Gainsforth Joins St. Cloud Business Banking Team at Bremer
St. Cloud, Minn. – December 19, 2007 – Bremer Bank has announced that Curtis Gainsforth has joined the business banking team as a vice president. Gainsforth previously was a vice president in community business banking at Bremer.
Prior to joining Bremer in 2005, Gainsforth was a business banker at Wells Fargo in St. Cloud. He also was an assistant store manager at Scheels Sports in St. Cloud. He has a bachelors degree in business from North Dakota State University in Fargo
“Curtis has been a tremendous asset to our community business banking team since joining us a couple of years ago,” said Michael Mavetz, senior vice president in Commerical Lending at Bremer. “We now look forward to his contributions in serving clients as a member of our business banking team. His background and experience in the St. Cloud market have made him a great fit for our organization.”
Gainsforth is the past president and current board chair of the Downtown St. Cloud Sertoma Club, serves on the Boys and Girls Club Finance Committee and is a member of the Sartell and St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce respectively.
Bremer Financial Corporation
Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately-held, $7.0 billion regional financial services company jointly owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Foundation. This unique ownership structure is the only one of its kind in the nation. Founded in 1943 by Otto Bremer, the company is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota and provides a comprehensive range of banking, investment, trust and insurance services to more than 100 locations in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Company profits are distributed in the form of charitable grants by the Otto Bremer Foundation to communities served by Bremer. In 2006, more than $30 million in charitable donations were given across the Bremer footprint and employees donated nearly 76,000 volunteer hours to their communities.