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FIBT Welcomes Michelle Kommer

Michelle Kommer joins the FIBT Board of Directors

First International Bank & Trust (FIBT) is proud to welcome Michelle Kommer to our Board of Directors. Michelle is the founder and owner of HighRoad Partners, LLC, an organization that provides outsourced human resource solutions to businesses, to fill a gap that often exists for small businesses that are on the run, growing, and scaling their own operation. HighRoad Partners is also a full-service health insurance agency specializing in group employer and individual benefit policies.

Prior to the launch of her business, Michelle served as North Dakota’s Commissioner of Labor, Commissioner of Commerce, and Executive Director of Job Service.

Michelle also comes to FIBT with more than 20 years’ experience in the private sector where her career path included positions leading human resources, operational and legal functions in financial services, health insurance, and energy/manufacturing industries.

Michelle was named the Woman of Impact by the North Dakota Women’s Business Network in 2020, Woman of the Year for Child Advocacy in 2016, and one of the Top 25 Women in Business by Prairie Business Magazine in both 2014 and 2015. She has served on a number of nonprofit boards in the Fargo-Moorehead area including The Village Foundation, The FMWF Chamber of Commerce, Fraser, Ltd., and Churches United for the Homeless.

Please join us in welcoming Michelle to the family.

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