The Stearns Bank Story
A modern bank with traditional roots
Stearns Financial Services Inc. (SFSI) is a well-capitalized, $2.4 billion independent financial holding company based in St. Cloud, MN. Founded in 1912, the bank was acquired by Norm Skalicky in 1964. His daughter Kelly Skalicky became president in 2018, and later was named president and CEO. Stearns Bank continues to extend its foundation of excellence with bank locations in Minnesota, Arizona and Florida.
Through decades of growth, we’ve never forgotten our roots. We remain anchored in our friendliness, fairness and financial excellence. We delight in making every customer’s life a little easier.
Our Mission and Vision
We are driven by our passion to help others achieve their greatest ambitions. We get the job done with urgency, tenacity and unlimited imagination.
We are an unrivaled trailblazer, most admired for our people, our imagination, our simplicity. Business starts here and thrives here — we are the bank you can’t live without.