Ryan Paulson

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Ryan Paulson

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Versatility Provides Options to Help Clients Plan for the Future

Rather than having limited choices to plan for your financial future, an advisor with a broad range of skills and knowledge can help you develop a versatile plan that can keep pace with life’s changes. Ryan Paulson uses his extensive banking skills to assist you with a variety of options.

Ryan provides both ag and business banking services. Whether you need traditional banking services, such as loans and deposits, or want to plan for your financial future, his range of expertise provides you with a broad array of options to reach your goals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Ag lending
  • Business lending

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree / Business Finance – Concordia College

The Rest of the Story

The versatility shown in Ryan’s expertise is also displayed in his wide-ranging interests. A former football player, he enjoys hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle. In addition, he enjoys farming and roofing, with skills gained from past work experience in agriculture and construction over an eight-year period.

The best part of his job in banking, however, is that he is able to be part of the community that is his hometown. Growing up on a farm near Fosston, Ryan appreciates the opportunity to provide financial services to people in a region he knows well.

Ryan works with clients to identify opportunities and find solutions that provide versatile options to help you achieve your financial goals.

Phone
218.435.1474

Location
209 Johnson Ave N
Fosston, MN 56542
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Hours
9 am – 4 pm, M-F

Drive-Up
8 am – 5 pm, M-F
8:30 am – Noon, Sat

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Rachel Pederson

Rachel Pederson

Rachel Pederson

Rachel Pederson

Personal Banker

Bank: 701.775.1133
Direct: 701.335.2104
Toll Free: 877.775.1133
Fax: 701.775.8713
NMLS#:2567457
Email: [email protected]

Finding Solutions to Reach Goals

Personal Banker Rachel Pederson starts her commitment to assisting clients by helping them identify their personal and financial goals. She then dedicates herself to finding the right solutions to help them meet those goals and dreams throughout every stage of life.

Areas of Expertise

  • Home Ownership
  • Convenience Services
  • Personal Loans

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Management and Leadership from the University of North Dakota

The Rest of the Story

Born and raised in small town North Dakota, Rachel values the strong communities and the people within. Value having the opportunity to build personal relationships with customers.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outside on the lake and at the golf course, and supporting UND sports and events.

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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Alison Perez

Alison Perez

Private Banker
Assistant Vice President

Bank: 701.775.1133
Direct: 701.335.2102
Cell: 701.739.4711
Toll Free: 877.775.1133
Fax: 701.775.8713
NMLS#: 504042
Email: [email protected]

Preparing for Life’s Goals

Alison Perez’s passion for financial services drives her dedication to serve clients. Her expertise and preparation helps clients to define, plan for and reach their financial goals at all stages of life. From financing a home to saving for children’s education or planning for retirement, Alison tailors solutions to help clients build and manage their personal finances

Each stage of life carries unique financial challenges and opportunities. Alison assists clients to meet their financial goals at every stage.

Areas of Expertise

  • Mortgage lending
  • Consumer lending
  • Retirement planning

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree / Communications with a Public Relations Emphasis – University of North Dakota

The Rest of the Story

Alison Perez knows that sound financial planning will assist clients in reaching their life goals. She’s helped clients with first homes, vacation homes, saving for college, as well as retirement and other life events.

With a passion for parenting and spending time at the lake with family, Alison applies that same commitment, planning, preparation and enthusiasm when advising clients on planning for their financial future. Wherever your unique path leads, she works to help you reach your financial goals

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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Erin Pollestad

Erin Pollestad

Erin Pollestad

Erin Pollestad

Personal Banker

Bank: 218.843.3656
Direct: 218.843.3656
Toll Free: 877.884.3656
Fax: 218.843.3658
NMLS#: 2340151
Email: [email protected]

Convenient, Caring and Personalized Service for the Whole Family

Erin is a dedicated financial partner who prides herself on building relationships with the whole family, helping you, your kids, grandkids, parents, and more. Like a trusted family member, she provides unbiased advice with your best interests in mind — you and your family’s financial well-being are her top priority.

Experience the difference of a caring banker who builds lasting relationships. Erin will help you navigate your financial journey and secure a brighter future for you and your loved ones.

Area of Expertise

  • Home Ownership
  • Major Purchases
  • Personal Loans
  • Education Financing

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Associates Degree / Business – Northland Technical College

The Rest of the Story

Erin and her husband have two children, and enjoy fishing, kayaking, and hanging out at the lake. She is an avid reader, often reading more than 40 books a year, and also enjoys photography and capturing special moments in people’s lives.

