Our team members bring broad experience, expertise, and knowledge to Unity Holdings and our subsidiaries. We are passionate about investing in our employee engagement and development in order to provide the best quality products and services to our customers. To work with Unity Holdings means you believe in collaboration, execution, exceptional customer service, and place the utmost emphasis on the value of long-term relationships.

Meet Our Team


Rodger G. Mohagen, JD, CPA

Rodger has over four decades of experience providing clients with tax consulting services. He specializes in business succession planning with a focus on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), corporate governance, mergers, acquisitions and sales, and estate planning.

As a native of Grafton, ND, Rodger maintains strong ties to Walsh County. He currently resides in West Fargo with his wife Deborah and Boston Terrier Millie. Rodger enjoys golfing, traveling, going to the lake, and spending time with his children Thomas and Amber.


The ESOP Association
National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
North Dakota CPA Society
North Dakota State Board of Accountancy
Red River Estate Planning Council
Fargo West Rotary
Centre, Inc. – Board of Directors
Beyond Shelter, Inc. – Board of Directors
Sigma Alpha Epsilon – Alumni


Juris Doctor with Distinction – University of North Dakota School of Law (1995)
Bachelor’s in Business Administration – University of North Dakota (1975)


Arthur Andersen & Company
Mohagen, Olafson, & Company
Eide Helmeke & Company
Haugen, Wright, Johnson, & Mohagen, Ltd.
Charles Bailly & Company
RGM Consulting, Ltd.
Tax Law Office
Core Consulting Group

Payroll, Benefits & IT Manager

Thomas J. Mohagen

Thomas has over 20 years of experience providing customer and office management services. He focuses on the daily operations of Unity Holdings’ business including accounting, payroll, human resources, employee benefits, internal technology, and property management.

Thomas resides in his native Fargo with his daughter Kennedi and son Beckham. He is an avid golfer, an amateur water skier, and loves to attend all of his children’s activities. Thomas most enjoys spending time with his friends and family, relaxing at the lake, traveling, and watching Bison football and Sioux hockey.

Memberships and Affiliations

Sigma Alpha Epsilon – Alumnus
American Gold Gymnastics – Board of directors (former president), Golf Committee chair
Fargo Country Club – Golf Committee member
Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce – Young Professionals Network
Nate Olsby Annual Golf Tournament & Scholarship – Committee member


Facility Management, North Dakota State University


Core Corporation
Tax Law Office
Fargo Country Club
Scherling Photography

Plant Controller

John D. Schmidt

John has several years of experience in accounting for both public and private companies. His diverse skill set enables him to engage in many different areas of accounting. John especially enjoys working with people and different departments throughout Unity Holdings, and he strives to streamline all processes implemented by the organization.

John is a native of Fargo and graduated from North Dakota State University in 2014 with a degree in accounting. He lives in Fargo with his wife Maddie and his rambunctious black Lab.
John enjoys spending his free time outdoors with family and friends, going to the lakes, golfing, softball, broomball, and traveling. John only just recently married and is looking forward to the future with his wife.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting, North Dakota State University


Core Corporation
Titan Machinery, Inc.

Vice President of Human Resources

Tina A. Hoffman

Tina has over 25 years of experience in talent management, leadership, and human resources. She enjoys a proven track record in leadership development, talent acquisition, operations and project management, talent management, and employee engagement. Tina is a hands-on leader with strong planning and communication skills and a team-oriented management style. She best enjoys a positive and high performing team environment.

Tina resides in her native of Finley, ND with her husband Darin and three children Jordan, Jackson, and Emily. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling. Tina is also an avid sports fan and enjoys watching Bison football and the Chicago Cubs.

Memberships and Affiliations

Society for Human Resource Management
Association for Talent Development
National Center for Employee Ownership

Education and Certifications

Bachelor’s in Business Administration
Professional in Human Resources – HRCI Certification
Society for Human Resource Management – Certified Professional
Organizational Development Certification
Certified Facilitator and Coach – Targeted Selection (DDI)
Certified Facilitator and Coach – Leadership Mirror (DDI)
Certified Facilitator and Coach – Sales Professional Training


Otter Tail Corporation
DMS Health Technologies
DO Equipment Company
Tharaldson Enterprises

Favorite Quote
“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
-Maya Angelo

Vice President of Operations

Joel S. Jastram

With nearly two decades of experience in plant management, operations, supplier development, and engineering at the largest compact equipment manufacturer in North Dakota, Joe keeps a keen focus on operational improvement, quality, and customer service. Joe brings his can-do attitude every day, and thrives on building strong teams which are invaluable for growth.

Before joining Unity Holdings, Joe managed business and financial planning as well as execution across various disciplines including plant operations, global supplier management, quality, manufacturing engineering, and strategy. He was also the key operations leader for the implementation of a Manufacturing Execution System. Joe holds an MBA in Business Management from the University of Mary and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology with an emphasis on Industrial Management.

