Congratulations Savanna Henrickson

Savanna Hendrickson named 2022 Rising Star in Banking

July 8, 2022

Tioga, ND, July 8, 2022 - Savanna Hendrickson, President for The Bank of Tioga has been named a 2022 Rising Star in Banking by BankBeat magazine. United Bankers’ Bank, Bloomington, Minn., partners with BankBeat as sponsor of the program, which is designed to recognize up-and-coming leaders in the community banking space.

“Savanna was a natural choice for this recognition given her work ethic and willingness to explore new experiences,” said Jacqueline Nasseff Hilgert, BankBeat’s Editor-in-Chief. “Her impact is especially notable given her adaptability and leadership during the pandemic.”

“As a person and as a professional, Savanna is motivated, confident, and very competent” quoted former president David Grubb. 


Savanna worked closely with former president David Grubb for six years gaining insight and flourishing in her field before taking over the role as president of the $331 million North Dakota bank. Savanna has offered Bank of Tioga innovation and progression in today’s climate.

Established in 1999, the “Rising Stars in Banking” program is one of the most popular regular features appearing annually in BankBeat, which serves the commercial banking industry. Hendrickson is one of eight bankers who received the award in 2022. BankBeat honors bankers younger than 45 who have made outstanding contributions to their bank, industry, and community. Bankers working in the following states are eligible to be considered for this annual award: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Montana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Honorees are chosen based on nominations from readers.

Read Savanna's full Rising Stars in Banking 2022 feature in BankBeat here. To learn more about BankBeat or to nominate a banker visit


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About The Bank of TiogaAt The Bank of Tioga, we IGNITE PROSPERITY® by helping our clients do more with their money. Whether it’s saving a little extra cash each month or accomplishing a long-term strategy, our goal is to help you transform your financial life. The Bank of Tioga was chartered in 1951 and was acquired by TS Contrarian Bancshares Inc., an affiliate of TS Banking Group in 2014. With $350 million in assets, The Bank of Tioga is committed to supporting local organizations and reinvests a portion of its net income back to the community. Branch locations include Tioga and Crosby, North Dakota. For more information visit