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Welcome Loan Portfolio Manager, Alex Bastien

Alex Bastien picAlex Bastien has joined the Northland Foundation as Loan Portfolio Manager. He will work with the Business Finance Program which provides flexible lending, in partnership with banks or other development lenders, to businesses and nonprofit organizations to start up, maintain, and expand within northeastern Minnesota.

Alex graduated from The College of St. Scholastica with a degree in management and marketing. Past professional experience includes marketing and finance positions with Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union and 50 Below. Most recently, he was the Business Manager at Krenzen. He and his family live in Duluth. In his downtime, he enjoys many outdoor activities including running, skiing, boating, and biking.

“Alex will be a great addition to our team, working with Michael Colclough, our Business Finance Director, lending partners, and business owners to support the region’s economy and jobs,” said Tony Sertich, Northland Foundation’s President.

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