The Merchants Bank Advisory Board of Directors for our banks in Northfield is connected with the communities we serve and helps provide key insights into the local population and economies. We rely on our Advisory Board to provide meaningful feedback about what is important to community members and business owners and how Merchants Bank can collaborate on a local level to create thriving communities. 

Key statistics for Dakota County*

  • Population: 430,648
  • Median Age: 38.8
  • Median Home Value: $306,798

Key statistics for Rice County*

  • Population: 66,885
  • Median Age: 37.1
  • Median Home Value: $250,132 

Industries of focus for Dakota and Rice Counties

  • Top Industries by Type: 
  • Top Industries by Sales: 
  • Top Industries by Number of Employees: 

* Source: SNL, 3/20

Our board leadership structure encompasses several levels, including a company-wide Board of Directors for Merchants Financial Group, Inc, a Board of Directors for the Merchants Bank Charter and local Community Advisory Boards.

Merchants Bank Advisory Board of Directors for Northfield

Cheryl Buck, Advisory Board of DirectorCheryl Buck

Director of Business Development
Professional Risk Managers’ International Association

Matt ChristensenMatt Christensen

Commercial Risk Advisor
WA Group

Rich FalckRichard Falck

Owner & Agent
RJF, Inc

Chris Kennelly, Advisory Board of DirectorChris Kennelly

Northfield Construction Company, Bluewater Properties, G & H Management

Jennifer SawyerJennifer Sawyer

Founder & Partner
Rebound Enterprises

Kevin Wright, Advisory Board of DirectorKevin Wright

Managing Partner
Red Pine Communities