Senior Business Advisor, Retirement Specialist
Jill Larson joined Alerus in April 2019, bringing with her more than 28 years of retirement experience. Over the course of her career, Jill has gained extensive experience in multiple areas of the retirement and recordkeeping industry.
Prior to joining Alerus, Jill held positions within a large national financial institution, as well as a national consulting firm in the Twin Cities area. Beginning her retirement career in 1991, she worked as both an individual contributor and managed recordkeeping operations teams, created 401(k) communications and education for multiple clients, and managed communication and education teams. Jill also served as a relationship manager for large national clients; acting as the point of contact in each of these roles to ensure a delightful and pleasant experience for both her clients and their employees.
As a senior business advisor, retirement specialist, Jill works to understand the needs and goals of her clients, then acts as a trusted advisor to provide the solutions and service that deliver the most value. She not only understands the importance of the retirement plan as an employee benefit, but she is acutely aware that helping employees understand the plan and use it most effectively to save money for their own retirement is vital. As such, she is passionate about plan design, educating employees, and helping them make the best use of this employer-sponsored benefit.
Jill attended Waldorf University in Forest City, IA, and Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN, and obtained her bachelor’s degree with majors in business, marketing, and sociology. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, biking, reading, interior design, quotes and puns, photography, and world travel.