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February 16, 2018 Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
January 31, 2018 Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. Announces Intention to Pursue Initial Public Offering in 2018
January 15, 2018 Jordan Marriott Joins Bridgewater Bank as Vice President, Lending
December 12, 2017 Marti Stone Joins Bridgewater as Vice President, Loan Administration
October 17, 2017 Lynn Roth Joins Bridgewater Bank as Vice President, Lending
October 9, 2017 Bridgewater Bank Appoints David Volk to Board of Directors
August 28, 2017 Bridgewater Announces Plans for St. Paul Branch
July 27, 2017 Bridgewater Bank Names Laura Espeseth Vice President of Funds Management
July 12, 2017 Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. Closes Private Placement of $25 Million Subordinated Notes
April 27, 2017 Mary Jayne Crocker Named to MSPBJ ‘Women in Business’ List
January 27, 2017 Ben Klocke Named General Counsel
January 9, 2017 Bridgewater Bank Promotes Joe Chybowski to CFO
January 9, 2017 Bridgewater Bank Promotes Ross Wieser to Vice President
January 2, 2017 2017 Banker of the Year: Jerry Baack
October 28, 2016 Banks Gain in Year of Acquisitions
July 27, 2016 Beth Shipman Joins Bridgewater Bank as Vice President of Compliance
June 27, 2016 Private Equity Firms Invest $27.5 Million in Bridgewater Bank
May 23, 2016 Bridgewater Bank Acquires First National Bank of the Lakes
January 8, 2016 Bridgewater Bank to Merge with First National Bank of the Lakes
September 8, 2015 California Based Private Equity Firm Invests $15M in Bridgewater Bank
September 11, 2015 Bridgewater Bancshares Receives $15M from Castle Creek Capital
May 19, 2015 Bridgewater Welcomes Adam Erickson as Vice President of Commercial Lending
January 1, 2015 Bridgewater Opens New Branch in St. Louis Park
October 28, 2014 Bridgewater Promotes Nick Place to Senior Vice President
 October 31, 2014 Bridgewater CEO on Growth
March 2014 Real Estate Continues to Fuel Growth at Upstart Bank
February 28, 2014 Bridgewater Bank Nails Down Excelsior Boulevard Site
November 13, 2013 Focus on Real Estate, Flexibility Propels Bridgewater Bank’s Growth

Awards

August 2017 ‘Top Women in Finance’ – Anna Berge Finance & Commerce
August 2017 Best Banks to Work For American Banker
April 2017 ‘Women in Business’ – Mary Jayne Crocker Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
March 2017 15th Among Top Performing Banks Nationwide ($1B-$10B category) SNL Financial
October 2016 Bridgewater Recognized as 13th Largest Bank in MN by Asset Size Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
June 2016 Bridgewater Bank Named a Top 150 Workplace for 2016 Star Tribune
October 2015 Bridgewater Recognized as 16th Largest Bank in MN by Asset Size Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
June 2015 Bridgewater Bank Earns a Five Star Rating Bauer Financial
June 2015 Bridgewater Bank Named a 2015 Top Workplace Star Tribune
March 2015 5th Among Top Performing Banks Nationwide
($500M-5B category)
SNL Financial
October 31, 2014 Named 14th Largest Bank in Minnesota by Asset Size Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
November 2013 “Top Women in Finance” – Mary Jayne Crocker Finance & Commerce
November 15, 2011 “Outstanding Women in Banking” – Rachael Petersen Financial Review