Joe and his wife live in West Fargo and have two children. They enjoy spending quality time with family and friends, snowmobiling, attending kids’ sports activities, relaxing at the lake, and traveling to warmer destinations in the winter.


Master’s Degree in Business Administration – University of Mary, Fargo, ND
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Technology – Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN
Major in Industrial Management – Northern State University, Aberdeen, SD


Bobcat Company
McCain Foods USA

Director of Lean Six Sigma

Ward W. Lunde

Ward plays a key role in our goal of best-in-class operational excellence by driving accountability and providing strategic leadership. He has over two decades of experience at Bobcat Company where he served in a variety of roles including director of Lean Six Sigma, senior manufacturing engineer, quality manager, and supplier development manager. Originally from Cooperstown, ND, Ward worked as a manufacturing engineer at Sheyenne Tooling & Manufacturing prior to joining Bobcat Company.

Ward and his wife Tanya live in Kindred, and they have two children. They enjoy spending time at the lake with family and friends.

Education and Certifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management – North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Master Black Belt certification (SigmaPro)
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Project Management Mastery
7 Habits of Highly Effective People
ISO Lead Auditor Training and Certificate, ISO 9001:2004
Lean Manufacturing Training – Dakota MEP


Doosan Bobcat
Sheyenne Tooling & Manufacturing

Director of Sales, Sourcing, and Logistics

Brad A. Monson

Brad has over two decades’ worth of experience across a broad range of business functions, including customer relationship management, designing and implementing sales plans, strategic planning, new product introduction initiatives, global strategic sourcing and logistics, cost reduction activities, and supplier relationship management. Brad’s industry experience includes oil and gas, original equipment manufacturing (OEM), alternative energy, transportation, minerals/mining, and agribusiness. Brad is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and he received his Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics from NDSU.

A native of Moorhead, Brad and his wife Jaci reside in Lake Park, MN and have one daughter Britni. Brad enjoys boating, golfing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends at the lake.

Education and Certifications

Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics – North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics – Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)
Society of Value Engineering – Value Analysis/Value Engineering Certification
Lean Manufacturing Certification


Donaldson Company, Inc.
Diamond Proppant
Imerys Oilfield Minerals, Inc.
DMI Industries, Inc.
Bobcat Company
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Progressive Ag Marketing

Corporate Controller

Kristi Schreiber

Kristi has over 2 decades of experience in all aspects of accounting.  She is a high-performance accounting professional with experience across a broad range of business functions including but not limited to, tax management, payroll, management of large fleet of fixed assets, systems implementation, capital budgets, billing, collections and preparation of monthly financial statements.  She will coordinate financial close, administration of the accounting system (NetSuite) and is responsible for all accounting functions for Core Corporation and Unity Holdings, Inc.
A native of Fargo, Kristi and her husband Joe live in Glyndon, MN with their 2 children, Colby and Camden.  They spend most of their time attending the boys’ activities, enjoying weekends at the lake, and cheering on the Minnesota Vikings.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting – Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN


DMS Health Technologies, Inc
Huesman Schreiber Masonry, LLC

Business Development Manager

Larry Dickinson

Larry has over 15 years of experience implementing lean concepts and principles in manufacturing settings. Through extensive coaching by Toyota Production System experts at Esterline Technologies Corporation, Larry developed an aptitude for maximizing product velocity and managing operations through simple visual means. This knowledge was further applied as Larry led a Lean/Six Sigma material flow project for Doosan Bobcat and later oversaw all kaizen activities for Vector Windows.

A native of Rockford, Illinois, Larry now resides in Fergus Falls, Minnesota with his wife Jessica and their three kids, Natalie, Heather, and Claire. In his free time, Larry is an active automobile racing enthusiast and enjoys fabricating race car equipment in his home shop.

Human Resources Manager

Melissa Cullen

Melissa has over 15 years of experience in all aspects of human resources. She is a high-performance human resource professional with experience in employee orientation/onboarding, employee relations, payroll, workers compensation, recruitment, employment law, policy development, continuous improvement, safety (ND & MN), employee engagement and bringing fun to the workplace.
Melissa resides in her hometown of Horace, ND with her fiancé and their 3 children – Kali, Vinny and Esa . They enjoy spending time with their large families, going to the lakes and taking in all that life has to offer.

Memberships & Affiliations

Fargo Moorhead Human Resource Association (FMHRA) – Served as a Board Member for 3 years
Gallop Employee Engagement Champion

Education & Certifications

Bachelor’s in Business Administration
Associates in Human Resources

Contact Us

P: (701) 461-8501
F: (701) 293-0630

1531 32nd Ave S, Suite 102
Fargo, ND 58103