Julie Stewart Named One of Twin Cities Business’ Notable Women in Commercial Banking

MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 18, 2021) – Alerus is pleased to announce Twin Cities Business magazine has named Alerus senior business advisor Julie Stewart among the 2021 Notable Women in Commercial Banking. The award recognizes senior level, Minnesota-based commercial bankers who have proven their ability to create significant, positive, and measurable results in their field.

Stewart worked around the clock in early 2020 to secure much-needed federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding for both existing and new clients. As a result, she led the company in approved PPP applications, helping to save hundreds of jobs and keep dozens of businesses operational.

Stewart has more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry, with expertise in commercial credit underwriting and administration. As a business advisor, she delivers comprehensive financial advice to clients, serving as the primary point of contact for their diversified service needs. She is a member of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and the Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association.

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.