Starion Financial’s founder receives Greater North Dakotan Award
Frank Larson, founder of Starion Financial, received the Greater North Dakotan Award on April 15 at the Governor’s Business Forum at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. The award is the Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce’s highest honor and was presented to Larson in acknowledgement of the business and philanthropic impact he has had on the state of North Dakota.
Starion Financial rated four stars by Bankrate.com
Starion Financial has been awarded four stars in Bankrate.com’s Safe & Sound Ratings service for the quarter that ended September 30, 2013. This is the highest score a financial institution can receive. These ratings are comparisons to both industry and peer norms and standards and key absolute benchmarks.
Starion Financial receives highest rating from BauerFinancial
Starion Financial has received a five-star rating from BauerFinancial, the Nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating firm.
Starion Financial’s Lindsey Matter receives national recognition
Lindsey Matter, mortgage banker at Starion Financial, has been named to Mortgage Executive’s Top 1% of Mortgage Originators list. Matter is located at the bank’s Mandan location.
Starion Financial’s Jason Weber receives national recognition
Jason Weber, mortgage banker at Starion Financial, has been named to Mortgage Executive’s Top 1% of Mortgage Originators list. Weber is located at the bank’s Middleton location and also services customers at the Sun Prairie location.
Starion Financial presents local business survey results
Starion Financial will be presenting the results of The Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce’s business survey on Wednesday, April 2 from 7:30 – 9 a.m. The event will be held at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center in Bismarck.
Starion Financial supports Big Brothers Big Sisters
Starion Financial recently participated in the Big Brother Big Sister’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraising event. Employees bowled in the event and also raised money by making a “jeans day” donation for BBBS.
Starion Financial hires Brian Hanson as operations manager
Brian Hanson has joined Starion Financial as the operations manager. He is located at the bank’s Mandan location.
Starion Financial receives the SBA Director’s Award
Starion Financial received the Director’s Award for the fiscal year 2013. This award is given annually by the North Dakota District Office of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to those lenders who have demonstrated a commitment to financing small business using SBA programs.
Starion Financial partners to fund the Bottineau County Children’s Academy
Starion Financial partnered with other local organizations to finance the Bottineau County Children’s Academy. Starion Financial and the Bank of North Dakota financed a combined $300,000 with the flex PACE program.