Okeson Promoted at Bell State Bank & Trust
Julia Okeson has been promoted to vice president – real estate at Bell State Bank & Trust in Detroit Lakes. In her new position, Okeson helps customers with home financing needs including construction loans, purchase and refinance transactions.
Bell State Bank & Trust offers a variety of home financing programs including first-time home buyer loans, FHA/VA loans, Rural Development loans, and conventional conforming and non-conforming loans.
A native of Detroit Lakes, Okeson earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Minnesota State University Moorhead and has been in the banking field for more than 10 years. Okeson started her career as a home mortgage originator with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. She joined Bell State Bank and Trust in 2006 and previously served as retail branch manager for Bell State Bank & Trust’s Detroit Lakes and Audubon locations.
Okeson lives in Detroit Lakes with her husband, Paul, and their two sons.