Bremer Financial employs Shelly Hoemke. Ms. Hoemke has worked in credit administration for five years and four months. She does filing, photo copying, mailings and assists others as needed.
Ms. Hoemke only has glowing remarks for her company. “When they hired me, I was walking with a cane…They really liked my qualifications…Everyone knows that I have MS [multiple sclerosis: A demylenation disease that effects the nervous system and has no known cure]… At first, I was afraid to tell them what was really wrong with me. Once they knew, they helped me tremendously…They have been very creative in trying to accommodate me… Even the senior vice president has asked me how I was doing and offered to help.”
Bremer Financial is a financial services corporation that has been in business for many years. The corporation has a foundation named Otto Bremer Foundation that prioritizes projects that address the root cause of poverty, enhance the self-sufficiency of low-income people, and work at removing barriers that keep them in poverty.
When Shelly is asked if there is anything she would change about her job, she replies, “No, they go out of their way to help me. I can move around in a way so that I do not get stiff. Everyone is very nice to me. They really know how to pick their people.”