Thad Olsen has been with Bremer Bank since 2007 and specializes in commercial and business banking. In addition, Thadprovides expertise in unique financial structures including New Market Tax Credits, tax-exempt bonds and SBA loans. He believes his previous positions with the South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development, South Dakota Department of Agriculture, and West Central Initiative lend an ideal foundation to his role with Bremer as well as the Greater Fergus Falls Corporation Board of Directors.

Thad believes in giving back to the community and serves or has served on several non-profit Boards and Commissions include the Productive Alternatives Inc Board of Directors, Secretary; Fergus Falls Economic Improvement Commission, Chair; Someplace Safe Board of Directors, past Chair; and the Fergus Falls Planning Commission, past Chair.

Thad is a graduate of the Blandin Community Leadership Program. He received his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of South and BS in Electrical Engineering from South Dakota State University. Thad is happily married to his wife, Vynetta, and they have five children. If Thad finds free time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, boating, and hunting with his two labs, Tucker and Moose.