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Laura Gevik

Senior vice president, chief operations officer, Drake Bank

Description

Laura Gevik has played a crucial role in leading St. Paul-based Drake Bank to create and adopt repeatable systems of operation and control to enhance its services. The numerous projects she has led and implemented include financial reporting remodeling, migration to a modernized HR platform, streamlining new products, establishing an IT committee and a cybersecurity plan, and remodeling the bank’s compliance and audit functions. Initiatives like these have enhanced Drake Bank’s onboarding and open enrollment experiences, saved more than one-third of projected expansion costs, and increased the bank’s core deposits by double digits.