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New hires made at NJPA

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The National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) has hired Corey Jensen, Tania Denny and Dianne Heldman. NJPA is a member-focused full-service public cooperative in Minnesota’s Region Five that offers a variety of contracted products, equipment and service opportunities to education and government entities.

Jensen is NJPA’s newest contract manager. He manages vendor relationships — supporting sales training efforts, communication and conference exhibiting — to ensure company embracement, sales growth and contract success.

Jensen has more than 15 years of experience in contracts, retail and sales management, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from North Dakota State University in Fargo.

As an IT support specialist, Denny helps users resolve computer related problems using lean methodology concepts to streamline processes. Denny is a graduate of St. Scholastica where she received her Bachelor’s degree in computer information systems.

She also brings 15-plus years of experience in systems analysis, database design and information systems management.

Heldman joins the NJPA team as a Sharp customer service specialist. This position maintains the Sharp copier/fax contracts through the coordination of order processing, customer service and various other duties. Previously, she was with the Staples-Motley School District.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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