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

April 28, 2017

Iowa Bankers Benefit Plan (IBBP) has announced Joel Johnson, Sunrise Banks’ Executive Vice President of Human Resources as the sixth and newest member of their Board of Trustees effective June 1, 2017.

Johnson will join the other five trustees as the lone representative from a Minnesota bank, helping advise IBBP as it provides group health, life and disability insurance to over 12,000 bank employees and 14,000 of their dependents in Iowa and Minnesota.

Sunrise Banks President, Nichol Beckstrand commented; “We’re excited to have Joel help represent the interests of not only our employees but all bank employees who get their coverage through IBBP. It is a tremendous opportunity to help provide the best coverage for bank employees.”

About Sunrise Banks: Sunrise Banks, N.A., based in St. Paul, Minnesota, strives to be the most innovative bank empowering 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 a certified B Corp for its demonstrated commitment to transparent corporate governance and positive community impact. Learn more at SunriseBanks.com, on Twitter @SunriseBanks, or on Facebook. Member FDIC.

Iowa Bankers Benefit Plan is an affiliate of Iowa Bankers Association of Johnston, Iowa. A majority of banks in Iowa buy their group insurance from IBBP as do over 40 Minnesota banks where the plan has been marketed since 2014.



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