Bill Anderson

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Bill Anderson

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Ag/Business Banker
Market President, Crookston
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.

Bank
Crookston

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
8:30 am – Noon, Sat

ATM
Ampride Convenience Mart
1020 Hwy 75 S
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Ryan Bohnsack

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Ryan Bohnsack

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Ag/Business Banker
Vice President

Bank: 701.235.9906
Direct: 701.893.3903
Cell: 701.238.1209
Toll Free: 877.235.9906
Fax: 701.237.6599
Email: [email protected]

Ag Expertise and a Commitment to Community

An agriculture and business banker who understands your business, Ryan Bohnsack knows firsthand the challenges and rewards of agribusiness because he’s lived it. Born and raised on a family farm, Ryan advises agribusiness clients and farms 1,200 acres in the Red River Valley. His expertise in agriculture and finances means he helps clients maximize agribusiness operations.

Area of Expertise

  • Ag and Business Lending
  • Farm Transition and Succession Planning
  • Crop Marketing
  • Licensed Crop Insurance Agent
  • Leasing

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s of Science / Agricultural Economics – North Dakota State University
  • Master’s / Business Administration – North Dakota State University
  • Certified Farm Succession Coordinator, International Farm Transition Network in collaboration with North Dakota State University Extension
  • 2012 recipient of the North Dakota State University Agribusiness Club John Lee Coulter Award for outstanding contribution to the agriculture industry

The Rest of the Story

Though Ryan has traveled around the world, his roots are firmly planted in the Red River Valley. “The people in this area are fantastic—hard-working and ethical. They truly care about each other and their communities.”

Ryan shares that dedication to community by being involved with Fargo Dollars for Scholars, the Cass County Farm Management Board, Hospice of the Red River Valley and as a Chamber of Commerce Young Professional Network board member.

When not helping clients or farming his acreage, you’ll find Ryan watching college sports as he follows the NDSU Bison and Tennessee Volunteers.

Bank
Fargo South

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

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7:30 am – 6 pm, M-F
9 am – Noon, Sat

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Brad Costello

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Brad Costello

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Ag/Business Banker
Vice President

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.

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East Grand Forks

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

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8 am – 6 pm, M-F
8:30 am – Noon, Sat

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Paul Craigmile

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Paul Craigmile

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Ag/Business Banker
Market President, Hallock
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.

Bank
Hallock

Location
157 2nd St S
Hallock, Minnesota 56728
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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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Mark Eifert

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Mark Eifert

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Ag/Business Banker
Market President, Fergus Falls
Vice President

Bank: 218.739.3377
Direct: 218.998.4584
Cell: 218.770.2489
Toll Free: 888.389.3377
Fax: 218.739.9487
Email: [email protected]

Providing Financial Solutions

With more than 30 years of banking experience, Mark Eifert serves as a trusted financial advisor to his clients. He specializes in agriculture and business credit, with significant expertise in serving customers in the Red River Valley.

Areas of Expertise

  • Agri-business financial solutions
  • Business planning

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Graduate – Minnesota School of Banking

The Rest of the Story

From customers to employees, Mark says people in this region are a joy to work with, whether he’s helping them plan for their financial goals, or serving on the Board of Pioneer Care.

An avid hunter, Mark appreciates all this region and its people have to offer.

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Fergus Falls

Location
117 S Mill St
Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537
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Hours
9 am – 4 pm, M-F

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7:30 am – 5:30 pm, M-F
9 am – Noon, Sat

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Roger Erbes

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Roger Erbes

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Ag/Business Banker
Market President, Moorhead
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.

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Moorhead

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

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7:30 am – 6 pm, M-F
9 am – Noon, Sat

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Jay Friedt

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Jay Friedt

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Ag/Business Banker

Bank: 218.843.3656
Direct: 218-843-3656
Toll Free: 877.884.3656
Fax: 218.843.3658
Email: [email protected]

By the Numbers

Whether planning for your financial future or managing an agricultural or commercial business, you want an advisor with deep knowledge to help balance your interests, allocate assets and help secure resources to keep you anchored on sound financial footing.

With a background in accounting, taxes, estate planning and commercial banking, Jay Friedt brings a wealth of experience to help you plan for your financial future.

If you operate in a business, commercial or agricultural setting, Jay provides extensive banking expertise to help you develop a comprehensive plan for successful results.

Areas of Expertise

  • Comprehensive financial planning
  • Agricultural land and commercial real estate
  • Cash management
  • Financing solutions

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree / Accountancy / University of North Dakota

The Rest of the Story

As a skilled accountant with expertise in looking at the big picture while paying attention to details, Jay uses that knowledge to help you compile a financial plan that helps you reach your goals.

