Bremer Bank Promotes Tammy Peterson to Senior Business Relationship Manager
Grand Forks, N.D. - August 4, 2008 - Bremer Bank, a regional financial services company jointly owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Foundation, announces the promotion of Tammy Peterson to vice president and senior business relationship manager in Grand Forks. In her new role, Peterson will direct credit administration and continue to manage a commercial portfolio.
"Tammy is a long-time member of our team in Grand Forks and is very deserving of her promotion to senior business relationship manager," said Russ Erickson, president of Bremer Bank Grand Forks. "Her experience in credit, commercial lending, SBA and business banking makes her the perfect fit for this leadership position."
Peterson most recently was an assistant vice president in business banking. She joined Bremer in 1996 as a credit analyst and has worked as a commercial loan officer since 1999. Peterson has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of North Dakota. She currently serves on the Dakota Horizons – Girls Scouts Regional Council Board of Directors, is a third grade facilitator for Junior Achievement and a member of the Greater Grand Forks Jaycees and the Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce.
Bremer Financial Corporation
Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately-held, $7.5 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.