Bremer Bank’s Heller Moves to Manage Edina Branch
Edina, Minn. - September 10, 2008 - Bremer Bank, a regional financial services company jointly owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Foundation, announces that Brent Heller will be the new market manager of the Edina branch. Heller previously was the market manager for Bremer at the Brooklyn Park Festival Foods location.
Heller joined Bremer in 2003 as a personal banker in Minnetonka. He then moved on to the market manager position at Festival Foods in 2006. Prior to that, he was a personal banker and sales representative for Wells Fargo.
"Brent has been a true asset to Bremer over the past five years and has done a phenomenal job leading the Festival Foods branch location in Brooklyn Park," said Karen Clark, district market manager for Bremer Bank in the Twin Cities. "We look forward to his continued leadership in Edina as we take action for our clients financial services needs."
Heller has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and human resource management from Minnesota State University, Mankato. He currently serves as the treasurer for the African Assistance Program in Brooklyn Center and is an active member of the North Hennepin 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.