Alerus adds Kim Cangelose as Retirement Sales Consultant

MINNEAPOLIS (May 19, 2021) – Alerus is pleased to announce the addition of Kim Cangelose as a retirement sales consultant. In this role, Cangelose will work directly with advisors throughout the Southwest and Hawaii to help them identify clients’ retirement plan needs and provide appropriate solutions.

Cangelose has 30 years of financial industry experience and has specialized in retirement plan services for nearly her entire career. Prior to joining Alerus, she served as director of the retirement plan product and retirement plan sales division at Waddell & Reed, Inc. She previously served for several years as a senior investigator for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration, where she helped develop new regulations, conducted thorough plan investigations, and provided retirement, health and welfare benefits plan education for workers, plan sponsors, fiduciaries, and service providers.

Cangelose holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of South Florida, a master’s degree in human resource management from the Keller School of Management, and successfully completed the pension plan consulting program through The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Qualified 401(k) Plan Administrator and a Qualified Plan Financial Consultant. She is an active volunteer in her community and industry, focusing her contributions on providing mentorship and support for organizations and committees supporting women in finance.

About Alerus

Alerus (Alerus Financial, N.A.) is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Grand Forks, ND. Alerus provides innovative and comprehensive financial solutions to businesses and consumers through four distinct business segments—banking, retirement and benefit services, wealth management, and mortgage. These solutions are delivered through a relationship-oriented primary point of contact along with responsive and client-friendly technology. Alerus Financial banking and wealth management offices are located in Grand Forks and Fargo, ND, the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN metropolitan area and Scottsdale and Mesa, AZ. Alerus Retirement and Benefits plan administration offices are located in St. Paul, MN, East Lansing, MI, and Littleton, CO.