McCrossan Welcomes New Board and Foundation Members

Tate Profilet, McCrossan Board

Tate Profilet

McCrossan Boys Ranch is proud to have Tate Profilet as one of the newest members of the McCrossan Board of Directors. Tate is the President/CEO of P & M Steel Company. He grew up right here in Sioux Falls and graduated from South Dakota State University as a Structural Engineer. He has a wife, Mary DeJong and one daughter Katrin.  His daughter works at P & M Steel and is his ultimate successor. His nephew also works at P & M Steel and is the General Manager. He has one grand-puppy, Gouda. In Tate’s spare time he enjoys hiking, skiing, fly-fishing and hunting. Tate says, “I started going to the McCrossan Banquets and got hooked on the mission and loved hearing the stories.” We are proud to have Tate on our McCrossan Board of Directors!

Jeff Pray, McCrossan Board

Pray, Jeff-100

We are proud to have Jeff Pray join our McCrossan Board of Directors. Jeff and his wife, Glenda, grew up in Hutchinson, Minnesota. Jeff graduated from Mankato State University. Jeff is currently a Commercial Insurance Agent and shareholder at Fischer Rounds & Associates in Sioux Falls. Jeff has earned his professional designations as a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, a Registered Professional Liability Underwriter, an Associate in Fidelity and Surety Bonding and as a Certified Insurance Counselor. In his spare time Jeff enjoys hunting, golf, scuba diving and spear fishing. He and his wife Glenda, own and operate Date Night Dance Company in Sioux Falls – a Ballroom and Latin dance studio. They have two grown children. Jeff will be a valued asset on our McCrossan Board of Directors.

Elizabeth Lewis, McCrossan Foundation

Elizabeth Lewis

The McCrossan Foundation is proud to welcome Elizabeth Lewis as one of its newest members. Elizabeth is a business attorney at Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith P.C.  Elizabeth and her husband, Sam Trebilcock, have two children – Ellie who is a senior at the University of Minnesota and Ben who is a senior at Washington High School.  Elizabeth attended Northern State University and the University of South Dakota School of Law.  In her spare time, she enjoys biking, skiing and spending time at the lake with friends and family.  “As a parent of two teens, it is my privilege to be able to use my skills to help the McCrossan Boys Ranch change the lives of the boys who come to the Ranch.” We are glad to have Elizabeth as part of our Foundation Board.

Chris L. Nelson, McCrossan Foundation

Chris and Jennifer Nelson

McCrossan’s is proud to welcome long-time supporter Chris Nelson to our Foundation Board. Chris is the Assistant State Investment Officer with the South Dakota Investment Council. Chris grew up on a farm near Yankton, South Dakota. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree and M.B.A. from the Patterson School of Business at the University of South Dakota. Chris also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst Degree. Chris and his wife Jennifer live in Sioux Falls and have one son Mitchell that also graduated from the University of South Dakota and works in banking. Chris became interested in McCrossan Boys Ranch through the Tree of Hope. He would help fulfill Christmas wishes which grew into supporting the Ranch with a variety of needs throughout the year. In his spare time, Chris enjoys reading about economics and business, he enjoys snow and water skiing and classic cars. He has also served on the First Lutheran Church Foundation as well as the Investment Committee for the University of South Dakota Foundation. Chris’s expertise is sure to be a welcomed addition to our McCrossan Foundation – welcome Chris!

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