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John F. Healey is chairman of Crown Bank. He is a co-founder of Crown Bank and Crown Bankshares, Inc. He has served as a member of the board of directors and vice chairman since the bank was founded. From 1988 until 1999, Mr. Healey served as executive vice president of Healey Ramme Company, performing real estate development and asset management. He simultaneously managed listed securities and private equities portfolios. Mr. Healey has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and holds a real estate broker’s license. Mr. Healey maintains active memberships in Mensa International, The Infragard, and Vistage.
- John F. Healey
- Chairman and Director
Jeff Wessels has been with Crown Bank since 2001. Prior to joining our staff, Jeff held positions at Riverside Bank and TCF Bank. Jeff also has extensive experience working for a small to midsize business which gives him valuable insight into management and client services. Jeff is a graduate of Drake University with a B.A. in business administration and finance with an emphasis in bank management. Jeff is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of MNCPA and AICPA. In his free time, he enjoys hunting and golfing and is a strong supporter of Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF).
- Jeffrey Wessels
- President and Chief Operating Officer
Ashley Dolphin specializes in commercial and investment real estate and has extensive experience in SBA, 7a and 504 loan programs. She is a graduate of The College of St. Scholastica. Ashley was raised on the north shore of Lake Superior and enjoys the outdoors. She volunteers with Women, Horses, and Healing, an organization that helps troubled women and young girls through equine therapy.
- Ashley Dolphin
- Senior Vice President, Manager Minneapolis Office
John A. Welle heads our Edina commercial lending team. He is a well-known Twin Cities banker with extensive experience in middle market commercial lending. John is a graduate of St. Cloud State University and has a BS in Finance with a minor in Economics.John enjoys spending time at the lake with family and friends as well as a round of golf and a warm weather vacation when time allows.
- John Welle
- Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending
Brian Dougherty is a vice president and commercial lender in the Minneapolis Office. He primarily focuses on structuring and arranging construction and permanent financing for commercial real estate projects. Brian began his career with Marshall & Ilsley Bank (now BMO Harris) in the commercial real estate group. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Madison and has a B.A. in Economics.
- Brian Dougherty
- Vice President / Commercial Lender
Ryan Evanson is a recent addition to our team. Ryan has a background in private banking and commercial and private credit. Ryan graduated from Minnesota State University Mankato and holds a BS in management. He is on track to receive his MBA in 2020. He is active with the Minneapolis Downtown Council and is a volunteer with various organizations. In his free time, Ryan is active in his church and enjoys travelling with his wife, preferably to somewhere warm!
- Ryan Evanson
- Commercial Lender, Minneapolis
Lisa Perlman has 39 years of banking experience and specializes in deposit-focused services, including treasury management and business development. She works with small- and mid-sized business owners, investors and high net-worth individuals. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. Lisa enjoys golfing and spending time with family and friends.
- Lisa Perlman
- Vice President
Scott Thomas is a senior vice president and commercial lender in the Edina Office. Scott graduated from St. Cloud State University with a major in finance. He has over 25 years of experience and has a graduate degree from the University of Colorado school of banking. Scott has had senior management roles in several banking organizations. He enjoys hunting and fishing and being outdoors and going to his home in Northern Wisconsin most weekends.
- Scott Thomas
- Senior Vice President