Karen M. Bohn
Alerus board member since 1999
President, Galeo Group, LLC
Former Chief Administrative Officer, Piper Jaffray Companies
Former President, Piper Trust Company
Karen M. Bohn serves as president of Galeo Group, LLC. Prior to forming Galeo Group, she served for more than 20 years in executive roles at Piper Jaffray Companies Inc. She was chief administrative officer at Piper Jaffray, overseeing corporate communications, community affairs, government relations, human resources, office services, strategic and operational planning, and retirement plans. She also served as president of Piper Jaffray Companies Foundation, and as president of Piper Trust Company.
Ms. Bohn studied at the Securities Industry Institute of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.
She serves on the board of directors of Otter Tail Corporation and Ameriprise Certificate Corporation.