Familiar faces you know, who know you by name.

We have a dynamic group of officers and staff who work diligently to serve the community.

Board of Directors

Headshot photograph of Jack Hoeven.

J. H. Hoeven, Jr.

Founder - First Western Bank & Trust 1964 - 2017
Headshot of Brenda Foster

Brenda K. Foster

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer - First Western Bank & Trust
Headshot of John Hoven

John Hoeven

U.S. Senator
Headshot photograph of Jon Bakkes.

Jon Backes

Attorney - McGee, Hankla, & Backes
Headshot of Val Bruels

Val Bruels

Realtor - Elite Real Estate
Headshot photograph of Rich Campbell.

Rich Campbell

Retired President & Chief Executive Officer - First Western Bank & Trust
Headshot photograph of Clayton Fegley.

Clayton Fegley

Small Grain Farmer
Headshot photograph of Mike Fitzmaurice.

Mike Fitzmaurice

President - Copperhead Corporation Managing Partner - Tri-Star Minerals
headshot of Kathleen Gaddie

Kathleen Gaddie

President - Ryan Family Dealerships
Headshot photograph of Chuck Kramer.

Charles Kramer

President - I. Keating Furniture World
Headshot of Charles Morgan

Charles "Chip" Morgan

Owner - Northwest Respiratory Services
Headshot photo of Ron Rauschenberger.

Ron Rauschenberger

Consultant
Headshot photo of Adrianna

Adrianna Wetzel

Executive Assistant & Corporate Secretary - First Western Bank & Trust

Officers & Lenders

Officers
Position
Branch
J.H. "Jack" Hoeven
Founder - First Western Bank & Trust (1964 - 2017)
Brenda Foster
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Kelsey Aller
Human Resource Generalist Officer
Brett Anderson
VP Commercial Lender
Michelle Angus
Senior Credit Analyst Officer
Becky Armstrong
Teller Manager
Karrie Bahr
AVP - Senior Consumer Lender
NMLS: 411010
Ilene Baker
Assistant Vice President Human Resource Manager
Sandy Bebler
Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS: 711852
Jersey Benson
Vice President Commercial Lending & Business Banking Manager
Doug Benzer
Network & Security Manager
Kristi Bertsch
Vice President Insurance Placement and Bonds
Kevin Bohl
Vice President Commercial Lending & Consumer Banking Manager
Kailey Boraas
Trust Officer
Kayla Bosch
VP - Commercial Lender
Gerald A. Brossart
SVP - Commercial Banking Manager
Heidi Bruns
Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS: 506657
Zach Burdick
Vice President - Commercial Lending
Diana Chase
VP - Senior Consumer Lender / Universal Banking Manager
NMLS: 636678
David J. Currens
VP - Market President
First Western Bank & Trust Member FDIC
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Products offered through First Western Insurance are: NOT A DEPOSIT, NOT FDIC INSURED, NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY, NOT GUARANTEED BY THE BANK, MAY GO DOWN IN VALUE


Routing Number: 091310440