Press Releases

Sunrise Banks CEO David Reiling Shortlisted for PayTech Leadership Award

Sunrise Banks Receives $60 Million New Markets Tax Credit Allocation

Sunrise Banks Chief Brand Officer Becca Hoeft Receives 2019 Women in Business Award

Sunrise Banks CEO David Reiling Named Global Alliance for Banking on Values Board Director Representing North American Chapter

Global Banking Leaders Commit to Align Their Carbon Footprint with Paris Agreement

Sunrise Banks Announced as a 100 Top Impact Company

Sunrise Banks Adds Kevin Valois to Leadership Team

Sunrise Banks Receives BEA Program Allocation From CDFI FUND

Sunrise Banks Names Melodie Carlson As Chief Administration Officer

Sunrise Banks Honored as the 2018 SBA Minnesota Lender

Sunrise Banks Honored in PR Daily’s 2018 Media Relations Awards

Sunrise Banks Receives BEA Program Allocation from CDFI Fund

Mayor Melvin Carter Announces Children’s Saving Account Task Force

David Reiling Named Interim Sunrise Banks President

Sunrise Banks Receives “Best For The World” Honors for the Sixth Consecutive Time

Sunrise Banks Adds Eric Schurr and Heather Schumacher to Leadership Team

Sunrise Banks Among Top Lenders Driving SBA Growth in Minnesota

Sunrise Banks Welcomes Scott Peterson to Board of Directors

Sunrise Banks CEO David Reiling Receives 2018 Trust Lifetime Achievement Award

Sunrise Banks Welcomes Dr. Joyce Cacho to Board of Directors

Adam Rao, of Sunrise Banks, Named 2018 40 Under 40 Honoree

Sunrise Banks Chief Brand Officer, Becca Hoeft to Receive Honory American FFA Degree

Sunrise Banks Utilizes New Markets Tax Credits to Update Hiawatha Collegiate High School

Sunrise Banks Receives “Best for the World” Honor for the Fifth Consecutive Time

Sunrise Banks Receives BEA Award Allocation from CDFI Fund

Sunrise Banks’ EVP Human Resources, Joel Johnson Named to Iowa Bankers Benefit Plan Board of Trustees

Sunrise Banks Names Becca Hoeft as Chief Brand Officer

Family Housing Fund Names Sunrise Banks President Nichol Beckstrand to Board

Sunrise Banks Expands Commercial Lending Team

Sunrise Banks’ Richard Beeson Joins F. R. Bigelow Foundation Board of Trustees

Sunrise Banks CEO, David Reiling Named to 2017’s Top Thought Leaders by Trust Across America for Fourth Consecutive Time

Sunrise Banks Appoints Chris Albrecht Director of SBA

Sunrise Banks Names Scott Dressler as Chief Information Officer

Sunrise Banks Receives $70M Allocation from New Markets Tax Credit Program

Sunrise Banks Wins Gold AMCP MarCom Award and Honorable Mention PR Daily CSR Award

Sunrise Banks Appoints New Chief Sales Officer and Bank and Holding Company President

CFPB Appoints David Reiling as Chair of Community Bank Advisory Council

Aleesha Webb Joins Sunrise Banks’ Commercial Team

Sunrise Banks Releases First Annual Benefit Report

Sunrise Banks Announces New Interim Appointments – Press Release

Sunrise Banks Receives Best Cause Advocacy/Awareness Campaign Award in PR Daily’s CSR Awards

David Reiling Named to 2016’s Top Thought Leaders by Trust Across America for a Third Time

Sunrise Banks is the First Bank to Win $2.2 Million from Wells Fargo 2015 NEXT Opportunity Award

Can Banking be a Positive Force for Good?

