Tim Gelinske

EVP/Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships

Tim Gelinske

About Tim

Tim Gelinske is responsible for the initiation and implementation of strategic initiatives identified by Bell’s CEO and executive team. These wide-ranging strategies may impact areas including business development, organizational structure, efficiency and performance across our company. Tim also oversees Bell’s key business and community partnerships with organizations such as Minnesota United Football Club in St. Paul, Minn., as well as the Bell Bank Champions program. 

Originally from Wyndmere, N.D., Tim earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota and his juris doctor (J.D.) degree from Northwestern University. He joined Bell Bank in 2018 as director of market development before being named to the executive leadership team in 2022. Previously, Tim was a shareholder and litigator at Minneapolis law firm Briggs and Morgan. 

Tim and his wife, Susan, live in Plymouth, Minn., and have four children.