Alerus hires Debbie Lange as Chief Credit Officer

SHOREWOOD, M.N. (March 22, 2019) – Alerus is pleased to announce the addition of Debbie Lange as Chief Credit Officer. In her role, Lange will lead the company’s lending management division, including the areas of commercial, consumer and small business lending, loan operations, and mortgage underwriting.

Lange has nearly 30 years of experience in the financial industry including ten years of experience in high level lending leadership roles. She most recently served as senior vice president and regional credit officer at TCF Bank, where she specialized in commercial real estate with responsibility for several markets. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in economics from Cornell College.

Lange is based in Alerus’ Shorewood, Minnesota, location.


Alerus (Alerus Financial, N.A.) offers business and consumer banking products and services, residential mortgage financing, employer-sponsored retirement plan and benefit administration, and wealth management including trust, brokerage, insurance, and asset management. Alerus Financial banking and wealth management offices are located in Grand Forks and Fargo, N.D., the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. metropolitan area, and Scottsdale and Mesa, Ariz. Alerus Retirement and Benefits plan administration offices are located in St. Paul and Albert Lea, Minn., East Lansing and Troy, Mich., and Bedford, N.H.