Ryan Amiot

Ryan Amiot

Ryan Amiot

Ryan Amiot

Personal Banker

Bank: 701.775.1133
Direct: 701.335.2112
Toll Free: 877.775.1133
Fax: 701.775.8713
NMLS#: 2128377
Email:  [email protected]

The Right Solutions for Your Situation 

When working with customers on their financial goals, Ryan Amiot focuses on their situation and needs, and uses his financial expertise to help determine the best course of action. Whether you’re dreaming of buying that first home, looking to refinance, or wanting to find better ways to manage your finances, Ryan can help you find what works best for you.

Areas of Expertise

  • Home ownership
  • Convenience products and services
  • Consumer Lending

Education and Professional Credentials

Bachelor’s degree / Business Administration – North Dakota State University

The Rest of the Story

Growing up playing sports, Ryan has always been passionate about putting in the work necessary to become the best that he can be. That passion goes beyond just athletics. In college he was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, an international business honor society for the top 10% of students at AACSB-accredited schools. He’s also currently a member of the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals.

Phone
701.775.1133

Location
2551 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201
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Hours
9 am – 4 pm, M-F

Drive-Up
8 am – 5:30 pm, M-F

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Bill Anderson

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Bill Anderson

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Ag/Business Banker
Vice President

Bank: 218.281.3305
Direct: 218.281.3047
Cell: 218.988.2230
Toll Free: 888.329.3305
Fax: 218.281.6339
Email: [email protected]

A Lifetime of Ag Expertise

Bill Anderson brings extensive agricultural knowledge and experience to assist progressive farmers in achieving their goals. His expertise spans 28 years and includes working with the Farm Service Agency as a preferred lender.

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial solutions for agriculture producers
  • Succession planning and expansion
  • Farm and recreational real estate financing

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree / Ag Industries Sales & Management – University of Minnesota Crookston
  • Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

The Rest of the Story

Growing up near his grandfather’s farm in North Dakota, Bill worked on the family farm, raising wheat, potatoes and sugar beets. Bill and his spouse, Holly, were 2012 West Polk County, Minnesota Emerging Leaders. He brings his agricultural background and financial services expertise to help his clients achieve their goals.

Phone
218.281.3305

Location
304 N Broadway
Crookston, Minnesota 56716
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Hours
9 am – 4 pm, M-W, F
9 am – 5 pm, Th

Drive-Up
7:30 am – 5:30 pm, M-F

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Adam Braunberger

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Adam Braunberger

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Business Banker
Vice President

Bank: 701.235.4248
Direct: 701-297-4873
Cell: 701-340-9361
Toll Free: 800.214.4986
Fax: 701.297.4860
Email: [email protected]

A Team Approach to Help you Meet your Business Goals

With 12 years financial and sales management experience, Adam Braunberger has a documented track record of business development, planning and leadership. His easy-going sense of humor serves as a defining management strategy to bring out the best in people to instill pride and achieve success.

As a team player, Adam cultivates his business relationships on the foundation of respect, loyalty and trust. His ability to pursue excellence, honed with a high degree of integrity, helps clients find solutions that lead to success.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business banking
  • Small business lending
  • Commercial real estate
  • Multi-family rental property

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree – Business Administration – North Dakota State University

The Rest of the Story

Adam draws from a cross-section of business experience in banking, sales and sales management to assist clients in meeting their goals.

A North Dakota native, Adam partners with customers to develop game plans for future success. He tackles challenges, converting them to opportunities for clients. When Adam works with customers who refer their family members for financial services, he takes pride in establishing and maintaining these loyal business relationships that aren’t rushed, but built on long-term commitment.

Adam pursues excellence and the dedication it takes to sustain it. Sounds a lot like the five-time national champion football team wearing green and gold that he supports from his alma mater.

Phone
701.235.4248

Location
215 5th St N
Fargo, North Dakota 58102
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Hours
9 am – 5 pm, M-F

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Brad Costello

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Brad Costello

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Ag/Business Banker
Market President, East Grand Forks

Bank: 218.773.9711
Direct: 218-773-4729
Cell: 701.317.3925
Toll Free: 877.773.9711
Fax: 218.773.4710
Email: [email protected]

Experience Firmly Rooted in the Community

Growing up on the family farm, Brad Costello learned the value of a work ethic coupled with a wide range of skills. He draws on that background as an Ag and Business Banker with more than two decades of experience in financial services to help you reach your goals.

Having first-hand understanding of the region, along with personally knowing the challenges and opportunities in agri-business, Brad applies his expertise to work with clients to create a pathway to achieve financial results.

Areas of Expertise

  • Ag and Business Lending
  • Farm Ownership and Expansion
  • Strategic Planning
  • Deposits

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree / Finance / University of North Dakota (UND)

The Rest of the Story

As a lifelong resident of the Red River Valley, Brad Costello appreciates being able to help people in the area he grew up in, while making a difference in the community. He’s also a lifetime optimist, working with Optimist International, a service club dedicated to improving the lives of children in the community.

