN/WAN infrastructure and security at SEI Information Technology and was the IT manager for Intellisol International/Workface ROI. He serves as president of the North Dakota CIO Exchange, is on the board of directors of the Information Technology Council of North Dakota and is a member of the CIO Executive Roundtable of North Dakota. Tracy received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Jamestown College in Jamestown, N.D.