She cherishes the small-town life that makes living in the area special. She says the connections made by neighbors helping one another out fosters the types of relationships that last a lifetime, and even extend generations.

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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Eric Post

Eric Post

Eric Post

Eric Post

Personal Banker

Bank: 701.235.9906
Direct: 701.893.3904
Toll Free: 877.235.9906
Fax: 701.237.6599
NMLS#: 1917175
Email: [email protected]

A Passion to Serve

In his banking career, Eric has found a true passion in delivering excellent service while having holistic conversations with his clients about their financial situation. He succeeds in understanding his clients by identifying their needs and goals, and creating a road map to help them make real financial progress towards them. 

He takes pride in taking the time to help people reach their goals, no matter their starting point. A perfect example is a time a customer came in with no credit score but was interested in building his credit. Eric worked through various strategies with the customer, taking him through different steps and activities that eventually resulted in a solid credit rating. It’s those sort of successes that motivate him.

Area of Expertise

  • Home Ownership
  • Major Purchases
  • Convenience products and services
  • Cash Management

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degrees in  Finance and Communications – North Dakota State University
  • Credit Life and Disability Insurance Licensed

The Rest of the Story

Eric loves the outdoors including cookouts, bonfires, fishing, duck hunting, biking, golfing, and more. He’s an Air Force Veteran and was stationed in Tokyo for two years, where he learned to surf and cook a few different Japanese dishes.

Phone
701.235.9906

Location
1301 30th Ave S
Fargo, North Dakota 58103
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Hours
9 am – 5 pm, M-F

Drive-Up
7:30 am – 6 pm, M-F
9 am – Noon, Sat

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Clayton Quade

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Clayton Quade

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Navigating the Paths to Success

Clayton Quade’s interests are like his clients, varied and diverse. With more than 30 years of agricultural and business lending experience, he draws on his extensive background and expertise to help your ag or commercial business navigate through different seasons to achieve success.

Clayton works with livestock producers, grain growers, corn growers and diversified ag operations that stretch from southern Minnesota to the Canadian border. In addition, he works with developers, contractors, business owners and investors to develop solid and innovative solutions to achieve their goals.

Area of Expertise

  • Agricultural and agri-business lending
  • Commercial lending
  • USDA and SBA guaranteed loans
  • Multi-family real estate financing

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree / Ag Business Administration – University of Minnesota
  • Graduate – National School for Experienced Ag Lenders 2012

The Rest of the Story

An avid fisherman in summer and winter, two trophy walleyes hang above Clayton’s desk. In addition, he’s a trail rider skilled at bicycling through winding paths. Clayton can help your business navigate through challenging waters or travel winding trails to achieve success in all seasons.

Phone
218.435.1474

Location
209 Johnson Ave N
Fosston, MN 56542
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Hours
9 am – 4 pm, M-F

Drive-Up
8 am – 5 pm, M-F
8:30 am – Noon, Sat

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Spencer Rehovsky

SPENCER REHOVSKY

Spencer Rehovsky

SPENCER REHOVSKY

Ag/Business Banker
Assistant Vice President

Bank: 701.775.1133
Direct: 701.775.1133
Cell: 218.280.7879
Toll Free: 877.775.1133
Fax: 877.775.1133
Email: [email protected]

Putting the Customer First

Spencer is dedicated to putting the customer first and assisting them in every way possible to achieve their goals and dreams. He approaches every day with the passion of going the extra mile to make things happen for his clients and prides himself on being accessible and honest.

According to Spencer, there is no better feeling than doing a good job for a client, and he says the ability to assist with their success is what gets him out of bed every day. He has several years’ experience in banking, and says that ag/business lending runs in his family.

Areas of Expertise

  • Farm Ownership & Expansion
  • Risk Management
  • Equipment Purchase & Leasing
  • Strategic Planning

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Finance – North Dakota State University

The Rest of the Story

Originally from Park River, ND, Spencer Grew up playing basketball, football, golf, baseball, and track/field, and he continues to play in Fargo Parks sports leagues. In his free time he watches a lot of sports, and also loves keeping up with the market and financial news. He also enjoys travelling the world and hopes to do more of it in the future.

