I. Lise Kruse

I. Lise Kruse
I. Lise Kruse
Conference of State Bank Supervisors - CSBS
Commissioner, North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions

Governor Doug Burgum appointed Lise Kruse as Commissioner of the North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions effective Dec. 1, 2017. 

Lise joined the Department of Financial Institutions as a Financial Institutions Examiner in 2004 and was promoted to Chief Examiner-Banks effective Jan. 1, 2011.  Prior to her joining the Department, she worked seven years for a life insurance company in Fargo, ND.

Lise graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1996 from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., with majors in business and organizational communication. In 2003, she earned a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in information technology from University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colo.  She graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado, Boulder, Colo., in 2012. 

In 2020 Lise was elected by her peers to serve on the Conference of State Bank Supervisors Executive Board, and she also serves on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Regulatory Advisory Board. 

A native of Elverum, Norway, Lise resides in West Fargo with her husband, Scott, and their daughter.