Dakota Business Lending is pleased to welcome Jason Gerdes to the team as a Business Development and Commercial Loan Officer, working to develop and foster relationships with lenders, small businesses, economic development professionals, and other partners. He will be working to serve Dakota Business Lending’s market, covering North Dakota, western Minnesota, and Montana.
A lifelong resident of Minnesota, Gerdes has spent majority of his career working in a 504 certified development company like Dakota Business Lending and brings with him over 16 years of experience in small business lending and economic development, including experience in underwriting and structuring with various loan programs.
He was drawn to Dakota Business Lending due to their company culture and passion for helping small business owners and looks forward to continuing to expand and grow their impact. In his free time, Gerdes enjoys playing golf and spending quality time with his family and friends.