Management Team

Belva H. Rasmussen

(612) 379-8811

Thomas M. Beck

(612) 362-3227

Mark A. Ethen

Chief Credit Officer
(612) 362-3248
MLO# 453052

Chris R. Fitzmorris

Chief Financial Officer
(612) 362-3237

Gail T. Mikolich

Chief Operating Officer
(612) 362-3253


Larry G. Crane

Market President – Coon Rapids
(763) 792-3216 MLO# 453051

Dusten C. Johnson

SVP – Commercial Loans – Minneapolis
(612) 362-3246 MLO# 453057

Sue J. LaGue

Director of Human Resources
(612) 362-3236

Eva B. Rasmussen

SVP - Strategy and eBanking
(612) 362-3206

Michael F. Scholl

SVP and Branch Manager – New Brighton
(651) 529-1461
MLO# 453060

Suzanne M. Sjoselius

Director of Risk Management and Marketing
(612) 362-3219

Board of Directors

Left to right: Dr. Walter Warpeha Jr., Ben Rasmussen, Michael Albers, Pamela Harris, Thomas Beck, Belva Rasmussen, Jeff Johnson, Walter Reutiman, Robert Starr. NOT PICTURED: Lynn Noren

Belva H. Rasmussen, Chair

Belva H. Rasmussen, Chair, has been a board member since 1986. Ms. Rasmussen holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Beaver College (now Arcadia University). She is president of the Walter C. Rasmussen-Northeast Bank Foundation. 

Thomas M. Beck, President/CEO

Thomas M. Beck, Vice Chair, is president and CEO of Northeast Bank. He has been president of Northeast Bank since 1998. He holds a Master of Business Administration from St. Thomas University.

Michael H. Albers

Michael H. Albers joined the board of directors in 1999. Mr. Albers is president of Production Engineering Corporation in Northeast Minneapolis.

Pamela M. Harris

Pamela M. Harris is a practicing Attorney at Law at Pamela Harris PLLC. Ms. Harris' focus is on representing small and medium sized companies, helping executives reach practical solutions to human resources and business problems. 

Jeffrey S. Johnson

Jeffrey S. Johnson joined the board of directors in 2014. Mr. Johnson has been practicing law since 1979, and has extensive experience representing commercial developers, commercial construction companies, shopping center managers and property management companies. He currently practices out of the Barna, Guzy & Steffen, Ltd office located in Coon Rapids, MN. 

Lynn M. Noren

Lynn Noren is the President & CEO of Rise, Inc. Rise is a non –profit organization that assists people with disabilities and other barriers in finding career opportunities. Lynn has been with Rise for over 40 years. She has served on numerous advisory boards, committees and leadership groups.

Benjamin T. Rasmussen

Benjamin T. Rasmussen is a partner at NE Minneapolis based startup incubator, Twin Ignition. Former Chief Experience Officer at Bright Health; Former head of Global Support and Services at Adobe. He earned a BA at Hamline University and a Master of Business Administration from the Carlson School of Management.

Robert J. Starr

Robert J. Starr joined the board of directors in 2015. He holds a Masters of Business Taxation from the University of Minnesota. Robert specialized in corporate and individual taxation for 26 years at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. He retired from PwC in 2011. 

Albert A. Kordiak, Emeritus

Albert A. Kordiak served eight consecutive terms as an Anoka County commissioner and served on the Northeast Bank board of directors from 1982 through 2013.

Dr. Walter S. Warpeha, Jr., Emeritus

Dr. Walter S. Warpeha, Jr., has practiced dentistry in Northeast Minneapolis for over 35 years. He holds BS, DDS, and MSD degrees from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Warpeha served on the Northeast Bank board from 1982 through 2017. 

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