Senior Business Advisor
NMLS # 1381661
Cary Parkinson joined Alerus in 2002 as a commercial credit underwriter. In his current role as a senior business advisor, Cary serves as a trusted and strategic advisor to his clients, learning about them and their businesses. He truly enjoys relationship-oriented customer service, quarterbacking the Alerus team in the areas of banking, wealth management, retirement plan services, and mortgage, all in an effort to find viable solutions that are in the customer’s best interest.
Cary holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from Minnesota State University Moorhead. He is a graduate of the Minnesota Banker’s Association Commercial Lending School and the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber Leadership program.
Active in the community, Cary is a past member and volunteer of the West Fargo Economic Development Advisory Committee, West Fargo Downtown Business Association, and Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead. Currently, he is a member of the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce and active in his local church. Originally from Kenmare, North Dakota, Cary and his wife, Michelle, have one son and reside in Fargo.