Spencer loves living and working in the Fargo/Moorhead area because it is always expanding and bringing new ideas for entertainment and infrastructure. He also loves being so close to all the unique and fun rural communities that exhibit such strong local pride, which remind him of his hometown.

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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Chris Schenck

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Chris Schenck

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Ag/Business Banker
Vice President

Bank: 701.235.9906
Direct: 701.893.3925
Cell: 701.367.1593
Toll Free: 877.235.9906
Fax: 701.237.6599
Email: [email protected]

Commitment to Providing Service Builds Long-Term Results

Growing up on the family farm in Baker, Minnesota helped build a foundation for Chris Schenck’s future career in agricultural and business banking, as well as his appreciation for the customers he now serves. With more than 21 years of experience in financial services in the Red River Valley, Chris uses his expertise to help clients reach their financial goals.

His experience includes commercial and agricultural credit positions, as well as senior positions in ag and business lending. Chris works to build long-term banking relationships with clients to better assist them in creating financial strategies for their agricultural business.

Areas of Expertise

  • Agricultural lending
  • Commercial lending

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree / Agricultural Economics – North Dakota State University
  • Graduate School of Banking – Boulder, Colorado

The Rest of the Story

As a long-time resident of the region, Chris appreciates the genuine honesty and work ethic of the people who live here. He says that in this region, people care about their neighbors and communities and are always willing to help each other out.

Chris takes the same approach to being involved in the community. He serves as treasurer of the Creative Care for Reaching Independence (CCRI) Board of Directors and is a member of the development committee. CCRI works to enhance and enrich the lives and learning of people with disabilities.

With dedication to help others and his community, Chris applies these principles to assist you in planning for your financial future. He uses his financial expertise to help you create strategies for long-term business success.

Phone
701.235.9906

Location
1301 30th Ave S
Fargo, North Dakota 58103
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Hours
9 am – 5 pm, M-F

Drive-Up
7:30 am – 6 pm, M-F
9 am – Noon, Sat

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Patrick Stadum

Patrick Stadum

Personal Banker

Bank: 218.773.9711
Direct: 218.773.4718
Toll Free: 877.773.9711
Fax: 218.773.4710
NMLS#: 1618631
Email: [email protected]

Perspective Leads to Effective Ways to Help Clients Reach Goals

Different perspectives and new ideas result in an array of options. Patrick Stadum approaches financial services through a combination of up-to-date solutions and commitment to customer service. The blending of fresh ideas and proven strategies means Patrick’s clients receive a variety of well thought out choices to help them meet their financial goals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Convenience Banking products and services
  • Consumer lending
  • Financial planning

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree / Investments – University of North Dakota

The Rest of the Story

Perspective is a theme throughout Patrick Stadum’s professional and personal paths. Born in New Hampshire and raised in Rugby, North Dakota, he chose to stay in the state to attend college and then build his career in the Red River Valley.

Patrick engages a fresh perspective to meet clients’ financial needs. He appreciates the strong sense of community in the Grand Forks/East Grand Forks area. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys golfing or playing pool. No matter which sport he plays, he uses perspective to line up the perfect shot to achieve success.

In financial services, Patrick takes his cues from clients to develop a game plan that helps them reach their financial and investment goals for a successful future.

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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Sam Swanson

Sam Swanson

Sam Swanson

Sam Swanson
 

A Solid Background of Helping Producers

With a solid background in multiple areas of agriculture, Sam Swanson works with customers to provide a wide variety of agricultural and business solutions for their operations. His grain merchandising experience gives him an additional perspective when working with his customers and helping to determine what’s best for their operations, as he’s spent years building relationships with growers and helping them successfully market their grain.

Area of Expertise

  • Risk management
  • Strategic planning
  • Equipment purchase & leasing

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Ag Economics – North Dakota State University
  • Bloomberg Market Concepts Certification
  • Grain Originator Certification
  • MGFA Grain Grading Certification

The Rest of the Story

Sam is originally from Fosston, MN, and has deep roots in both agriculture and the region. He’s married to his high school sweetheart, and their family includes a young daughter and two dogs. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time at the lake and working on projects around the house, and he’s proud to be a part of the Fosston community.

Phone
218.435.1474

Location
209 Johnson Ave N
Fosston, MN 56542
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Hours
9 am – 4 pm, M-F

Drive-Up
8 am – 5 pm, M-F
8:30 am – Noon, Sat

Night Depository & ATM