Dove, Ruen and Staples join Bank Midwest Board of Directors

Steve Goodenow, President and CEO of Bank Midwest, is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to the Board of Directors.

Mike Dove, a native of Appleton, Minnesota, practices law with Gislason & Hunter law firm in New Ulm, Minnesota.  Mike has extensive knowledge in the areas of debtor-creditor rights, bankruptcy, corporate and agricultural law as well as commercial litigation.

Dr. Paul Ruen, a veterinarian at Fairmont Veterinary Clinic, grew up near Lanesboro, Minnesota on a diversified swine, beef and grain farm.  He is active in the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) serving on the board of directors and for many years as president.

Brent Staples, President of Staples Oil grew up in Windom, MN.  Brent is President of the ExpressWay Convenience Store chain along with BioAg Energy Services, LLC.  In addition, he serves as a Board Member of the Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association.

“The background and professional experience of each of these individuals are valuable assets for our organization, which has deep roots in agriculture, “states Goodenow.

Bank Midwest is an employee-owned organization and home of the “Great Experience, One Place.”  It has assets of $701 million, and is a full-service bank offering loans and traditional FDIC-insured accounts, as well as insurance, investment and trust services.