Baxter, MN: Frandsen Bank & Trust Lakes Area Market President Tim Swanson announced that Troy Casper has recently joined the bank’s commercial banking team as senior vice president in the Nisswa office and Kera Porter has been hired as a personal banking officer in the Crosslake office.
“We are excited to have Troy and Kera on the Frandsen Bank team in the Lakes Area, Swanson stated. “Troy brings a wealth of business lending and financial knowledge to Frandsen. With extensive experience in commercial banking as well as community leadership, he will be an asset not only to Frandsen Bank & Trust but to the entire Brainerd Lakes and Nisswa communities.”
In his new role at the bank, Casper will focus on developing and managing client relationships. “I look forward to serving Frandsen’s clients as a trusted resource in strategic planning and risk assessment,” he said.
A long-time resident of the Brainerd Lakes Area, Troy has a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing local business owners. Troy has a degree in economics from St. John’s University, is a Blandin Leadership graduate, and has served as the chairman of township and school boards along with volunteering for area non-profits. Troy and his wife, Jill, have five children and reside in Nisswa.
Porter will work with both retail banking and residential mortgage customers in Crosslake. Kera states, “I’m thrilled to be a part of the Frandsen family because they care so much about their communities and their employees. Their vision and values align very nicely with mine and the culture here is one of finding success for everyone. You can see this in the relationships they build with their customers and communities.” Porter is involved in the Crosslakers and Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. She is a 2019 graduate of the Blue Ox Leadership Academy.
Frandsen Bank & Trust has assets in excess of $1.7 billion and offers a complete array of business, agricultural, real estate and consumer loans, savings, and financial services, serving communities in Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, and western Wisconsin.
Troy Casper can be reached at 218-961-6102 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kera Porter can be reached at 218-692-2455 or email@example.com.