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
Vice President Senior Mortgage Underwriter
Senior Vice President Information Security / Strategic Initiatives
Ag Lending Officer
Vice President & Manager Mortgage Lending
NMLS: 813314
Data Systems Officer
Assistant Vice President - Consumer Loan Officer
NMLS: 2906054
Customer Relations Officer & BSA Officer
Vice President Internal Audit & Compliance and Chief Risk Officer
Personal Banker
NMLS: 2127653
Ag Lending Officer
AVP - Branch Manager
NMLS: 462438
Assistant Vice President Loan Operations
Mortgage Operations & Underwriting Manager
Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS: 351793
AVP - Branch Manager
Retail Operations Manager
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