St. Paul, Minn. | April 28, 2022 – Drake Bank welcomes Bill (William) Miller as vice president commercial banker. Miller, a third-generation banker, has over 40 years of banking experience and building relationships, helping businesses grow and meet their goals.

Miller is recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International and has received the following awards throughout his banking career, US Bank Pinnacle Award, US Bank Top Tier Award, Wells Fargo Top Regional Sales Award, Wells Fargo Top Strategic Partners Award, and Wells Fargo SBA Proven Partner Award.

In his role at Drake, Miller is responsible for developing, growing, and retaining commercial relationships, while participating in community and professional organizations to enhance business opportunities and represent the overall Drake Bank brand.

“We are excited to have Bill join our team,” said Scott Swenson, chief banking officer at Drake Bank. “Bill brings significant experience and banking success to Drake Bank. As we continue to grow the Bank, I know he will be a valuable asset to our team and clients.”

Miller is also involved in the community as DECA mentor and classroom teacher for Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest, Tartan High School; volunteer at Community Thread; previous Councilman of Marine on St. Croix; previous Assistant Chief/Firefighter/Medic for the City of Marine on St. Croix; and previous board memberships including East Central Regional Development Commission, Villages of North Branch, Stillwater Ponies Touchdown Club, and Stillwater Area Lacrosse Association.

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