Sunrise Banks Awarded Over $750,000 Through CDFI Programs to Further Community Development

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Appoints David Reiling as Vice Chair of Community Bank Advisory Council

Sunrise Banks Announces Changes to Corporate Structure and New CCO

Sunrise Banks Wins $2.2 Million 2015 Wells Fargo NEXT Opportunity Award – Press Release

Banking as a Force for Good – Press Release

Sunrise Banks Earns Three Honors in 2015 Hermes Creative Awards

Kasasa Changes the Face of Local Banking in Minnesota – Press Release

Sunrise Banks and thedatabank Join 119 Companies From 20 Countries and 49 Industries to Set Gold Standard and Challenge All Businesses to Measure and Manage Impact

Sunrise Banks CEO, David Reiling Named To 2015’s Top 100 Thought Leaders By Trust Across America

Sunrise Banks is one of Minnesota’s first Benefit Corporations – Press Release

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Appoints Nationally Known Thought Leader and Sunrise Banks CEO, David Reiling, to the Community Bank Advisory Council

Beckstrand Expands Current Role To Include President Of Holding Company At Sunrise Banks

Sunrise Banks Honored as ‘Best for Communities’ For Creating the Most Positive Community Impact

Sunrise Banks Receives $38 Million New Markets Tax Credit Allocation

Sunrise Banks Honored As ‘Best For The World’, Creating Most Overall Positive Social And Enviromental Impact

Sunrise Banks Launches Capital Campaign For North Minneapolis Childcare Center

Minnesota Social Entrepreneur David Reiling Named One Of “Top 100 Thought Leaders In America” By Trust Across America

Sunrise Banks 2013 B Corp Best for Communities List

St. Paul’s Sunrise Banks Hire Brian Tordsen as EVP, Director National Products

Minnesota’s Sunrise Banks Named to 2013 B Corp “Best for the World” List

Sunrise Community Banks has joined the GABV

Franklin Bank, Park Midway Bank and University Bank Charters Will Merge April 1 To Become Sunrise Banks

Sunrise Community Banks has been named as one of 40 leading businesses for “The GOOD Company Project”

Sunrise Community Banks Awarded for Innovation in Helping Communities

Sunrise Community Banks COO Wins “40 Under 40” Award

Sunrise Community Banks Awarded New Markets Tax Credits Authority

University National Bank Acquires St. Paul’s Rosemount National Bank at 1351 Arcade Street

In the News Paying Bills – How to Motivate Yourself

Minneapolis Star Tribune: Where Minnesota Legislature Landed on Business-related Issues This Past Session

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: 2019 Women in Business: Profiles of Our Third Round of Honorees, Including Executives at Sunrise Banks, Best Buy, Ryan Cos. and More

CFSI: Introducing the 2019 Financial Health Leaders

Grit Daily: Are You Banking ‘Without a Headache’ in This New Age of Fintech?

BankBeat: Find Your Platform and Find a Way to Promote It

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder: Twin Cities Nonprofits Unite to Serve ‘Underbanked’ Communities

Star Tribune: More Minnesota Companies Are Paying Their Employees to Take Time Off for Volunteering

Fintech for Good: Five Innovators Changing The Banking World

Banking through local nonprofits seeks to make it more ‘FAIR’

Pioneer Press: St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter’s ‘State of Our City’ Highlights Public Safety, Housing and Volunteerism

Banking Exchange: Sunrise Banks and Others Aligning Carbon Footprint with Paris Agreement

Fintech Labs: Credit UX: Starter Loans from Self Lender

The Edge Magazine: EarthTalk | March 2019

Independent Banker: Why Banks Are Becoming B Corps

Credit Karma: The Benefits of Getting Preapproved for a Car Loan

Fintek News: Book Excerpt: “Fintech 4 Good,” Part 1

Forbes: Considering B Corporation Certification? Here is What You Should Know About the Process

Dyer News: 2019 Self Lender Review

Marketing Envy: 10 Worldwide Fintech Events in 2019: Mark Your Calendar!

Star Tribune: Movers & Shakers: Kevin Valois, Chief Financial Officer, Sunrise Banks

Credit Karma: 6 Things You Should Know About Personal Loans

Tech Bullion: Financial Technology Book For Doing Well and Doing Good: Interview with David Reiling, Author of Fintech 4 Good

Independent Banker: How To Make Small-dollar Lending Make Sense

MinnPost: Some Minnesota Lawmakers Have a Plan to Help Federal Workers — During the Next Shutdown

Minnesota Legislature: Rep. Stephenson Announces New Plan to Deliver State Financial Assistance to Furloughed Federal Employees

Score Advisor: 10 Recommendations to Better Leverage Its Presence on Social Networks

