SOURCE: Alliance Bank

April 22, 2008 07:10 ET

Alliance Bank's Investment Advisors Inducted in to Prestigious Eagle's Circle

ST. PAUL, MN--(Marketwire - April 22, 2008) - Alliance Bank, a privately owned community bank with over $600 million in assets, announced today that all of the eligible investment representatives of Alliance Financial Services Investment and Retirement Advisors were admitted in to the prestigious Eagle's Circle. This reward is recognized by Woodbury Financial Services for exceptional performance in the financial services profession for 2007.

Erick Reim, serving the Twin Cities, MN region, has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, including seven years with Alliance Financial Services Investment and Retirement Advisors. Erick holds a Series 7 and Series 63 license and has an Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) designation.

Kurt Hanke, serving Eau Claire, WI, has over seven years of experience in the financial services industry, with three years at Alliance Financial Services Investment and Retirement Advisors. Kurt holds a Series 6, 63, 66, Series 7 license and has an IAR designation.

Dan Beranek, serving New Ulm, MN and the surrounding area, has been working in the financial services industry for 19 years, including 15 years with Alliance Financial Services Investment and Retirement Advisors. Dan holds a Series 7 and Series 63 license and has a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.

"What differentiates an Eagle's Circle member from other financial professionals," said Walter White, President of Woodbury Financial Services, "is the energy and devotion with which they work to help meet the financial goals of their clients."

The Eagle's Circle reward and recognition program is designed to honor those financial representatives who push their performance above the expected into the exceptional. The distinction can only be achieved by approximately the top 30% of Woodbury Financial representatives.

"This induction is one measure of the level of commitment our investment advisors provide to our clients," stated V. Philip Reim, chief executive officer. "We applaud their continued effort to provide the highest level of service possible to help our clients achieve their financial goals."

Alliance Financial Services Investment and Retirement Advisors offers services in five Alliance Bank locations serving the Twin Cities, Eau Claire, Lake City, Red Wing, New Ulm, and the surrounding communities.

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 personal banking services through 11 locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Established 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 www.alliancebanks.com or call 1-888-959-9425 to learn more.

About Alliance Financial Services Investment and Retirement Advisors

Alliance Financial Services Investment and Retirement Advisors is a full-service brokerage with an entire spectrum of high quality products and services. Alliance Financial offers retirement plans and insurance for both businesses and individuals, and investments and financial planning for individuals. For nearly 25 years, Alliance Financial has been helping clients by listening to their unique needs and developing solutions to meet their financial objectives. Alliance Financial Services Investment and Retirement Advisors is conveniently located inside Alliance Bank -- serving the Twin Cities, Eau Claire, Lake City, New Ulm and Red Wing.

The financial consultants of Alliance Financial Services Investment and Retirement Advisors are registered representatives with, and Securities and Investment Advisory Services are offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA & SIPC and Registered Investment Advisors. Not FDIC Insured • Not Bank Deposit • May Lose Value.

About Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.

Woodbury Financial Services, Inc., part of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. and winner of Investment Advisor magazine's 2006 Division IV Broker/Dealer of the Year award, is a broker/dealer with more than 1,800 independent representatives nationwide and 200 home office employees.

Contact Information

  • Debra Kosch
    Vice President - Marketing
    651-229-2873