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 photograph of Brenda Foster.

Brenda K. Foster

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer - First Western Bank & Trust
Headshot photograph of John Hoeven.

John Hoeven

U.S. Senator
Headshot photograph of Rick Anderson.

Richard K. Anderson

Retired President & Chief Executive Officer - First Western Bank & Trust
Headshot photograph of Jon Bakkes.

Jon Backes

Attorney - McGee, Hankla, & Backes
Headshot photograph 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 photograph of Kathie Gaddie.

Kathleen Gaddie

President - Ryan Family Dealerships
Headshot photograph of Chuck Kramer.

Charles Kramer

President - I. Keating Furniture World
Headshot photograph of Charles Morgan.

Charles "Chip" Morgan

Owner - Northwest Respiratory Services
Headshot photo of Ron Rauschenberger.

Ron Rauschenberger

Consultant

Adrianna Wetzel

Executive Assistant & Corporate Secretary - First Western Bank & Trust

Officers & Lenders

Officers
Position
Branch
J.H. "Jack" Hoeven
Founder
Brenda Foster
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Kelsey Aller
Human Resource Generalist Officer
Becky Armstrong
Teller Manager
Ilene Baker
Assistant Vice President Human Resource Manager
Jersey Benson
Vice President Commercial Lending & Business Banking Manager
Kristi Bertsch
Vice President Insurance Placement and Bonds
Kevin Bohl
Vice President Commercial Lending & Consumer Banking Manager
Kailey Boraas
Trust Officer
Zach Burdick
Vice President - Commercial Lending
Kerry Clark
Vice President Internal Review & CRA Officer
Pam Degele
Vice President Mortgage Lending
NMLS: 665249
Mary Dissette
Trust Officer
Shawn Dye
Trust Officer
Luis Estrada
Senior Vice President Information Security / Strategic Initiatives
Jacob Fannik
Ag Lending Officer
Lacey Fercho
Consumer Loan Officer
NMLS: 1122100
Sam Foss
Vice President & Manager Mortgage Lending
NMLS: 813314
Doug Fredrich
Data Systems Officer
Steve Fundingsland
Assistant Vice President - Consumer Loan Officer
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