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
Headshot photograph of Lori Hetletved.

Lori Hetletved

Executive Assistant & Corporate Secretary - First Western Bank & Trust

Officers & Lenders

Officers
Position
Branch
Kris Lien
Information Technology Officer
Ian MacDonald
Online Banking Officer
Brent Mattson
Senior Vice President Insurance
Kevin McShane
Senior Vice President Commercial Lending
Joel Metz
Assistant Chief Financial Officer
Tim Mihalick
Senior Vice President Business Development / Facilities
Juliene Mowan
Assistant Vice President Mortgage Lending
NMLS: 665251
Eric Mueller
Assistant Vice President - Collections Officer
NMLS: 857555
Tina Olson
Vice President Insurance
Jim Paszek
Senior Vice President Trust Manager / Chief Risk Officer
Steve Perry
Senior Teller Manager
Peggy Quinlen
Loan Processing Manager
Nicholas Rahrich
Market President Eden Prairie
NMLS: 702865
Diane Ranft
Vice President - Online Banking Support / Facilities Manager
Marcela Samson
Marketing Officer
Daniel Schreiner
Vice President Commercial Lending
Mandy Semmen
Senior Teller Manager
Jeremy Skoglund
Vice President Trust Officer
Marcy Smith
IRA Specialist Officer
Brad Stai
Trust Officer