Jeanne Crain, president and chief executive officer of Bremer Financial Corporation, will speak on “The Changing Landscape of Banking” at Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government forums set for noon and 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at Central Lakes College. The presentations will be held in the Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College. The events are free and open to the public.
Crain has been CEO of the $12 billion financial services organization since November 2016. The corporation has locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota. She previously served as region CEO of Bremer Bank - Twin Cities and group president for Bremer Financial Corporation’s financial services businesses. Before joining Bremer in 2012, Crain worked for 30 years in commercial and retail banking at BMO Harris Bank, M&I Bank, Marquette Capital Bank, Bank One Milwaukee and First Bank Grand Forks.
Crain also serves on the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. She recently co-chaired the Minnesota Task Force on Housing. She was recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of its 2019 Most Admired CEOs and was recently named as one of the Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest Hall of Fame Laureates.
The Gordon Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government is a non-partisan organization which strives to educate and encourage participation of citizens in effective government and the political process.