Bremer Investment, Management & Trust Hires Seppala as Trust Manager
Minneapolis, Minn. – November 5, 2012 - Bremer Bank announces the addition of Jeannie Seppala as a personal trust manager within Bremer Investment, Management & Trust. Seppala has more than 24 years of banking experience, including 16 years in the private banking and trust business.
Seppala joins Bremer from U.S. Bank, where she was a vice president and personal trust officer for the past five years. Prior to that, she was a vice president and personal banker also at U.S. Bank. Additionally Seppala is a former branch manager, relationship banking officer and personal banker for Firstar Bank, now part of U.S. Bank. She holds the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation and is a graduate of the University of North Dakota.
“We feel very fortunate to have Jeannie join our Bremer Investment, Management & Trust team,” said Mark Schmiel, president of Bremer Trust and Insurance. “She has a wealth of private banking experience and outstanding client relationship management skills. Jeannie is a proven leader in our industry and we are excited to introduce her 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.