Bremer Bank’s Kohler Moves to Manage Brooklyn Park Branch
Brooklyn Park, Minn. - October 20, 2008 - Bremer Bank, a regional financial services company jointly-owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Foundation, announces that Rachael Kohler will be the new market manager at the bank’s Brooklyn Park Festival Foods location. Kohler recently was the assistant market manager in St. Anthony.
Kohler joined Bremer in 2003 and has served in a number of different roles, including as an exceptions services specialist and a personal banker. She has a biology degree from University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
"Rachael has developed tremendous knowledge of the banking industry during her tenure at Bremer and is very deserving of this promotion to market manager in Brooklyn Park," said Karen Clark, district market manager for Bremer Bank. "We look forward to her continued growth and leadership as we look to take action for all of our clients’ financial services needs."
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. A significant portion of 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.