Matt Jacobson

Matt Jacobson

Lead Business Advisor


Matt joined Alerus in 2010 and has more than 16 years of experience in the financial industry. His career has focused largely on commercial banking in both Grand Forks, North Dakota, and St. Paul, Minnesota.

As a lead business advisor, Matt is responsible for generating new business opportunities and managing significant customer portfolios in the areas of banking, retirement plans, and wealth management.

Matt acts as the primary contact for new and existing customers, presents formal product proposals, and maintains ongoing prospects for new business development. He also coordinates with the appropriate product specialists to address specific financial objectives for customers.

He received a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of North Dakota. He is an active United Way volunteer, president of the Sioux Booster Board of Directors, and active with Grand Forks Builders and Traders. Since 1997, he has been actively involved with youth sports. In his free time, Matt enjoys golfing, traveling, and spending time at the lake.

He and his wife, Kari, and their children, Carter, Nora, and Henry, make their home in Grand Forks.