On a Mission for Success
Tom Klassen likes success. He likes to read books about success. He likes to study successful peopleís stories. He has certainly enjoyed a great deal of success in his own career, honing his expertise in leasing to become one of the Upper Midwestís most knowledgeable and experienced professionals in that specialty. As a leasing expert, Tom enjoys working with the Commercial Banking Team to help Minnesota businesses maximize their financial potential. A seasoned financial professional he helps identify potential leasing opportunities, and then forges the best leasing arrangements to help clients reach their business goals.
A committed team player and a natural-born leader, Tom loves the opportunities his position at Anchor gives him to cultivate his team, to work across many departments, meet with business owners throughout the community and hear their stories. An active community volunteer, Tom shares the lessons he has learned with a new generation of business leaders through his involvement in Leadership Red Wing, an organization devoted to training future leaders. Tom has also shared his can-do attitude as an active member of the Lionís Club for more than 20 years, and has held a wide range of leadership positions for the group. When he isnít working or volunteering, Tom enjoys spending time with his wife of 30 years, and daughter, who now lives in Burnsville. He is an avid reader and a proponent of lifelong education. Aspiration: To play all the great golf courses in the world.
Education: MBA from the University of St. Thomas, BS in Finance from Cardinal Stritch College