Blank Joins Bremer Bank in Business Banking
Alexandria, Minn. – January 9, 2008 – Bremer Bank has announced that Roger Blank has joined the business banking team as a senior vice president. In his role, Blank will work with business clients on banking and lending needs.
Blank has more than 34 years of banking experience and had previously worked as a business banker at Bremer in Alexandria. He has a bachelor's degree from Concordia College in St. Paul, Minn., and completed the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
"Roger's experience working in business banking nearly his entire career will be a tremendous asset to our clients in Alexandria," said Dick Glaesemann, executive vice president and senior lending officer at Bremer Bank in Alexandria. "We look forward to his contributions in taking action to serve clients as a member of our business banking team."
Blank currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Knute Nelson, Alexandria Technical College Foundation, Alexandria Opportunity Center and Dollars for Scholars. He is a council member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria.
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.