Mara Berdal serves as Universal Loan Officer in Grand Forks, ND. Originally from Grand Forks, she graduated from Black Hills State University, earning her degree in business management with a focus in accounting.
Outside of work, Mara serves as state director for the National Barrel Horse Association, and she and her husband are heavily involved in the Petersburg Fire Protection District, KEM Shriners and Dahlen Lutheran Church. In her free time, she enjoys barrel racing/rodeos, hunting, fishing and visiting the lake. Most people don’t know that she owns a mini donkey named Karen.
To Mara, being a team member at Gate City Bank means coming together for a common goal to help customers, communities and fellow team members. Among Gate City Bank’s Principles of High Standards, her favorite is Sense of Urgency because she cares about prioritizing customers’ needs.