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American Federal Employees Earn ‘Sales Star’ Recognition

Eighteen American Federal Bankers and employees have earned ‘Sales Star’ recognition from American Federal Bank for outstanding sales and sales referral performance in 2022.

A “Sales Star” is the highest honor of recognition an employee can earn at American Federal. American Federal’s 2022 Sales Stars are:

  • Adam Braunberger, Business Banker, Fargo
  • Dan Erdman, Private Banker, Crookston
  • Chrissa Frisk, Credit Analyst, Crookston
  • Chris Grettum, Personal Banker, Downtown Fargo
  • Jason Jaeger, Business Banker, Fargo Downtown
  • Charlie Jorgensen, Personal Banker, Moorhead
  • Michael Kjelshus, Ag/Business Banker, Grand Forks
  • Paige Kjesbo, Market President, Wahpeton
  • Andrew Lerud, Business Banker, Fargo
  • Joanne Loeslie, Associate, Grand Forks
  • Justin Marquis, Ag/Business Banker, Fosston
  • Dustin Morris, Market President, Fergus Falls
  • Dan Paulson, Market President, Fosston
  • Ryan Paulson, Ag/Business Banker, Fosston
  • Alison Perez, Personal Banker, Grand Forks
  • Patty Roers, AFI Operations Manager, Fargo
  • John Schumacher, Market President, Grand Forks
  • Amanda Wolf, Lead Associate, Fargo

In recognition of their achievement, American Federal “Sales Star” employees and their families were invited to attend a weekend Sales Star Retreat, training seminar and awards banquet in their honor at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria, MN January 27-29, 2023.

Employees Compete in Six Divisions

Throughout the calendar year, every employee at American Federal competes in one of six Divisions in the Sales Star Recognition Program. The winners for the respective divisions for 2022 were:

Ag/Business Banker – Adam Braunberger, Fargo
Private Banker – Alison Perez, Grand Forks
Personal Banker – Dan Erdman, Crookston
Sales Manager – Dan Paulson, Fosston
Business Unit Referral – Joanne Loeslie, Grand Forks
Home Office Referral – Patty Roers, Fargo

Congratulations to the Division winners and all Sales Stars!

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