Tom Nelson

Area of expertise Business start-ups, business growth and real estate development Education/Experience 5 years experience with community economic and business development 9+ years service with Minnesota Army National Guard, currently Battalion Intelligence Officer B.A. Organizational Communications, Bethel University — St. Paul, Minnesota   “I partner with customers making myself available, taking the time to get…
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Jay Thaler, Business Banker Sioux Falls

Jay Thaler

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 14 years of financial industry experience Computer Science/Psychology — University of South Dakota, Vermillion; Dakota State University — Madison “To provide great service, I believe you have to be a great listener.”

Alis Golombeski, Spirit Lake Ag Lender

Alis Golombeski

  Education/Experience 6 years’ financial services experience M.B.A. Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell SD B.S. Animal Sciences and Ag Education — South Dakota State University, Brookings SD   “Developing relationships with my customers helps me understand how I can help them grow and expand their ag business or farming operation.” 

Brenda Schoneboom -- Bank Midwest Wall Lake

Brenda Schoneboom

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE B.S. in Sport Management, Business Administration minor — Wayne State College 11+ years of financial industry experience   “I enjoy getting to know each customer, understanding their financial needs and helping them create a successful plan for their future.”

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Nicky Simpson

Education/Experience 21 years in the Financial Service Industry 10 years with Bank Midwest BS in Finance from St. Cloud State University Graduate School of Banking at Colorado Expertise Commercial / Ag Lending Commercial Deposit Accounts Treasury Management Community Service Soccer Association Board Member Girls Basketball Association Board Member Youth Coach “A successful relationship begins with…
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Sarah Mertz, New Ulm Retail Manager

Sarah Mertz

Area of Focus Consumer and Business Banking Consumer Lending Notary Public Education/Experience B.S. in Community Health Science and Gerontology  — Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 5+ years experience in the financial industry   “I strive to give my customers confidence and understanding  of their financial wellbeing.”

Lisa Rank. Fairmont Mortgage Lender

Lisa Rank

Areas of Focus First and second mortgages New construction loans MN Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) Fix-Up Fund Education/Experience 30+ years’ experience in the financial services industry 13 years in real estate lending “Your home is your most important asset. Have an experienced professional lender working by your side. I strive to make the process as…
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Taylor Luke

Taylor Luke

Area of Focus Consumer Lending Education/Experience Associate of Applied Science in Administrative and Business Management 3 years experience in financial services Registrations and Licenses Notary public – MN

Randy Reinarts, New Ulm Lender

Randy Reinarts

Education/Experience 25 years of financial services experience Business Finance/Accounting degree, Mankato State University, MN

Stephanie Evers, Consumer Lender

Steph Evers

Education/Experience 11+ years of financial industry experience

Megan Zevaglia, Retail Lead

Megan Zavaglia

Education/Experience 12+ years of financial industry experience Business Management emphasis on Finance, Rasmussen College

Heidi Hill, Windom Retail Manager

Heidi Hill

Education/Experience 19 years experience in banking Medical Secretary Diploma, Minnesota West

Suzy Schmidt, New Ulm Mortgage Lender

Suzy Schmidt

Education/Experience Bachelor of Science, Finance — Minnesota State University, Mankato 12 years of financial industry experience “I go above and beyond the customer’s expectations.  As a real estate lender, I will strive to make the process as effortless as possible and deliver a great experience by listening to your needs and promptly responding to your…
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Shannon Hillesheim, New Ulm Market President

Shannon Hillesheim

Education/Experience B.A. Accounting — St. Mary’s College, Winona, Minnesota Graduate School of Banking, Commercial and Ag Lending — University of Colorado, Boulder Over 16 years experience in the financial industry plus 10 years experience as an accountant in a public accounting firm “I partner with customers to find the right financial solution for their business using my…
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Sara Lewis, Iowa Lake Mortgage Lender

Sara Lewis

Education/Experience Over 9 years experience in marketing and customer service B.S. Journalism and Mass Communications, Iowa State University “I earn your trust and help you find affordable financing whether your buying, building or remodeling your home. You will have a full understanding of the process and sleep well knowing you made a sound choice and protected your…
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Sara Dvorak

Education/Experience: Communications, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN 19+ years of financial industry experience   “I take on the stress of the transaction. Purchasing a home can be stressful.  I want my customers to let me worry about all of those details so they can focus on the joy of getting a new home.”

Molly Fransen, Jackson Lender and Crop Insurance

Molly Fransen

  Education/Experience: Southwest Minnesota State University, Finance Licensed Crop Insurance Agent Advanced Ag Lending and Advanced Commercial Lending school 12 years of financial industry experience “I provide friendly, efficient, professional service while keeping the promise to follow through and follow up with my customers.”

Mike LaMaack, Lender

Mike LaMaack

  Education/Experience Bemidji State University, Business & Economics 37 years of financial industry experience   “I get to know my customers personally and better understand their financial needs and objectives so I can help them achieve their goals.”

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Michael Laue

  Education/Experience 10 years of experience in the financial services industry B.S. Business and Finance, Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa “I treat all customers with respect and honesty. Issues arise in any industry but I find when I’m up-front, honest and respectful when handling them, people understand. Customers still have a great experience. ”