Brian Overby

Brian Overby

President of Alerus Retirement and Benefits


As president of Alerus Retirement and Benefits, Brian Overby leads all aspects of Alerus’ multi–billion dollar retirement and benefits division, including product development, plan services, compliance, and working closing with the sales and service team to deliver superior client experiences. Since formation of the Alerus leadership council, Brian has helped lead integration of Alerus’ full servicing offering to holistically service clients. He also played an instrumental role in developing Alerus’ existing retirement plan product and service model, which now services clients in all 50 states.

Brian has spent the majority of his 25-plus-year Alerus career within the company’s retirement plan division. He has held a variety of roles including sales, account management, and operations.

He graduated from the University of North Dakota, where he majored in financial management and minored in economics. He has also earned his Certified Employee Benefits Specialist designation and is a past member of the YMCA Board of Directors. Brian resides in Grand Forks, ND and has three children.