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.

Officers & Lenders

Officers
Position
Branch
Founder - First Western Bank & Trust
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Human Resource Officer
VP, Commercial Banker
Consumer Lender
NMLS: 2437422
VP, Consumer Lending Manager
NMLS: 411010
Vice President Human Resource Manager
SVP, Ag & Commercial Banking Manager
SVP, Commercial Banker
NMLS: 973304
Human Resource Officer
SVP, Commercial Banker & Consumer Banking Manager
AVP Trust Officer
Mortgage Banker
NMLS: 1002134
SVP, Commercial Banking Manager
AVP, Commercial Banker
Commercial Banker
Customer Relations Officer
VP, Consumer Lending Officer & UB Manager
NMLS: 636678

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

John Hoeven

U.S. Senator
Headshot photograph of Jon Bakkes.

Jon Backes

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

Val Bruels

Retired - Realtor
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 photo of Ron Rauschenberger.

Ron Rauschenberger

Consultant

Ron Robson

Retired - Bank Executive
Headshot photo of Adrianna

Adrianna Wetzel

Executive Assistant & Corporate Secretary - First Western Bank & Trust
First Western Bank & Trust | Member FDIC
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Products offered through First Western Insurance and the Trust Department 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
Bank NMLS: 597474
1-800-688-2584