Executive Vice President
Theresa Kriese, executive vice president/CFO at Dakota Wesleyan University, has been with the college since 2008. Before accepting the V.P. position, Kriese served as vice president for business and finance and then vice president for business and advancement. She is a graduate of Northern State University with a bachelor’s degree, and has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Sioux Falls.
She served on the Mitchell Public School Board for two terms, the second as its president. She serves on the Board of Directors for Dakota Counseling Institute, Mitchell Community Scholarship Foundation, Holy Family Catholic Church, Mitchell Chamber of Commerce Planning Committee; and Educational and Institutional Insurance Administrators property and casualty advisory board and Mitchell Technical Institute’s radiologic technology, radiation therapy, and medical assistant advisory boards.