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Bremer Bank names new La Crosse Market President, announces additional staffing updates


Bremer Bank today announced Amber Hamernik as its new La Crosse, Wisconsin, Market President. As Market President, Hamernik is responsible for leading the local Bremer team as they work elbow-to-elbow with La Crosse-area businesses.

Hamernik has worked at Bremer for 14 years in a variety of roles, including as the Market President in Winona, Minnesota. She will maintain those duties in her expanded position with the bank.

“I look forward to partnering with the La Crosse business community as we work to help them achieve their financial goals,” Hamernik said. “The La Crosse business community is active and vibrant, and I am excited to continue to serve our current customers while also cultivating new relationships.”

Additionally, Bremer is excited to announce Kelly Edmondson as the Community Banking Team Lead for La Crosse and Winona, focused on serving the small businesses across those communities. Edmondson has also worked at Bremer for 14 years in a variety of roles, most recently leading teams of consumer bankers.

“I look forward to taking on this new role,” Edmondson said. “Our team members play a critical part in their communities, and I am excited to help them develop and make a positive impact on even more customers.”

About Bremer Financial Corporation

Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately held regional financial services company with $16 billion in assets, jointly owned by the Otto Bremer Trust and Bremer employees. Founded in 1943 by Otto Bremer and celebrating 80 years, the company is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, and provides a comprehensive range of banking, mortgage, investment, wealth management, and insurance products and services throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Clients include small businesses, mid-sized corporations, agribusinesses, nonprofits, public and government entities, and individuals and families.