• COVID-19 Update 06/26/2020: our Smith Ave., Grand Ave., and North Oaks lobbies will be opening on Monday, June 29. The Randolph drive-up will reopen on Monday, July 6. We require that you wear a mask when you visit our lobbies - thank you!
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Team Members

Andy Gesell - Business Banker

Senior Vice President Commercial Lending

What do you do at BankCherokee?
I am a commercial lender specializing in helping businesses meet their financial goals. 

How many years have you been in banking?
26 years. 

Why do you enjoy working at BankCherokee?
As a third generation banker, I am proud to carry on the tradition of being a trusted advisor for business owners. I enjoy working with businesses to help them meet their financial objectives.

What organization(s) are you involved in?
I'm involved in the MetroIBA and the Grand Avenue Business Association (GABA). Both organizations are advocates for local business and I like that.

What was your best vacation ever?
Going to Nepal because it's where my wife was born. It is a very friendly and beautiful country.

What is your favorite movie?
Shawshank Redemption.

Contact Information
651-291-6266 - Direct
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