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Last revised:   August 27, 2014


Sterling Insurance Agency in Austin, MN has an opening for an Insurance Agent.  This position is based in the Sterling Insurance Agency located at 1419 1st Ave SW, Austin, MN 55912.  Excellent compensation package including a base salary and commission is included.  Additional benefits include 401k, health insurance and paid vacation.  This position assumes responsibility for an existing book of business.

Applicants should have the following licenses and qualifications:

  1. Current Property & Casualty Insurance license for the State of Minnesota
  2. Life & Health Insurance license for the State of Minnesota
  3. Two or more years of sales experience.

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to: (include Attn: Insurance Manager in the e-mail subject line).  EOE.

(MBA File H-4229) (8-27-14)

Commercial Lender

Tradition Capital Bank, located in Edina, is a growing $280 million bank seeking a Commercial Lender to join its Business Banking team.  This position will be responsible for new business development (commercial loan, deposit, and fee income generation) in addition to ensuring overall credit quality within the portfolio.  Top candidates will have demonstrated an ability to grow a commercial loan and deposit portfolio within the low-to-middle markets in the Twin Cities and have strong credit and communication skills.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for generating C & I and commercial real estate loans within guidelines set by the bank policy and growth targets.  This will include soliciting new customer relationships and deepening relationships with existing customers.
  • Responsible for the overall credit quality and profitability of the assigned portfolio.
  • Strong understanding of financial statements and business cash flow.
  • Responsible for cross-selling Treasury Management, Private Banking, and Wealth Management services to the clients.
  • Energetic, team player


  • A 4-year college degree in business or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of experience in Commercial Lending
  • Proven credit experience and understanding of cash flow
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

Tradition Capital Bank offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.  If interested in this position please fax resume to:  Human Resources, (952) 806-6655, Attn:  Jamie True, or email to:

(MBA File H-4228) (8-27-14)

Community Pride Bank in Ham Lake is looking for a Loan Administrator. This position will work 30-35 hours per week.

Title: Loan Administrator
Supervisor:  Senior Lender


Provides support to Lenders by coordinating activity in support of credit approval process, compiling loan data, borrower and property information, as well as supporting bank customers by providing services in account management, operations, documentation, customer service and technical support.  Duties include:  answering questions and solving customer problems, ensuring proper booking and maintenance of loans; tracking and monitoring portfolio on an ongoing basis for compliance, documentation exceptions, overdrafts, accounting, maintenance of files and reports, preparing monthly reports, and producing and maintaining tickler report and default reports. Ensures compliance with Bank policy and state and federal regulations.


  • Timely and accurate completion of default risk
    • f/s (receipt & tracking)
    • tax lien search
    • property taxes
    • credit reports
  • Organize loan files according to policy for each loan type.
  • Request and file needed paperwork for loan including but not limited to:
    • Insurance information
    • Flood Certification
    • UCCs
    • Tax information
    • Title information
    • Other paperwork.
  • Track documentation exceptions and ensure proper follow-up.
  • Create necessary loan documentation and ensure correct data entry on Bank’s loan application system, including general ledger entries.
  • Provide account information to customers or other organizations, including processing payoff requests.
  • Approve any non-regular loan payments and ensure codes are correct.
  • Process participation payments and agreements.
  • Meets the Bank’s customer service standards.
  • Completes other duties as requested.


Education and/or Experience: One to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Please send your resume to or mail to: Community Pride Bank, 1441 Bunker Lake Blvd NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304

(MBA File H-4227) (8-27-14)

Real Estate Lender - Litchfield MN

Home State Bank is a strong family owned community bank with locations in Willmar, Cosmos, Litchfield and Hutchinson. 

We are currently seeking an experienced Real Estate Lender to join our team in Litchfield. 

This position will be responsible for generating new business, underwriting, structuring, and the closing of real estate, construction and consumer loans, as well as servicing an existing portfolio.   Position will require business development, loan workout, and community involvement. 

The ideal candidate for this position will have one to three years lending and business development experience.  Experience with real estate lending preferred.  A bachelor’s degree in Business or Finance and strong analytical and interpersonal skills.     

Home State Bank offers a friendly, professional environment and provides employees the opportunity to grow and to develop their careers. 

Join the Home State Bank team today

Send your resume to:

Human Resources
Home State Bank
1610 E. Hwy 12
Willmar, MN  56201

E-mail to: 
Fax: (320) 222-0079      

EOE/AA employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply

(MBA File H-4226) (8-27-14)


Full-time Banking position available Immediately.  Lake Country Community Bank has an opening for a full-time Teller/CSR, to join our team 40 hours per week.  Preferred qualifications would include: Previous banking experience as a Bank Teller, Customer Service Rep and/or Branch Administration Supervisor or equivalent; ability to organize; ability to work independently; provide excellent customer service; ability to multitask; proficiency in Microsoft products and banking software products and/or previous experience with Banking systems software; excellent interpersonal skills and is a Team Player.  Principal duties will include but not limited to: strong knowledge of teller operations, opening new accounts and customer service support, full knowledge of current Banking Regulations and Rules to be followed in a Community Bank environment, Community involvement.

