ST. PAUL, MN--(Marketwired - January 29, 2016) -  Alliance Bank, a privately owned community bank with over $590 million in assets, announced the recent St. Paul promotions of Carla A. Baier to assistant vice president/manager, personal banking; Jonathan M. Chaffee to vice president, SBA lending officer; Jahn Vieve L. Howe to vice president, cash management and Eileen F. Olsen to vice president, commercial and private banking.

Carla Baier, assistant vice president/manager, personal banking, is responsible for managing the personal banking department in St. Paul. Carla has worked at Alliance Bank for the past 13 years, serving in previous roles such as personal banking manager, personal banker, loan documentation assistant and teller. Carla received her BBA from Concordia University, St. Paul. 

Jonathan Chaffee, vice president, SBA lending officer, has worked at Alliance Bank for the past 5 years. In his current position, Jon oversees and manages the bank's SBA lending programs. He is responsible for managing new and existing client relationships with small businesses located in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area. He provides tailored business bank loans that include working capital, term loans, or real estate acquisitions as well as providing a full array of complementary banking services. Jon received a BBA degree in business from the University of Minnesota Duluth.

Jahn Vieve Howe, vice president, cash management, has worked at Alliance Bank for 26 years. In her current position, Jahn Vieve is responsible for identifying, analyzing, selling and supporting cash management products and services. Jahn Vieve works closely with clients in St. Paul to help them better manage their cash flow. She is a member of the Minnesota Association for Financial Professionals and serves on the annual conference committee.

Eileen Olsen, vice president, commercial and private banking, has worked at Alliance Bank for the past 27 years. In her current position, Eileen serves as a private banker to assist with both the personal banking and business banking needs of her customers, specializing in mortgage banking. Previously, Eileen was an assistant vice president and officer for Alliance Bank.

About Alliance Bank

Alliance Bank is a privately owned community bank with assets of nearly $550 million. Alliance Bank provides highly integrated commercial, agricultural, private and personal banking services through seven locations throughout Minnesota. 

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 and ag loans, sophisticated cash management and mobile banking services, Alliance Bank offers services to help companies and individuals succeed. Visit or call 1-888-959-9425 to learn more.

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