Kari Vien

Kari Vien

Senior Financial Guide

NMLS # 460439


Kari Vien has been in the financial services industry since 2007, and with Alerus since 2009 as a senior financial guide. In addition to her current role, her career includes positions as a branch manager, account executive, quality and development manager, quality analyst, and university fundraiser.

Kari takes a holistic approach to help clients manage their financial lives. She enjoys building long-term relationships with clients and knows they deserve to work with knowledgeable, credible professionals who have a vested interest in their financial well-being, whether it comes to saving enough for emergencies, managing debt appropriately, or being adequately prepared for retirement.

Kari attended the University of North Dakota, earning a Bachelor of Arts in communication and is currently pursuing a certificate in financial planning (CFP©) from the American College of Financial Services.

Kari is a former president and current treasurer of Quota International of Grand Forks. Her past community involvement includes United Way, Junior Achievement, Art on the Red, Salvation Army, Young Professionals, and the Chamber of Commerce Leadership courses. Kari resides in Grand Forks with her husband, Chad, and son, John.