Bremer Bank Hires Brown as St. Louis Park Market Manager
St. Louis Park, Minn. – January 29, 2008 – Bremer Bank, a regional financial services company jointly owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Foundation, announces that Adrian Brown has been hired as market manager in St. Louis Park. In this role, Brown will oversee all client service and operations for Bremer's St. Louis Park branch.
Brown joins Bremer from Wells Fargo, where he was a community bank manager in Wayzata, Minn. He also previously worked as a sales manger at Wells Fargo in the Minnesota and Pennsylvania markets. Prior to that, Brown was an inside sales representative for Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to his banking experience, Brown also served in the United States Navy as a Navy SEALs and a flight engineer for more than six years.
“Adrian has extensive experience in the banking industry, including working in retail and small business,” said Karen Clark, district market manager for Bremer in the Twin Cities. “His relationship management and leadership skills make him a great addition to our Bremer team as we look to take action for our clients' financial needs.”
Brown has a bachelor's degree in speech communication and political science from Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, Ky. He serves on the Chaska Jaycees as a vice president of community relations and is the head coach of the Chaska Area Football Association.
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.