American Bankers Association Selects Bret Kinzler for Under 40 in Wealth Management Award

FARGO, N.D. (Dec. 2, 2021) – Alerus is pleased to announce financial advisor Bret Kinzler has been recognized by the American Bankers Association as a member of the Under 40 in Wealth Management class of 2022. The award recognizes wealth management professionals who are committed to the highest standards of achievement at work and in their communities.

As a financial advisor, Kinzler helps clients identify their specific financial needs and provides comprehensive advice and diversified services to help them achieve their financial wellness goals. He is a Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Life Underwriter and specializes in providing wealth management guidance to clients.

“Bret has a bright future serving clients and will continue bringing innovative ideas that drive our company forward to benefit clients and their financial wellbeing,” Brian Schumacher, director of wealth management, said. “His efforts have significantly impacted our company and positively positioned us for ongoing success. We’re fortunate to have Bret on our team and proud of all he has already accomplished in his career.”

Kinzler frequently contributes his professional expertise to charitable organizations in the community. He currently serves as treasurer for the Kiwanis Club of Fargo’s scholarship foundation and is a member of the Essentia Health Foundation giving committee. He and his wife live in West Fargo, North Dakota.

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.