With deep roots in the region, Brad also serves on the Ag Committee of the Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Directors of the Minto Farmers Union. When he is not serving clients, you will find him helping his dad on the family farm or attending UND sporting events.

Being a long-time member of the community he serves means Brad takes pride in helping banking clients who are also his neighbors in the Red River Valley.

Phone
218.773.9711

Location
140 Gateway Dr NE
E. Grand Forks, Minnesota 56721
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Hours
9 am – 4 pm, M-F

Drive-Up
8 am – 6 pm, M-F
10:00 am – Noon, Sat

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Paul Craigmile

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Paul Craigmile

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Ag/Business Banker
Senior Vice President
Director

Bank: 218.843.3656
Cell: 218.988.0024
Toll Free: 877.884.3656
Fax: 218.843.3658
Email: [email protected]

A Numbers Guy Whose Roots Run Deep

With nearly 30 years of banking and farming experience in the Red River Valley, Paul’s extensive background helps ag and business clients achieve their goals.

Born and raised on a farm, as well as being a farm owner, means Paul understands ag from the ground up and from the ground down. He’s lived it.

That same commitment applies to his expertise in understanding your ag or agri- business operation and in developing financial plans to help clients achieve success.

Area of Expertise

Paul uses his depth of experience and expertise to help clients:

  • Understand their financial position, identify goals and offer solutions to reach those goals
  • Develop and implement financial plans for their operations
  • Expand their farm or business and transition management and ownership to the next generation
  • Locate direct access to resources developed through years of experience
  • Operating lines and cash management

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Associate Science / Business/Accounting – University of Minnesota Crookston
  • Bachelor’s of Science / Finance – North Dakota State University

The Rest of the Story

“The best thing about living and working in the Hallock, MN area is that I have the opportunity to do business with people I have known most of my life.”

Paul is also an avid fan of hockey, especially a certain maroon and gold team.

So what do hockey and banking have in common? Hockey great Wayne Gretzky said, “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.”

Paul Craigmile will help your business get to where you want to go.

Phone
218.843.3656

Location 
157 2nd St S
PO BOX 189
Hallock, Minnesota 56728-0189
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Hours
8:30 am – 4 pm, M-F

Drive-Up
8:30 am – 5 pm, M-F

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Roger Erbes

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Roger Erbes

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Ag/Business Banker
Market President, Moorhead, Fargo South
Senior Vice President

Bank: 218.233.2791
Direct: 218.477.0921
Cell: 701.261.3383
Toll Free: 877.532.2791
Fax: 218.233.6609
Email: [email protected]

A Dedication to Service

Whether serving customers or serving his community, Roger Erbes focuses on putting people first. His agricultural experience and focus on client education means he brings a team approach in helping clients plan for their financial future.

Growing up on his family farm near Barney, N.D., Roger knows the dedication needed for successful ag and business operations. He uses his 10 years of experience in ag and business banking to provide exceptional advice to clients. He offers financial recommendations based on sound analysis.

Areas of Expertise

  • Ag and business banking
  • Financial analysis

Education

  • Associate’s degree – North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, ND
  • Bachelor’s of Science / Finance – Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN
  • Master’s degree / Business Administration – University of Mary, Fargo, ND
  • Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

The Rest of the Story

Roger works to exceed clients’ needs, paying attention to detailed analysis to help clients make sound financial choices.

Roger appreciates the down-to-earth people in the Red River Valley and their focus on community. He is a member of the Big Brother/Big Sister Program and serves as President of The Village Business Institute Bowl for Kids Sake Advisory Board in Fargo-Moorhead.

In his spare time, you’ll find Roger out at the lake enjoying fishing or supporting a certain green and gold college basketball team. He assists clients in developing a good offense and in planning defensive strategies to develop a winning financial game plan.

Phone
218.233.2791

Location
601 Center Ave
Moorhead, MN 56560
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Hours
9 am – 5 pm, M-F

Drive-Up
7:30 am – 6 pm, M-F

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Dan Erdman

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Dan Erdman

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Private Banker
Associate Manager
Officer

Bank: 218.281.3305
Cell: 218.521.0450
Toll Free: 888.329.3305
Fax: 218.281.6339
NMLS#: 504030
Email: [email protected]

Quickly Responding to Clients’ Financial Goals

Life can change quickly and so can your financial goals.

Dan Erdman listens to your situation and more importantly, asks the right questions. He researches and provides resources to develop solutions that fit your goals.

From your child’s first savings account to financing a home or an education and retirement planning, Dan knows that steadiness combined with quick, innovative thinking are a strong combination when planning for your financial future. His focus on customer service continues long after a solution is found. He’ll help you adapt your financial strategies through life’s twists and turns.

