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Brave Faces

Brave Faces: Kelly Schulz

It takes resilience to bike to work year-round. Choosing to bike to work isn't just about saving money for Systems Administrator I / Desktop Support Supervisor Kelly Schulz—it's become a lifestyle. Starting in July 2022 when he moved to Bismarck, biking became a way to save on gas, vehicle costs and enjoy more time outdoors, even in winter.

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Brave Faces: Hazel Emter

It takes determination to do what you love. Relationship Banker Hazel Emter has been working hard and prioritizing her time to follow her passions ... 

Brave Faces: Michelle Orton

It takes resilience to pursue *another* master's degree while being a full-time mom, employee and active community member. Despite the challenges of raising two teenage boys and being employed full-time as a Community Banking ...

Brave Faces: Derek Binstock 

It takes heart to rehabilitate injured animals. After finding a wounded dove around his neighborhood back in 2020, Investment Officer Derek Binstock took it upon himself to help the little bird.

Brave Faces: Julie Jeske

It takes grit to push yourself further. Bismarck Private Banking Officer Julie Jeske has successfully completed 27 marathons in 10 different states throughout her lifetime...

Brave Faces: Megan Maxon

It takes courage to try something new. In 2021, after spending several years in loan operations and underwriting, Mandan team member Megan Maxon stepped into the challenge of a new role as a Mortgage Banking Officer at Bravera...

Brave Faces: Titus Gietzen

It takes grit to start a new venture. Wealth Associate Titus Gietzen started his side-gig Gietzen Gadgets before it even had an official name.

Reece Fischer

It takes courage to reach for the stars. 14-year-old Reece lives with spastic cerebral palsy. A football fan and happy heart...

Benny Lemieux

It takes courage to reach for the stars. 9-year-old Benny lives with spastic quadriplegia, a severe form of cerebral palsy. However, that doesn't stop Benny from staying active and getting involved in school...

Chelsey Tostenrud & Ryan Beck

It takes courage to pursue growth and be vulnerable. That is exactly what Bismarck Chief Operating Officer Ryan Beck and Dickinson Retirement Plan Administrator Chelsey Tostenrud faced when they applied to the Bravera Mentoring Program in 2021, Ryan as Chelsey's mentor.

Kelsey Dahl

It takes courage to rebrand. Changing the name and brand of a community bank with 27 locations is no small feat. The courage and dedication that our rebrand team displayed lead to producing an intentional and scalable brand. Marketing Manager Kelsey Dahl was tasked to lead this two-year project.

Brady Boese

It takes courage to start a business. With the support and encouragement from friends and family Dickinson Insurance Producer Brady Boese took a leap of faith to start a business.

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