VICE PRESIDENT, COMMERCIAL BANKER
Steve is committed to building something special. He enjoys getting to know his customer’s business and also the customer themselves, finding them the right path to achieve their business and personal success.
Growing up, Steve’s family owned a car business at which he worked while attending college. This instilled in him a strong work ethic and has given him a better understanding of the challenges in owning a business. He received a double major from Moorhead State University in Economics and Finance which kicked of his career in the finance industry.
With over 33 years in banking, he has spent the last thirteen as a Commercial Banker, specializing in SBA, equipment financing, commercial real estate investment properties and owner occupied, as well as commercial and industrial lending. Steve enjoys visiting his customers to learn how the product or service is produced. This allows him to understand his customers unique needs so he can tailor the proper financial products and services for them. Steve takes pride in being an effective listener and trusted advisor for his customers.
In addition to banking, Steve strongly believes in the importance of volunteering. He is an officer and board member for local non-profit, Arlington House. Arlington House is an emergency shelter helping adolescents in crisis by providing them a safe place to stay, counseling, and educational services. Steve takes great pride in being a positive force in the community.
When he’s not servicing his customers, you will most likely find Steve outdoors. He enjoys hiking, spending the summers at a family lake home, and scuba diving all around the world. Most of all he loves spending time with his wife and two daughters.