Alerus Promotes Kari Koob to Director of Accounting and Controller

MINNETONKA, MINNESOTA (Oct. 3, 2023) – Alerus is pleased to announce Kari Koob has been named director of accounting and controller. In this role, she is responsible for strategic direction and oversight of all corporate accounting functions and staff, including corporate accounting, SEC and other financial reporting, corporate tax, share-based compensation, and other financial reporting matters.

Koob is a Certified Public Accountant and seasoned accounting professional with nearly 20 years of experience. She joined Alerus in 2022 and served as the financial planning and analysis director prior to being named to her current role. She previously spent 14 years as an auditor at RSM US LLP, where she primarily served community banking clients. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Dakota.


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.