Randi Adams Named one of Top 25 Women in Business by Prairie Business Magazine

GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA (March 10, 2021) – Alerus is pleased to announce Prairie Business magazine has named Randi Adams, chief of credit administration, one of 2021’s Top 25 Women in Business. The annual award recognizes women from throughout North Dakota, South Dakota and western Minnesota for their exceptional professional contributions and community involvement.

Adams joined Alerus in 1993 and has been a driving force in maintaining its strong financial foundation and continued growth for nearly 30 years. After having served in various leadership capacities for Alerus’ lending area, she was named chief of credit administration in 2019. In this role, she leads lending specialist and credit administration teams and oversees consumer and small business lending, among numerous other responsibilities. Her leadership was a significant factor in Alerus’ quick implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program in 2020, enabling clients to obtain more than $300 million in much needed financing relief.

Adams holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, majoring in financial management, from the University of North Dakota. She is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking’s Commercial Lending School.

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.