Sjoberg and Blumhagen Join Bremer Bank in Bismarck
Bismarck, N.D. – October 12, 2011 - Bremer Bank announces the hire of Phill Sjoberg, personal banker and Riessa Blumhagen, lead client services associate in Bismarck. Bremer opened its new Bismarck location in early April.
Sjoberg joins Bremer from Wells Fargo, where he worked for three years as an assistant branch manager in Rochester, Minn., before relocating to the Bismarck area where he then worked as a personal banker. Sjoberg has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colo.
Blumhagen relocated from Bremer Bank in Moorhead, Minn., where she worked as the lead client service associate. She has been at Bremer for nearly 10 years and is a native of the Bismarck-Mandan area.
“We are excited to be up and running in Bismarck and to have Phil and Riessa on our team,” said Kevin Strege, branch manager of Bremer Bank in Bismarck. “Both of these individuals have several years of banking and client service experience and we look forward to introducing them or in Riessa’s case re-introducing them to the Bismarck community.”
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.