ST. PAUL, MN--(Marketwired - May 10, 2013) - Alliance Bank, a privately owned community bank with over $600 million in assets, announced today the recent hiring of Kerstin M. Quigley as vice president/retail banking manager. In this position, Quigley will be responsible for developing, monitoring and promoting an exceptional sales and service retail banking environment.

Quigley comes to Alliance Bank with over 17 years of financial services experience, most recently as assistant vice president/market manager at Lake Area Bank, Hugo, MN. Prior to that, she worked as assistant vice president/retail banking manager for Lake Area Bank.

The retail banking manager position is new to Alliance Bank and is a natural progression in the bank's strategy. "Adding a dedicated retail banking manager will allow us to better focus our attention on delivering a consistent retail customer experience throughout our ten locations," stated Eric Johansen, president. "Kerstin will be a great asset in moving us forward."

Quigley has been heavily involved in the Hugo community serving as past president of the Hugo Business Association, vice president of the Hugo BNI chapter, and also as a planning committee member of the Kidz 'n Biz festival. She and her family reside in Ham Lake, MN.

About Alliance Bank

Alliance Bank is a privately owned community bank with assets in excess of $600 million. Alliance Bank provides highly integrated commercial, agricultural, private and retail banking services through ten locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Chartered in 1867, Alliance Bank delivers big bank expertise with community bank service. As a family owned bank, Alliance Bank is committed to remaining independent and providing personal interaction and timely decision making. From basic checking and savings products, to business loans, personal loans, sophisticated cash management and online banking services, Alliance Bank offers services to help companies and individuals succeed. Visit or call 1-888-959-9425 to learn more.

Contact Information:

Debra Kosch
Vice President - Marketing