Meet Emily Wollmann

July 3, 2018

Heartland’s contract and records management programs are getting some much-needed attention this summer thanks to new summer employee Emily Wollmann. A political science student at USD, Wollmann will be overseeing a project to update Heartland’s contract management system and ensuring all necessary corporate records have been filed electronically.

“It’s meticulous work but also very important, so we’re glad to have Emily on board to help us,” said Heartland CEO Russell Olson.

Wollmann, who is pursuing a law degree, hopes the project will provide useful real-life experience for her future career path.

Q&A with Emily:

Hometown: Madison, SD

High School graduation year: 2015

College education: University of South Dakota Bachelor of Arts – Undergrad

Anticipated college graduation date: May 2019

Degree(s): Political Science, minor in Women Studies

Career pursuit: Law degree

College/community organizations/groups: Domestic Violence Board Member; Committeewoman of Lake County Republican party

Interests: Reading, writing, being active (cycling, hiking, running), women empowerment

What do you hope to accomplish with your project?

I hope to exceed all expectations and push myself to a deep understanding with contract work. I want this to be a challenging learning experience for myself, and to further push Heartland’s initiatives. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” -Napoleon Hill

What part do you find most interesting or appealing about the project?

The most interesting or appealing thing about this project is that it is a dissection of various categories of contracts, all providing a challenging learning experience that will further supplement my understanding before heading into law school.