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Congratulations Doug DeSmet!

 

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Doug DeSmet joined Citizens Alliance Bank in October 2022 in the Granite Falls, Minnesota, location. Doug comes to CAB with over 15 years of experience in various banking roles including credit analytics, branch management and Ag & Commercial lending.

As a loan officer for CAB, Doug looks forward to building on existing relationships with area farmers and businesses, establishing new relationships, and servicing existing client relationships.

Doug grew up on a farm near Minneota, Minnesota and currently resides in that community.  He graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University in 2007 with a degree in Business Administration.  In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family on the boat or doing other outdoor activities.  Doug and his wife, Leah, have four beautiful children: Reagan (10), Brynley (8), Corbin (6) and Eiley (4).

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.

 


 

Congratulations Ben Hendrickson!

Congratulations Ben Hendrickson

Ben Hendrickson joined Citizens Alliance Bank in November of 2021 in the Clara City, Minnesota, location as a Credit Analyst in the Credit Department. In that role, he was responsible for spreading financial statements for the Lenders, along with preparing credit presentations and annual reviews on customer relationships. Most recently, he has been a Loan Portfolio Officer, where he continued with his current duties in addition to working with the Lenders to manage current customer relationships and perform loan maintenance activities. As he transitions into his new role as Branch Manager/Loan Officer in the Echo, Minnesota, location he will work on developing new loan relationships with area farmers and businesses while helping customers with lines of credit, equipment financing, and farmland and home mortgages.

Hendrickson graduated from Concordia College, Moorhead, in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Agribusiness. Hendrickson is originally from Sacred Heart, Minnesota, and is currently residing there. In his free time, he keeps busy with farming corn and soybeans south of Sacred Heart. He also enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

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.