Bell Bank Hires Schwab as Chief Risk Officer

11/9/2020 4:57:00 PM

Bell Bank News

Bell Bank has hired Jesse Schwab as executive vice president/chief risk officer, with oversight of all non-credit related risk management for Bell Bank and its divisions. We’re proud to have Jesse join our executive leadership team! He’ll be officed at Bell’s Minneapolis – Colonnade and Bloomington – Bell Plaza locations.


Jesse spent the past 6 years at TCF Bank, where he held leadership roles in both risk management and compliance. In his banking career, Jesse has combined understanding of business approaches and goals with an appreciation of the supervisory processes and expectations of regulatory agencies. After establishing TCF’s Regulatory Affairs Office, Jesse served as TCF’s chief compliance officer and director of regulatory affairs, overseeing the bank’s regulatory relationships and corporate compliance program – including consumer compliance, fair lending practices, and obligations under the Community Reinvestment Act. Prior to his work in the banking field, Jesse was a private practice attorney with a focus in consumer protection and bankruptcy matters; he held roles with both the Colorado Office of the State Auditor and the Chile Public Prosecutor’s Office.


Originally from Bismarck, N.D., Jesse graduated from the University of North Dakota with a degree in political science and earned his juris doctorate from California Western School of Law in San Diego, Calif.  He currently resides in Edina, Minn., with his wife and 2-year-old daughter.

Welcome, Jesse, to the Bell Bank family!