Fundera: Dash Card Review, Plus Top Alternatives

EarthTalk: Environmentally Friendly Banks

Checking with a Conscience Greener Banks Abound

SBA Loan Approvals on Hold in Government Shutdown

Interview: Mark Gabriel, Sunrise Banks – on a Financial Wellness Mission

Fancards Mobile App Launches to Support Collegiate Prepaid Cards

After Decades of Retail, St. Paul Rice Street Sears is Closing Sunday

Beyond the Bottom Line

Job Center Takes Stage at Franklin Theater

Volunteer Spotlight: Sunrise Banks

New Tax Breaks Could Lift Distressed Areas — or Become a Big, Gentrifying Tax Giveaway

Bugle Continues Annual Fund Drive, Your Support is Vital

List Leaders: Largest SBA Lenders in the Twin Cities

Ethnic and Racial Diversity in the Boardroom: Its Time Has Come

Twin Cities Leaders Unite for the 2019 Points of Light Conference

SBA Recognizes Minnesota Lenders for Helping Businesses

A Two-Pronged Strategy for Reaching the Underbanked

Minnesota ICON: William Reiling

National Survey: Financial Challenges Jeopardize Recovery From Addiction and Substance Use Disorder

The TCB 100 People to Know in 2019

Bigger Than Ever, St. Paul’s Only Art Museum Reopens

Driver & Vehicle Services Office at St. Paul Sears will move to Sunrise Banks

Twin Cities Largest Banks

Why Become a Benefit Corporation?

17 Christmas Ideas for Your Office Secret Santa 2018

Habitat for Humanity Ramps Up Mortgage Loan Program

Keeping Your Business Up With The Digital Joneses

What is Primal Branding?

Top Women in Finance 2018

Banks Concerned About Potential Regulatory Onslaught?

Nonprofits Find Key Partner in St. Paul-Based Sunrise Banks

New Short-Term Loan Product at US Bank Draws Scrutiny

Digital Lenders Price Loans Inside of a Black Box of Alternative Data

A Fintech’s Bait for Banking’s Big Fish

Small Business Owners Are Bullish on Banking

How to Build, Repair, and Diversify Your Credit

Teens Develop App to Help Immigrants

Until 1988, Women Couldn’t Get Business Loans Without a Man

Missoula Refugee Resettlement Program Stable in Unstable Times

Finance & Commerce announces inaugural Icons class

Self Lender Review – Better than a Secured Card, Co-signed Loan or Prepaid Card

Women’s business group NAWBO-MN announces 2018 award winners

Sunrise Banks Honored for Commitment to Small Businesses

30 Most Innovative Companies 2018

Sunrise Banks: The Dawn of Seamless Payments Experiences

Finance & Commerce Selected 2018 Top Women in Finance

Creating a Memorable Brand Experience

Doing good is bottom line for Minnesota ‘B Corporations’

Need a loan? Forget the corner payday lender – your boss has you covered

PR Daily’s 2018 Media Relations Awards finalists

How to use more data for fewer defaults

Is an SBA loan right for me?

Mobile app for underbanked looks to go national

Sunrise Bank and a nonprofit team to serve the Twin Cities’ ‘unbanked’

The Center For Financial Services Innovation Announces 2018 Financial Health Leaders

How small-dollar loan programs can be a big benefit for employees (and their employers)

Banking Program Aims to Provide Lower-Cost Alternative to Payday Lenders

Peace Coffee, Sunrise Banks, others noted for good

The Banking CMO’s Guide to Earning Your Seat in the C-Suite

HR-tech Startup Structural Raises $2.5 million

Five Banks and Credit Unions Rocking The Small Business Market

“During My First 2 Weeks On The Job, The Branch I Worked In Was Robbed 3 Times”

Empowering Communities Through Business Growth and Job Creation to Stimulate Financial Wellness: Sunrise Banks

Why I Invest Locally by Terri Banaszewski

How to Build Your Credit With a Credit Builder Loan

Forum on Hiring Former Criminals at Sunrise Banks

Before Amazon checks out banking, a reality check

A Minnesota bank is marketing a new business loan that offers borrowers quick access for loans up to $100,000

“Your Bigger Future is Only Limited to How Far You Can Stretch Your Abundant Mindset” with David Reiling

In Values-Banking Landscape, Profitability Not the Only Objective

11 Money, Credit Management Tips for Extended Vacations

Need Emergency Cash? Payday Loans Aren’t Your Only Alternative.

