Sidney Peterson Named Retail Manager

Sartell, MN – Deerwood Bank proudly announces the appointment of Sidney Peterson as Retail Manager for its Sartell location.

Peterson brings with her a wealth of experience in retail management, having served in a management role for retail organizations for 3 years before joining Deerwood Bank last year as a Teller. In her new role as Retail Manager, she will assist customers with consumer banking services and financing needs, as well as manage the retail banking team at Deerwood Bank’s Sartell location.

Peterson grew up in Blaine, MN, before moving to St. Cloud for college studies. In her new position, she is eager to build on her role of offering nice and simple banking products to consumers throughout central Minnesota. “It has been a joy to get to know Deerwood Bank’s customers and community members, and I look forward to building on those relationships,” stated Peterson. “Deerwood hosts many events and activities throughout the year, and I am excited to play a role in building and planning those events for our amazing customers.”

Peterson’s appointment as Retail Manager at the Sartell branch underscores Deerwood Bank’s dedication to providing exceptional financial services to consumers throughout central Minnesota. Her passion for community banking and industry knowledge position her to contribute significantly to the bank’s ongoing success. “Sidney’s commitment to customer service in our community deeply aligns with her passion for the success of our local consumers. This perfectly matches our team’s goals and values. We eagerly anticipate the positive impact she will bring,” said Chris Owen, Metro Market Leader.

Away from her career in banking, Peterson enjoys spending time exploring the outdoors with her husband and 1-year old daughter.

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

Contact Sidney
Office: 320-258-7220

Jed Rusk Named as Director of Marketing and Communications

Jed Rusk

Office: 218.316.3539

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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