We offer a friendly, close-to-home atmosphere within a relaxed working environment.  All interested applicants can contact Angie Taylor at (507) 685-2300 or submit resumes to  We will be accepting resumes/applications until the position is filled. 

(MBA File H-4225) (8-26-14)

Personal Banker

Lake Elmo Bank, an independent, community bank, has an immediate opening for an experienced Full Time Personal Banker.  The position requires a team player with superior customer service skills, an exemplary can-do attitude and the ability to problem solve.  Responsible for efficiently and professionally promoting, explaining and selling Bank services to new and existing customers, including consumer lending.  Current underwriting experience required. Position entails working Saturdays. 

An exceptional benefits package is offered.  Please send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to:  HR Manager, Lake Elmo Bank, 11465 39th St No, PO Box 857, Lake Elmo, MN  55042-0857.  Apply By: September 23, 2014     AA/EEO

(MBA File H-4224) (8-26-14)

Loan Operations Manager

Citizens Independent Bank, St. Louis Park, a $286 million community bank, with locations in Robbinsdale, Hopkins, and Plymouth, is looking to centralize our loan operations.  We are seeking a strong manager to fill this newly created position who can set up and run the department.  Our ideal candidate will have four or more years of high-level loan documentation support and quality control experience, with a thorough knowledge of Laser Pro as it relates to loan documentation and 20/20.  This is an exempt position in the Operations Department, responsible for ensuring that commercial and consumer loans are properly documented, booked, serviced, and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and Bank Loan Policy.

Our new Loan Operations Manager will develop, and maintain the new Loan Operations Department providing a lending support structure in line with the CIB’s strategic goals and growth plans.  The Loan Operations Manager will provide loan administration and documentation support to all bank locations to service new and existing loan portfolios.  As the department develops, the leader in this position will develop and maintain standards, direct workflow to ensure that the productivity meets the needs of the internal and external customers, and guide and supervise staff.   

Qualifications include:  Excellent communication skills.  Five or more years of related experience and/or training.  Prefer three years supervisory experience.  A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is preferred, or a combination of education and experience. 

Some of the critical knowledge and skills needed for this position include:

  • High level of computer literacy, particularly:
    • Jack Henry 20/20
    • Laser Pro
    • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Effective/strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to deliver “above average” customer service
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to maintain a high level of focus and accuracy
  • Ability to interpret regulations, and develop reports, policies, and procedures
  • Maintains confidentiality

Competitive pay and benefits are provided for this full-time position. General hours: 8 to 5, Monday through Friday, with occasional extended hours as needed.  Reasonable accommodations will be made as required under the ADA to perform the Essential Functions.

For a full job description or to apply online, please:  Visit our website at:,

Email cover letter and resume to:, or Mail to:

Human Resources Director
Citizens Independent Bank
5000 W 36th Street
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
Citizens Independent Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

(MBA File H-4223) (8-23-14)

Commercial Loan Admin

The First National Bank of Northfield seeks an experienced full time Commercial Loan Admin. This position supports our Loan Officers by processing consumer, commercial, and SBA loans from application to post closing.  Responsibilities include preparing all loan documentation in accordance with applicable policies and procedures, communicating with loan clients on behalf of the Officers and cultivating the concept of relationship banking. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of commercial loan admin experience, the ability to work in a fast paced environment and excellent organizational skills.

Please visit for more information. To apply, please submit your resume to

The First National Bank of Northfield is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

(MBA File H-4222) (8-23-14)

Banking Assistant

First Minnesota Bank in Edina has immediate opening for fulltime banking assistant.  Primary support for branch loan officers with duties including loan documentation and maintenance of loan files.  Other responsibilities may include answering phones and directing customer inquiries, cross-training for new accounts, and occasional teller back-up.  Requires excellent interpersonal skills, word processing and spreadsheet software skills, and ability to 10-key.  Experience with ITI systems a plus.  Minimum two years recent bank loan processing experience REQUIRED.  Non-exempt position.  Monday through Friday schedule.  Competitive wage and benefits.  Apply in confidence to

First Minnesota Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities

(MBA File H-4221) (8-23-14)

Credit Analyst

Home Federal Savings Bank in Rochester, MN has an opening for a Credit Analyst. Position responsibilities include performing financial analysis, assessing non-financial areas within a credit relationship, evaluating credit risk and recommending appropriate loan structuring for both existing and prospective commercial customers.  The Credit Analyst prepares the credit recommendations with supporting documentation, assists in the underwriting and servicing process, and supports the overall commercial lending function.