He believes the best thing about living and working in the Hallock area is the energetic and enthusiastic community. Jay also serves on the Board of the Valley Community Health Centers in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The group provides dental and mental health care to patients, regardless of insurance or income.  In addition, he is a Board member of the Lake Agassiz Development group, which facilitates lending programs through the U.S. Small Business Administration.

In his spare time, you might find Jay engaged in a variety of sports. He likes a challenge such as climbing to the top of Mt. Saint Helens in the state of Washington. Jay takes his knowledge, active engagement and attention to the bottom line to help clients reach the peak of their financial goals.

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Hallock

Location
157 2nd St S
Hallock, Minnesota 56728
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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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Brian Frisk

Brian Frisk

Brian Frisk

Brian Frisk
Ag/Business Banker
Vice President

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.

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Crookston

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
8:30 am – Noon, Sat

ATM
Ampride Convenience Mart
1020 Hwy 75 S
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Michael Kjelshus

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Michael Kjelshus

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Ag/Business Banker

Bank: 701.775.1133
Direct: 701.335.2103
Cell: 701.213.8378
Toll Free: 877.775.1133
Fax: 701.775.8713
NMLS#: 1636676
Email: [email protected]

Precise Planning Helps Clients Reach their Goals

Hundreds of changing variables can affect your financial future. An advisor such as Michael Kjelshus, with broad knowledge and a commitment to relationship building and teamwork, can make a difference.

With business, real estate and retirement expertise, Mike cultivates long-term relationships with customers. He customizes financial solutions for you in the near-term and long range, throughout various stages of life. Whether preventive maintenance or fine-tuned planning are required, Mike listens keenly and collaborates to help you reach your financial goals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business acquisition and expansion
  • Commercial real estate
  • Multi-family rental property financing

Education and Professional Credentials

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

The Rest of the Story

Mike knows how multiple parts working together with precision make a difference in performance.  Prior to his years in banking, he worked on military aircraft for 15 years, serving in the U.S. Navy in both active duty and reserve roles.

He applies similar teamwork and commitment to developing plans and advising clients to meet their financial goals. As part of the community, he participates in activities of the Chamber of Commerce, Optimist International and the American Legion.

Mike says the best thing about living and working in the Greater Grand Forks area is the people, as well as the big town amenities with a small town feel. His extensive experience will help you develop precise plans that create a smooth path to achieve a successful financial landing

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Grand Forks

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

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8 am – 5:30 pm, M-F

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Paige Kjesbo

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Paige Kjesbo

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Ag/Business Banker
Officer

Bank: 701.642.8434
Direct: 701.672.1032
Cell: 218.689.5800
Toll Free: 877.642.8434
Fax: 701.642.8435
NMLS#: 1748837
Email: [email protected]

Multi-Dimensional Fields Require a Banking Advisor with Multi-Dimensional Skills

There are many sides to a financial picture. Paige Kjesbo uses her multi-faceted agricultural and business experience to provide detailed analysis and solutions for her banking clients.

Paige’s leadership roles in agricultural organizations help her uniquely understand the technical and operational sides of agriculture. She uses that acumen to assist producers and agri-business clients to plan for their financial futures.

Born and raised in Hallock, Minnesota, her Red River Valley roots are evident in the career path she chose to help clients in agri-business. Her experience in credit analysis, agriculture, animal health and leadership blend well to assist clients in propelling their businesses forward.

Areas of Expertise

  • Livestock enterprises
  • Deposit and cash management solutions
  • Credit analysis

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Animal Science and Microbiology – North Dakota State University

The Rest of the Story

Paige is committed to fostering the connection between consumers and agricultural producers through education. In turn, she provides her agricultural clients with information to help them reach financial goals for their multi-faceted businesses.

Her 15 years in 4-H provided a solid foundation, emphasizing head, heart, hands and health. Paige was Little International Beef Superintendent at North Dakota State University, as well as President of the Collegiate Cattlewomen and an Ambassador for the College of Agriculture.

She served as a Research Assistant for the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Fargo.

As a member of a collegiate meat judging team, she traveled the United States to observe a variety of agricultural operations.  She is a member of Rotary International in Wahpeton-Breckenridge, and traveled with the local service club to Guatemala where Rotarians built a schoolhouse.

Most importantly, Paige appreciates the sense of community and connection to agriculture that she has experienced throughout the Red River Valley. She uses her multi-dimensional experience to help clients make prime choices in planning for their financial future.

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Wahpeton

Location
615 2nd Ave N
Wahpeton, North Dakota 58075
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Hours
9 am – 5 pm, M-F

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7:30 am – 5:30 pm, M-F
9 am – Noon, Sat

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