Rob Schwister Named Arizona Bankers Association Treasurer

SCOTTSDALE, A.Z. (Dec. 22, 2020) – Alerus is pleased to announce Rob Schwister, president of the Phoenix metro market, has been appointed treasurer on the executive committee for the Arizona Bankers Association board of directors. Schwister joined Alerus in 2010 and has more than 20 years of experience in financial services. As president of the…

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Alerus Acquires Retirement Planning Services, Inc.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (December 18, 2020) – Alerus Financial Corporation (“Alerus”) (NASDAQ: ALRS), announced today it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Retirement Planning Services, Inc. (“RPS”), which does business as RPS Plan Administrators and 24HourFlex. RPS provides retirement and health benefits administration for more than 1,000 plans, 48,000 plan participants, 300 COBRA clients,…

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Alerus Adds Isaac Bumgardner as Senior Financial Guide

FARGO, N.D. (Dec. 16, 2020) – Alerus is pleased to announce the addition of Isaac Bumgardner as senior financial guide. In this role, Bumgardner is responsible for assisting clients in identifying their specific financial needs and providing comprehensive advice to help them achieve their financial wellness goals. He works closely with experts across Alerus to…

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Alerus Adds Brad Loween as Senior Business Advisor

FARGO, N.D. (Dec. 11, 2020) – Alerus is pleased to announce the addition of Brad Loween as senior business advisor. In this role, Loween serves as the trusted point of contact for business clients, delivering comprehensive financial advice to help them achieve their financial wellness goals. Loween works closely with experts across Alerus to serve…

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Alerus’ Jake Upham Accepts Financial Guide Role

FARGO, N.D. (Dec. 11, 2020) – Alerus is pleased to announce Jake Upham has accepted a new role as 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. Upham works closely with experts across Alerus…

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Az Business Magazine Features Rob Schwister Among 2021 Business Leaders to Watch

SCOTTSDALE, A.Z. (Dec. 9, 2020) – Alerus is pleased to announce Rob Schwister, president of the Phoenix metro market, was recently selected by Az Business Magazine as a Business Leader to Watch in 2021. Selected leaders shared their insights and industry outlooks in the November-December issue of Az Business. In it, Schwister discussed his leadership…

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