Starion Bank announces the promotion of three employees in the Bismarck-Mandan market. The move grows the already high-performing business services team to serve more local business startups and expansions and strengthens the bank’s commitment to workforce diversity.

Micaela Ranisate was promoted to Business Banking Officer at Bismarck Main. Ranisate joined Starion Bank in January 2020 as a Cash Management Officer. She earned a degree from the University of North Dakota in Banking and Financial Economics. Outside of work, Ranisate enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing, and being on the river.

Brittney Anderson was promoted to Cash Management Officer in Mandan. She joined Starion Bank in November 2019 as a Finance Specialist I. Brittney was promoted to a Finance Specialist II in September 2020. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her son Gavinn, spending time with her niece and nephews, gardening, kayaking, playing softball, traveling, and going to concerts.

Alex Zimmerman was promoted to Cash Management Officer at Bismarck Main. She joined Starion Bank in June 2021 as a Universal Banker I, and was promoted to Business Banking Representative I in December 2021. Zimmerman holds a bachelor's degree in strategic communication and a minor in business administration from North Dakota State University. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with friends, her husband and son, traveling and a good cup of coffee. 

Dave Rogstad, Business Banking Manager, sees potential in the three new positions. “It's important to have bankers and cash management officers who understand the challenges and potential in women-owned businesses, says Rogstad. “I’m excited to see how our local businesses benefit from their perspectives, skills and experience.”

About Starion Bank
Starion Bank is a $1.8 billion family-owned community bank and financial services organization. Established in Oakes, N.D., in 1969, Starion has 16 locations in Bismarck-Mandan, Bottineau, Dunseith, Ellendale, Fargo, Oakes and Rolla, N.D.; and Middleton, Monona and Sun Prairie, Wis.