Employee Spotlight – Peggy is the friendly face you’ll be greeted by when you visit our office in the heart of downtown Detroit Lakes. She is very knowledgeable and eager to help her clients find the right workplace solution at any price point. Meet Peggy!

Peggy Akers, Workplace Consultant – Detroit Lakes


Name: Peggy Akers

Position at Hannaher’s: Workplace Interiors

Hometown: Steele, ND

City you live in: Near Pelican Rapids, MN

How long have you worked at Hannaher’s? 15 years

Describe what you do in your role at Hannaher’s: 

As the only representative of Hannaher’s in Detroit Lakes, I wear many hats which involves managing our showroom location and being a representative of Hannaher’s in this community and Region. Reaching out to new and existing customers to help create the work environment they envision through choice of product, finishes and design.

What is your favorite thing about your job at Hannaher’s?

Developing relationships with clients and that each customer project is different.

What is the proudest moment you’ve had working at Hannaher’s?

When a customer states they love their new furnishings and feel better physically because their work environment has improved.

Three words to describe working at Hannaher’s:

Creative,  Quality Products, and Integrity

Where did you go to college and what is your degree in?

NDSU, Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and Mass Communications, Minor – Economics

People would be surprised if they knew:

I am not much of a water person even though I live on a lake.

What is your favorite local restaurant?

LaBarista in Detroit Lakes

Three words that best describe you:

Sincere, Social, and Competitive

When are you the happiest? 

Playing games with friends and family.

What one super power would you like to have?

Levitating objects

What is the first concert you ever attended?

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

What is the last book you’ve read?

Mercy Street

What do you to do recharge?

Bicycling and Music

What do you like to do for fun in your spare time? Any hobbies?

Biking, gardening, reading and spending time with family.

What would be the first thing you buy if you won the lottery?

I would plan a vacation

Tell us about your family:

My husband is an owner of Nature’s Design Landscaping based near Dunvilla.  We have two children attending Detroit Lakes Schools: Alecia – 16 and Cameron – 13.

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