March 2024

Tim Brunner Joins Gainey Business Bank as SVP Commercial Banker

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA: Gainey Business Bank is pleased to announce that Tim Brunner has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President Commercial Banker.

Tim has been a banking professional in the Arizona market for more than 40 years. Tim comes to Gainey from Alerus Financial, where he worked as a Senior Business Advisor since 2011. Tim was responsible for assisting commercial business clients in all aspects of banking, including loans, deposits, cash management, wealth management, and employee benefits. Before Alerus, Tim worked for BNC National Bank, M&I Bank, and Heritage Bank in several executive roles. In addition to his work as a community banker, Tim has been involved with numerous local small business organizations, and he has a passion for improving education for underprivileged schools. Tim is active in the Arizona Small Business Administration, the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce, and the National Tool and Machining Association‐Arizona Chapter. Originally from Madison, WI, Tim calls Phoenix home, living with his wife, Christina, and enjoying time with his four children
and three grandchildren.

“The team at Gainey Business Bank is thrilled with the addition of Tim to our growing team. Tim’s professional banking experience paired with the connections he has made in the Valley makes him a perfect fit for what we are trying to grow and cultivate here at Gainey. He has a proven track record for fostering and managing relationships and will have no problem bringing his expertise and associations to our organization. Tim is a welcome addition to the team, and we anticipate him being a vital part of our future,” said Rob Schwister,
President & CEO.

Tim Brunner added, “I am honored to join the Gainey team, and I am looking forward to continuing their commitment to support businesses throughout the State of Arizona. I believe strongly that the business community needs access to high‐quality banking services, and Gainey Business Bank is well‐positioned to fill that need. I look forward to helping the entire team serve our clients with the utmost care.”

Gainey Business Bank is an FDIC insured Community bank based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Its purpose is to help the rapidly growing sector of Arizona based, small‐to‐medium sized businesses grow and prosper. To learn more about Gainey Business Bank’s efforts to serve Arizona, please visit our website: .