Bremer Adds New Business Deposits Manager Role
St. Paul, Minn. - March 23, 2009 - Bremer Bank, a regional financial services company jointly-owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Foundation, has hired Joseph Grey to serve in a newly created role of senior vice president and business deposits manager. In his new role, Grey will lead Bremer’s treasury management and business deposits area. He is based in Minneapolis.
Grey has more than 28 years of financial services experience, primarily in the treasury management arena. He has a strong resume of leading and growing treasury management sales and support efforts for a number of Twin Cities area financial services firms, most recently at Associated Bank Corp. Grey’s background includes sales, customer service, product management and marketing for Marquette Capital Bank, and account management for the Federal Reserve – Ninth District. He started his banking career at First Bank, N.A. where he spent 14 years in a variety of retail and business sales and product management roles.
“Strong business payments sales and support expertise is a key strategy for Bremer and Joe will provide the necessary leadership to best position us to deliver on that strategy,” said Brent Iserman, executive vice president of Business Banking at Bremer. “Joe’s extensive banking knowledge and expertise make him the perfect fit for our treasury management business as we look to meet client’s needs for sophisticated products and services.”
Grey has a bachelor’s degree in business economics from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and a master’s of business administration degree from Mankato State University. He currently holds the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation.
Bremer Financial Corporation
Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately-held, $7.7 billion regional financial services company jointly owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Foundation (OBF). 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. OBF uses its share of dividends to distribute charitable grants to Bremer Bank communities. For more information, go to bremer.com.