MBA Overview

The mission of the Minnesota Bankers Association is to provide its members the leadership, services, and support necessary to ensure a vital, growing financial industry.

Since 1889 the Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) has been serving Minnesota's banking community.  We are extremely proud of our long history and our close working relationship with our members. Along with the education, legal, legislative, and insurance areas, members receive value added quality products and services to ensure that they receive the most from their membership.

Membership in the MBA is available to commercial banks, trust companies and savings associations with an office in the state of Minnesota. We are pleased to have a very strong membership base. More than 95% of the Minnesota chartered banks and savings and loans belong to the MBA. In addition, MBA has over 120 associate members. This strong membership base allows the MBA to provide all members with unparalleled advocacy and exceptional products and services.

The governing body of the Minnesota Bankers Association is its Board of Directors consisting of a Chair, Vice Chair/Treasurer, Immediate Past Chair, one Director from each of MBA’s eight districts, and three At-Large Directors. The association leadership changes every June.

The chair of the association is Steve Erdall, Director of Western Bank in Edina, pictured at left.

Erdall has worked at Western Bank for 30 years, with the last 23 as President/CEO. He has served as a Western Bank Director for 27 years. He has been involved with the MBA for many years and has served on many committees, task forces, and on the MBA Board of Directors. Erdall is owner of Bank Consultants LLC providing bank CEO coaching and consulting to community banks. He is on the Colonial Church Foundation Board and a past board member with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities.

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The MBA is located at 8050 Washington Avenue South, Suite 150, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 (map and directions).