Minimum requirements include: Four- year degree in Accounting and/or Finance with previous banking experience. CPA and/or previous Credit Analyst experience a plus.

Please send your resume and cover letter to:

Home Federal Saving Bank
Human Resources
1016 Civic Center Drive NW
Rochester, MN  55901


(MBA File H-4220) (8-22-14)

Business Banker

Peoples National Bank is looking for an individual who will be responsible for generating new loan growth and maintenance of an existing loan portfolio, promote the bank's presence with good customer relationship skills and active participation in the community, participate in weekly committee meetings and provide input on current loan policy and procedures.  The position will originate and serve commercial and installment loans and any other type of loan request  in the Aitkin/Brainerd/Crosby areas, or refer applicant to the appropriate officer.  The individual will be responsible for correcting deficiency problems on assigned loans.  This position will be the primary commercial officer for the northern branches and will also be responsible to market the bank and bank products in the communities we serve. 

If you meet the requirements, please submit resume with cover letter to:

Kathy Stucky, HR Officer
Peoples National Bank
PO Box 88
Mora MN 55051

(MBA File H-4219) (8-21-14)

Community Bank Owatonna
Now seeking; President/Board Member/Possible Ownership in locally owned community bank

Job Qualifications

  • College Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or equivalent
  • Minimum of ten years experience in Finance/Commercial Banking Industry
  • Proven interpersonal, leadership, management and organizational skills
  • Strong planning and management skills, excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Credit Underwriting experience and portfolio management experience
  • Fast learner, work independent and cooperatively in team environment
  • Some knowledge and experience in working with Bank Investment Portfolio
  • Must be willing to relocate and live in Owatonna


  • Manage $52 million asset bank
  • Ability to oversee, buy/sell and manage $17 million in investment portfolio
  • Knowledge of Commercial, Agriculture and Real Estate lending
  • Actively call and perform onsite visits of bank prospects and customers
  • Manage and grow loan portfolio of $15 million individually ($32 million portfolio)
  • Maintain and work within current policies in accordance with banking regulations
  • Oversee all audits, compliance and regulator examinations
  • Grow deposit products
  • Maintain highest customer service relations of bank
  • Keep all records of Holding Company
  • Work with bank CPA and legal council
  • Participate and represent the bank in civic activity, service organizations and/or professional organizations
  • Perform duties and responsibilities as a Board of Director for bank and holding company
  • Oversight of Strategic and Succession Planning
  • Oversee continuing education of staff and directors
  • Negotiate all Insurance Lines; Major Medical, D&O Liability, Commercial Package, Internet, etc.

Personal Characteristics

  • Ability to express opinion, fast learner, work independently and cooperatively in team environment, multi-task with ability to motivate others
  • Good communication skills, problem solver, decision maker and broad-based thinker with ability to implement ideas

Please submit resumes to Dale Bowers at

(MBA File H-4218) (8-20-14)

Vice President – Ag/Commercial Lender

Immediate opportunity in a $60 Million Community Bank located just west of Metro area for a VP Ag/Commercial Lender.  The ideal candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Ability to service existing Ag and/or Commercial loan portfolio
  • Strong underwriting and loan administrative skills
  • Prior experience working with SBA and FSA lending
  • Ability to produce new business
  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to be involved in community we serve
  • Previous community banking experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

Excellent opportunity to join a stable, independent, family owned local community bank. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package.
Please submit your resume to or mail to: Citizens State Bank of Waverly, attn:  Brian Matzke, 609 Pacific Ave, PO Box 68, Waverly, MN 55390.

Citizens State Bank of Waverly is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities

(MBA File H-4217) (8-19-14)

Commercial Analyst

Frandsen Financial Corporation is looking for a Commercial Analyst responsible for performing reviews of commercial loans. The qualified individual will have experience working as a credit analyst for a banking organization or in a comparable environment.  The individual must have a four year degree in an appropriate educational background.  Additional experience considered a plus is an understanding of bank operations and/or lending experience all within a banking/financial institution environment. Responsibilities will include the ability to accurately prepare spreadsheets and credit presentations, along with analysis, questions, issues and policies related to each loan for our loan officers in a timely manner.  Be able to perform other duties, accountabilities and projects as assigned. Attributes of the successful candidate will include strong communication, organization, numeric skills, service skills and the ability to work independently. Our candidate must be comfortable and willing to work with all levels of management. 

