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Community Leader

Ann brings her financial and leadership expertise to Bolder Options. As one of the former owners and Directors of Excel Bank Minnesota, Ann, along with her family owned and operated one of the largest closely held bank operations in the Twin Cities, until selling the bank in 2007 to M & I Marshall and Isley Bank Corporation. Her banking career spanned over twenty years.

She is also a very active civic and community leader serving on the boards of the Abbott Northwestern Hospitals and Clinics Foundation, Edina Crime Prevention Foundation and the Luther College Board of Regents.

“Our greatest growth can come from an understanding of and openness to our vulnerabilities. Through Bolder Options, Mentors can be great guideposts in helping kids set and achieve attainable goals and have fun in the process.”

Ann received her B. A. Degree from Luther College. She lives in Edina with her husband Roger. They have four children, a Swiss Bernese Mountain Dog, and three horses.

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