Community leaders join Development Foundation board

The Sioux Falls Development Foundation has chosen three local business leaders to serve on the organization’s board of directors. Elected through a vote of the membership, the new board members will begin their terms of service January 1, 2019.

Newly elected members are Dr. Brett Bradfield, University of Sioux Falls, Kent Cutler, Cutler Law Firm, and Steve Watson, ISG.

Bradfield is the 23rd president of the University of Sioux Falls. After serving the first 20 years of his career in various professional roles as a teacher, coach, counselor, assistant principal and principal in K-12, public and private education, Bradfield moved into higher education at the University of Sioux Falls in June of 2000 after serving as principal of O’Gorman High School.

            A native of Sioux Falls, Cutler graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas with a degree in political science and history and received his law degree from the University of South Dakota. Following law school, Cutler returned to Sioux Falls and established a private law practice. In 1997, he joined his father, Rich Cutler, in founding Cutler Law Firm, LLP.

             A development strategist with ISG, Watson works with business, civic and government organizations to provide professional design services. He previously spent 13 years with the South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development where he led business development efforts that facilitated significant new investment and facilities across the state by major employers such as Bel Brands USA, AGP Cooperative, ADP, Royal Canin, Agropur, Terex Corporation and others.


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