Richison, Witt, Fox and Graski Promoted at Bremer Bank in Amery
Amery, Wis. – January 15, 2013 - Bremer Bank announces the promotions of Jim Richison, Ashley Witt, Jessica Fox and Mary Graski. Richison will serve as president and market manager of the Amery location, Witt is now a personal banker, Fox is promoted to the Client Service Associate supervisor role and Graski is now the executive administrative assistant. Dan Draxler, president and chief executive officer of Bremer Bank Wisconsin will remain in Amery and focus on growing and leading the overall Wisconsin charter, which includes 12 locations in total.
Richison joined Bremer six years ago as a business banker. He has 20 years of management and client service experience, including 10 years in business banking. Richison is very involved in the community serving as the vice president of the Burnett Medical Center Board of Directors. He is also a board member of the Amery Housing Authority, a financial analyst for the Amery Façade Loan Committee and a member of the Amery Community Club.
Witt has been at Bremer for 11 years and was previously the CSA supervisor. Fox worked at Bremer as a CSA for the past year and a half before being promoted to supervisor. Graski has been at Bremer for two years and previously worked as a CSA and administrative assistant in Amery.
“We are excited to announce these promotions in Amery,” said Draxler. “Jim has been an outstanding banker for Bremer and I look forward to his leadership here in Amery, so that I can continue to focus on additional growth in our overall Wisconsin charter. Ashley will make an outstanding personal banker and Jessica’s promotion to lead our client service team is well deserved. Lastly, Mary has been a great addition to Bremer in Amery and I personally am very pleased that she has accepted the role of executive assistant. I’m so proud of all these team members and look forward to watching them grow in their careers at Bremer.”
Bremer Financial Corporation
Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately held, $8.3 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 80 locations in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. OBF uses its share of dividends to distribute charitable grants to Bremer Bank communities. In 2012, more than $30 million in charitable donations were given across the Bremer footprint and employees donated more than 150,000 volunteer hours to their communities. For more information, go to bremer.com.