Frandsen Bank & Trust is owned by Frandsen Financial Corporation (“FFC”), a inter- bank holding company. With $1.5 billion in assets spread across 36 offices. To learn more about our company please visit

If you meet requirements please submit resume with cover letter to:

Michael Caylor, HR Manager
Frandsen Financial Corporation
4388 Round Lake Road W
Arden Hills, MN 55112

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4216) (8-19-14)

First Farmers & Merchants State Bank
Agricultural Lender

First Farmers & Merchants State Bank is a $90MM community bank, located in Brownsdale and Austin MN. We are seeking an Agricultural Lender.  Candidates will need a strong agricultural background, and be a detailed-oriented professional. Knowledge of Finpack and lending experience preferred.

Requirements include a four year college degree or equivalent work experience, excellent communication skills as well as customer service skills.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with excellent opportunities for future advancement.

First Farmers & Merchants State Bank offers an excellent salary based on experience as well as the full range of benefits.

Qualified candidates can send cover letter and resume to:  First Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Attn. Steve Drennan, 128 North Main, Austin, Mn. 55912 or EOE 

(MBA File H-4215) (8-18-14)


This individual must have the ability to work independently, multi-task and organize priorities, and be detail oriented. Excellent leadership and communication skills. Teller experience and two years prior supervisory experience required.

The main responsibility of the teller supervisor is to ensure the Daily Operations of the Main Bank Lobby Teller area, under the direction of the Executive Vice President.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Scheduling, Supervising, Training and Developing Staff
  • Conduct Teller performance reviews
  • Maintaining Customer Service standards, greeting customers and facilitating a welcoming and customer friendly environment
  • Responding to customer inquiries, concerns and creating positive solutions
  • Daily monitoring of CTR processing and reporting
  • Monitoring accuracy of Monetary Instrument Log (MIL)
  • Ordering Coin and Currency
  • Balancing the Currency and Coin Vault
  • Approval for cashier's checks,  wire transfers, and checking cashing
  • Maintaining supplies, Organization of the teller line
  • Supporting the Staff by approving/overseeing transactions as needed, assisting with balancing issues and verifications of cash outages
  • Performing monthly surprise cash audits
  • Continuously working to improve the operations of the teller line and the bank
  • Being a positive role model for all employees
  • Ensures adherence to policies and procedures concerning the Teller functions
  • Complete weekly Accounts Payable, process daily CD interest checks, conduct monthly balancing of official items accounts and correspondent accounts.
  • Process levies and garnishments against bank customers.  Disperses funds to entity holding the garnishment or levy

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of all basic and specialized teller functions
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for financial transactions
  • Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles
  • Knowledge of office methods, procedures, and practices including the use of standard office and teller equipment
  • Skill in performing typical financial transactions and teller functions accurately
  • Ability to effectively communicate with Tellers, Customers, and Management


Preferred - Experience in supervising and training employees as this role provides guidance to Tellers regarding complex customer transactions or request.

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to An equal opportunity employer.

(MBA File H-4214) (8-18-14)


Firmly-established and rapidly-growing Minnesota banking company has a need for a new team member in our Spicer facility.  We are family-owned, locally-headquartered and progressive.  Attitude is everything.

The following opportunity is now available with United Prairie Bank in Spicer, Minnesota for:

Sr Vice President / Business Banker

The successful candidate for Sr Vice President / Business Banker will develop and monitor loan Clients which meet our lending guidelines, and provide a fair rate of return, while minimizing the risk to the Bank.  Additionally, the Lender will serve the customer by analyzing the potential of the client and justifying the risk associated with each credit.

Responsibilities include:

  • Actively solicits and develops new business and manages existing relationships according to individual goals for loan growth and fee income while meeting Bank wide goals established by the Executive Management Team.
  • Solicit and Interview loan clients and review loan applications for credit worthiness.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements and spreads, including adequacy of income and sufficiency of collateral and prepare presentation for loan committee when necessary.
  • Make on-site visits to client’s operations to analyze the management of the business for potential credit risk as well as promoting the Bank and its products.
  • Responsible for maintaining customer loan files according to UP policies and procedures.
  • Monitor loan performance, loan agreements, financial statements and collateral to ensure the quality of the loan.
  • Apply collection practices to minimize risk as appropriate.
  • Manage loan portfolio including customer inquiries, collections, and file maintenance
  • Review customer requests and make decisions accordingly.
  • Required to comply with the SAFE Act requirements; including successful initial and ongoing registration in the Registry if you are licensed MLO.
  • Grow the deposit products segment.
  • Provide referrals to UPIA Insurance Agency and UPFN Investment Agency.
  • Provide all around customer service to all customers.
  • Lending authority up to $300,000.00.  Minimum portfolio size expectation $20 million.
  • Represent UP in your community through civic activity, service organizations and/or professional associations.
  • Abide by all policies, procedures and regulations of UP.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned by management.

Job Qualifications:

  • Four (4) year College degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Management or equivalent experience and/or
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in successful loan portfolio management.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting practices and the ability to read financial statements and understand complex financial measures such as cash flow and other financial ratios.
  • Occasional day travel may be required for training/meeting purposes.

