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

March 1, 2017

Rick Beeson, Executive Vice President Director – Business Development & Government Relations at Sunrise Banks has been announced as the newest member of the F. R. Bigelow Foundation Board of Trustees.

Beeson joins the Foundation after 40 years of dedication to community development in the Twin Cities as a part of Minnesota Housing, the City of St. Paul, Sunrise Banks, and the University of Minnesota.

“Serving on the F. R. Bigelow Foundation’s Board of Trustees is a tremendous honor,” says Beeson. “I look forward to continuing to drive positive change in St. Paul and the East Metro Region.”

In addition to leading Business Development & Government Relations at Sunrise Banks, Beeson currently serves as Regent of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents.

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.

The F. R. Bigelow Foundation is committed to making the Saint Paul community a better place to live learn and grow for more than 65 years. From 1946 through 2015, the Bigelow Foundation has given more than $162 million in grants to community programs and initiatives that strengthen neighborhoods and downtown Saint Paul, while enhancing the quality of life in the Saint Paul area. The F. R. Bigelow Foundation is an affiliate of Minnesota Philanthropy Partners Off Site Link, a network of people, foundations and organizations across Minnesota that share knowledge and services to have the greatest possible impact through charitable giving.



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