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LINDAR's Haglin elected to RiverWood Bank board

BAXTER -- Tom Haglin, president and owner of LINDAR Corp., was recently elected to RiverWood Bank's Board of Directors, Chairman Paul Means announced.

Tom Haglin
Tom Haglin

BAXTER - Tom Haglin, president and owner of LINDAR Corp., was recently elected to RiverWood Bank's Board of Directors, Chairman Paul Means announced.

Haglin joins the eight-member board, which oversees RiverWood's banking operations at its nine locations: Bagley, Baudette, Baxter, Bemidji, Benson, Big Lake, Crosslake, Monticello and Morris.

"RiverWood Bank is very fortunate to have Tom on its board of directors," Means said in a news release. "He's a tremendous asset to the Brainerd lakes area and his record as a business leader is exceptional. We believe he'll play an important role in the bank's continued growth and success."

Haglin and his wife, Ellen, founded LINDAR in 1993. With 110 employees, it's now a national leader in the plastic thermoforming industry, specializing in producing a diverse line of plastic containers and custom engineered plastic parts. They also purchased Lakeland Mold Company in Brainerd in 2012, recently renaming it Avantech to position it for future growth.

Haglin is involved in the community, having served on boards for Essentia Health, Tri-Parish and St. Andrew's Church, Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union, and the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce. He was recently re-elected to the Brainerd School District School Board and currently serves as vice chairman.

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Haglin said he was both excited and honored to be on the board of RiverWood Bank.

"I look forward to contributing to its future growth goals in the communities it currently serves, and beyond."

RiverWood Banks are wholly owned subsidiaries of Great River Holding Company, which was founded in 2003 and is owned by employees and shareholders who live in the communities that the banks serve. With $320 million in assets and an experienced senior management team, RiverWood reports it is experiencing significant growth in its business lending and home lending areas.

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