Salary will be based on qualifications.  Competitive benefits package included.  Applicants can apply by e-mailing an introductory letter and resume to:

UPB Human Resources Department

(MBA File H-4213) (8-15-14)


Minnesota Bankers Association is the largest not-for-profit bank trade association in the state of MN and provides support to over 350 members.  We offer legal, education, government relations, and multiple products and services to the bankers in the state.  MBA is seeking an attorney to assist the General Counsel in banking law issues and providing services to its members.


Conducts legal, regulatory and legislative research and provides accurate and current information to members and Association management on issues relative to the banking industry. 


  1. Prepares bulletins regarding legal, legislative and regulatory changes to keep members informed of pertinent information in a timely manner.  This includes researching and monitoring banking issues to ensure bankers are informed of changes. 
  2. Responds to written or verbal requests from member banks and their counsel to provide information on various legal, legislative or regulatory issues in an effective manner, within the Department’s time frames.
  3. Reviews contracts and agreements involving the Association and its subsidiaries.
  4. Serves as staff liaison to the Compliance Committee.  Prepares meeting minutes and assists education department in developing educational seminars/programs as requested by committee.
  5. Responsible for writing Counsel’s Corner column for MBA News, quarterly Minnesota case summaries and CaseWatch bulletins for website, security statement stuffers, and agendas for RCOG groups.  Other writing as assigned.
  6. Prepares and distributes daily news clips to Association.
  7. Collaborates with outside counsel to develop and implement updates for the MBA Deposit Accounts Manual.
  8. Maintain and update MBA Compliance Calendar for website.
  9. Performs other accountabilities and projects as assigned.



Bachelor's degree (B.A.); J.D. Degree; licensed to practice law in the state of Minnesota; Previous banking experience preferred.

MBA offers a competitive compensation & benefits package as well as a great work/life balance.  Send resume, cover letter and salary history to: Minnesota Bankers Association, Attn: HR, 8050 Washington Ave. S., Eden Prairie, MN, 55344. Fax  (952) 896-1100 or email No calls or agencies please. EOE.

(MBA File H-4212) (8-14-14)

BankCherokee is focused on being the best community bank in town. You can be an essential piece to 'being the best'. 

Personal Banker – Level III

We are looking for an experienced Personal Banker – Level III to work out of our Grand Avenue office.  Ideal candidates will have experience in business banking, personal banking, and consumer lending.  Required traits:  Enthusiastic, detail oriented, customer service & sales focused, with a high level of banking skill and knowledge. 

To apply, or if you are interested in additional information about our bank, please visit our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities

(MBA File H-4211) (8-13-14)

Branch Manager

$240 million community bank is seeking a Branch Manager in Northern Minnesota.  Candidate must have a minimum of five years of banking experience with an emphasis on lending.  Commercial lending experience is preferred.  This position is responsible for credit administration and underwriting for the branch, expansion of the branch loan portfolio, and personnel supervision.   It requires strong community involvement, the ability to present a positive image for the bank and a commitment to achieving the goals set in a team-oriented bank environment.  Salary is commensurate with experience and skills and a benefits package is offered. 

Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to MBA File H-4210, Employment Opportunities Program, 8050 Washington Avenue South, Suite 150, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 or email to Employment Opportunities Program.

(MBA File H-4210) (8-13-14)

Mortgage Administrator

Sherburne State Bank is looking for a Mortgage Loan Administrator that can create documents and prepare loan files for the bank’s secondary loan market.  This position will work closely with our mortgage loan officer and her customers to process loans in a timely and efficient manner.  Other duties will include input and maintenance of loan information on the computer system, working with the tickler system, balance internal related accounts, and organizing documents into loan files.  Laser Pro and Doc Magic experience preferred but not required.  This position will also be cross-trained to work in other areas of the bank such as in-house loan processing.

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Experience with Secondary Market Mortgage processing

To apply send your resume to:

Sherburne State Bank – Attn: Diane Stangler
PO Box 428
Becker, MN 55308
Or e-mail to:          

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4209) (8-13-14)

Loan Administration Manager/Bloomington, MN
Full-Time, Full Benefits package


Responsible for the overall performance of the Loan Servicing, Loan Quality Control and Lending Assistance functions. Responsible for keeping all workflows organized and efficient, developing and maintain appropriate standards and delivering services within established guidelines. Ensures all processes are scalable and efficient. Responsible for the identification of areas and solutions which will result in the improvement of processes, work quality and internal controls. Ensures all loans are documented properly, booked properly, serviced effectively and service to our internal and external customers meets the highest standards. Adheres to credit policy, legal, compliance and audit requirements in support of the bank’s objectives of growing loans, maintaining asset quality and increasing income by managing expenses.


