Senior Business Advisor
Jon Rentz joined Alerus in 2010 and has more than 10 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to Alerus he started his career working in public accounting in Minneapolis, Minn. During his time at Alerus, Jon has served as staff accountant and spent almost four years as a commercial underwriter.
As a senior business advisor, Jon is responsible for generating new business opportunities and managing significant customer portfolios in the areas of lending, deposits, retirement plans, and wealth management. He acts as the primary contact for new and existing customers, presents formal product proposals, and coordinates with the appropriate product specialists to address specific financial objectives for customers. Jon enjoys building meaningful relationships in an effort to identify and recommend financial solutions to help both individuals and businesses succeed.
Jon holds a Bachelor of Accountancy and Bachelor of Business Administration in Managerial Financing and Accounting degrees from the University of North Dakota. He is a graduate of the Grand Forks/East Grand Forks Chamber Leadership Program and completed the ABA National Commercial Lending School in May 2015.
Active in the community, Jon volunteers with Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest and service as a council board member and finance committee member for Calvary Lutheran Church. In his free time, Jon enjoys spending time with family and friends, fishing, hunting, and golfing. Jon and his wife, Bethany, reside in Grand Forks, North Dakota.