Cassandra Peterson

Cassandra Peterson

Fiduciary Services Associate Director


As the associate director for Alerus’ fiduciary services team, Cassandra manages ongoing client relationships, including the annual valuation process, participates in new business development, and is actively involved in all aspects of ESOP transactions. Cassandra joined Alerus in 2015 and has specialized in fiduciary services since joining the company. Prior to her current role, she served as the sales and service coordinator, where she provided trust administration support for Alerus’ ESOP clients and provided organizational support for the team.

Before joining Alerus, Cassandra was an executive assistant and human resources assistant for a manufacturing company in Minneapolis. She previously worked in retail banking for seven years, holding various roles with a focus on supporting clients’ retail banking needs.

Cassandra holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of North Dakota. She frequently attends local, regional, and national conferences and meetings of The ESOP Association and National Center for Employee Ownership. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, Ryan, and their two children.