Current Positions


Vice President, Commercial Lending

Location: Rochester, MN

Our client is a privately held, $10 billion regional financial services company that provides a comprehensive range of banking, wealth management, investment, trust and insurance products and services throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Clients include individuals and families, mid-sized corporations, small businesses, agribusinesses, nonprofits, and public and government entities.  They pride themselves on creating and growing a culture of respect and extraordinary possibilities for employees and clients.

Position Profile

The lender will work with an existing portfolio of $10 to 15 million and is charged with maintaining and expanding these relationships. This newly created position rounds out a team of 8 current lenders and will focus on loans and other revenue generating products with a business development goal of $10 to 15 million in new credits and $1 to 3 million in new deposits.  The lender is responsible for selling across a full suite of cash management products and services and maintaining personal involvement with key accounts which are primarily located within a 45 to 60 mile radius of the Rochester location.  He/she will be knowledgeable of commercial credit lines as well as a variety of other loan and bank products to best serve the credit and deposit needs of the customer.  This individual will be an active community member building a banking trust in present and future customers.  He/she must be comfortable making business development presentations to a wide variety of business types and cross selling commercial/cash management products.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate is a well-respected area lender with an established, successful presence in the market place and a robust center of influence.  A proven commercial lending track record working with a portfolio of at least $10MM, credits up to $7MM and a minimum of 3 years commercial lending, commercial real estate and C&I experience are required..  Educational requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related discipline and an MBA is preferred.  The successful candidate will also possess a strong background in commercial credit analysis with formal credit training. SBA lending experience is a plus. He/she must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Strong business/sales acumen and a complete understanding of the art of making a sales call and relationship based sales with superb follow up are essential.

Compensation & Benefits

Our client offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.


Contact:          W. Ambrose Coffou,, 414-273-8244

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