Bremer Bank Wisconsin Hires Dalton and Prochnow in Insurance
Amery, Wis. - March 2, 2010 - Bremer Bank recently hired Pete Prochnow to join the company as an insurance producer and Jean Dalton as an insurance account manager in its Amery branch location. Prochnow worked in the industry for more than 25 years including serving clients in several different regions of the country. Dalton joins Bremer with nearly 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.
Prochnow joins Bremer from Nationwide Agribusiness in the Madison, Wis., region, where he was an insurance production underwriter. Prior to that, he worked for R F Mattei & Associates in Seattle, Wash., and National Agra Underwriters in Camp Hill, Penn., where he was a field underwriter and loss control representative with commercial agribusiness accounts in the southeastern states of the Pacific Northwest. Prochnow has also worked for American Family Insurance.
Dalton most recently was an insurance account manager at Leadholm Insurance in Amery. She has also worked in insurance at Dowd Reliance in New Richmond. In 2008, Dalton received the Wisconsin certification for issuing personal lines of insurance. She has also trained at General Casualty and Secura Insurance personal lines schools. She will office out of Bremer’s Frederic branch on Mondays and in Amery Tuesday-Friday.
“Jean and Pete’s experience and deep industry expertise make them both great additions to our insurance team at Bremer in Wisconsin,” said Wes Wolff, president of Insurance for Bremer Financial Services. “We look forward to their contributions as we look to build healthy communities and serve clients in Western Wisconsin.”
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.