Senior Treasury Management Consultant
As a senior treasury management consultant, Annette Wanchena’s goal is to help clients increase income, reduce expenses, improve efficiencies, and protect their money. As part of Alerus’ commercial banking team, she provides comprehensive cash management tools and serves as a subject matter expert for all treasury-related products, services, and discussions.
Annette has nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. She previously served in roles at financial organizations in the Twin Cities area including firm administrator, vice president of e-banking, commercial deposits, cash management, and business banking officer, enabling her to build an extensive knowledge base with an emphasis on treasury management services. She is a Certified Treasury Professional and holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing management and innovation from Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota.
A favorite part of Annette’s role is working with local nonprofits, allowing them to be good stewards of their organization’s funds. She has served on many boards and committees of local nonprofits. Currently, Annette is on the social committee for the Nonprofit Financial Group – Twin Cities, co-leads her church’s youth group, and serves as a mentor and trainer for WomenVenture, which provides small business training and services to women. She lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and two children.