Bremer Bank Adds Staff to New Bismarck Location
Bismarck, N.D. – October 5, 2011 - Bremer Bank opened its new location in Bismarck at 710 S. Washington Street in April. To staff the bank, Bremer hired Brandon Reems, business banker; Mary Becker, universal banker and Wanda Oster, business services analyst.
Reems relocated from Bremer Bank in Fargo, where he worked as a business banker for six years and prior to that as a credit analyst for two years. Reems has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration from North Dakota State University in Fargo.
Becker joins Bremer from Wells Fargo, where she worked in a number of different roles over the course of eight years, most recently in private banking.
Oster has more than 20 years of experience in client services, working in a variety of offices and financial institutions. She has held accounting, loan assistant and business banking positions throughout her career and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with cognate areas of study in management and finance from Dickinson State University.
“We have put together a real ‘A’ team of professionals at our new Bremer Bank in Bismarck,” said Kevin Strege, branch manager of Bremer Bank in Bismarck. “It is great to have talent already within Bremer that is relocating to Bismarck to help us grow. We are also pleased to have found outstanding individuals in the market to join us as well. Bremer has an exciting future in Bismarck and a great group of people to help us lead the way.”
Bremer Financial Corporation
Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately-held, $7.9 billion regional financial services company 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 its nearly 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.