Ben Arndt Joins Bank Midwest’s Board of Directors

Ben Arndt SquareSioux Falls, SD – Bank Midwest is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Arndt as the newest member of its Board of Directors. With a rich background in business and a deep-rooted passion for community involvement, Arndt’s appointment is a valuable addition to the board.

A resident of Sioux Falls for nearly two decades, Arndt brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Bank Midwest. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Yale University.

Arndt’s career has been marked by various leadership roles, including co-founder of Kinder Future Fund and Executive VP/COO at Bell Incorporated in Sioux Falls. His industry experience spans across notable positions at Microsoft, (Cargill), and Procter & Gamble.

In addition to his impressive business background, Arndt actively participates in various community and civic leadership positions. Currently, he holds the role of Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum & East Sioux Falls Historical Site, as well as serving as the Finance Chair for the Spirit of Peace UCC. Arndt’s dedication to the Sioux Falls community is evident through his previous involvement in key organizations such as the Denny Sanford Premier Center, Sioux Empire United Way, Washington Pavilion, Kirby Science and Discovery Center, among others.

In response to his appointment, Arndt expressed, “I am honored to join Bank Midwest’s Board of Directors. I look forward to contributing to the team’s dedication to delivering exceptional financial solutions and furthering the bank’s growth and success.”

“We’re thrilled to welcome Ben to our Board. His experience, insights, and commitment to the community align perfectly with our mission and values,” stated Mary Kay Bates, President and CEO of Bank Midwest. “We look forward to his contributions in shaping the future of Bank Midwest.”

With the addition of Ben Arndt, Bank Midwest continues to exemplify its commitment to attracting talented leadership and strengthening its position as a leading financial institution.

Bank Midwest is an employee-owned organization with 11 locations throughout Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota. The financial institution has assets exceeding $1 billion and is a full-service financial institution offering loans and traditional FDIC-insured accounts, as well as insurance, investment and trust services. *Investments and insurance services are not deposits, not FDIC insured, not guaranteed by the bank and may go down in value.

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