Bruce has two degrees from the University of St. Thomas—a BA in Economics/Political Science and an MBA with an emphasis on Finance. He also has decades of banking experience. A committed volunteer, Bruce has served on the boards of numerous organizations, including the American Lung Association, Eagan Hockey Association, Mendakota Golf Club, St. Paul Jaycees and St. Thomas Becket Church.
John is a native Minnesotan who is a graduate of St. Thomas Academy and the University of Notre Dame. He obtained an MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. John has extensive banking experience, having spent over 30 years at community banks in the Twin Cities area.
With over 20 years of banking experience, Brian has been with Gateway Bank since its inception. During that time, he has proven himself to be a great leader and now runs Gateway Bank's Edina location which opened in 2017. He works hard to understand his clients needs, and help them get the financing to succeed. He has a graduate degree in Finance from the University of St. Thomas and specializes in professional practice, real estate, and Small Business Administration lending.
Kim began her career with Gateway Bank in 2006 and has over 18 years experience in the banking industry. She has an MBA from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Before joining Gateway Bank, Kim gained experience at another local bank and insurance company. Her knowledge and leadership are a part of what makes Gateway a great place to work and bank.
A graduate of the Minnesota Bankers Association Consumer Banking School, Cindy has more than 35 years of experience in the banking industry. She is a founding member of Women at the Top® and previous editor of Today’s Financial Women™. Cindy has held numerous leadership positions with Financial Women International and its Foundation for 15 years. She also serves as the Past Chair and board member of the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce (DCR) and has chaired its WomEn's Leadership Forum for several years. In 2021, Cindy became the first woman business leader to be awarded the Legacy Award by the DCR.
Laura is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas with degrees in Political Science and History. She is an active member of Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women (MNCREW) and Minnesota Multi Housing Association (MHA). Laura is the recipient of the 2021 Extraordinary Volunteer Leadership Award by the MHA. In 2022, Laura was selected a Notable Woman in Banking and Finance by Twin Cities Business. She began her career at Gateway Bank in 2006.
Tom graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a BA in Financial Management. He has worked as a community banker in the Twin Cities for over 30 years. Tom has also served on non-profit boards and volunteered with numerous organizations including Conflict Resolution Center, Edina Public Schools Kids Club Advisory Council, Uptown Association and South Hennepin Business Association. He has also coached Edina community youth hockey, soccer and the Edina High School mountain bike team.
Shannon joined Gateway Bank in 2019 and has been a great addition to the team. She holds herself to the highest integrity, values hard work, and is driven to help her clients succeed. Before joining Gateway Bank, she worked in New Zealand as a loan officer and is a graduate of the University of Montana. Outside of work, Shannon is a part of two co-ed soccer teams. She is also the recipient of the 2019 Gateway Bank Most Valuable Bowler award.