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INTRODUCING MICHELE CARLSTROM

Michele Carlstrom recently joined Citizens Alliance Bank in the Maynard location as an Operations Lead. In this role, she will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Maynard location, with an emphasis on building and enhancing customer relationships.

 

Carlstrom brings twenty plus years of customer service experience, along with 10 years of Lending and Financial Services experience. Most recently, she served as a Lender/Personal Banker at a community bank in Montevideo.

 

Carlstrom was born and raised in Redwood Falls, later moving to Montevideo with her husband and two children. She also has three step-children who live in South Dakota. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors; including fishing, traveling, archery and hunting. She also enjoys traveling to Colorado every year to visit family and watching her children play sports!

 

Citizens Alliance Bank is a family-owned community bank providing financial and related banking services within local communities in Minnesota and Montana. The Bank provides integrated products and banking services that customers seek, including local empowered decision making and personalized customer service delivered with a small town personal touch. The Bank and its shareholders remain committed to strengthening and improving the communities that its customers and employees work and live through financial literacy and economic and community development.

 


INTRODUCING MARILEE JAGER

Marilee Jager PictureMarilee Jager recently joined Citizens Alliance Bank in the Clara City location as a Commercial Lending Officer. In this role, she will be responsible for developing and maintaining business customer relationships in Clara City and the surrounding communities. She also serves as a financial consultant to customers and prospects by utilizing a network of contacts to help them build a team of financial professionals such as accountants, attorneys, rural development companies and small business advisors.

 

Jager has been in community banking since 2004, with a primary focus on lending to small businesses, the industrial industry and commercial real estate developers. Jager has been an instrumental partner in a number of new commercial building projects in the region. Over the years, Jager has worked extensively with SBA, USDA and Farmer Mac II programs to secure borrowers with the best possible loan structures for their projects and companies.

 

Born in Bismarck, North Dakota, Jager attended NDSU where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and met her husband, Justin. They eventually set roots down in his rural hometown, Dawson, MN. In her spare time, Jager enjoys being outdoors and at the lake with her family, which includes two children and a black lab. She also enjoys running races from 5Ks to half marathons. Jager is the Vice Chair of the Johnson Memorial Foundation in Dawson, which raises funds for the hospital district serving Dawson and surrounding townships.

 

Citizens Alliance Bank is a family-owned community bank providing financial and related banking services within local communities in Minnesota and Montana. The Bank provides integrated products and banking services that customers seek, including local empowered decision making and personalized customer service delivered with a small town personal touch. The Bank and its shareholders remain committed to strengthening and improving the communities that its customers and employees work and live through financial literacy and economic and community development.

 


DEBIT CARD & CREDIT CARD TRAVEL REMINDER

If you plan on traveling domestically or outside of the United States, call your local Citizens Alliance Bank location prior to leaving to help avoid interruptions with your bank issued debit card and/or credit card.

 


CLARA CITY WALK-UP

Effective immediately, the Clara City walk-up will no longer be available for customer access. Please refer to our contact us page for lobby and drive-up hours.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this will cause.

 


MONEYPASS SURCHARGE-FREE ATM NETWORK

Citizens Alliance Bank is proud to announce that you now have access to more surcharge-free ATMs than ever. In addition to the Shazam Privileged Status Network, we recently became part of the MoneyPass® surcharge-free ATM network, and that translates into significant benefits for you. MoneyPass already has over 25,000 ATMs coast to coast and the network continues to grow. And since each and every MoneyPass ATM is surcharge-free, you don’t have to worry about paying a fee to access your money.

 

In other words, regardless of where you live, work or travel, you’re sure to find a MoneyPass ATM nearby. Just look for the MoneyPass logo and use your existing Citizens Alliance Bank Visa Debit Card. It’s that easy. And it’s all part of our commitment to providing you with superb products and services.

 

For more information on MoneyPass, including the MoneyPass locations nearest you, visit www.moneypass.com. For even greater convenience, you can access the ATM Locator using the free, easy-to-use apps from Android and iPhone. Also, if you have any questions that we might address, don’t hesitate to contact your local Citizens Alliance Bank today.