Olson Joins Bremer Bank’s Twin Cities Business Banking Team
Minneapolis, Minn. – August 23, 2012 - Bremer Bank announces the hire of Todd Olson as a senior vice president in business banking. Olson has nearly 30 years of experience in the banking industry focused on commercial and middle market lending.
Prior to joining Bremer, Olson was a senior vice president in business banking at M&I/BMO Harris in Minneapolis. Before joining M&I/BMO Harris, Olson was a business banker at Excel Bank. He has a bachelor’s degree in finance from St. Cloud State University. Additionally, Olson is an avid volunteer serving as the treasurer for the Dick Hanson Scholarship Fund (an organization benefitting students and teachers of local schools).
“Bremer is experiencing robust growth in commercial banking and to support that growth, we are pleased to be adding an exceptional talent to an already strong business banking team,” explained Jeanne Crain, president and CEO of Bremer Bank Twin Cities. “Todd joins Bremer with a wealth of banking experience and a deep understanding of how to work with commercial clients to meet their growth and capital needs. We welcome Todd, and look forward to introducing him to our clients.”
Bremer Financial Corporation
Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately-held, $8.1 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 2011, more than $30 million in charitable donations were given across the Bremer footprint and employees donated more than 100,000 volunteer hours to their communities. For more information, go to bremer.com.