|Julie Augedahl, Mortgage Lender, Caledonia
Julie has nearly 10 years of experience in personal banking and lending in Minnesota and Wisconsin. She is an active volunteer in the Caledonia community, including as a member of the Caledonia Founders Day Committee. Julie has a General Education degree from Rochester Community College and a Business Management degree from Winona Technical College.
|Kathy Bartel, Teller, Onalaska
Kathy previously worked at Treehouse Gift and Home as a Web Store Manager and at Empire Screen Printing as a Receptionist and Account Manager. Kathy and her husband, love spending time with their children and grandchildren.
|Michaela Brooks, Part-Time Teller, Hastings
Michaela previously worked at Dominos Pizza. She is a senior at Hastings High School and enjoys being a part of the show choir. Michaela is planning to attend Inver Hills Community College next year.
|Jerad Brown, Commercial & Ag Banker, Lanesboro & Rushford
Jerad, a native to the Lanesboro and Rushford area, has previous experience in credit analysis, ag and commercial lending and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) guaranty program. He is a graduate of Rushford-Peterson High School and South Dakota State University, with a major in Agriculture Science.
|Helen Carlson, Part-Time Teller, Rosemount
Helen is a senior at Rosemount High School and also currently works at Jimmy John’s.
|Jean Hughes, Part-Time Teller, La Crescent
Jean was a teacher for 41 years at St. Mary’s Grade School and recently retired in May 2016. Jean enjoys reading, walking, and meeting new people.
|Kyle Kemmerling, Part-Time Teller, Winona
Kyle is also currently working at Tenba Ridge Winery as a Tasting Room Sales Rep.
| Julie Thomas, Part-Time Teller, Lakeville
Julie was previously self-employed as a daycare provider. Julie is excited to be part of the Merchants Bank team and is looking forward to getting to know her co-workers and customers.
Promotions and Transfers
|Eddie Araujo, Customer Service Representative and Lead Teller, Lakeville
Eddie has been with Merchants since 2016. He was previously a Teller in Lakeville.
|Kelly Donohoe, Personal Banking Manager, Lakeville
Kelly has been with Merchants since 2012. She was previously a Customer Service Representative and Lead Teller in Lakeville.
|Becky Herrmann, Cash Management Specialist, Onalaska
Becky has been with Merchants since 2012. She was previously a Customer Service Representative in Winona and Onalaska.
|Ashley Seaver, Mortgage Lender, Lakeville
Ashley has been with Merchants since 2016. She was previously a Mortgage Loan Coordinator in Lakeville.