Prairie Business Names Alerus Among 50 Best Places to Work

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Sept. 6, 2022) – Alerus is pleased to announce it has been named one of the 50 Best Places to Work by Prairie Business magazine. Companies are selected for this recognition based on employee nominations. Employees who submit nominations are asked to provide anonymous feedback on topics ranging from the company’s work environment, professional growth opportunities, and employee morale. Nearly 1,700 employees from companies throughout North Dakota, South Dakota, and western Minnesota nominated their employers for the 2022 list.

“It is an incredible honor to be named one of the best places to work for the sixth year in a row, even more so knowing the recognition is a direct result of our employees’ insights,” said Alerus President and CEO Katie Lorenson. “One of our fundamental beliefs is to cherish people, including taking care of our coworkers, so everyone can take care of our clients. We work hard to create a culture where people feel valued, cared for, and empowered to make a positive impact on their clients’ financial potential. Being named to this list once again inspires us to maintain our position as a great place to work and do business.”

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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.