We’re proud to announce that Melissa Deike has been promoted to SVP/treasury management director of sales for Bell Bank’s east and south market regions, based in Minneapolis and Phoenix.
Melissa, who has been with Bell since 2015, now leads recruitment and retention, staffing and expansion of Bell’s treasury management team in those major market regions. Her team provides a broad range of technology and services related to commercial deposits, helping companies and organizations optimize cash flow and maximize efficiency in operating their business. “We meet our customers where they are in their business,” Melissa explains, “and help them optimize and automate their banking processes to support their unique needs and strategies.”
Originally from New Prague, Minn., Melissa is a graduate of Winona State University. She has 20 years of experience in the banking field and held positions at State Bank of New Prague, Wells Fargo and Bank of the West prior to joining Bell. She previously served as Bell’s treasury management director of sales for the bank’s east region and has been honored by Finance & Commerce magazine as one of Minnesota’s Top Women in Finance.
“As Bell Bank continues to grow, treasury management is a key component of the outstanding services we provide our commercial clients,” says Erin Procko, Bell’s Twin Cities banking director and Minneapolis president. “Melissa is a highly respected leader not only at Bell, but among the clients she and her team come into contact with. She is always looking for ways to improve our services and processes, so she and her teams can help businesses succeed.”
Congratulations, Melissa – and thanks for your leadership!