Merchants Financial Group, Inc. (MFGI) is the holding company that owns Merchants Bank and its locations. It is governed by a Board of Directors that is responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight for the entire organization - and for meeting the expectations of our shareholders. The MFGI Board is comprised of business and community leaders from throughout the Merchants Bank footprint.

In addition to the MFGI Board of Directors, our additional Board leadership structure helps provide specific guidance and advice to local leadership at our individual bank locations, including the Merchants Bank Charter Board of Directors and local Community Advisory Boards of Directors.

Our board leadership structure includes:


Merchants Financial Group Board of Directors


Richard LommenRichard Lommen, Jr.

Chair of the Board

President & Owner
Courtesy Corporation


Ann Merchlewitz, Charter Advisory Board of Directors Ann Merchlewitz

Vice-Chair of the Board

Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Scott Biesanz, Board of Directors

Scott Biesanz


Chairman of the Board
Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Building

Michael Cichanowski

Michael Cichanowski


Chief Executive Officer
Wenonah Canoe, Inc.

Greg Evans, President & Chief Executive OfficerGreg Evans


President & CEO
Merchants Financial Group, Inc. and Merchants Bank, NA

John Killen, Board of DirectorsJohn Killen


Senior Vice President Hardgoods
President, WinCraft a Fanatics brand

Brad Peterson, Charter Board of DirectorsBrad Peterson


Chairman
Mississippi Welders Supply Co., Inc.

Bruce Ryan, Board of DirectorsBruce Ryan


President
Ryan Windows & Siding, Inc.

Jim Trenda, Board of Directors

James Trenda, CPA


President
CP Advisors, LLC

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