Aleesha Webb, president and vice chair of Village Bank in St. Francis, was named a 2019 Top Woman in Finance by Finance & Commerce .

Webb, who was named president of the bank last fall, is one of 36 honorees this year. With her second appearance on the list, Webb joins the "Circle of Excellence" – the top tier for the award.

Finance & Commerce recognized Sara Ausman of
Twin Cities Alerus in its "Circle of Excellence." The publication also recognized the following bankers as "First-time honorees": Rachel Bauer of Bell Bank; Melissa Carmichael of Bremer Bank; Katie Incantalupo of Star Bank; Katie Lorenson of Alerus; Chris Niskanen of The Bank of Elk River; Cristen Purdy of Choice Bank, and Mary Stoick of Sunrise Banks.