Introducing NAU Foundation Featured Donor: A&B Business Solutions


IMAGE_6374The NAU Foundation is grateful to Dennis Aanenson, owner of A&B Business Solutions, for his generous donation of $18,000 to the NAU Foundation in support of 15 scholarships (5 per year for 3 years) for eligible NAU students in South Dakota. The following students received the A&B Business Academic Excellence Scholarship:
Demetria Bergeson, B.S. Nursing (Sioux Falls)
Eric Freerks, B.S. Nursing (Sioux Falls)
Royce Gay, B.S. Health Care Management (Rapid City)
Shayla Kymala, B.S. Nursing (Rapid City)
Rhoda Waldner, B.S. Nursing (Sioux Falls)

“As I complete my education at National American University, I am very thankful for receiving your thoughtful gift,” wrote student Rhoda Waldner in a thank you note to Aanenson. “Because of your scholarship, I will continue to work towards my goal and keeping my GPA in an exceptional level.”

“Your kindness has inspired me to help other and give back to the community,” wrote scholarship recipient Shayla Kymala in her thank you note. “I hope one day I will be able to help students, like me, achieve their goals just as you have helped me.”

Thank you A&B Business! We are pleased to share a bit more about this generous company. For more information about A&B Business, visit their website or give them a call.

A&B Business Solutions

The A&B Business Story
Art Sinkey and Bill Kominga – the “A” and “B” in the name A&B Business Solutions – formed the company in 1981 in Sioux Falls, S.D. They earned a reputation for sound business practices, exceptional products and honest prices.

After many years in the business equipment field, Dennis Aanenson purchased A&B in 1993. Thanks to a strong legacy, clear vision and self-motivated team, the company has evolved into a complete technology and office solutions business.

The company has grown to provide a wide range of service and product offerings, including Managed Print Services, Managed Document Services, Equipment, Office Supplies, Furniture, Water and Coffee. A&B is committed to staying ahead of the curve, and to being the very best resource, exceeding your company’s expectations.

A&B’s Commitment to Service 
A&B has been nationally recognized for our award-winning service. Our commitment to service drives everything we do – from getting to know your business to recommending solutions that will make you more productive and profitable.

– A&B has 40 certified technicians!
– A&B auto-dispatches technicians for faster response — often in 4 hours or less!
– A&B technicians are incentivized for first call effectiveness.
– A&B technicians are trained in-house by an on-staff, factory-certified trainer.
– A&B’s local parts department means no waiting for parts to be shipped.
– A&B’s in-house call center means you talk to a live person who can order supplies or dispatch a technician.

A&B’s Commitment to Community
At A&B, we value helping others and making our community a better place. As a result, A&B has developed Seeds to Flowers, a program to give back to our communities by donating 1,000 hours of volunteer time. It is all a part of helping our communities grow! At A&B, we value helping others and making our community a better place. As a result, A&B has developed Seeds to Flowers, a program to give back to our communities by donating 1,000 hours of volunteer time. It is all a part of helping our communities grow!

About the author:
Tamie Hopp is the Director of Alumni & Foundation Services for National American University. She can be reached at For more information on alumni relations, visit Information about the NAU Foundation can be found at


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