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Talent and Recruitment Coordinator

Claire Herbst grew up in Dakota Dunes, SD, and attended the University of South Dakota to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, along with a minor in legal studies in business and a certificate in inclusive leadership. During her college years, she held internships with the Vermillion Area Chamber and Development Company, as well as First Dakota Title.

Following completion of her degree, Claire began her career at PREMIER Bankcard as an accountant. She then joined the Sioux Falls Development Foundation as the Talent Recruitment Coordinator in September 2022.

In her role, she will be working in collaboration with area businesses and regional education institutions to source, attract, and match talented students with available internship opportunities in the Sioux Falls region.

Outside of her work with SFDF, Claire is a chapter advisor for USD’s chapter of Alpha Phi and is an active member of the Sioux Falls Young Professionals Network.