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Choice Bank’s Footprints Award recognizes team members that epitomize our People First promise.

2021 Choice Footprints Award Winners

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Every year, Choice Bank celebrates the achievements of team members who leave lasting footprints in our company’s growth and prosperity through the Choice Footprints Award. Choice Footprints is an annual peer-to-peer award and recognition program that highlights the achievements of team members that put People First and epitomize our core values.

Choice employees nominate their coworkers for this prestigious award based on their People First passion and values. Footprints Award finalists are selected from over 100 nominations by our executive team. The Footprints finalists embrace a positive can-do attitude, continuously strive for excellence, and serve as a model of our People First promise. From those finalists, winners are chosen at our annual anniversary party and recognized in front of their peers.

2021 Footprints Winners

  • Ben Agnes (Commercial Lines Market Placement Specialist; Fargo, North Dakota)
  • Brooks Grotte (AVP, Credit; Bismarck, North Dakota)
  • Jess Lupkes (VP, Human Resources; Remote, Illinois)

2021 Footprints Finalists

  • Devyn Bell (Project Management Officer; Remote, Minnesota)
  • Matt Beneke (Deposit Systems Specialist; Fargo, North Dakota)
  • Dawn Dewitz (Senior Commericial Loan Operations Specialist; Steele, North Dakota)
  • Karsten Jensen (Learning and Culture Development Manager; Golden Valley, Minnesota)
  • Chuck Klabo (SVP, Director of Insurance; Fargo, North Dakota)
  • Curt Miller (AVP, Credit; Eagan, Minnesota)
  • Cristen Purdy (Location President; Golden Valley, Minnesota)
  • Erica Schierholz (Fintech Program Manager II; Remote, Minnesota)
  • Megan Sorenson (Regional Consumer Banking Manager; Moorhead, Minnesota)
  • Tosha Steinwand (AVP, Mortgage Loan Operations Manager; Bismarck, North Dakota)
  • Pang Xiong (VP, Cash Management Officer; Eagan, Minnesota)

Every day, we see our team members step up in incredible ways to put people first. The Footprints program is just one of the many ways we recognize our team’s commitment to their customers, coworkers, and community.

Check out the video below to hear some of our past Choice Footprints honorees reflect on the significance of this recognition.