Alerus Adds Thao as Relationship Banker

OAKDALE, MINNESOTA (October 24, 2023) – Alerus is pleased to announce Gaona Thao has joined the company as a relationship banker.

As a relationship banker, Thao helps consumer clients identify their specific financial needs and provides comprehensive advice to help achieve their financial wellness goals. She works closely with experts across Alerus to ensure every client has access to its full suite of diversified financial services.

Thao has several years of financial industry experience and specializes in providing high quality client service. She is based in Alerus’ office at 990 Helena Avenue North in Oakdale, Minnesota.

About Alerus

Alerus (Alerus Financial, N.A.) is a diversified financial services company that 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 has banking, mortgage, and wealth management offices in Grand Forks and Fargo, North Dakota, the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota metropolitan area, and Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Mesa, Arizona. Alerus Retirement and Benefits plan administration hubs are located in Minnesota, Michigan, and Colorado.