Area of Expertise

  • Consumer lending
  • Education financing
  • Home mortgage lending and refinancing

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Associate of Applied Science / Accounting – Banking & Finance – Aakers Business College

The Rest of the Story

The best thing about working and living in Crookston, according to Dan, is that he knows his customers by name, not by number. At American Federal, clients look for a trusted place to do business.

Trust is also a key component in other areas of Dan’s service to the community.  He is a Board member for Crookston Aquatic Boosters and its Crookston Ox Cart Festival Committee, and Trinity Lutheran Church Endowment Committee.

When he’s not serving his community as a Banker or volunteering, Dan is a Star Wars fan. His status as a Jedi Master is unknown, but it’s clear Dan’s forces are dedicated to serving his customers and his community.

Phone
218.281.3305

Location
304 N Broadway
Crookston, Minnesota 56716
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Hours
9 am – 4 pm, M-W, F
9 am – 5 pm, Th

Drive-Up
7:30 am – 5:30 pm, M-F

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Brian Frisk

Brian Frisk

Brian Frisk

Brian Frisk
Ag/Business Banker
Market President, Crookston

Bank: 218.281.3305
Direct: 218.281.4205
Cell: 218.289.1738
Toll Free: 888.329.3305
Fax: 218.281.6339
Email: [email protected]

A Career Built on Relationships

Brian has made a career out of fostering relationships and developing a personal connection with his customers and their operations. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Ag lending
  • Financial services

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree / Marketing – Minnesota State University, Moorhead

The Rest of the Story

Brian is a native of Crookston and a graduate of Crookston High School. He has dedicated his 20+ year career to helping find financial solutions for the farmers and ranchers of Crookston and the surrounding area.

Brian is a member of the Lions Club in Crookston and has served in several leadership capacities with the local service organization.

Phone
218.281.3305

Location
304 N Broadway
Crookston, Minnesota 56716
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Hours
9 am – 4 pm, M-W, F
9 am – 5 pm, Th

Drive-Up
7:30 am – 5:30 pm, M-F

Night Depository & ATM

Nick Gordon

Nick Gordon

Nick Gordon

Nick Gordon

Ag/Business Banker and Office Manager
Officer

Bank: 218.784.7121
Cell: 218.415.0588
Toll Free: 888.786.7121
Fax: 218.784.3440
Email: [email protected]

Financial Expertise and a Commitment to Community

Nick Gordon understands the challenges and rewards of working in agriculture. Born and raised in an ag-focused community, he advises his clients and helps them make the best decisions for their farm operations and businesses. What really motivates him is being able to help people achieve their goals, no matter how big or small.  He also appreciates being in a career that is always evolving and presenting new challenges.

Nick has worked in financial services for several years, and has experience in mortgage, retail banking, and brokerage services in addition to ag and business banking.

Areas of Expertise

  • Farm Ownership & Expansion
  • Risk Management 
  • Equipment Purchase & Leasing
  • Consumer Lending

The Rest of the Story

Nick is originally from Ada and is proud to call it his hometown. “This community has taught me so much,” he says. “The people are welcoming, kind, supportive, and truly care about the success of one another.”

He’s a member of the Dilworth Fire Department, and volunteers his time as a Junior Achievement Classroom Facilitator. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, spending time outdoors, and playing in softball and basketball leagues. He and his family also enjoy spending time together playing yard games, attending sporting events, and playing with their dogs.

Phone 
218.784.7121

Location
201 E Main St 
Ada, Minnesota 56510
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Hours
8:30 am – 4 pm, M-F
 
Drive-Up
8:30 am – 5 pm, M-F
 
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Chris Grettum

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Chris Grettum

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Private Banker
Assistant Vice President

Bank: 701.235.4248
Direct: 701.297.4875
Cell: 701.866.9878
Toll Free: 800.214.4986
Fax: 701.297.4860
NMLS#: 183115
Email: [email protected]

Striving to Help You Achieve Financial Success

Personal Banker Chris Grettum thinks responding to clients swiftly and accurately is important. A native of Fargo-Moorhead, he appreciates the opportunity to assist clients in meeting their short- and long-term financial goals.

With eight years of experience in the consumer finance industry, Chris strives to identify solutions to help achieve your personal financial goals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Mortgage/Home Equity lending
  • Personal banking
  • Major Consumer purchases

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s of Arts / Marketing – University of North Dakota

The Rest of the Story

Chris enjoys working in the Red River Valley because it gives him a chance to help people in the community in which he grew up.

As a fan of former NBA player Michael Jordan, Chris says the basketball star never stopped working to improve, even as he was winning championships—a principle Chris follows when he assists banking clients.

As a runner, Chris was a member of high school championship teams and continues staying active in events such as the Fargo half-marathon. He knows that crossing the finish line is only the beginning of the journey. Chris applies the same dedication to help you reach your financial goals.

Phone
701.235.4248

Location
215 5th St N
Fargo, North Dakota 58102
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Hours
9 am – 5 pm, M-F

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