February 2, 2024



Andra Hentges Hired as Real Estate Lender

Andra Hentges Hired as Real Estate Lender

Mendota Heights, MN — Deerwood Bank announced that it has recently hired Andra Hentges as a Real Estate Lender for its Mendota Heights location.

With a distinguished career spanning over 22 years in mortgage lending, Hentges brings a wealth of industry experience to her new role.

A native of Lakeville, MN, Hentges holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from St. Kate’s University in St. Paul. In her new role, Hentges is eager to leverage Deerwood Bank’s wide product portfolio to enhance opportunities for assisting clients throughout the metro.

“I am incredibly excited to be able to offer my clients a full package loan from start to finish. It is very refreshing to have access to the wide array of real estate products that Deerwood has available to customers.” stated Hentges. “It was an easy decision to join Deerwood, as I have been referring clients to them for years due to their excellent care and dedication to detail throughout the loan process.”

Hentges’ appointment as Real Estate Lender at the Mendota Heights branch underscores Deerwood Bank’s unwavering dedication to providing exceptional financial services to the local metro community. Her deep roots in the area and industry knowledge position her to contribute significantly to the bank’s ongoing success.

“We’re thrilled to introduce Andra to our Deerwood Bank team,” stated Craig Lind, SVP Residential Lending Manager at Deerwood Bank. “Her substantial experience and dedication to serving the local community aligns seamlessly with our team’s goals and values. We eagerly anticipate the positive impact she will bring.”

Beyond her career in banking, Hentges enjoys spending time with her large family, which consists of five children and two grandchildren.

Deerwood Bank has 12 offices throughout Minnesota – including Mendota Heights and Saint Paul. They were recently named by the Minneapolis – Saint Paul Business Journal as an honoree for Best Places to Work in Minnesota.

Contact Andra:

Direct: 612.501.9079

Email: andra.hentges@deerwoodbank.com

Jed Rusk Named as Director of Marketing and Communications

Jed Rusk

Office: 218.316.3539
Email: jed.rusk@deerwoodbank.com

Jed Rusk is the Director of Marketing and Communications at Deerwood Bank. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Stout with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing and Advertising. Jed handles all of Deerwood Bank’s business-related content, including press releases and community announcements.  When Jed gets a free moment, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Rachel, and their Golden Retriever, Leo. If Jed isn’t around the bank, you can probably find him at the local hockey arena or out on the golf course.

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