(LUVERNE, MN) NOV. 29, 2016 – Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that the company’s Vice President of Accounting and Business Manager Darcie Johnson made Prairie Business Magazine’s 40 Under 40 List. The award recognizes 40 of the top business professionals under the age of 40 in the Dakotas and western Minnesota. The list is made up of entrepreneurs, industry experts, executives and nonprofit and community leaders. The selected 40 are honored in the December issue.
Johnson has been employed at Midwest Fire for 3 years and has over 15 years of accounting experience. She once served on the council and as treasurer for Beaver Valley Lutheran Church in Valley Spring, S.D. Her more recent accomplishment has been receiving her Master’s degree while working full time as VP and a mom.
“I was astonished to make the list,” said Johnson. “I attribute my success to having a supportive family and mentors. I look for opportunities to acquire more knowledge and never turn down a challenge. At Midwest Fire I work behind the scenes to ensure our staff have the tools needed to serve our customers with amazing customer service. Whether its keeping employees happy to retain the most skilled builders for the fire apparatus or supplying the sales team and project management technology to provide quick customer service and a smooth build process, I’m zealous in my efforts to carry out Midwest Fire’s vision of providing our firefighting customers a high quality, best value product and superior customer service.”
“I’m elated to have a member of our team make the list,” said President & Chief Executive Officer of Midwest Fire Sarah Atchison, “Johnson played a prominent role in the company’s success and we are proud of the progress she has made growing herself professionally. It is an honor to work alongside Johnson.”