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Our Story

At Tradition Capital Bank, we believe there is more to life than numbers. That’s why we look beyond them and seek to truly understand your vision, your passion, and your unique situation. This, combined with the personal approach we bring to banking, is what allows us to do what we do best; build relationships, businesses, communities, and futures.

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We recognize the importance of giving back in the communities we serve. Our Keystone Giving Program is an evergreen initiative that allows us to contribute our time, talents, and financial resources to improve the communities in which we live and work.

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Tradition is so nimble. Changed my perceptions on banking.

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I had always worked with a big bank. To them, I never mattered. Banking with Tradition has been a refreshing experience.

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-Frank Roffers, Customer

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With Tradition, I actually enjoyed acquiring a mortgage for the first time in my life.

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- Paul Blizel, Customer

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It's not just a business. I feel like part of a family or community.

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- Lori Olson, Opportunity International

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They're values based. They're working with a bigger purpose.

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- Bill Beard, Customer

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Tradition is a wonderful model of what a bank should look like - sharing resources, expertise, and support when needed.

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- Julie Eide, Barnabas Group

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All we have to do is call, and we are taken care of.

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- Steve and Noreen Linney, Customers

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Tradition has been outstanding because of their friendly "let's get it done" approach. We were blown away by the prompt, efficient, and courteous service.

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- Peter Bourland, Customer

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Tradition really bent over backwards to help us with our home purchase.

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One Team

We are passionate about bringing a new level of service and success to private banking through understanding. With that understanding, comes the power to customize solutions, tailored to fit your vision or unique business situation.

Brenda Skeate

Brenda Skeate

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Deposit Client Services

Once sang the National Anthem at a Twins game.

Larry Schminski

Larry Schminski

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EVP, Chief Revenue Officer
NMLS# 877676

Owns an excavator. Digs ponds recreationally. Nuff said.

Diane Fredrickson

Diane Fredrickson

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Chief Risk Officer

Cereal. It’s not just for breakfast anymore!

Scott Walker

Scott Walker

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Chief Information Officer

Self-proclaimed chocolate junkie.

Lorri Borgelt

Lorri Borgelt

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Private Banking
NMLS# 403463

Twin kids. Twin labs. Twinning.

Dylan Quaife

Dylan Quaife

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Tradition Community

Man of few words, but always smiling.

Chris Kulzer

Chris Kulzer

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Finance

Crazy about the Wild.

Marybeth Sullivan

Marybeth Sullivan

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Credit Administration

Second home is the hockey rink.

Sarah Wesman

Sarah Wesman

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Deposit Client Services

I love to hear a good story!

Mark Rehborg

Mark Rehborg

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Information Technology

Favorite hobby is hiking.

Pam Patterson

Pam Patterson

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Treasury Management

Rescuer of dogs and cats.

Natalia Armitage

Natalia Armitage

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Business Banking

Favorite daily read is theSkimm.

Sam Roeble

Sam Roeble

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Deposit Operations

Favorite route, east and west, across Lake Michigan is via the S.S. Badger!

Akalat Thao

Akalat Thao

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Construction & Development


I love making Sushi.

Mike McAlpin

Mike McAlpin

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Information Technology

Loves finding new sounds for his electric violin using a guitar multi-effects processer.

Molly Ingeman

Molly Ingeman

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Tradition Community
NMLS# 1617767

I started banking at age five, stuffing statements and rolling coin. I’m not sure I was ever paid for those hours...

Melissa Draack

Melissa Draack

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Loan Operations

Mom of boys = honorary ninja.

Nate Hanson

Nate Hanson

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Loan Operations

My love of baseball took me to 35 different states.

Amy Kirsch

Amy Kirsch

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Private Banking
NMLS# 1584093

Proud Mother.

Amy Hoover

Amy Hoover

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Chief Credit Officer
NMLS# 1198667

Loves College Game Day and Kirk Herbstreit. Not in that order.

Tom Kruse

Tom Kruse

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Business Banking

It's not a slice. It's a power fade.

Julie Pleshe

Julie Pleshe

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Deposit Client Services

She once drove her car into a snowbank trying to see Donald Driver. She also crashed her bike trying to see his swing set. She regrets neither.

Laura Savaloja

Laura Savaloja

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Appraisal Management

Will cruise the world someday.

Alaina Boys

Alaina Boys

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Tradition Community
NMLS# 826249

I have not been everywhere, but it is on my list.

Chris Futrell

Chris Futrell

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Business Banking

Future climber of Kilimanjaro.

Matt Schmidt

Matt Schmidt

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Construction & Development

Favorite hobbies are golf and poker.

Scott Beuning

Scott Beuning

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Tradition Community
NMLS# 747268

Favorite vacation spots: Playa Del Carmen or the North Shore.

Tim Osterlund

Tim Osterlund

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Private Banking

Favorite Sport: Professional Cycling.

Lisa Revier

Lisa Revier

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Loan Operations

Listening to the ocean and watching the sunset are very relaxing to me; laughing so hard you cry makes my day also.

Johanna Pape

Johanna Pape

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Loan Administration
NMLS #709676

I wanted to be a veterinarian when I grew up, but somehow fell into banking instead.

Lizzie England

Lizzie England

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Deposit Client Services

HGTV fanatic. Home décor extraordinaire.

