Western Bank is proud to announce that Archie Givens has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Givens is CEO & Director of Legacy Management and Development Corporation … Western Bank is proud to announce that Archie Givens has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Givens is CEO & Director of Legacy Management and Development Corporation which is a leader in developing affordable housing solutions by integrating various Federal and State financing methods with the development of low and moderate-income housing.
"We are fortunate to have someone as talented and knowledgeable as Archie on our Board," noted Bill Sands, Chairman and Owner. "Not only is his perspective and experience as a business owner invaluable to the bank, but he has also served on many boards."
Givens is currently a Board Member of several other organizations including the Minnesota Humanities Commission, Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota Alumni Association, and the Guthrie Theater. He is also President of the Givens Foundation for African American Literature which is nationally recognized as one of the leading organizations that actively celebrates and promotes African American literature and history.
When asked about his new role at Western Bank Givens said, "I am proud to work with such a fine small business bank that is rooted in the community and has a commitment to exceptional customer service."
One of the leading business lenders in the Twin Cities, Western Bank has assets of over $300 million. Western has locations in St. Paul, Minneapolis, Oakdale, Mounds View, Maplewood and Edina.