Heather Plumski started her career at Stearns Bank in 2005. Today, she’s responsible for the St. Cloud bank’s financials and reporting, collaborating with senior management to devise effective plans and create actionable goals aimed at tangible results. In the past year, she led Stearns Bank’s strategic mergers and acquisitions, vetting and performing the financial due diligence and merger models for over 40 potential acquisition initiatives. In 2020-21, she took the lead to deploy the St. Cloud bank’s federal Paycheck Protection Program, originating more than 2,600 loans of more than $390 million in 2020 alone.