Alerus promotes Rob Woytassek

MINNEAPOLIS (May 16, 2022) – Alerus is pleased to announce it has promoted Rob Woytassek to senior vice president and director of retirement and benefits. In this role, he is responsible for the direction, development, and oversight of Alerus’ retirement and benefits plan products, ensuring the seamless delivery of products to clients. He is also…

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Alerus Chief Risk Officer Named One of 2022’s Notable Women in Banking and Finance

MINNEAPOLIS (April 18, 2022) – Alerus is pleased to announce Chief Risk Officer and Executive Vice President Karin Taylor has been named one of the 2022 Notable Women in Banking and Finance by Twin Cities Business magazine. The award recognizes senior level, Minnesota-based financial professionals who have contributed to their company’s growth and provided leadership…

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Alerus Adds Commercial Real Estate Lending Team

MINNEAPOLIS (March 22, 2022) – Alerus is pleased to announce it is expanding its commercial real estate (CRE) lending expertise with the addition of a five-person team specializing in financing local, regional, and national development and construction projects. Andrew Meelberg joined Alerus as director of CRE lending. He is responsible for guiding the CRE lending…

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Katie Lorenson Named Among Top 25 Women in Business

GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA (March 7, 2022) – Alerus is pleased to announce President and CEO Katie Lorenson has been named among the region’s Top 25 Women in Business by Prairie Business magazine. The annual award recognizes women from throughout North Dakota, South Dakota and western Minnesota for their exceptional professional contributions and community involvement.…

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Alerus Promotes Brian Schumacher

GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA (Feb. 21, 2022) – Alerus is pleased to announce it has promoted Brian Schumacher to director of consumer segment and wealth management. In this role, he will be responsible for and oversee the seamless delivery of Alerus’ banking, wealth management, mortgage, and retirement planning services to consumer clients across the company’s…

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Alerus Adds Lodi Larson as Senior Retirement Specialist

DES MOINES, IOWA (Feb. 16, 2022) – Alerus is pleased to announce the addition of Lodi Larson as a senior retirement specialist. In this role, she works with advisors, third-party administrators, and plan sponsors to deliver retirement plan service that exceeds expectations. She is responsible for maintaining and strengthening current and new business relationships. Larson…

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