  1. Optimize team talents by providing leadership and coaching to individuals • Establish clear goals that tie to the vision and mission of the business
    • Document and complete annual performance appraisal and performance management duties.
    • Conduct 1X1 progress and coaching sessions
    • Manage employee performance issues in a timely manner and adhere to employment policies
    • Participate in manager training opportunities and apply skills learned
    • Ensure growth and development of team to foster a cohesive and collaborative environment
  2. Manage Loan Servicing group, Lending Assistant group and Quality Control groups within Loan Administration • Working with group manager, develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities.
    • Working with group manager, provides overall direction support and training for the team.
    • Ensures Lending Assistants provide effective support to their assigned lenders. All customer requests are met, loans are documented properly, closings occur as scheduled and errors are minimized.
    • Ensures Loan Servicing team books loans timely and accurately, services loans accurately and effectively and addresses customer concerns in a timely and appropriate manner. Loan payoffs are handled properly and accurately.
    • Works effectively with Enterprise Content Management team to image and store documents accurately.
    • Loan quality is maintained and errors are kept within reasonable limits.
  3. Act as key liaison between other MCB divisions by: • Identifying and developing relationships with key partners and developing strong working relationships to ensure strong collaboration
    • Serve on project team and initiatives representing the Loan Administration team
    • Identify key resources to assist with the development of organizational capabilities
  4. Assist Systems and Operations Director in developing tactical and strategic services and/or programs to support the company’s goals (financial, quality, customer service, operational efficiency, etc.) • Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, compliance and priorities for the Systems and Operations Division.
    • Successful implementation of the Loan Administration portion of the Systems and Operations strategic plan.
    • Preparing routine reports (financial, quality, customer service, operational efficiency, etc.) to be reviewed by the Systems and Operations Director and other business unit managers that describe the department’s ability to meet Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  5. Ensure Loan Administration team supports corporate objectives • Review and assure implementation of new procedures align with bank policies and regulatory requirements.
    • Existing procedures are reviewed and recommendations made to achieve improvements that are efficient, effective and scalable
    • Meet or exceed budgeted and forecasted financial performance

Additional Duties:

  • Assist Director of System and Operations with management of divisional projects



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5-8 Years’ Experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, managerial, leadership, organizational, project management, analytical, and human relations skills, strong planning and management skills or experience, extensive knowledge of bank policies and procedures particularly loan related, excellent oral and written communication skills, understands overall bank objectives and adaptable to rapid growth.


  • Master's Degree
  • 8-10 Years' Experience
  • Extensive knowledge of bank loan compliance and regulatory policies

Apply online at

(MBA File H-4208) (8-13-14)

Commercial Loan Underwriter III

Farmers & Merchants Bank is a $200MM Community Bank located in Tomah, Wisconsin. We have a challenging and rewarding position available for a Commercial Loan Underwriter a/k/a Senior Credit Analyst.

Essential duties and responsibilities: Assists more junior underwriters, commercial lending and other support staff  with the preparation of written loan credit presentations, including financial statement analysis, collateral analysis, risk rating recommendations, trend analysis and other supporting information as required for proper approval. Reviews real estate environmental reports and collateral valuations and collateral audits for credits when required by policy or approval. Develops projections using various modeling tools to facilitate financial performance analysis, including: trending, sensitivity analysis and stress testing for corporate finance opportunities or troubled debt restructures, including income statement, balance sheet and cash flow modeling. Provides concise conclusions and opinions based on loan information. Conducts annual reviews and monitors collateral control activities to ensure maximum advance limits are maintained. Understands and adheres to bank compliance regulations and standard operating procedures pertaining to credit and lending functions. Demonstrates a proactive approach to problem-solving. Provides excellent service to customers and works well with co-workers. Provides hands-on training support for Chief Credit Officer in ensuring that all staff are effectively performing their responsibilities at the highest level.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess a college degree in finance, accounting or business related field. Previous Credit Analyst experience is a plus. Strong corporate and commercial financial statement analysis; thorough knowledge of economics, accounting, and finance; and in-depth knowledge of risk analysis required. Experience with Baker Hill Software applications a plus. Must have understanding of federal and state laws regarding lending practices. Must be efficient with MS Office Suite and possess technical ability to operate banking software and other general office equipment. Must be able to work with minimal direction, demonstrate proactive problem-solving, and demonstrate leadership and project management skills. Must have ability to deal effectively with time pressures and rapidly changing priorities and possess excellent organizational skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must maintain the integrity of highly confidential customer and Bank information and comply with Bank policies, procedures, regulations and performance standards. Present professional demeanor and appearance while living the Vision, Mission and Core Values of the Bank.

This is an opportunity for an individual with integrity and honesty, who can provide financial leadership within a thriving business environment. This position is accompanied by a competitive wage and benefits package. For immediate consideration, send letter of introduction, resume and salary history in confidence to: F&M Bank Attn: Tom Rudey, P.O. Box 409, Tomah, WI 54660; E-mail: EOE. Powerful Banking, Positively Different!! 

