Dan Messelt

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Dan Messelt

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Private Banker
Assistant Vice President

Bank: 218.773.9711
Direct: 218.773.4719
Cell: 218.791.6179
Toll Free: 877.773.9711
Fax: 218.773.4710
NMLS#: 504050
Email: [email protected]

When Planning, Preparation and Opportunity Converge

In Dan Messelt, clients find a private banker, mortgage broker and comprehensive financial planner all in one. With more than 14 years of experience in financial services, he is able to help clients with needs that are as varied as retirement planning, home ownership, saving for college and insurance protection.

Areas of Expertise

  • Mortgage lending
  • Retirement planning
  • Consumer lending

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree / Finance Management – University of North Dakota

The Rest of the Story

No matter what the season, you’ll find Dan outdoors. In addition to being an avid hunter and fisherman, Dan enjoys hitting the links and spending time with family and friends at the lake.

Whether in the boat or in a duck blind, Dan recognizes that planning, preparation and opportunity converge to create success. He’ll apply those same principles to help you achieve your financial goals.

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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Mike Mihulka

Mike Mihulka

Mike Mihulka

Mike Mihulka

Mortgage Loan Officer

Bank: 701.235.9906
Direct: 701.893.3905
Cell: 701.866.5233
Toll Free: 877.235.9906
Fax: 701.237.6599
NMLS#: 686731
Email: [email protected]

Mortgage Specific to Your Situation

With over 15+ years in the mortgage industry, Mike strives to match his customers with the optimal mortgage product for them based on their wants and needs, all while making the process as seamless as possible.

Whether a customer is in the market to purchase a new home, to refinance, or looking to add an investment property, Mike is ready to work with them and earn their repeat business.

Areas of Expertise

  • Mortgage
  • Home Equity Lending
  • Investment Properties

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s of Science, Business Administration – Mayville State University
  • Dakota School of Banking graduate
  • Dale Carnegie Trusted Business Advisor

The Rest of the Story

A big part of Mike’s success is that he truly enjoys helping people. According to him, there is always that special feeling when you get the opportunity to work with first-time home buyers, but it’s working with customers multiple times over the years that really takes the cake.

In his spare time Mike dedicates a lot of his time to coaching youth sports (football, baseball, & basketball). He also volunteers at many charities throughout the FM area including Hope Blooms, Feed My Starving Children, and the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley to name a few. He and his wife have five kids and enjoy spending time at the lakes with family when not attending the kid’s sporting events.

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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Julie Nowacki

Julie Nowacki

Julie Nowacki

Julie Nowacki

Personal Banker

Bank: 218.745.4271
Toll Free: 877.745.4271
Fax: 218.745.4272
NMLS#: 757104
Email: [email protected]

 

Community Roots Planted Deeply Translate into Commitment to Client Service

Whether creating a song, a community, or a financial future, success is achieved note-by-note and piece-by-piece. As a lifelong resident of the community she serves, Julie Nowacki is committed to helping those in the community she calls home. With more than 30 years of experience in banking, she helps clients reach their financial goals.

Utilizing her knowledge of mortgage lending, retirement savings and convenience financial products, she helps clients build a path to home ownership, as well as other paths to meet their various financial needs.

Areas of Expertise

  • Mortgage lending
  • Retirement planning
  • Convenience suite of products and services

The Rest of the Story

Julie’s pride in her community shows in her involvement to enhance it. She serves as President of the North Valley Health Center governing board, Treasurer of the Warren Chamber of Commerce, member of the Warren Housing and Redevelopment Board, as well as a Board member of Friends of Godel Memorial Library.

She interacts with many community members in her professional and her volunteer capacities. Whether helping a young family secure their first home or charting a path for someone saving for retirement, Julie applies her knowledge of banking and the community to help clients reach their goals.

Julie is proud of the continued success of the community. She collaborates with others to generate progress. With deep roots as a lifelong resident of Warren, a penchant for the classic country music of George Strait and Patsy Cline, and a joy for singing karaoke, Julie knows a strong foundation and hard work bring results. She applies these same principles to help clients chart their financial future, while building a strong local community.

 

Phone
218.745.4271

Location
101 E Johnson Ave
Warren, Minnesota 56762
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Hours
8:30 am – 4 pm, M-F

Drive-Up
8 am – 4 pm, M-F

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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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Patrick Stadum

Patrick Stadum

Personal Banker

Bank: 701.235.4248
Direct: 701-297-4876
Toll Free: 800.214.4986
Fax: 701.297.4860
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 Fargo-Moorhead 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
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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Diane Twete

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Diane Twete

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Personal Banker

Bank: 701.587.5333
Cell: 701.330.3259
Toll Free: 888.824.5333
Fax: 701.587.5112
NMLS#: 2040755
Email: [email protected]

Championing a Community through Individual Customer Service

Being part of a community means helping individuals succeed so that the community can, too. With more than 25 years in banking, Diane Twete applies her skills to help you achieve your financial goals.

As a native of rural North Dakota, she knows her community members are hard working and dedicated. She applies that same dedication in helping customers develop practical ways to plan for their financial goals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Small business
  • Consumer lending
  • Convenience products and services
  • Home ownership

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree / Business Administration / University of North Dakota

The Rest of the Story

Being part of the fabric of her community, Diane uses her skills to help others in creating a vibrant place to live. She pragmatically helps you draft ways to achieve financial results.

She knows that you can’t beat a small town setting where neighbors will lend a helping hand. Diane serves as Clerk of the Northwood Municipal Airport and the Northwood Fire Protection District. She also serves as a board member of the Northwood Park District.

Her commitment is woven into the fabric of her community. Diane weaves that same dedication into helping you plan for the future. A fantasy football champion, Diane is in a league of her own as she develops strategies to help you cross the plane into the endzone to reach your financial goals.

Phone
701.587.5333

Location
504 1st Ave N
PO Box 550
Northwood, ND 58267
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Hours
8 am – 4 pm, M-F

Drive-Up
8 am – 4 pm, M-F

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Nichole Van Dyke

Nichole Van Dyke

Nichole Van Dyke

Nichole Van Dyke

Personal Banker

Bank: 701.642.8434
Direct: 701.672.1037
Toll Free: 877.642.8434
Fax: 701.642.8435
NMLS#: 2492058
Email: [email protected]

Bringing Clients’ Financial Goals into Focus

Taking time to get to know clients builds a financial relationship that serves client needs. With several years experience in banking, Nichole uses her expertise to help you build your financial future.

From opening a client’s first checking account to helping them complete a home purchase or plan for retirement, her client-first approach builds long-standing relationships that help clients chart their financial futures.

Areas of Expertise

  • Home Ownership
  • Cash Management
  • Personal Loans
  • Convenience Solutions

The Rest of the Story

Nichole began her career in banking as a teller, and made it her goal to become a Personal Banker.  

She’s always taken pride in her work and enjoyed helping people, be it by answering a complex loan question or helping with something as simple as finding an error in a check register. Nichole believes it’s important to be available  for all of a customer’s needs, big or small.  

 

Phone
701.642.8434

Location
615 2nd Ave N
PO Box 906
Wahpeton, ND 58075
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Hours
9 am – 4 pm, M-F

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

Night Depository