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

Scott Biesanz, Board of Directors

Scott Biesanz

Chairman of the Board

Chairman of the Board
Goodson Manufacturing Company

Michael Cichanowski, Board of Directors

Michael Cichanowski

Chief Executive Officer
We-no-nah Canoe, Inc.

Michael Cunningham, Board of Directors

Michael Cunningham

La Crescent Property Ventures LLC

Former CEO, Owner
The Board Store Furniture and Home Improvements

Greg Evans, President & CEO, Board of Directors

Greg Evans

President & CEO
Merchants Financial Group, Inc.

Richard Lommen, Board of Directors

Richard Lommen, Jr.

Courtesy Corporation

Ken Mogren, Board of Directors

Kenneth Mogren

Retired President
Winona Agency, Inc.

Tim Murphy, Board of Directors

Timothy Murphy

Hammell & Murphy, PLLP

Dick Pope, Board of Directors

Richard Pope

Chairman of the Board 
WinCraft, Inc.

Bruce Ryan, Board of Directors

Bruce Ryan

Ryan Windows & Siding, Inc.

James Trenda, Board of Directors

James Trenda, CPA

CP Advisors, LLC

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