Business: Family-owned bank provides commercial and personal banking services.

Founded: 1908

Headquarters: St. Paul


Employees: 85

Executives: Heidi Gesell, president and CEO; Paul Solyntjes, chief financial officer; Bryan Boldt, chief credit officer; Scott Larsen, chief operations/technology officer; Nancy Tuomie, director of human resources and training and development.

2008 assets: $255 million

Strategy: Pursuing more measured growth while curtailing construction lending, building relationships with customers and seeking new business customers in existing markets.