Drake Bank has promoted Janet Alland to senior vice president, retail banking. Alland joined the Bank in October 2020 as vice president, consumer financial services and retail banking. With this promotion, Alland will join the Bank’s senior management team.
Greg Larson, president and CEO of Drake Bank, has been selected as Chairman of the American Bankers Association’s (ABA) Government Relations Council. The Government Relations Council (GRC) represents a broad cross-section of the banking industry by size, geography, and charter type.
Falcon National Bank welcomes Erik Sandell as Market President of their Ham Lake branch. Sandell’s 20-year banking career was spent primarily in a leadership role with a variety of lending experience in the Commercial, Mortgage and Consumer realms. Sandell will focus on engaging and empowering the team to deepen the relationships with our customers and community.
Central Minnesota Development Company (CMDC) welcomes Tim Kopischke as Vice President / Senior Relationship Manager. CMDC is an SBA Premier Certified Lender authorized to provide SBA 504 loans throughout Minnesota and parts of North Dakota and Wisconsin. Tim is a 2023 graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado.
Reliance Bank is pleased to announce the hiring of Chad Wolff as Chief Growth Officer. The bank anticipates Chad moving into the CEO position in early 2024. Chad is a founding shareholder of Reliance Bank and has been on our board of directors since inception 16 years ago. For the past 9+ years Chad has been the Director of Operations & Business Development at Cable Connections, a nationwide business located in Faribault.
Reliance Bank is pleased to announce Lisa Flintrop has been promoted to Treasury Management Officer. Lisa has 10 years of total service at Reliance Bank and has greatly expanded her role and responsibilities in the Treasury Management and Business Banking areas of our organization
Reliance Bank welcomes Tracy Neuenfeldt as our Compliance Officer. Tracy brings years of expertise and experience in compliance to Reliance Bank. Tracy previously assisted multiple community banks with their compliance needs when she owned her own compliance consulting company..
Wendy Carney has joined Merchants Bank as a Commercial Banker. Wendy has been helping businesses with their commercial banking and treasury management needs for her entire 20-year career in the industry. She was most recently with Bremer Bank as a Commercial Banking Relationship Manager.
Brent Koehler has joined Merchants Bank as a Retirement Plan Specialist in the Trust Department. Brent has more than 15 years of insurance and financial services industry experience.
Erika Schorbahn has joined Merchants Bank as VP/Director of Marketing. Schorbahn brings more than 20 years of bank leadership experience to Merchants, including expertise in marketing and community engagement strategies, business development programs, customer experience practices and metrics.
United Bankers’ Bank (UBB) is pleased to welcome Jason Pruitt to UBB’s Correspondent Banking team. With over 30 years of banking experience, Jason will be responsible for developing and strengthening relationships with community bankers in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia.
Border Bank announced Don McGuire has joined their team. McGuire will serve as Senior Vice President, Business Banker for the Twin Cities markets. McGuire is a veteran banking officer, with an impressive forty-five years’ experience in the financial services industry.
Alissa Sandholm has been promoted to AVP Marketing and
Innovation at Star Bank - Minnesota. Alissa is a graduate of the 2023
Leadership Development Academy.
Vergas State Bank is proud to announce that Sherri Hanson, Vice President, has been promoted to our Board of Directors. Sherri has been with Vergas State Bank for 46 years and worked in nearly all areas of the bank..
F&M Bank is pleased to welcome Joel Isenberger as Vice President, Commercial Lending Officer. Joel graduated from Winona State University and brings over 7 years of banking experience. Joel is a 2020 graduate of MBA’s Leadership Development Academy
Flagship Bank welcomes Frank Inamagua as Vice President Business Banker and Branch Manager. Frank comes to the bank with more than 15 years of retail bank experience.