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Jan. 1, 2023

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MnDOT District 7 announces two new managers for construction and administration

MANKATO, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation recently announced two new additions to its management team for District 7. Victoria (Tori) Nill was appointed Assistant District Engineer (ADE) for Construction and Ronda Allis was appointed Administrative Manager. District 7 includes 13 counties in south central and southwestern Minnesota with offices in Mankato and Windom.

Nill will lead the district’s construction offices in Mankato and Windom, as well as other areas of construction operation including bridge and land management.

Nill has over 20 years of experience at MnDOT where she’s worked in construction, pre-design, final design, traffic, and transit. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and is a registered professional engineer. A native of Duluth, Nill now resides in Mankato and has two adult children.

Nill and her staff of approximately 85 are responsible for delivering an annual construction program of about $100 million, on more than 1,300 miles of state and federal highways.

Ronda Allis will serve as Administrative Manager for MnDOT District 7. Allis and her staff of approximately 25 are responsible for administrative operations including human resources, financial and information resources, employee development, safety, labor relations, materials, and inventory management.

Allis has been employed with MnDOT for over 11 years. She brings experience in planning, economic development, and city administration. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Government from the College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph. Ronda resides near Easton with her husband Eric. They have three daughters and enjoy spending time with their three grandchildren.

“Tori and Ronda have a broad knowledge and experience that will serve MnDOT District 7 well in construction and administrative operations,” said Greg Ous, District Engineer. “They value building relationships with employees, communities, and our external partners.”

For more information on MnDOT District 7 visit www.dot.state.mn.us/d7/.