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Greg Evans

President & Chief Executive Officer

Greg is a Winona native and graduate of Winona Senior High School and Valparaiso (Ind.) University. He joined Merchants in 1989 as the first Marketing Department was being created and served as Director of Marketing until 2007, when he became Regional President for the Cannon Falls, Red Wing and Hampton markets. Greg returned to Winona in 2014 as Chief Banking Officer. He became President & CEO of MFGI in February 2017. Greg is currently serving as a member of the Government Relations Councils for the American Bankers Association and Minnesota Bankers Association Board of Directors.
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Cat Breet

Chief Human Resource Officer

Cat has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources (HR), spending the last 16 years running her own career guidance and HR consulting company. As President, she was responsible for all business operations in addition to consulting work, which included several clients in the financial services industry. Cat has proficiency in HR strategic planning, operations, recruitment and retention, leadership development, culture work and compensation planning. She joined Merchants in 2022.
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Andrew Guzzo

Chief Banking Officer & President - Winona

Andrew brings more than 15 years of sales and sales management experience from US Foods. He joined the banking industry in 2006, most recently as a Community President for NXT Bank. In 2017, he joined Merchants Bank. As Chief Banking Officer, Andrew has direct responsibility for Winona and Goodview markets and also oversees the strategic direction of our Wealth Management (Trust and Investment) division and key centralized business units.

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Cindy Harrison

Chief Credit Officer

Cindy joined Merchants Bank’s Commercial Loan Department in 1992. She was promoted to Commercial Banker in 1995 and spent 15 years working directly with business clients in that role. In 2010 she became Credit Administration Manager, overseeing the mortgage underwriting, credit analysis and credit support teams for the Bank. She was promoted to Director of Credit Administration in 2019 and then Chief Credit Officer in 2022.
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Erick Maki

Regional President - South Region

Erick has worked in the financial industry since 1999, most recently serving as Market President for a regional bank, covering the La Crosse, WI area. He holds an MBA from Saint Mary's University in Winona, MN. He joined Merchants Bank as Regional President in 2022. Erick has direct responsibility for our South Region which includes Caledonia, Lanesboro, La Crescent, Onalaska/La Crosse, Rochester, Rushford, Spring Grove and St. Charles markets and surrounding communities.
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Dan Massett

Regional President - North Region

Dan began his banking career in 1991 as a Commercial Banker and has over 26 years of banking experience. In 2014, he joined Merchants Bank as a Regional President. As Regional President, Dan has direct responsibility for our North Region which includes Apple Valley, Cottage Grove, Cannon Falls, Eau Claire (WI), Hampton, Hastings, Lakeville, two locations in Northfield, Red Wing and Rosemount.
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Sue Savat

Chief Financial Officer

Sue is a Certified Public Accountant and joined Merchants in 1992 as an Internal Auditor/ Electronic Data Processing Auditor. She then returned to work for Merchants in 2000 as Chief Financial Officer for Merchants Bank in Winona. In 2009, she became Chief Financial Officer for Merchants Financial Group.
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Dave Schlauderaff

President, Merchants Bank Equipment Finance

With over 20 years of experience, Dave has spent his entire career in equipment finance with U.S. Bank. He joined Merchants in 2022 and oversees our commercial equipment financing division, Merchants Bank Equipment Finance, which serves business customers with equipment finance needs nationwide.
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Stephen Swenson

Chief Information Officer

Stephen has more than 25 years of experience in information technology and operations as both an executive and consultant to the financial services industry. He has helped provide leadership and consulted for U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo, Alerus, Cornerstone Bank and other financial institutions to implement large-scale technology solutions, facilitate change management and improve operational processes. Stephen joined Merchants Bank in 2020.

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