Board of Directors

Seated: Lisa Bruns, Tom Welle, Ron Cuperus
Standing: Dean Thompson, Glen Lindseth, Hugh Welle, Scott Curb, Paul Welle

Lisa Bruns
Retired, Northwest Technical College

Ron Cuperus
Retired, Cuperus Construction, Inc.

B. Scott Curb
Retired, Northland Hardwood Lumber Co., Inc.

Glen Lindseth
Controller, North Central Service, Inc.

Dean Thompson
Retired, Ken K. Thompson Jewelry, Inc.

Dr. Zach Hazelton, D.D.S.
Tall Pines Family Dentistry

Hugh Welle
President, First National Bank Bemidji

Paul Welle
Chairman of the Board, First National Bank Bemidji

Ryan Welle
Executive Vice President, First National Bank Bemidji

Mission Statement

It shall be the purpose and mission of this organization to provide a full range of quality financial services and products operating as a locally owned community bank within a trade area as defined from time to time by the Board of Directors.

It shall be the mission of the organization to strive to attain the maximum benefit to the investment of our shareholders in terms of both short-term yield and long-term growth by making prudent business decisions and maintaining adequate levels of capital to assure safety and soundness.

We recognize our partnership with and responsibility to our employees and the communities we serve. In that regard, we shall strive to create long-term career opportunities for our employees and to contribute to the economic and social wellbeing of the communities we serve.