UP in the News
New Market President in Owatonna
(Owatonna) October 2015
Jason Sundberg has joined United Prairie Bank in Owatonna to lead the team as their new Market President. Sundberg brings with him extensive experience in bank branch leadership, as well as commercial lending.
"I'm looking forward to leading this team of individuals here at United Prairie Bank to continue to build upon the teamwork and high service levels they deliver to clients," commented Sundberg. Having spent the majority of his career with community banks in South Dakota, Sundberg is enthusiastic about the move to Minnesota and the Owatonna community.
"When I learned about United Prairie Bank's focus and goals for delivering financial success to its clients and a great place to work for its employees, I knew I wanted to be a part of it," added Sundberg.
Jason, and his wife, Jessica, who is a native of Savage, Minnesota, look forward to settling in the area with their family. The couple has four daughters and share interests in food, automotives, gardening and spending time outdoors. Jason has also spent the past thirteen years as a classroom instructor for Junior Achievement, and has held various positions on Economic Development organizations in his previous communities.
New Lending Team Member Joins UP New Ulm
(New Ulm) October 2015
United Prairie Bank in New Ulm is pleased to announce Julie Wilson has joined their lending team. Julie is anxious to put her skills, knowledge and know-how to work in helping local farmers and businesses to reach their financial goals. Julie not only has a degree in Agribusiness Management from Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU), but she and her husband also operate their family dairy farm.
Market President, Mark Petersen, is pleased to have Julie onboard, "We're confident that Julie's background and knowledge in agriculture, paired with her banking experience, will make her a valuable resource for our customers."
Julie agrees, "I am anxious to meet with clients to work as partners in helping them achieve their goals for their farms and businesses."
Julie, and her husband Cory, live north of New Ulm, along with their three children. In her spare time, Julie enjoys watching softball and any activities her children are involved in, as well as golf and is an active participant on the SMSU Agriculture Advisory Council.