January 25, 2018
Adam Rao, Senior Associate – Corporate Strategy & Innovation at Sunrise Banks, has been announced as a 2018 40 Under 40 honoree by Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal. Rao joins Sunrise Banks CEO, David Reiling, and President, Nichol Beckstrand as 40 Under 40 alumni.
“Being named a 40 Under 40 honoree alongside these other talented and accomplished young professionals is an incredible honor.” Says Rao of the award. “I’ve been fortunate throughout my career to have had opportunities to lead and make an impact: It’s energizing to be recognized for the ways I’ve contributed to the organizations I’ve been a part of and the work I’ve done in the community.”
Each year, Business Journal editors select 40 leaders under the age of 40 — from a pool of hundreds of nominations — who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement while also becoming leaders in their communities.
“We are very proud and honored to have Adam be part of the Sunrise community,” says Sunrise CEO David Reiling, “His drive, dedication, and knack for innovative thinking have been incredibly valuable to Sunrise. Adam is well-deserving of this award.”
Rao holds a BA from the University of Colorado Boulder, an MDiv – Theology from Bethel University, as well as an MBA – Strategy, Finance from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management.
Rao and his fellow honorees will be featured in the March 23 edition of the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal as well as being honored on March 22 at the 40 Under 40 Awards Reception.
About Sunrise Banks: Sunrise Banks, N.A., based in St. Paul, Minnesota, seeks to radically change the way urban communities and people thrive by empowering them to achieve financial wellness. Sunrise is certified by the U.S. Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), a designation earned by approximately 100 banks nationwide. Sunrise Banks is also a member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, a public benefit corporation and is a certified B Corp for its demonstrated commitment to transparent corporate governance and positive community impact. Visit Sunrise Banks at SunriseBanks.com, on Twitter @SunriseBanks, or on Facebook. Member FDIC.