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Border States Electric (BSE), Fargo, N.D., named Pat Nolte South Central Region operations manager and Mark Christopher as branch manager for its Grand Forks, N.D., location. Nolte joined BSE in 2001 as a customer financial services administrator. He has also worked as a senior accountant, branch operations manager, and most recently as part of BSE's Supply Chain Services team focusing on project management, and selling and implementing technical services. Nolte lives in West Fargo, N.D., and will relocate to Lubbock, Texas, this month. The company's South Central Region consists of 16 branch locations in Texas and New Mexico.
Christopher joined BSE in February 2011 as a quotations representative. He has 20 years of experience in the electrical industry, and currently holds licenses as a master electrician in North Dakota and Minnesota. Before joining BSE, he worked as an electrical contractor, systems integrator, and recently managed his own electrical contracting firm serving the Grand Forks area.