August 1, 2022

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Minnesota Bankers Association Appoints John Ohlin to its Board of Directors

Minnesota Bankers Association Appoints John Ohlin to its Board of Directors

Eden Prairie, MN — The Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) has announced that it has recently appointed John Ohlin, President/CEO of Deerwood Bank, to its Board of Directors.

The MBA Board of Directors is the policymaking and governing body of the Minnesota Bankers Association, which is the state’s largest trade association devoted exclusively to the representation of commercial banks. Ohlin will serve a three-year term as District 5 director.

A graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, Ohlin has been the President/CEO of Deerwood Bank since 2004. Ohlin is also an alumnus of the American Bankers Association’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking, from which he graduated in 2007.

“I am very excited to take on this role with the MBA. It is a real honor to sit on this board that represents some of the most talented and brightest banks in our industry. This involvement with the MBA is strongly supported by our bank’s mission and we are excited to help shape and improve on this vital industry.”, said Ohlin.

Deerwood Bank has 12 offices throughout central and northern Minnesota—including Baxter, Bemidji, Deerwood, Grand Rapids —and the Twin Cities.

The Minnesota Bankers Association is the state’s largest trade association devoted exclusively to representing commercial banks. The MBA was founded in 1889 and represents 95% of Minnesota’s chartered banks. The MBA is proud to support our member banks as they work to ensure vibrant communities throughout the state. For more information, please visit our website at www.minnbankers.com.

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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