Board of Directors

Ken Johnson, 2021-22 MBA Chairman of the Board, was appointed President & CEO of North Shore Bank in 2017 after a 28-year career overseeing a number of different departments at the bank. He is actively involved in the banking industry on both a regional and national level, and currently serves on the American Bankers Association Government Relations Council, the APEX Board of Directors, and the MinnBank PAC Committee, in addition to his role on the MBA Board of Directors. Johnson graduated from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and is a 2002 graduate of the Graduate School of Banking, Madison.  

 

Johnson is active in the local Duluth area and is passionate about helping build a better business community, having served on a number of civic, non-profit, and governmental committees in the region including Duluth Chamber of Commerce, Lakeshore Advisory Board and Northwood Children’s Services, among others. 

Chair

Vice Chair/Treasurer



Ken Johnson, President/CEO
North Shore Bank of Commerce, Duluth

Rich Hoban, CEO
Frandsen Financial Corp., Arden Hills

   

Immediate Past Chair

President/CEO


Andy Noll, President
First Farmers & Merchants Bank, Fairmont

Joe Witt, President/CEO
Minnesota Bankers Association

   

District 1 Director

District 2 Director


Chris Ryan, President & CEO 
First Security Bank, Byron


Adam Dittrich, CEO
Americana Community Bank, Sleepy Eye

   

District 3 Director

District 4 Director


Troy Rosenbrook, President
Highland Bank

Erin Procko, President-Minneapolis
Bell Bank

   

District 5 Director

District 6 Director


Kirsten Eggena, President
Pine River State Bank


Sue Black, EVP, Director of Human Resources
The Bank of Elk River

   

Director At-Large

Director At-Large


Ralph Pace, EVP, Central Region Manager
U.S. Bank Commercial Real Estate
Minneapolis


Jim Boerjan
Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, NA
Saint Paul