Lancaster Joins Bremer Insurance as Sales Manager
St. Paul, Minn. – October 24, 2011 - Bremer announces the hire of Mark Lancaster as vice president and sales manager for the company’s Insurance business. Lancaster will manage and oversee all commercial insurance sales efforts in the Twin Cities, St. Cloud and Mankato areas.
Lancaster has more than 12 years of experience working in the banking and insurance industry. He joins Bremer from Insurance Brokers of Minnesota where he was an agency owner and producer in Mankato. Lancaster has also held positions at the C.O. Brown Agency, Inc. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration management from Augsburg College in Minneapolis. Lancaster is a committed volunteer, serving on the board of directors for the Minnesota Independent Insurance Agents Association and volunteers with Young Insurance Professionals of Minnesota.
“We couldn’t be happier to have Mark join our insurance team at Bremer,” said Mark Schmiel, president of Bremer Insurance. “He has tremendous knowledge and expertise in working with insurance agencies and matching up client’s needs with products and services. Mark will be a key addition for us as we look to grow our insurance business at Bremer.”
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.