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About Woodlands National Bank

With seven convenient locations and a focus on personal relationships and local decision-making, Woodlands is for you!

The Woodlands Way is more than just a catchy slogan – it’s a state of mind. The Woodlands Way is a commitment to our customers to provide a personal relationship, expert advice, local decisions, and non-traditional solutions to their financial needs. Woodlands National Bank is proudly owned by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe as part of their economic diversification program. 

By opening our minds to the many options available to our customers, we will be able to open doors for our customers – both literally and figuratively. An emphasis on The Woodlands Way will demonstrate to customers and potential customers that Woodlands National Bank’s level of service is superior. In today's banking environment many institutions have similar products and rates, which means the only defining difference between banks can be levels of service.

We believe our customer service record is one of the best in the industry and we want our customers to know that they are important to us and know that we do things differently than our competitors. Woodlands National Bank has a 100-year tradition of quality customer service and we are willing to stand behind our promises through The Woodlands Way.

Senior Management Team

Joel Braun: President/CEO

Kara Ketola: Senior Vice President - Commercial Banking

Karen Butterfield: Vice President - HR Manager

Amanda Meyer: Vice President - Mortgage Department

Michelle Starr - Vice President - Operations Manager

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