Sunrise Banks Named to Top 200 Workplaces List by Star Tribune

June 24, 2024

A graphic with a yellow award badge that says Star Tribune Top 200 Workplaces 2024.ST. PAUL, Minn. (June 24, 2024) – Sunrise Banks, a socially responsible bank based in St. Paul, Minnesota, has been named to the Top 200 Workplaces List by the Star Tribune.

Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. The 2024 analysis included responses from thousands of employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.

Sunrise Banks is ranked #19 among 75 midsize companies on the list, employing between 150-499 people.

“Being named a Top Workplace by the Star Tribune is a huge honor,” says Kathleen Brenk, Chief People Officer at Sunrise Banks. “It signifies that we are a company where employees feel seen, heard and valued. It shows our employees believe in our core values and the work we’re doing in the community. And it shows that among some of Minnesota’s best-known companies, Sunrise Banks stands out as a workplace where people want to show up every day and give their best effort.”

The results of the Star Tribune Top Workplaces are based on survey information collected by Energage, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention.

To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees based in Minnesota. Composite score ranking are calculated based on employee responses.


Sunrise Banks is no ordinary bank; we strive to be a place where money and values meet for our customers and our communities. We do this by prioritizing social responsibility, community impact and environmental sustainability alongside our essential financial products and services. With locations in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Sunrise Banks seeks to build meaningful relationships, empower financial wellness and drive positive change.

Sunrise Banks 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 and a certified B Corp for its demonstrated commitment to transparent corporate governance and positive community impact.