Nelson and Naughtin Promoted to Senior Vice Presidents in Commercial Banking
St. Paul, Minn. – January 8, 2008 – Bremer Bank has announced that Mark Nelson and Jane Naughtin have been promoted to senior vice presidents in commercial banking respectively. Nelson will lead the commercial banking team in St. Anthony and Naughtin will serve commercial banking clients in the Twin Cities from the St. Louis Park location. Nelson and Naughtin were previously vice presidents in business banking at Bremer.
"Mark and Jane have extensive experience serving the financial needs of business and commercial banking clients," said Allen Rudeen, regional sales manager at Bremer Bank in Minneapolis. "We look forward to their leadership in working with our commercial banking clients, taking action to meet all their financial and banking needs."
Nelson has more than 20 years of experience working with business banking clients, including spending 10 of those years working with clients in the St. Anthony area. Before joining Bremer, he was a business banker with Firstar Bank. He is a member of the Northeast Chamber of Commerce, the Northeast Senior Citizens Resource Center Board of Directors, immediate past president of the Northeast Community Development Corporation and vice president of the Kiwanis Club.
Naughtin has worked in commercial banking for 30 years. Prior to joining Bremer, she spent 26 years with U.S. Bank, where she was a vice president in the Commercial Banking Division. She is member of the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce and an active volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.
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 2007, more than $30 million in charitable donations were given across the Bremer footprint and employees donated more than 92,900 volunteer hours to their communities.