Alerus’ Karin Taylor Recognized as Top Woman in Finance

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Nov. 20, 2020) – Alerus is pleased to announce Karin Taylor, executive vice president and chief risk officer, has been named a Top Woman in Finance by Finance & Commerce. The award recognizes Minnesota women who are making an impact in their professions and in their communities. Honorees are selected by Finance…

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Alerus Hires Chris Ellefson as Senior Financial Guide

FARGO, N.D. (Nov. 6, 2020) – Alerus is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Ellefson as senior financial guide. In this role, he is responsible for assisting clients in identifying their specific financial needs and providing comprehensive advice to help them achieve their financial wellness goals. Ellefson works closely with experts across Alerus to…

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Alerus’ Stanton Shields Earns Certified Financial Planner Designation

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Oct. 29, 2020) – Alerus is pleased to announce Stanton Shields, senior financial advisor, has earned the certified financial planner (CFP) designation from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. The certification process requires extensive coursework, proven experience through at least 6,000 hours of professional financial planning, and a commitment to…

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American Banker Names Alerus a Best Bank to Work For

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Oct. 28, 2020) – Alerus is pleased to announce it has been named one of American Banker’s Best Banks to Work For. The annual list is selected through extensive reviews of company benefits and policies, in addition to employee surveys to obtain firsthand feedback on workplace priorities and company culture. Alerus is…

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Alerus commits $2 million to sponsor Alerus Center, support regional economy

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Sept. 23, 2020) — Alerus, Alerus Center, and Spectra jointly announced today a 10-year extension to Alerus’ naming rights and sponsorship agreement for the facility. The new agreement represents a $2 million commitment by Alerus from January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2031. Both Alerus Center and Spectra are proud to call…

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Prairie Business names Alerus among 50 Best Places to Work

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Sept. 2, 2020) – Alerus is pleased to announce it has again been named one of the region’s 50 Best Places to Work by Prairie Business magazine. To be considered for the award, companies must be nominated by their employees, who provide anonymous responses to questions gauging topics including the company’s work…

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