Category: Announcements

Our Choice Insurance Team is Growing!

Posted December 10 2018 in A Growing Family, Announcements

Last week we welcomed six new members to our insurance teams in Bismarck and Fargo, ND! Joining us in Bismarck are Dan Werner, Lesley Bentz, and Ashley Farthing who have worked together for over 10 years. Together, their combined experience covers a wide range of industry groups including oil and gas, construction, transportation, technology and…

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Adam Thielen with his wife and son.

The Thielen Foundation is ready to Catch Hope with Choice Bank

Posted December 6 2018 in #PeopleFirst, Announcements, Newsroom

As part of our partnership with the Thielen Foundation, we are teaming up on their new Catching Hope campaign, to benefit the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital Behavioral Unit and its incredible efforts to help kids who are courageously walking on the path toward healing and recovery. Adam Thielen and Choice Bank will both match,…

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Choice Bank team members handing check for $300,000 to Adam Thielen and the The Thielen Foundation

Adam Thielen is Making Big Receptions Both On and Off the Field

Posted November 20 2018 in #PeopleFirst, Announcements

Adam Thielen, Minnesota wide receiver, is posting big numbers on the field this season with 85 receptions, 1,013 yards and 7 touchdowns after the first 10 games but one of his biggest receptions this year is the $300,000 donation and partnership commitment that he received from Choice Bank which gives a boost to the newly…

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Brian L Johnson accepting the award

Choice Bank Receives Corporate Leadership in Philanthropy Award

Posted November 19 2018 in #PeopleFirst, Announcements, Newsroom

As part of their National Philanthropy Day celebration on November 15, 2018, The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Northern Plains Chapter presented the Corporate Leadership in Philanthropy Award to Choice Bank. Founded in 1960, the AFP has grown into one of the largest organizations of professional fundraisers with over 244 chapters and 33,000 members worldwide.…

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Introducing Choice Bank

Posted September 27 2018 in Announcements, Newsroom

From the moment we formed in 2001, Choice Financial has remained true to our roots, our customers and our communities. We are steadfastly committed to finding new and improved ways to better serve you and our communities for generations to come. Today, we are excited to share the news that Choice Financial will soon adopt…

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Choice Financial Named Top 5 Community Bank in US

Posted May 17 2018 in Announcements, Newsroom

Choice Financial was recently named as the #5 community bank in the United States with assets over $1 billion by Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). This is the fourth year in a row that Choice has been named to ICBA’s Best of the Best, top performing community banks. In their announcement, ICBA featured Choice…

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Choice team members gleefully holding their new iPads

Choice Financial Reinvests Tax Relief in Employees

Posted April 3 2018 in #PeopleFirst, Announcements

When the Choice Financial Board of Directors found the opportunity to utilize additional funds from the recent tax reform, they immediately thought “How can we reinvest these funds into what matters most: OUR PEOPLE!” After brainstorming a number of ideas, they knew they wanted to support  Choice’s core values of encouraging innovation and bettering the places…

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Always There Banking

Posted April 1 2018 in Announcements, Newsroom

Choice Financial has always believed in embracing change and innovation. Most of the time, that means investing in the best technology. For example, we have a great mobile banking app, which a lot of useful features. And for businesses, we have remote deposit, so businesses can deposit checks without ever having to come into the…

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Choice Announces Partnership

Posted February 20 2018 in Announcements, Newsroom

  Choice Financial announces partnership with Twin Cities-based Venture Bank Choice Financial is pleased to announce that pending regulatory approval, it has entered into an agreement to acquire Venture Bank, a bank specializing in business banking with four locations in the Minneapolis area including Bloomington, Golden Valley, Eagan and Roseville. This acquisition will mark Choice…

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Choice Financial Named #1 Egg Lender in ND

Posted April 1 2017 in Announcements

In an un-egg-spected announcement that has local media stumbling over phonetics, Choice Financial was named North Dakota’s #1 Egg Lender on April 1, 2017. Not to be confused with “Ag”, or Agriculture, the bank announced that they have been egg lending for quite some time now.     “Ever since we hatched, we’ve always been…

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Best Performing Bank in ND Four Years Running

Posted March 31 2017 in Announcements, Newsroom

SNL Financial, an offering of S&P Global Market Intelligence, released its 2016 rankings of the best-performing community banks in the United States with assets between $1B and $10B. Choice Financial is pleased to announce that they were ranked fortieth nationwide and number one in North Dakota by the prestigious company. This is the fourth year…

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Tom Campbell Named Amazing Outside Director

Posted March 22 2017 in Announcements, Newsroom

Tom Campbell, Choice Financial’s chairman of the board of directors, has been selected by Northwestern Financial Review as an “Amazing Outside Director.” The publication’s Amazing Outside Directors bring business to the bank, understand the community and know where the opportunity is. They rarely miss a meeting and they always come prepared. They dive into committee…

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The wealth management team standing in front of a brick background.

Gilchrist & Fettig Join Choice Financial Wealth Management

Posted March 17 2017 in A Growing Family, Announcements, Choice Financial Wealth Management

Choice Financial Wealth Management is excited to announce the addition of Gilchrist & Fettig Financial to the Choice Financial Wealth Management team.  Gilchrist & Fettig has a strong history of providing financial products and services to individuals and businesses throughout the region.  James Fettig, Nate Natwick, Tina Pritchett, Anna Novak, and Derek Binstock joined Choice…

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An Investment in Our Kids and Our Community

Posted February 20 2017 in #PeopleFirst, Announcements

Better the places we live. Create opportunities for growth. Put people first. Since the foundation of Choice Financial, these have been fundamental core values that inspire our work, both inside and outside the bank. We are excited to share how these values align in an incredible partnership with Light of Christ Catholic Schools in Bismarck.…

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Choice Financial is the Bee’s Knees, According to Two Major National Organizations!

Posted May 24 2016 in Announcements

The great American philosopher and rapper Nelly once proposed, “Two is not a winner and three nobody remembers.” Well, Nelly, we respectfully disagree with you. We think being number two is pretty great. In fact, we’ve busted out our dancing shoes and are doing the dance of joy over being named the #2 community bank…

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Choice Financial Named #2 Community Bank in US by Standard & Poor’s!

Posted May 10 2016 in Announcements

The great American philosopher and rapper Nelly once proposed, “two is not a winner and three nobody remembers.” Well, Nelly, we respectfully disagree with you. We think being number two is pretty great. In fact, we’ve busted out our dancing shoes and are doing the dance of joy over being named the #2 community bank…

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And the winner is…

Posted April 6 2016 in Announcements

With five seconds left, Macyn drained an improbable three to tie up the game.  The crowd prepared for overtime, but Koda wasn’t done yet.  She sprinted down the court and hit a miracle basket as time expired to win the championship! The crowd went wild.   With her winnings, Koda will be making a donation to…

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Choice Launches Pet Checking Account!

Posted April 1 2016 in Announcements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Fargo, ND – April 1, 2016 – Choice Financial, a people-first community bank with locations in North Dakota and Minnesota, is excited to announce the launch of a groundbreaking advancement in the financial services industry. Long-known as a forward-thinking, people’s bank, Choice Financial has decided to take customer care to a…

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Insurance. Investments. Pizza?

Posted February 24 2016 in A Growing Family, Announcements

When most people think of Choice Financial, they think of a bank. Sure, that makes sense; we are a bank. But we are more than just a bank. Did you know we also do other things like insurance, investments, mortgages, and deliver pizzas? Ok, maybe we don’t deliver pizzas. But that’s just because no one…

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