Minnesota Bank & Trust Adds Three to Its Banking Team

EDINA, Minn.--()--Minnesota Bank & Trust (MBT) announced today that Eric Gundersen and Alex Thomas are new members of its commercial banking team. Taylor Harwood is a new member of wealth advisory services*.

“We are so pleased these talented individuals are members of our banking team. Their financial skills and client service philosophy will enhance the total dedication we (MBT) have to providing an enhanced client experience. Each of them has unique skills and experience to serve our clients’ needs.”

Eric Gundersen is vice president, commercial banking with Minnesota Bank & Trust. Gundersen was previously a commercial banker with Frandsen Bank and Trust in Arden Hills. Gundersen will focus on the growth and development of new and current commercial client relationships. Gundersen received his undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He has a master’s degree in banking and financial services management from Boston University.

Alex Thomas is assistant vice president, deposit relationship manager. Thomas is working with existing and prospective commercial banking clients to provide expertise and information on bank deposit opportunities. A graduate of Northern State University, Thomas holds a BSBA in international business with a minor in economics. Prior to his position with MBT, Thomas was sales and marketing manager at Molded Fiber Glass in Ashtabula, OH.

Taylor Harwood is vice president, wealth advisor with MBT wealth advisory services.* Harwood will provide investment strategy wealth planning for clients. Harwood received his MBA in finance from the University of St. Thomas (UST), Opus College of Business. His undergraduate degree, also from UST, was in economics. Harwood is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and has earned the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Harwood has been with the private client group of US Bank for the past 10 years, most recently as a senior portfolio manager with its Private Client Reserve.

Minnesota Bank & Trust President Kate Kelly states, “We are so pleased these talented individuals are members of our banking team. Their financial skills and client service philosophy will enhance the total dedication we (MBT) have to providing an enhanced client experience. Each of them has unique skills and experience to serve our clients’ needs.”

Minnesota Bank & Trust is a full service bank founded in 2008 . The bank is focused on providing commercial, private, nonprofit and mortgage banking services. MBT is a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA Inc. (HTLF), a publically traded financial services firm with over $6 billion in assets. Visit www.mnbankandtrust.com for more information.

*Services provided by MBT wealth advisory services are not bank deposits, are not insured by the FDIC, and may lose value.

Contacts

Minnesota Bank & Trust
Kate Kelly, 952-841-9301
President
kkelly@mnbankandtrust.com