Hometown Community Bank

Staff

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

Back Row: Bradley Hoiness, Todd Roesler, Ted Roberton Jr., James Roberton,
Front Row: John Linder, James Hoiness, Craig Colbenson, Richard Bjorlo

Tami Ardinger

Tami Ardinger

Commercial/Real Estate Lender

Tami Ardinger joined the loan team at Rushford State Bank in October 2013, bringing 14 years of banking experience with her. Tami grew up in rural Spring Grove area on a dairy farm. Tami has two children, Haley and Madison. She enjoys working for the small town, family owned Rushford State Bank, where community comes first and decisions are made locally.

Jaden Christensen

Jaden Christensen

Credit Administration

Jaden Christensen grew up in Rushford, and is now currently living in Money Creek with her father, Nathan, on what they call “The Hot Rod Ranch” while Jaden finishes her education at Southeast Technical before transferring to WSU.

Terry Chiglo

Terry Chiglo

Executive Vice President/General Counsel

Rushford High School 1986, Luther College BA, Hamline University School of Law JD, Married – Great wife Deb, 4 Great Kids: Kennedy, Carter, Harrison, Jackson

Leandra Dunemans

Leandra Duneman

Teller/Operations/Credit Administration

Started working at the Rushford State Bank in February 2019. I was raised in Rushford and glad to be working at my hometown bank.

Judy Ehlenfeldt

Judy Ehlenfeldt

Customer Service/Bookkeeping

Judy started working at the Rushford State Bank in August of 2008. She grew up in the Hart area and still lives in the area. It is a pleasure to greet the customers of the Rushford State Bank. Judy enjoys time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Emily Highum

Emily Highum

Teller/Operations

Emily graduated from Winona State University in 2019. After she graduated she moved to Rushford with her husband, Luke. She is a former Shawnees waitress and is currently serving in the Minnesota National Guard as a Logistician. Emily is happy to be working at Rushford State Bank and learning the people in her community.

Susan Olson

Susan Olson

Lead Teller

Started working at the Rushford State bank in June 2018. I work in the operations department of the bank and look forward to seeing everyone’s bright smiling faces when they come into the bank.

Ted Robertson Jr.

Ted Roberton Jr.

President

Graduated Shattuck School 1962, Graduated Winona State 1968, Enlisted in Navy Reserve in 1966 and attended Officer Candidate School in 1968 and served on active duty from 1968 to 1970, Worked at Peat Marwick, Minneapolis, and became CPA 1975, Joined staff at Rushford State Bank in November 1975, Became President of bank in 1990

Denise Schaffer

Denise Schaffer

Compliance/BSA Officer, Internal Auditor

On October 1, 2014, Denise joined the staff of Rushford State Bank. Denise is certified as a Bank Compliance Officer and a BSA/AML Professional through the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA.) Denise hails from International Falls, MN and now lives just outside Hokah with her husband, Chris. Denise’s favorite things about working at Rushford State Bank are the people and being part of a community bank that puts customers first

Craig Schroeder

Craig Schroeder

Senior Lender

Craig grew up on a farm outside of Caledonia, MN. After Graduating from Caledonia High School, he attended the University of MN, Waseca and Mankato State. Craig has been in banking approximately 30 years. He currently lives in Brownville, MN and enjoys being on the river, fishing and spectator sports.

Angela Eide

Angela Eide

Credit Administration

Angela joined Rushford State Bank in August of 2021, bringing a little over 15 years of banking experience. She was born and raised on her family farm in Hart and still residing there with her husband, Travis, who works at Brown's Tire and Battery. She is very proud to be a part of this wonderful hometown bank and looks forward to helping customers reach their dreams.

Blake Lea

Blake Lea

Lender

Blake grew up in Rushford and joined the staff at Rushford State Bank in May of 2021. After graduating from Rushford-Peterson High School in 2010, he graduated from Winona State University in 2014 (B.S.) and Missouri State University in 2016 (M.S.). Blake lives in Rushford with his wife Brooke and his two sons Cayden and Cal.