West St. Paul
Assistant Vice President, Bank Manager
Optimistic leader // Calming presence // Resilient role model
Maintaining an optimistic outlook in the workplace.
A patient and optimistic leadership style is what equips Christina Ortiz to handle tough situations and to find the best possible solutions for her clients. Christina believes client satisfaction is key. As Bank Manager at Anchor Bank West St. Paul, Christina demonstrates her customer service skills each day to ensure anyone who enters the bank has the best possible experience. Supporting her staff in their professional development and lending her time to volunteer at local events is what motivates Christina in her leadership role.
Christina volunteers with Celebrate West St. Paul, an organization that engages the community, honors the next generation and promotes local businesses. She served on the board of directors from 2014-2015. In her 13 years with Anchor, Christina has always demonstrated her committed to serving her neighbors and community.
West St. Paul is home for Christina, her two daughters, Alyssa and Selena and their yellow lab Cabela. Christina places lot of emphasis on spending quality time with her family, and is a proud royalty mom. Her daughter, Alyssa served as Miss West St Paul in 2013, and was recently crowned West Wind Princess for the 2016 Saint Paul Winter Carnival.
Helping hand // Relationship builder // Book collector
Helping clients meet challenges and goals.
Fueled by a desire to serve others, Amanda attended college to originally pursue a degree in nursing. To pay for college, she worked as a teller where she discovered a passion for finance, prompting her to switch her degree to business administration. As a personal banker in West St. Paul, Amanda seeks daily to serve her clients by providing superior support and financial guidance. She finds particular joy in helping clients meet challenging goals and work towards financial security.
Amanda is a tenacious optimist who loves a challenge. She and her husband moved to the southeast metro three years ago from Florida, and immediately upon joining the bank began looking for ways to connect and contribute to the community. For the past three years, she has volunteered for the Burnsville Fire Muster and volunteered to participate in the Apple Valley Freedom Days parades. Amanda has lent her time to volunteering at a local food shelf and gardening with South Metro Young Professionals.
Amanda is an avid reader and traveler. She and her husband are enjoying exploring their new home state, Minnesota. Their Corgi-Chihuahua Bella is adapting to snow. They are currently saving to purchase their first home which Amanda plans to fill with books! Amanda and her husband welcomed their first baby in May 2017.
Cheerful // Resourceful // Team player
Connecting to the community.
Nikki has spent her entire career working in the banking industry. She joined Anchor Bank in 2011 and loves her frontline relationship with the community. Nikki has a talent for helping customers find the best Anchor products to suit individual needs. She also enjoys educating young customers in areas of credit, savings and overall fiscal responsibility.
A proud resident of St. Paul, Nikki is an avid supporter of The West Side Boosters, a youth sports organization. Nikki’s husband is the president of the organization, which works to promote both the fundamentals of sports and life. In addition, she is grateful for Anchor Bank’s support of both the Dodge Nature Center and the West St. Paul Day’s Parade.
Nikki keeps busy with two young children and a bulldog, Petey, named after the dog in the Little Rascals. She hopes to one day swim with the dolphins and take exotic beach vacations – a dream of many Minnesotans!