November 2012 Member Spotlight: Jim Friend


Name: Jim Friend

Employer: Anchor Bank

Job Title: Vice President – Business Banker

Education: Associate of Arts degree; Ball State University, Bank Executive program; Commercial Lending School, MBA

Rosemount Rotarian Jim Friend is a vice president business banker at Anchor Bank in Apple Valley, Minn., who has spent his entire 30+-year career working in the banking industry.

As a member of the Rosemount Rotary, Jim gets the most enjoyment of serving as a mentor in the STRIVE program and doing anything that allows him to give back to the community. This isn’t surprising considering that in addition to his Rotary membership, Jim is also involved with Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce, Friends of Scouting, the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association and St. Joseph Church in Rosemount.

In his free time, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife, Mary, his two adult sons and their spouses, as well as his two grandchildren. He is also an avid outdoorsman who loves fishing and hunting.

About Rotary Club of Rosemount

Rosemount Rotary is a highly ethical and prestigious service club in Rosemount. We exist as a part of Rotary International to help make Rosemount a standout place to live, to work, and to play. Rotarians strive to be leaders in the community and around the world. We meet on Fridays at Noon for lunch at Fireside Restaurant (3410 150th Street).
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