Meet The People Dedicated To Providing You With Extraordinary Service

At Granite Community Bank we understand that a great team is made up from a group of ordinary people doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.


Meet Our Personal Bankers

Vicki Braegelmann

Vicki is new to the banking world and recently started at GCB after working at two local law firms over the past 18 years. She enjoys helping each customer have a positive experience and providing service with a smile!

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Christin Geislinger

Christin enjoys helping customers open new accounts, online banking setup and assisting with all of their banking needs.

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Patty Larson

Patty has over 3 years of experience in banking and her favorite part of being a personal banker is getting to know her customers and providing service with a smile.

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Julie Heying

Julie has been with GCB as a Teller & Customer Service Representative. She enjoys working with our customers and helping them with all their banking needs.

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Meet Our Lenders

Jim Eiynck, NMLS# 412732

Jim is a licensed MN Real Estate Broker and has 20+ years experience in everything from Building & Construction, to Drafting & Estimating Degrees in his background.

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Jacob Reiter

Jacob leads the bank’s lending department where he’s worked extensively with small business owners, investors and entrepreneurs on creative financing solutions.

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Todd Erickson

Todd has an extremely broad background in business lending that has given him over 39 years of experience in banking.

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Bob Lewellyn

Bob has more than 13 years of experience providing financing solutions to people and businesses in the local area.

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Amy Statz, NMLS# 412733

Amy has 15 years of Mortgage Lending experience and enjoys working with borrowers who want to purchase a home, refinance, build or remodel.

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Mike Schmid

Mike has over 30 years experience in lending and specializes in credit lines, equipment loans, commercial mortgages and SBA loans.

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Gary Kiess

Gary has 15-years of banking experience, with a background in several areas including commercial real estate, construction, small business financing, as well as financing under the SBA and USDA programs.

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Meet Our Insurance Agents

Pat Donlin

Pat has expertise in providing Property, Casualty, and Life insurance products to customers. Pat grew up in St. Cloud and graduated from St. Cloud State University before he moved to Cold Spring, where he's lived for 21 years.

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Meet Our Financial Advisers

Jeff Benda

Jeff has 20+ years of experience and a broad background in the investment and insurance industry.  He looks forward to working with individuals, families, and businesses to plan their short-term or long-term financial goals, and help them achieve success.

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Meet Our Support Team

Mel Braunberger

Mel has been with the bank for 20 years and views each day as an opportunity to provide each customer with a positive experience at GCB!

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Karla Wittrock

Karla has over 40 years of banking experience and enjoys helping customers discover new opportunities and services available through GCB.

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Pam Schackmann

Pam has been a bookkeeper at GCB for 13 years and enjoys working with customers to help make their banking needs easier to understand.

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Brenda Koshiol

Brenda has been at GCB for 6 years and enjoys working with people, she’ll go above and beyond to give our customers a positive banking experience.

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Joyce Torborg

Joyce has been with GCB for 20 years and aims to make your trip to GCB a special one by providing service with a smile. I hope to see you soon!

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Carol Stang

Carol enjoys working at GCB and being able to help customers with their banking and mortgage needs.

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Brenda Widmer

Brenda has been in the banking business for 22 years and enjoys working in a small town bank where customers are on a first name basis.

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Jeanne Elfering

Jeanne has over 30 years of banking experience and specializes in HSAs, IRAs and implementing digital cash management solutions. She is now the Compliance Officer in Cold Spring.

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Gerald (Jerry) Reiter

Jerry has over 30 years of commercial and ag lending and over 25 years of bank management, and that’s where he finds himself today as the President and CEO.

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