March 9, 2017
Sunrise Banks has announced the promotion of Jim Ostlund to EVP Regional Manager Commercial Lending – St. Paul and the hiring of Bryan Toft as EVP Regional Manager Commercial Lending – Minneapolis.
Jim has been in the Banking industry for nearly 40 years with the last 16 years spent at Sunrise. Throughout his time in banking, Jim has always worked for small community banks and specializes in seeking financing for entrepreneurs as well as construction lending.
Bryan brings more than 13 years of banking experience to Sunrise, with his most recent post being President of Community Bank Owatonna for the last two years. Before moving to Owatonna Bryan had been at Sunrise for over ten years and also spent a year with Americorps at the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services in New York.
Sunrise Banks President, Nichol Beckstrand is excited about the growth of Commercial Lending, “We have an excellent team that continues to grow every day. With the additions of Bryan Toft and Jim Ostlund to our management team we’ll be able to continue to provide top-tier commercial lending and financing services to the community.”
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.