People – 100 Companies That Care


Bell Bank was named to People magazine’s list of 100 Companies That Care for the way our team members help others and pay it forward in the communities where we live, work and do business.

Fortune – Best Workplaces


Bell Bank is among just 40 large companies across the U.S. named by Fortune as one of the nation’s Top Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance. Bell ranked #25 on this prestigious list.

Forbes – World’s Best Banks


In a survey of bank customers worldwide, Bell came in at #4 among U.S. only banks, based on overall recommendations, customer satisfaction, trustworthiness, services and financial advice.

Forbes – Best Banks in Each State


Bell Bank was named the #1 bank in North Dakota based on overall recommendations and customer satisfaction, as well as trustworthiness, branch and digital services, and financial advice.

Minneapolis StarTribune – Top 150 Workplaces


Bell was named the #1 large workplace and the top-ranked banking workplace in Minnesota. 

American Banker – Best Banks To Work For


Bell was again named among the top banks to work, based on surveys of employees.

The Forum of Fargo, N.D. – Best of the Red River Valley (Best Bank/Credit Union, Best Customer Service, Best Large Company to Work For, Best Mortgage Company)


Readers of Fargo’s daily newspaper voted Bell the area’s best in 4 categories.

Finance & Commerce – Progress Minnesota Award


Bell was recognized for making a difference in the state’s business environment, particularly through our Pay It Forward initiative.

Lake Region Echo/Press, Alexandria, Minn. – Best of the Lakes (Best Bank/Financial Institution, Best Small Company to Work For)


Echo/Press readers named Bell the best in 2 categories.

Wahpeton (N.D.) Daily News – Best of the Valley (Friendliest Bank Tellers, Best Financial Advisors)


Bell was named tops in 2 categories by Daily News readers.