Brakke named vice president and business banker at Merchants Bank

Brian T. Brakke has joined Merchants Bank in Rosemount as a vice president and business banker.

He has more than 25 years of banking experience, including 15 years with Anchor Bank and 12 years with US Bank.

Brakke has a history of community involvement, including current board positions with the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts and Ordway Circle of Stars. He is also involved with the Burnsville Rotary Finance Committee, Mount Calvary Lutheran Church and the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce. His past involvement includes board positions with the Saint Paul Chamber Charitable Foundation and Home Equity Service of Saint Paul Inc. Brakke holds an undergraduate degree from Augsburg College and a graduate degree from the University of St. Thomas.