(Bismarck, ND) -- North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum announced the appointment of Pat Bertagnolli of Watford City to serve as the Executive Director of Job Service in North Dakota.
Pat Bertagnolli served as a director of the Rough Rider Center in Watford City. He as also served as vice president of human resources for MBI Energy Services and multiple human resources management positions at several other energy-related businesses in the Watford City and Williston areas since 2011. Bertagnolli also has a 22-year career within the UPS, working as a multistate operations manager and workforce planning and employee relations manager.
“Having spent much of the last decade recruiting and retaining workers in the fastest-growing area of the country, Pat Bertagnolli has the right experience to lead Job Service North Dakota as we tackle our state’s significant workforce challenge – our No. 1 barrier to economic growth,” Burgum said. “We are deeply grateful for Pat’s service on the Workforce Development Council these past eight years and look forward to his leadership at Job Service in connecting jobseekers with employers and removing barriers to employment.”
Bertagnolli has served in North Dakota's Workforce Development Council for eight years and is also a former presdient of the Watford City Chamber of Comerce.