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From start-ups and small businesses to corporations and agribusiness, Pioneer Bank is your partner for financial success. Our experience and commitment is unmatched, powered by our drive and dedication to finding you customized solutions and valuable tools to make your business operations efficient. We are invested in your business practices and our communities. We’re here to speed your success with bright banking.

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At Pioneer, we are dedicated to being the leading financial institution for the communities we serve. We have a clear responsibility to our customers and to our communities to provide value-filled relationships and create success for all. 

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Meet Alissa Brekke

Alissa has been with Pioneer Bank for her entire career, offering 15 years of experience in the banking industry including three years as a banking assistant, 11 years as a consumer/mortgage lender and one year in commercial lending.

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5.20.22 Pioneer Bank's James Gordon Graduates from the Minnesota Bankers Association Leadership Development Academy

May 20, 2022 (Mapleton, MN) – James Gordon graduated from the Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) Leadership Development Academy on May 19, 2022. This year-long program, which graduated a total of 23 bankers in 2022, provides in-depth skill-building for bankers preparing for critical leadership roles in their banks.

5.4.22 Pioneer Bank Welcomes Andrew Herr as Newest Board Member

May 4, 2022 (Mankato, MN) – Pioneer Bank is pleased to announce Andrew Herr, has recently been elected to the Pioneer Bank Board of Directors. Herr, along with eight other members make up the Board of Directors who safeguard the institution through lawful, informed, efficient and able administration.

4.22.22 Heather Eischen Named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer for Home Improvement Loans

April 22, 2022 (St. James, MN) – Heather Eischen, Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Banker at Pioneer Bank, was named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer by Minnesota Housing for her Fix Up home improvement loan production during 2021.

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If you’ve amassed multiple forms of debt, like credit cards, medical bills or personal loans, you might be considering consolidating. Debt consolidation is when you combine your debts into one payment, usually with a consolidation loan. Not only does this simplify your debt, but if you qualify for a low enough rate, you can pay less in interest and even get out of debt faster.

Tips for Navigating Financial Conversations

Conversations about finances can be uncomfortable, even with the people who are close to us — like a spouse or partner, parents, siblings or children. But money and other financial matters are often tightly linked to your goals and dreams for all phases of life — and often deeply intertwined with family relationships — so being able to have an open dialogue is important.


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