Prairie Business Magazine Names LeeAnn Staffne Among Region’s Top 40 Under 40

FARGO, N.D. (Dec. 7, 2020) – Alerus is pleased to announce Prairie Business magazine has named Alerus lead financial guide LeeAnn Staffne to its 2020 Top 40 under 40 list. The annual list recognizes outstanding young professionals from the Dakotas and western Minnesota for their contributions to their professions and communities.

Staffne played a key role in ensuring Alerus offices remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic while prioritizing employees’ safety and accommodating changing needs related to the pandemic. As lead financial guide, she develops and assists her team in providing high-level, holistic financial advice, while maintaining her own book of private clients.

Staffne joined Alerus in 2004 and has since served in a variety of roles, most recently as client services manager and lead financial guide. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Dickinson State University and is currently serving her third term as a board member for Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest.

About Alerus

Alerus (Alerus Financial, N.A.) is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Grand Forks, N.D. Alerus 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. These solutions are delivered through a relationship-oriented primary point of contact along with responsive and client-friendly technology. Alerus 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.