(MBA File H-4207) (8-13-14)

Bank Teller / Client Services Representative

Do you love working with clients and thrive in a positive and supportive work environment? 2014 Best Places to Work winner Signature Bank, a $260 million community bank has an opening for a Teller/ Client Services Representative. We would prefer to see candidates with some previous teller experience and a knowledge of banking services. 

Job summary: Providing professional, accurate and friendly customer service while processing client banking transactions. Must comply with bank policy and Federal Bank regulations. Will also promote bank products and services.

Qualified candidates will possess excellent and polished customer service skills, as well as excellent cash handling and math skills.  Candidates should be self-motivated, work well with others and have a commitment to provide the highest level of customer support. This person will learn in-depth knowledge of banking products and services to promote products and make referrals to the appropriate bank area to meet customers’ needs. 

Primary hours would be Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:30 pm. Some flexibility in schedule may be permitted. Signature Bank offers a competitive hourly rate as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, LTD and life insurance, PTO & paid holidays, 401(k), ping pong tournaments, pay day cookies and more!

Email your resume to Kristin Collignon at

Signature Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

(MBA File H-4206) (8-11-14)

Teller / Operations Assistant

It’s a great time to work at Flagship Bank, a recipient of Minnesota Bankers Association 2014 Community Champion Award.

We are located in the western metropolitan area in the communities of Wayzata and Eden Prairie. We have an immediate opening for a full time Teller / Operations Assistant at the Eden Prairie location.

Job summary:  This position will work in tandem to support the operations manager with the daily operations of the bank.  The teller role will include handling all customer relationship banking needs, cross selling bank products, daily and monthly reconciliations, and other duties as assigned.

Candidates, ideally, should have prior banking and operational experience.  A high school diploma is required.  Organizational, communication and mathematical skills are essential. 

Flagship Bank provides a professional, team-oriented environment that offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Primary hours would be Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Interested candidates, please email your resume to Suzette Onstad, Human Resources at

(MBA File H-4205) (8-11-14)

Part-Time Finance Assistant

1st United Bank located in Faribault is seeking a part-time Finance Assistant to work 30-35 hours per week at our Main Bank location.  Responsibilities include financial reporting, accounts payable and computer processing. 

Qualified candidates should have a 2 year accounting degree or equivalent work experience, proficient in basic Microsoft office products, computer experience and detail oriented. Previous banking experience is preferred.

Interested candidates can submit resumes via email to or mail to:

Human Resources
1st United Bank
430 4th Street NW
Faribault, MN  55021

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4203) (8-11-14)

Credit Analyst

It’s a great time to work at Flagship Bank, a recipient of Minnesota Bankers Association 2014 Community Champion Award. We are located in the western metropolitan area in the communities of Wayzata and Eden Prairie. We have an immediate opening for a full time Credit Analyst.

Job summary:  The Credit Analyst will support lending officers with financial analysis, loan presentations, file integrity, exception and covenant compliance, ongoing monitoring of portfolio credit worthiness, and other duties as assigned.

Candidates, ideally, should have 1-3 years of related experience as a credit analyst.  A bachelor’s degree in business, finance or related field is desired.  Organizational, communication and presentation skills are a plus. 

Flagship Bank provides a professional, team-oriented environment that offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Primary hours would be Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Interested candidates, please email your resume to Suzette Onstad, Human Resources at

(MBA File H-4202) (8-7-14)

Commercial Lending Officer

Northeast Bank, Minneapolis, is seeking a commercial lending officer with 5+ years of lending experience for our Coon Rapids office.  Top candidates would be able to utilize their business development connections to generate $5+ million in loan balances in addition to expanding relationships from an assigned portfolio from the bank. Primary responsibilities include negotiating loan terms, portfolio management, generating deposits, cross selling appropriate banking products, and providing exceptional customer service. Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in a business major, financial acumen, strong communication skills, and a desire to serve our community with an independent community bank. We offer a strong incentive plan along with a competitive salary and benefits.

If you are interested, please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to EOE and AA

(MBA File H-4201) (8-7-14)

Bank Teller

Maple Bank, a $50MM community bank located in Champlin, is seeking a full time, experienced Teller. Qualified candidates will posses a minimum of two years teller/bank experience. Additional qualifications include excellent customer service skills and reliability. Jack Henry and wire experience is also preferred.

