Brian Overby

Brian Overby

President of Alerus Retirement and Benefits


As president of Alerus Retirement and Benefits, Brian Overby leads all aspects of Alerus’ multi-billion dollar retirement and benefits division, including product development, plan services, compliance, and working closing with the sales and service team to deliver superior client experiences. He also has a leadership role in the ongoing integration of Alerus’ full-service offerings to holistically serve clients. He played an instrumental role in developing Alerus’ retirement plan product and service model, which services clients in all 50 states.

Brian has worked at Alerus for more than 25 years, primarily within the company’s retirement division. He has held a variety of roles throughout his career including sales, account management, and operations.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in financial management, with a minor in economics, from the University of North Dakota. He also holds a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist designation and is a past member of the YMCA board of directors in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Brian lives in Grand Forks and has three children.