Employee Spotlight Videos

In their own words, hear what Stearns Bank employees about our benefits, our culture and career opportunities.

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Steve Domine, President, Community Banking/SVP National Lending

While many employers can provide a career, very few can provide the employee ownership Stearns Bank's ESOP can. As Steve Domine puts it, the sign on the wall means Stearns Bank is his bank.  As a 40 year employee, Steve has done nearly every position and knows,"When you're hired here, if you can do your job, no one is going to limit you to just that."  Video


Sheila Myllykangas, H.R. Manager
Strong work/life balance is important at Stearns Bank. Sheila Myllykangas, shares how employee benefits are designed to promote strong balance between work and home life. With both ESOP and 401K retirement packages offered, employees can set their families up for success in the future.  Video


Mandy Eiynck, Vendor Relations Supervisor

The benefits here are unheard of anywhere else. Mandy Eiynck enjoys the paid time off, volunteer time and flexible scheduling that allow her to spend time with her family or go on vacation. Stearns Bank's ESOP and employee ownership encourages her to give the best service possible to her customers.  Video


Jen Rakotz, Client Relations Supervisor

Stearns Bank offers both an ESOP (employee ownership) and a 401K. Jen Rakotz shares her experience being promoted into her current role over the past seven years at our Equipment Finance Division in Albany, as well as what it's like to be an employee owner.  Video

nicoleNicole Garber, Client Relations Representative

We Get the Job Done® is a critical part of the Stearns Bank culture. Nicole Garber talks about the accessibility of the management staff and how that helps her succeed at her job at the Equipment Finance Division in Albany, MN.  Video


Isaac Flenner, Vice President/SBA Manager

Isaac Flenner talks about the growth opportunities he has at Stearns Bank. The culture of openness and accessibility from the entire team helped him learn more, faster and is what makes Stearns Bank such a special place to work.  Video


Ashley Schafer, Jr. Project Manager

Ashley Schafer is a full-time employee at our Financial Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota, and she's going back to school with the help of Stearns Bank's generous tuition reimbursement benefits. Video


Joelle Meyer, Retail Lender, Sales & Service

After 9 years, and five different positions at Stearns Bank, Joelle Meyer feels supported that Stearns Bank encourages both personal and professional growth. With the recent addition of volunteer benefits, she's able to enjoy spending time helping at her son's school.  Video


Brenda McDermond, Construction Manager

Stearns Bank's Volunteer benefits give Brenda McDermond, the flexibility to volunteer at the local school and fight fires in her community. Brenda works at the Financial Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota.  Video

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