Please submit resume to

(MBA File H-4200) (8-7-14)

Human Resources Generalist

Frandsen Financial Corporation is seeking a Human Resources Generalist for our Arden Hills, MN office. Responsibilities include supporting the human resources department by managing all daily administrative functions of HR as well as being the first point of contact for employees. The ideal candidate will be able to assist in carrying out recruiting for non-exempt and exempt positions, employee relations for non-exempt, FMLA/LOA, onboarding, bi-weekly payroll, reporting, event planning and other projects as assigned. Must be comfortable and willing to work with all levels of employee’s, and be personable, dependable, organized, and responsible.  This position will observe confidentiality of all employee’s and organizational information.

The qualified candidate will have:

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet and other applications
  • Possess thorough, organized and detail-oriented approach to work
  • Able to apply effective time management and self-management skills. Able to multi-task, be flexible and productive in an environment with regular interruptions
  • Able to work independently, be effective and a proactive team player
  • Able to respond timely to sensitive information
  • Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing to all levels of people inside and outside the organization
  • Three or more years of experience in the human resources field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field preferred or equivalent level of experience
  • PHR preferred

If you meet the requirements, please submit resume with cover letter to:

Michael Caylor, HR Business Partner
Frandsen Financial Corporation
4388 Round Lake Road W
Arden Hills, MN 55112

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4199) (8-7-14)

Loan Administrator/Loan Processor

Lake Country Community Bank has an immediate opening for a full time Loan Administrator / Loan Processor.


Loan Administration functions of this position provides support to Lenders by coordinating activity in support of the credit approval process, compiling loan data, borrower and property information, as well as supporting bank customers by providing services in account management, operations, documentation, customer service and technical support. 
Loan Processing functions of this position include documentation of all types of loans, including consumer, agriculture, commercial and real estate, input and maintenance of new loan information into the computer system, servicing loans and assisting customers with loan related inquiries.
Duties include:  assisting in the answering of phone calls, answering questions and solving customer problems, ensuring proper building, booking and maintenance of loans; tracking and monitoring the portfolio on an ongoing basis for compliance, documentation exceptions, overdrafts, accounting, maintenance of files and reports, preparing monthly reports, assist in preparing the monthly board book, prepare loan committee reports and producing and maintaining tickler reports and default reports, as needed. The position will also provide back up teller support when required. Ensures compliance with Bank policy and state and federal regulations. And all other duties as needed.

Position Requirements

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Quick learner, be able to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers as well as other employees
  • 2 years of experience in a related field with a strong knowledge of bank loan operations (preferred)
  • Knowledge of D&H LaserPro/Sales Pro Suite software a plus


Education and/or Experience: One to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

We offer competitive pay and benefits for this full time position. 

All interested applicants can request an application or submit resumes to Angie Taylor at OR Neil Anderson at  We will be accepting resumes/applications until August 22, 2014, please call Angie Taylor (507)685-2300, if after this date.

Lake Country Community Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

(MBA File H-4198) (8-6-14)

Part-time banking position available immediately

Lake Country Community Bank in Morristown, MN has an opening for a part-time CSR/Teller, to join our team 10-20 hours per week, including Saturday hours.  Preferred qualifications would include: Previous banking experience as a Bank Teller and/or Customer Service Rep; ability to organize; ability to work independently; provide excellent customer service; ability to multitask; proficiency in Microsoft products; excellent interpersonal skills and is a Team Player.  Principal duties will include but not limited to: strong knowledge of teller operations, opening new accounts and customer service support, answering customer calls, full knowledge of current Banking Regulations and Rules to be followed in a Community Bank environment, Community involvement.

We offer a friendly, close-to-home atmosphere within a relaxed working environment.  All interested applicants can request an application or submit resumes to Angie Taylor at  We will be accepting resumes/applications until August 22, 2014, please call Angie Taylor (507)685-2300, if after this date. 
(MBA File H-4197) (8-5-14)

Trust Point Inc. – Regional Account Executive

Take your business development passion to a whole new level!  We can offer the best of both worlds: we’re large enough to provide access to the kind of expertise held by our staff of credentialed professionals, but small enough to avoid the pitfalls of “giantism” in order to provide our clients with a superior level of genuine, personalized service.


  • Thorough understanding of services we provide in order to develop new business & expand existing accounts. Delivery of our trustworthy administrative and investment services.
  • Continual knowledge maintenance in order to provide our clients and prospects with the most up-to-date information.
  • Ability to effectively network with centers of influence & internal partners to maximize new business sourcing opportunities.
  • Active participation in community activities to enhance your image and the position of the company.
  • Ability to work with our current staff to help build and grow your book of business


  • Bachelors Degree in Finance or other Business Domain
  • 3 – 5 Years Experience in Finance, Banking or other Industry Related Field
  • A proven track record in sales and new business development
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, integrity, written and oral communication/presentation skills.
  • The ability to work in a team environment alongside highly credentialed staff.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook), required.

As we continue to grow, we need you to assist in nourishing this growth!

Interested applications should apply online at: or visit our website at to learn more!

(MBA File H-4196) (8-5-14)

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