Gerszewski Promoted to Senior Vice President in Grand Forks
Grand Forks, N.D. – January 30, 2008 – Bremer Bank, a regional financial services company jointly owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Foundation, announces that Sheila Gerszewski has been promoted from vice president to senior vice president. She is the retail banking manager for the Grand Forks and surrounding banks.
“Sheila has been servicing clients in Grand Forks for nearly two decades,” said Mike Porter, president and chief executive officer for Bremer Bank in Grand Forks. “Her banking expertise coupled with her relationship management skills are outstanding and she is very deserving of this promotion.”
Gerszewski has a bachelor's degree from the University of North Dakota. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Grand Forks City Events, the Greater Grand Forks Convention and Visitors Bureau and ArtWise.
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.