Committees

Advisory Committee

Jay Gikas

Amplio Board Chair

Amy Baldwin

Community Development Director
Otter Tail County

Gerard Berenz

SVP/Dir of SBA, retired
Old National Bank

Kari Collins

Community and Economic Development Director
Ramsey County

Steve Erchul

Managing Principal
Smith Schafer & Associates

Nicole Fernholz

Executive Director
Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission

Patricia Fitzgerald

Community & Economic Dev Manager
Hennepin County

Paul Flood

SVP/SBA Lending Manager
Bell Bank

Dan Friedner

Managing Director
Newmark Knight Frank

Michael Gay

EVP
Frandsen Bank & Trust

Henry Jimenez

Executive Director
Latino Economic Development Center

Channon Lemon

Vice President Economic Development
Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce

Nancy Libersky

Minnesota District Director, SBA, retired

Dion Muchow

Location President
Choice Bank

Ryan Nolander

Associate
Hamilton Real Estate, Inc.

Dan Rogness

Community Development Director
City of Red Wing

Nasibu Sareva

Executive Director
African Development Center

Timothy Siegle

CEO
First Resource Bank

Barb Steinhauser

Partner
B2B CFO

Ronn Thomas

Senior Director, Capital Markets – Hospitality
Cushman & Wakefield

Matt Varilek

President
Initiative Foundation

John Young

VP
Paramount Real Estate Corporation

Loan Committees

Committee One

Joe Bauer

Market President
Deerwood Bank

Gerard Berenz

SVP/Dir of SBA, retired
Old National Bank

Paul Flood

SVP/SBA Lending Manager
Bell Bank

Rick Howden

Economic Development Specialist
Ramsey County Community And Econ Dev

Barb Steinhauser

Partner
B2B CFO

Mary Stoick

VP/New Markets Tax Credits
Sunrise Banks

Andrew Swammi

Senior Vice President, Commercial Banker
American National Bank

Committee Two

John Edson

Principal
Smith Schafer & Associates, Ltd.

Mark Erickson

Regional President
Midwest One Bank

Michael Gay

EVP
Fransden Bank & Trust

Tyler Glynn

Executive Director
Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Dev Corp

Kelly Manke

SVP / Commercial Real Estate Banker
Bell Bank

Dion Muchow

Location President
Choice Bank

Kim Storey

SVP/SBA Lending Manager
Highland Bank

Todd Williams

EVP
Fidelity Bank

Committee Three

Nancy Braastad

VP, Branch Manager
CorTrust Bank

Jeff Fischbach

VP/Commercial Banker
Village Bank

John Fritz

Market President
Choice Bank 

Jay Gikas

Commercial Loan Officer

Jim Huninghake

SVP, Commercial Relationship Manager
Old National Bank

Kraig Kliber

SVP, Commercial Banker/Market Leader Blaine & East Bethel
Village Bank

Cindy Ohlenkamp

Loan Portfolio Manager, Business Advisor
Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers

Kari Schurmann

VP/SBA Officer
BankVista