Eric Carlson began his career in '08 and joined Northern Plains Financial in '21. Previously Eric worked in commercial banking with farmer-owned cooperatives and private agribusiness throughout ND, SD and MN. Eric graduated from the University of North Dakota with both a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics and a Master's degree in Business Administration. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking, has earned a Leadership Certificate from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Certified Grain Merchant (White Commercial Corporation). He also serves on the Church Council at Hope Lutheran in Fargo.
Eric resides in Fargo with his wife Kari and their three children. Outside of work he enjoys hunting, endurance sports and spending time with his family.
Eric holds Series 7 and Series 66 FINRA registrations and Life & Annuity, Variable Life & Annuity and Accident & Health licenses.