How One Community Bank is Taking its Fight National

How “Socially Conscious” is the New “Must Have” for Banks

Around the Industry – December 2017

Four Ways Socially Responsible Banks Are Good for You and Your Wallet

Common Ground Lacking on Payday Lending Issue

Kick Off December in St. Anthony Park with Sunrise Banks

Banking for Millennials

The Entrepreneurs: Outside the ‘Bankers Box’ Thinking Propels Sunrise Banks into Emerging Markets

Advice for Paying Down Credit Card Debt from Our CEO, David Reiling

Charitable Giving Through Park Perks

Making Money Matter

In the U.S. Workplace, a Standing Desk has Become an Important Benefit

A New Park and a More Walkable Neighborhood on the Horizon for Westgate Area

Small Banks Made a $550 Million-Plus Difference in Distressed Neighborhoods

Sunrise Banks is a 2017 Best Place to Work

Main Street Focus

A Complete Picture of Credit Risk

New Class of Minnesota Business Invests in Doing Good

Multicultural Food Co-op in North Minneapolis Set to Open in August

Women in Finance Table of Experts with Chris Albrecht, SVP and Director of SBA Lending

Leading Ladies: Meet the Woman Banking Team at Sunrise Banks in the North Loop

Bremer Bank, Sunrise Banks, Others Join $25 Million Affordable Housing Fund

Finding Your Small Business Banking Partner

Executive Profile: One on One with Joan Herman, Sunrise Banks

The Compassionate Lender Next Door

Sunrise Banks CEO, David Reiling, Answers Key Question for 2017

Nichol Beckstrand Recently Named Smartest People in Payments

Nichol Beckstrand Honored as a 2016 Outstanding Woman in Banking

David Reiling Honored as a 2016 Most Admired CEO

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Balancing Act

Pay Magazine

Payday lending has slipped off the reform radar

Star Tribune

David Reiling Honored in Finance and Commerce’s Progress Minnesota 2016

Finance & Commerce

Opponents, New Leaders Get Traction Against Payday-Credit Industry

Star Tribune

Sunrise Banks Ranked as a 2015 Best Place to Work

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Recovering Payday Loan Borrower Gives Thanks for Exodus Lending

Star Tribune

Executive Profile: One on One with David Reiling, Sunrise Banks

Exploring the SBA Lending Landscape

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

16 Companies Considered ‘Best For The World’

Yahoo News

Beckstrand named one of the 2015 Top Women in Business

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

In good times, Minnesota shifts focus to training workers

MPR News

2015 Community Impact Awards Winner

Minnesota Business Magazine

2015 Top Thought Leaders in Trust

TRUST! Magazine

Crowdfunding Table of Experts

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Solid Outlook: Banking

Twin Cities Business

Sunrise Banks Introduces Alternative to Payday Loans

Star Tribune

Looking For Overlooked Consumers

Independent Banker

Trustworthy Leadership at Sunrise Banks

Trust Across America

Sunrise Banks awarded New Markets Tax Credit dollars

Minnesota Business Magazine

Come January, when companies in Minnesota can officially register as benefit corporations, Sunrise Banks hopes to be one of the first in line.


Finance & Commerce Article about Sunrise Banks

Finance & Commerce

David Reiling wins Minnesota Business Magazine’s Good Leader Award

Minnesota Business Magazine

Minnesota Business Could Soon Be Able To ‘Do Well and Do Good’

MPR News

A New Dawn For Twin Cities Banks

Minneapolis/St. Paul business Journal

Eastside Financial Center launches prepaid card with unique perks

Community Divided

Izzy’s odyssey

Finance & Commerce

Habitat presses “go” for HQ

Finance & Commerce

Navigating the Learning Curve: A Case Study in Developing Quality Prepaid Products

Sunrise Community Banks has joined the GABV

Three Twin Cities banks consolidate as Sunrise Banks

Finance & Commerce

One Bank Merges 3 Brands, Another Closes 4 MN Branches

Twin Cities Business

Inside Track: Banking Family Consolidates Under Sunrise Banner

Star Tribune

“Reflections on Exploring Innovation” a commentary by David Reiling

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis