National Bank of Commerce (NBC), continues its growth and expansion with the addition of two new associates, hiring Blaze Zenner and John Conley as Commercial Bankers.

Zenner hails from Cold Spring, MN. He attended college at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he earned his bachelor's degree in communications with minors in accounting and aerospace studies. He comes to us with over thirty-two years of banking experience. Working out of NBC’s downtown Duluth branch, Zenner will originate and manage a commercial loan portfolio. Zenner states, "Banking is about trust, honesty, and knowing your customer. When we listen to our customers and understand their business then we can truly partner with them." He is currently serving on the ARC Northland Board of Directors and is the Financial Secretary for the Knights of Columbus Council #15761.

Conley was born and raised in Superior, WI. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin - Superior in business administration and finance. With over twenty-three years of banking experience, Conley will be responsible for collaborating with customers to find tailored solutions that are specific to their needs. He will be working out of our Duluth branch. Conley has been the Treasurer for the Superior Douglas County Chamber of Commerce for roughly nineteen years. He is also the Treasurer for RiverFront Community Development in West Duluth as well as the MN North Volleyball Club.

Brad Roden, SVP - Chief Banking Officer, stated “Blaze and John value relationships with customers and truly demonstrate a passion for the community. They are a great fit for NBC, bringing expanded market knowledge and valuable experience. We are thrilled to have them as the newest additions to our commercial lending team."

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