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Ravahere (Rava) Nedich

Loan Committee Chair (+ SBA Community Advantage Loan Program)

Rava worked as a Credit Analyst and Commercial Banker with Associated Banc-Corp and as a Commercial Banker with Wells Fargo for a number of years. She is now the Commercial Credit Manager with Spire CU.

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Soga Mbilima

Loan Committee Member

Soga William Mbilima is a Finance Manager – Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at 3M Finance. In this role, Mr. Mbilima manages Lean Six Sigma project teams to enhance business and financial performance by systematically responding to pain points and defects,

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Mekbib Dersolign

Loan Committee Member

Mekbib Dersoligne is a Business Banking Specialist with Wells Fargo who specializes in managing customers’ portfolios and service relationships, provides a broad base of financial and credit services for Wells Fargo clients.

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Cindy Ohlenkamp

Loan Committee Member

Cindy Ohlenkamp is a Business Advisor at MCCD.

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Asad Azmi

Loan Committee Member (+ SBA Community Advantage Loan Program)

Asad Azmi joined Associated Bank in 2007 and has worked as a Lender, Investment advisor and as Bank manager in Retail and Business/Commercial capacity, Relationship Manager II on the Business/Commercial side of the bank and is currently working as Vice President, Relationship Manager, Business Banking.

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Yusra Mohamud

Loan Committee Member

Yusra Mohamud is a Business Advisor for Lake Street City Council. She has 7 years of experience in finance and small businesses with a background of middle market and commercial banking. She also...

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Sean P. Wold

Loan Committee Member

Sean Wold is the Vice President, Product Manager, Personal Lines and Loans at Wells Fargo. He manages the Personal Loan and Personal Line of Credit products as well as the product’s relationship with the community bank and other support partners.

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Kathy Bjerke

Loan Committee Member (+ SBA Community Advantage Loan Program)

Kathy Bjerke is the Vice President of Commercial Lending at Western Bank, a Division of American National Bank. She has been helping small to mid-size businesses with business banking needs.

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Chris Guarnera

Loan Committee Member (+ SBA Community Advantage Loan Program)

Chris Guarnera is Vice President of Commercial Services with Richfield Bloomington Credit Union (RBCU) where he assists commercial clients in the areas of financial literacy, identifying business opportunities and offering financing solutions. Prior to his current...

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Maher Abduselam

Maher Abduselam is a business lawyer & certified public accountant (CPA) with years of experience advising businesses of all sizes with tax planning and disputes, mergers and acquisitions, and various other legal needs. Maher is well positioned to provide technical assistance to businesses of all sizes.

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Bruce W. Nordin

Board and Loan Committee Member of SBA Community Advantage Loan Program

Bruce W. Nordin serves as Executive Fellow and Director for the Schulze Innovation Fund and the William C. Norris Institute at the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, University of St. Thomas. He possesses a reliable blend of knowledge, experience, professionalism, and ...

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Magd ElFatairy

Loan Committee Member (+ SBA Community Advantage Loan Program)

Magd ElFatairy has been with Midwestone Bank since 2016 as 2nd VP Branch Manager. Previously he has been with Bank of America, M&I Bank/ BMO Harris, Wells Fargo and US Trust. Over 30 years of banking experience in management and small business lending...

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Tim Farrow

Loan Committee Member (+ SBA Community Advantage Loan Program)

Tim Farrow has over 10 years of retail banking experience in various different roles. Currently, Tim is a Business Access Advisor at U.S. Bank working with minority owned businesses to ensure equitable access...

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Scott Brophy

Board and Loan Committee Member

Scott Brophy is a Vice President and Commercial Banking Relationship Manager at U.S. Bank.  Scott supports commercial nonprofit businesses with their lending, depository, and payment solution needs.  Prior to his work...

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Christian Ayalew

Loan Committee Member

Christian Ayalew is a Senior Branch Premier banker at Wells Fargo. He is a financial problem solver acting as a trusted contact for high-net-worth clients, ensuring that their needs are addressed using...

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