Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer
Downtown Duluth Location
“I’m thrilled to work for a business-minded employer that is based here and committed to the Duluth area by being an advocate for our community and customers by assisting in efforts for success.”
A member of the Republic Bank team for more than 14 years, Jon Birkeland brings to his position more than 19 years of banking experience. He specializes in small business and commercial real estate financing.
Jon enjoys working with a vast array of entrepreneurs and business professionals from diverse backgrounds. He approaches business banking with a focus on listening to customers to identify where they want to go and how Republic Bank can help them reach their goals.
Jon is involved in several community organizations, including Duluth Skyline Rotary, Hermantown Chamber of Commerce, Minnesota Business Finance Corporation and Minnesota Bankers Association. An active outdoorsman, he enjoys mountain biking, golfing, hunting, camping, spending time at the cabin with his wife and three kids, and coaching youth basketball.