Bremer Bank executives Dyanne Brudos and Dale Walter speak as part of the Leadership at Noon series Tuesday, Feb. 14 in the Reinhart Center Board Room.
Brudos is the vice president for wealth management at Bremer Bank, where she and her team’s responsibilities include trust administration, fiduciary investment management, and estate and business succession planning. She volunteers extensively in the La Crosse community and served in leadership roles in a number of successful community capital campaigns. Brudos grew up in La Crosse and graduated from Central High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration and human resource management at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 1992 and a degree from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1998.
Walter is the South Central Wisconsin Region CEO for Bremer Bank, where he is responsible for growing all aspects of Bremer Bank in south central Wisconsin, including La Crosse and Eau Claire. He earned a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness and finance from Southwest Minnesota State University and a graduate degree from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado. Walter is actively involved in several community organizations in the La Crosse area.
Bremer is a privately held $10 billion regional financial services company jointly owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Foundation (OBF). OBF uses its share of dividends to strengthen communities it serves by distributing charitable grants to Bremer Bank communities. Headquartered in St. Paul, it has over 100 locations in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota.
The Leadership at Noon series will conclude for the academic year with Carl Rick, Kwik Trip Leadership Development Specialist, Tuesday, March 21.
All Leadership at Noon series events are held from noon–1 p.m. in the Reinhart Center and are free and open to the public. Audience members are welcome to bring their own lunch or purchase a boxed lunch for $5. The Leadership at Noon series is sponsored by the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership and the Dahl School of Business. Click for a complete schedule of Ethics Institute events.