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Drake Bank Welcomes William Miller as Vice President Commercial Banker

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 ...

2022-06-21T10:44:39-05:00April 28th, 2022|Press Releases|

Drake Bank Celebrates 20 Years of Business

St. Paul, Minn. | April 25, 2022 – Drake Bank announces 20 years of community banking and building better futures. Drake Bank was chartered on May 1, 2002, being the first new bank chartered in St. Paul for 40 years. Since its inception, Drake Bank has focused on building relationships with the community and small ...

2022-06-21T10:45:16-05:00April 25th, 2022|Press Releases|

Drake Bank Welcomes Thomas Bobak as Director of Business Development

St. Paul, Minn. | March 7, 2022 – Drake Bank welcomes Tom (Thomas) Bobak as director of business development. Bobak is highly experienced with a diverse background, including banking and finance, construction, and recruiting throughout the Midwest markets. In his role at Drake, Bobak is responsible for developing, growing, and retaining commercial relationships, while participating ...

2022-06-21T10:46:31-05:00March 7th, 2022|Press Releases|

Stephanie Scarrella Named a 2021 Super Mortgage Professional

St. Paul, Minn. | November 1, 2021 – Twin Cities Business (TCB) Magazine, a leading resource for business news, insight, and inspiration, and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine provides timely, dependable, and interesting information to its readers about the people, places, and events that form the Twin Cities; announced Stephanie Scarrella, senior mortgage lender at Drake Bank (NMLS# ...

2022-06-21T10:52:10-05:00November 1st, 2021|Bank Updates, Press Releases|

Drake Bank Welcomes Karen LaBate as Vice President Commercial Banker

St. Paul, Minn. | August 23, 2021 – Drake Bank welcomes Karen A. LaBate as vice president commercial banker. LaBate has over 17 years of experience in commercial banking at community banks throughout Minnesota. LaBate has a passion for building relationships with clients to help meet their business needs and goals while managing risk. In her ...

2022-06-21T10:52:52-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Press Releases|

Plato Holdings, Inc. Announces Closing of $5 Million of Subordinated Debentures

St. Paul, Minn. | July 12, 2021 – Plato Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Drake Bank, announced the closing of its privately placed $5 million fixed-to-floating rate subordinated debentures. The Plato Holdings, Inc. 2021 Series A Subordinated Debentures (CUSIP US 72767WAA99) have a maturity date of July 1, 2031, and carry a fixed rate ...

2022-06-21T10:53:36-05:00July 12th, 2021|Bank Updates, Press Releases|

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 ...

2022-06-21T10:55:28-05:00February 25th, 2021|Press Releases|

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 ...

2022-06-21T10:55:43-05:00February 12th, 2021|Bank Updates, Press Releases|

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 ...

2022-06-21T10:56:37-05:00January 25th, 2021|Press Releases|
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