Sarah Budenski earns CTFA

NEW ULM — Sarah Budenski, Assistant Vice President and Trust Officer, of the Wealth Management and Trust Division of Frandsen Bank & Trust, recently completed three years of trust schooling and successfully passed the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation exam – the highest designation for a trust professional.

The CTFA is a professional designation offered by the American Bankers Association and provides training and knowledge in taxes, investments, financial planning, trusts and estates. There are currently only about 3,300 CTFA professionals in the United States.

Ms. Budenski works directly with the department’s current and prospective trust and investment clients, as well as local attorneys and accountants in providing services to their clients.

The Wealth Management and Trust Division is part of the Frandsen Financial Corporation. It currently manages over $350 million in assets for clients; providing corporate trustee, investment management, and retirement plan services and administration.