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.