Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson

Senior Vice President Commercial Lending 651-291-6246

What do you do at BankCherokee?
I’m a Commercial Lender helping small businesses, investors, entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations finance their growth and manage their cash and finances.

How many years have you been in banking?
Over 30 years.

Why do you enjoy working at BankCherokee?
I believe that it is community banking like it should be.  Strong, independent, relationship based and service oriented.  The employees live and work in our community.  They know our customers and our neighborhoods, and that helps them provide outstanding service.  BankCherokee has been doing business this way since 1908.

What organizations are you involved in?
I enjoy serving on the Board of Directors for the Midway Chamber of Commerce.  It is comprised of an outstanding group of volunteers that share a common passion for our community.

What was your best vacation ever?
Sablet, France for Christmas 2011. We got the family together  to celebrate the holidays in a picturesque village that dates back to medievel times.

What is your favorite activity outside of work?
Time with family and friends;  bicycling, hiking, and golf; travel, especially winter getaways and long car journeys; moped rides; food and drink on Grand Avenue; dessert; Cretin-Derham Hall sports and MIAC football.

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Kieran Wells, Owner of Wells Pianos, tells us about his business and how they specialize in performance grade pianos that people can afford. Kieran also talks about his relationship with BankCherokee and why he chose us and Steve Johnson as his business banker.