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Pictured left to right is Lisa DeCaire, Lisa Smith, Thomas Wittkopf, Todd Kinart, Sara Ferguson


Great North Bank Promotes Three to Vice President, Welcomes Business Development Officer


Great North Bank announces the promotion of Sara Ferguson, Lisa DeCaire, and Lisa Smith to Vice President. The bank also announced the hiring of Todd Kinart as its Business Development Officer. Todd will also serve on the bank’s Management Team. The announcements came at the end of the summer from President and CEO Thomas A. Wittkopf, and the bank’s Board of Directors have enthusiastically endorsed the promotions.


“We are very proud of these businesswomen who are an integral part of our bank and the financial services we offer to our customers and the communities we serve,” said Board Chairman Allen Wittkopf.

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Great North Bank Promotes Amy Davis to Executive Assistant


Amy Davis, Universal Banker/Assistant Mortgage Loan Processor, has been promoted to Executive Assistant. In addition to other duties, she will support the bank’s President and CEO in meeting the needs of Great North Investment Center clients and Great North Bank customers.


“We’re fortunate to have Amy’s experience, enthusiasm, and quest for learning here at our bank,” said Thomas Wittkopf. “Her compassionate attitude toward helping people will be of great help to us in communicating with our clients and improving customer relationships.”


Amy grew up in a family that traveled to follow her Dad’s jobs, from Kansas to New York to Virginia. She graduated from Minnesota State, Mankato, with a Bachelor of Science degree and spent several years as a recreation therapist in nursing home and dementia care in Massachusetts. When she decided a change was necessary, she transitioned to banking and became a Bank Teller, advancing to Assistant Branch Manager. After moving closer to her parents in Three Lakes, Amy returned to banking in Eagle River and Three Lakes, subsequently coming to Great North Bank in June of 2019.


“I love working for this family owned community bank,” says Amy. “I’m excited to learn new ways to help Tom with the Investment Center and with the bank’s business customers.”


Amy Davis, Executive Assistant