Loyland Named to Prairie Business’ Top 25 Women in Business

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Feb. 28, 2019) – Alerus is pleased to announce Karna Loyland, senior vice president and director of deposits, has been named to Prairie Business magazine’s top 25 Women in Business list for 2019. More than 60 women throughout North Dakota, South Dakota and western Minnesota were nominated for the award, which recognizes 25 northern plains female professionals who are “leaders in their careers and their communities.”

As director of deposits, Loyland plays an integral role in growing and leading the company in addition to managing the company’s deposit offerings and spearheading innovative technology solutions for consumer and commercial banking. She is also a member of Alerus’ leadership team, which is responsible for the company’s growth and strategic planning. She serves on the board of directors for the Altru Family YMCA in Grand Forks. As a board member, she strongly supports the organization’s emphasis on child care and wellness for the senior population.

“Karna’s technical knowledge, along with her enthusiasm, drive and natural curiosity, has led her to become a dedicated leader in our company,” said Randy Newman, president, CEO and chairman at Alerus. “We’re proud to have her on our team and thrilled that she has been selected to receive this award.”

The complete list of Prairie Business magazine’s 2019 Top Women in Business recipients can be viewed at https://www.prairiebusinessmagazine.com/.

About Alerus

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.