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Financial Literacy: The Starting Point for Your Financial Journey

As community bankers, we thrive on discussing our clients' dreams and goals and helping them through the financial journey to achieve them. However, we understand that finances and banking may not be everyday topics for you. Additionally, talking about finances can be difficult, and financial products can be complicated to understand. Financial literacy is defined [...]

By |2021-04-06T07:49:23-05:00April 6th, 2021|Bank Updates, Leadership|0 Comments

Drake Bank Names Brianna Harstad Human Resources and Talent Development Officer and Hailey Lewis Brand and Project Activation Officer

St. Paul, Minn. | February 25, 2021 – Brianna Harstad has been named human resources and talent development officer. Harstad joined the Bank in October 2020 as human resources and talent development manager. Harstad will continue overseeing the Bank’s talent acquisition, training and development, benefits, compensation, performance management, and employee relations. Harstad also serves as [...]

By |2021-02-26T08:39:31-05:00February 25th, 2021|Bank Updates|0 Comments

Laura Gevik Named a 2021 Notable Woman in Commercial Banking

St. Paul, Minn. | February 12, 2021 – Twin Cities Business (TCB) Magazine – a leading resource for business news, insight, and inspiration – announced Laura Gevik, senior vice president, chief operations officer at Drake Bank, as one of 22 Notable Women in Commercial Banking honorees. “TCB’s 22 Notable Women in Commercial Banking were already [...]

By |2021-02-12T12:15:42-05:00February 12th, 2021|Awards, Bank Updates|0 Comments

Drake Bank Welcomes Justin Robinson as Vice President, Compliance and Risk

St. Paul, Minn. | January 25, 2021 – Drake Bank welcomes Justin Robinson, J.D. as vice president of compliance and risk. Robinson has over 18 years of experience in providing compliance and risk consulting to financial institutions in his previous roles at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP and McGladrey. In his most recent position at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, Robinson [...]

By |2021-02-09T15:17:56-05:00January 25th, 2021|Bank Updates|0 Comments

Drake Bank Names Erin Callan Assistant Vice President, Credit Administration

St. Paul, Minn. | January 8, 2021 – Erin Callan has been named assistant vice president, credit administration. In the new role, Callan will oversee credit underwriting and analysis, loan operations, and reporting for board and committee meetings, and examinations and audits. Callan has worked at Drake Bank for over two years as the credit [...]

By |2021-02-09T15:18:33-05:00January 8th, 2021|Bank Updates|0 Comments

2020: An Unexpected Year in Review

2020 was perceived to be a hallmark for the future and technology. However, it unfolded differently than anyone could have ever imagined. While we may like to leave behind any remembrance of the year, there are things to celebrate, remember, and learn from our perseverance. The Drake Team In March, the financial services sector was [...]

By |2021-01-04T11:29:25-05:00January 4th, 2021|Bank Updates|0 Comments

Drake Bank Honors Team Members as 2020 Heroes

St. Paul, Minn. | December 1, 2020 – Drake Bank has honored each team member as a 2020 Hero for their commitment to our community and company mission and vision. The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines the word ‘hero’ as “a person admired for achievements and noble qualities” and “one who shows great courage.” Community bankers [...]

By |2020-12-01T10:24:27-05:00December 1st, 2020|Bank Updates, News|0 Comments

Drake Bank is an Eligible Lender for the Federal Reserve Main Street Lending Program

St. Paul, Minn. | November 16, 2020 – The Federal Reserve is temporarily offering the Main Street Lending Program to support lending to small and medium-sized for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations that were in sound financial condition before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Main Street Lending Program aims to keep credit flowing to [...]

By |2020-11-16T13:06:48-05:00November 16th, 2020|Bank Updates, News|0 Comments

Drake Bank Welcomes Janet Alland as Vice President, Consumer Financial Services and Retail Banking

St. Paul, Minn. | October 27, 2020 – Drake Bank welcomes Janet Alland as vice president, consumer financial services, and retail banking. Alland’s expertise and leadership from over 30 years of consumer banking experience align with Drake Bank’s vision of expanding consumer products and growing the consumer client-base. Additionally, Alland’s focus on client service has [...]

By |2021-02-09T15:17:14-05:00October 27th, 2020|Bank Updates|0 Comments
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