Our Team

Acting with integrity
Tempering success with humility
Earning and maintaining trust
every day

Words from our leadership

Our founder, Ace Brandt, was an energetic entrepreneur and a tremendous visionary. His assertive and positive manner, coupled with his humility and trust in his employees, cultivated the company into what it is today. Ace always credited the success of his businesses to the employees within the company - those hardworking people in the trenches each day.

Our Team

In a competitive environment, we will rise to the top
by doing what we say we’re going to do
and delivering superior results.

Administrative Division

Michael Vannett

Trustee • chief financial officer

Administrative Division
Brandt Holdings Company
Michael Thomas • Vice President/General Counsel • Brandt Holdings Company

Michael Thomas

trustee • chief legal counsel

Administrative Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Sindy Keller

Controller

Administrative Division
Brandt Holdings Company
Kim Grant • Corporate Accountant • Brandt Holdings Company

Kim Grant

Corporate Accountant

Administrative Division
Brandt Holdings Company
Shelley Hagen • Benefits/Payroll Manager • Brandt Holdings Company

Shelley Hagen

Benefits • Payroll Manager

Administrative Division
Brandt Holdings Company
Jessi Vandyke • Benefit • Payroll Administrator • Brandt Holdings Company

Jessi VanDyke

Benefits • Payroll Administrator

Administrative Division
Brandt Holdings Company
Christa Gronwold • Legal Assistant • Brandt Holdings Company

Christa Gronwold

Legal Assistant

Administrative Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Dorian Nelson

Office Manager • Billet Coordinator

Administrative Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Agriculture Division

Butch Kibble • President • Agriculture Division • Brandt Holdings Company

Butch Kibble

trustee • chief operating officer

Agriculture Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Mark Doda • Director of Accounting • Brandt Holdings Company

Mark Doda

Director of Accounting

Agriculture Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Joe Delvo • Complete Goods Support • Agriculture Division • Brandt Holdings Company

Joe Delvo

Complete Goods Support

Agriculture Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Garrett South

Director of Business System Integrated Data

Agriculture Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Todd Foster • Employee Recruitment and Retention • Agriculture Division • Brandt Holdings Company

Todd Foster

Employee Recruitment and Retention

Agriculture Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Jeff Irwin • Training and Development Coordinator • Agriculture Division • Brandt Holdings Company

Jeff Irwin

Training and Development Coordinator

Agriculture Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Brian Delaney • Product Manager • Digital Solutions • Ag Division • Brandt Holdings Company

Brian Delaney

Product Manager • Digital Solutions

Agriculture Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Entertainment Division

Jon Kram • General Manager • Entertainment Division • Brandt Holdings Company

Jon Kram

Vice President

Entertainment Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Industrial Division

Tim Malloy, Vice President, Industrial Division

Tim Malloy

Vice President

Industrial Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Real Estate Division

Brian Benscoter • Real Estate Integrator • Real Estate Division • Brandt Holdings Company

Brian Benscoter

Real Estate Integrator

Real Estate Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Laura Franek • CPA • Controller • Real Estate Division • Brandt Holdings Company

Laura Franek

CPA • Controller

Real Estate Division
Brandt Holdings Company

Our Divisions

Investing in people, places, and products

Brandt Holdings Company has a rich history of upholding their values and striving to constantly improve. Their dedication to creating opportunities for others to develop their skills, gain invaluable life experiences, and nurture innovation in the way they serve their customers is truly admirable.

Brandt Holdings Company refuses to rest on its laurels and always seeks new avenues to improve itself and its offerings.

Their focus on innovation, customer satisfaction, and personal growth sets them apart from the competition and fosters a culture of excellence.

With a proven track record of success, Brandt Holdings Company is a trusted name in their industries.  It continues to push boundaries for growth, empower others, and create a better world for all.

Brandt Holdings Company is always moving forward, always rising up.

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Agriculture

John Deere agricultural equipment, parts, and service in select Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota cities

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Entertainment

Fargo Force USHL Tier 1 junior hockey team, which plays in the Scheels Arena, in our Urban Plains Development

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Hospitality

18 major-brand hotels across the continental United States

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Industrial

Fabrication and distribution of diesel and component parts, engines, and generators

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Real Estate

Urban Plains Development: sports arena, athletic training facility, office complexes, open-air strip malls, hotels, apartment residences +

Let's work together

Our values power our work. We invite you to become a loyal customer, valued supplier, or a trusted employee.

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Contact Us

+1-701-237-6000

Our Story

The Brandt Holdings Company divisions are diverse with a twist of interesting.

Brandt Holdings Company is a Fargo, North Dakota-based company that operates businesses in real estate, agriculture, industrial equipment, hospitality, and entertainment across the Upper Midwest.

Interesting  Brandt Holdings Company transformed an area of open fields into Fargo’s Urban Plains development, an area south of the Sanford Medical Center.

That area is home to housing, restaurants, office space, and Scheels Arena, where the company’s Fargo Force hockey team plays.