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 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
Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS: 984030
MN Regional President & COO Mortgage
NMLS: 462446
Vice President Trust Officer
Senior Vice President & Eastern ND Trust Manager
Vice President - Senior Trust Officer
Senior Credit Analyst Officer
Vice President Insurance Commercial Service
Customer Service Specialist / BSA Officer
VP - Commercial Banking Manager
NMLS: 462445
Assistant Vice President - Trust Officer
Vice President Consumer Lending
NMLS: 665247
Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS: 177672
Vice President Retirement Benefits Officer
Executive Assistant & Corporate Secretary
Assistant Vice President - Trust Officer
Branch Manager
NMLS: 493749
Business Banking Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President - Senior Trust Officer
Network & Computer Administrator
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