Bremer Bank Hires Nicholas Osowski in Ag Lending
Grafton, N.D. - February 22, 2010 - Bremer Bank announces the hire of Nicholas Osowski as an ag banker in Grafton, N.D. In this role, Osowski will manage a portfolio of ag lending business.
Osowski joins Bremer from AgCountry, where he was a loan officer. He has a master’s degree in agriculture economics from North Dakota State University and a bachelor’s degree in agriculture business from the University of Minnesota in Crookston, Minn.
“Nicholas has a deep background in ag lending and knows the Eastern North Dakota region very well,” said Keith Zikmund, vice president and market manager of Bremer Bank in Grafton. “He will be a tremendous asset to our team working to serve clients in the Grafton area.”
Bremer Financial Corporation
Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately-held, $7.8 billion regional financial services company jointly owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Foundation (OBF). 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. In 2009, more than $25 million in charitable donations were given across the Bremer footprint and employees donated more than 160,000 volunteer hours to their communities. For more information, go to bremer.com.