Ryan Stricker

Ryan Stricker

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Relationship Banking
NMLS #1708768

Rode an elephant and walked with lions in Africa.

Jessica Aslakson

Jessica Aslakson

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Loan Operations

Plays hard outside. Decorates and redecorates inside.

Reid Evenson

Reid Evenson

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Tradition Bancshares, Inc.

Born in Japan.

Jessica Porter

Jessica Porter

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Operations

If stranded on a deserted island with wi-fi, she’d tune into Steve Winwood radio.

Nateal Barten

Nateal Barten

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Construction & Development
NMLS# 1567616

Favorite vacation spot: Lahaina, Maui.

Brett Ewig

Brett Ewig

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Private Banking
NMLS# 553419

Life-long Packers fan.

Trevor Johnson

Trevor Johnson

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Construction & Development
NMLS# 1254150

On the bucket list: A round at Pebble Beach.

Kelly McCloskey

Kelly McCloskey

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Construction & Development

Changed 142 diapers in a single daycare shift.

Barbara Swanson

Barbara Swanson

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Compliance

Travel allows dreams to become a reality. Tropical sun, beaches, local cultures, and scuba diving are my favorites.

Mary Vossen

Mary Vossen

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Organizational Development
NMLS# 1008804

Two roads diverged, and I - I took the one with a Starbucks drive-thru, and that has made all the difference.

Dan Fagan

Dan Fagan

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President & Chief Executive Officer
NMLS# 403441

Met wife at an exam…an FDIC audit exam.

Mike Smith

Mike Smith

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Chief Operating Officer

If I’m in a boat that floats, I’m happy!

Kassandra Thurow

Kassandra Thurow

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Private Banking
NMLS# 953537

Probably drinking a Starbuck’s Chai Tea Latte at this very moment.

Gregory Canfield

Gregory Canfield

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Deposit Client Services

Shook a former U.S. President’s hand whilst wearing a rabbit mascot suit.

Katie Hanson

Katie Hanson

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Loan Operations

Spend your life doing strange things with weird people.

Josh Eifert

Josh Eifert

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Chief Financial Officer

First Investment Portfolio = baseball card collection.

Mike Underwood

Mike Underwood

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Business Banking

Still pumped about that hole-in-one.

Vonda Wurzburger

Vonda Wurzburger

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Private Banking
NMLS# 934635

Favorite Vacation: A culinary tour of Tuscany.

Andrew Krough

Andrew Krough

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Business Banking

Big Ben: Check
Eiffel Tower: Check
Colosseum: Check
Parthenon: Check
Next Stop: Pyramids in Egypt

Alex Gaustad

Alex Gaustad

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Tradition Community


If I’m not in the office, you’ll most likely find me at a hockey rink.

Cathy Haukedahl

Cathy Haukedahl

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Business Development
NMLS# 1177280

Once sold jewelry to the King of Jordan's entourage.

Laura Jeanson

Laura Jeanson

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Deposit Client Services

Dream Vacation: Australia.

Dee Henry-Boeck

Dee Henry-Boeck

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North Oaks

I live on the lake in a less than 500 square feet cabin, and spend as much time as I can fishing for large mouth bass.

Jennifer Soens

Jennifer Soens

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Private Banking
NMLS #1656252


Born and raised in Wisconsin. Yes, I love cheese and the Green Bay Packers.

Tyler Campion

Tyler Campion

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Finance

Once biked from the Twin Cities to Duluth.

Holly Benson

Holly Benson

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Human Resources

I am a huge Minnesota Twins fan - I live for Opening Day.

Jake Schoenberg

Jake Schoenberg

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Private Banking

“Don’t play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty.”

Stephanie Brost

Stephanie Brost

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Marketing

Certified Gluten Free.

Tom Grotbo

Tom Grotbo

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Construction & Development
NMLS# 971401

Hates tomatoes. Loves ketchup.

Keith Dietzenbach

Keith Dietzenbach

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Loan Operations

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Cheryl Ahrenstorff

Cheryl Ahrenstorff

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Treasury Management

Favorite quote: "Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” - Abe Lincoln

Ann Johnson

Ann Johnson

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Human Resources & Keystone Giving

Two weeks in Africa with only a carry on? No problem!

Jake Traen

Jake Traen

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Deposit Client Services

Supervises money by day, and soccer players by night.

Laura Adams

Laura Adams

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Office Manager & Shareholder Relations

“The lake is my happy place.”

Kim Stratton

Kim Stratton

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Executive Assistant

I'm the best version of myself when I'm on cabin-time.

Malissa Grant

Malissa Grant

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Risk Management

Army brat with southern charm.

Ryan Wilson

Ryan Wilson

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Business Banking

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Super Analyst.

Erin Chase

Erin Chase

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Construction & Development


Lover of coffee, canines, and community service.

Jack Futrell

Jack Futrell

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Finance

Fishing. Snowmobiling. Repeat.

Meet the team

At a glance

At Tradition Bank, we go beyond the numbers and seek to understand the bigger picture. Simply put, understanding is just good business. And when business is good, so is the bottom line.

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MILLION IN ASSETS

Supported by $50 million in capital and 86 shareholders assure a strong and stable financial partner.

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MILLION DOLLAR LENDING LIMIT

Accommodates a wide variety of ventures and all of your business and personal lending needs.

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EMPLOYEES

Experienced, resourceful, and responsive banking professionals committed to the highest level of service.

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