2017 Top Workplace

Bank Midwest Named Winner of Iowa and Minnesota 2017 Top Workplaces Awards

Bank Midwest has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the states of Iowa and Minnesota by The Des Moines Register and the Star Tribune. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. The analysis included responses from employees at public, private and nonprofit organizations,…
Continue Bank Midwest Named Winner of Iowa and Minnesota 2017 Top Workplaces Awards

Nicole Simpson, Bank Midwest Vp Retail Banking

Nicole Simpson Graduates from Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

Nicole Simpson, V.P. Retail Banking of Bank Midwest, recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC), a 25-month banking school which provides management and leadership training for community-banking professionals. Simpson was among 176 graduates of the 67th Annual School Session, hosted July 16-28 on the campus of the University of Colorado in…
Continue Nicole Simpson Graduates from Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

Mark Dykema

Bank Midwest Welcomes Chief Human Resources Officer to its Spirit Lake, IA Location

Bank Midwest is proud to announce that Mark Dykema has joined the Bank Midwest family as its Chief Human Resources Officer effective January 23, 2017. With 27 years of Human Resources Business Partner experience, the last 20 years of his career have been spent with AGCO in Jackson, Minnesota. In the fall of 2012, Dykema…
Continue Bank Midwest Welcomes Chief Human Resources Officer to its Spirit Lake, IA Location

News Extended Hours

Extended Support Hours for Personal Teller and Customer Support Phone Starting Sept. 1

Beginning September 1, 2016, Bank Midwest will extend its customer support hours for customers using a Personal Teller (ITM) currently available in three locations: Sioux Falls, Okoboji and Sherburn.  Our banking customer support phone line, 888.902.5662, will also offer these extended hours. CUSTOMER SUPPORT LINE Phone – 888.902.5662 Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. CT Saturday: 8…
Continue Extended Support Hours for Personal Teller and Customer Support Phone Starting Sept. 1

Bryan With Mary Kayw

Bryan Wilken Graduates From Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

Bryan Wilken, Sr. Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Bank Midwest, recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC), a 25-month banking school which provides management and leadership training for community-banking professionals. Wilken was among 159 graduates of the 66th Annual School Session, hosted July 17-29 on the campus of the…
Continue Bryan Wilken Graduates From Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

Luke Donnenwerth Bank Midwest

Luke Donnenwerth Graduates from the 2016 IBA Leadership Institute

Luke Donnenwerth, Commercial Lender at Bank Midwest, recently graduated from the Iowa Bankers Association Leadership Institute. “Luke has demonstrated natural skills as a leader in our organization and a champion for our customers. His industry experience and business acumen paired with the knowledge and skills he gained through the leadership institute will not only serve…
Continue Luke Donnenwerth Graduates from the 2016 IBA Leadership Institute

Suzy Schmidt

Bank Midwest Announces New Ulm Real Estate Lender Suzy Schmidt in New Ulm, MN

Suzy Schmidt has joined Bank Midwest’s New Ulm location as a real estate lender. Prior to joining Bank Midwest, Schmidt spent 10 years in New Ulm as a Client Services Manager. She specialized in customer service relations and operations in the financial services industry. “Suzy’s decade of experience in New Ulm brings local knowledge and…
Continue Bank Midwest Announces New Ulm Real Estate Lender Suzy Schmidt in New Ulm, MN

Jessicajanni

Bank Midwest Announces Newly Promoted Retail Manager Jessica Janni at New Ulm, MN Location

Bank Midwest announces that Jessica Janni has been promoted from Retail Associate to Retail Manager. Janni has been part of the Bank Midwest team for eight years. Janni brings 12 years of financial industry experience to her new position as Retail Manager. Janni has spent years in consumer lending specialized in new accounts and superior…
Continue Bank Midwest Announces Newly Promoted Retail Manager Jessica Janni at New Ulm, MN Location

Shannon Hillesheim

Shannon Hillesheim Named to Minnesota Bankers Assn. Ag Committee

Bank Midwest’s New Ulm Community Bank President, Shannon Hillesheim has been named to the Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) Ag Committee effective January 1, 2016. The Ag Committee serves as a resource for and provides direction to the MBA Board of Directors, membership and staff regarding agricultural issues that impact the banking industry. Areas of emphasis…
Continue Shannon Hillesheim Named to Minnesota Bankers Assn. Ag Committee

Mary Kay Bates

Mary Kay Bates Named President of Bank Midwest

At its annual employee rally on November 10, Bank Midwest Chairman and CEO Steve Goodenow named Mary Kay Bates president of the $700 million bank effective January 1, 2016. Bates was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, leading the company’s administrative and operational functions with an emphasis on strategic and organizational development. “Mary…
Continue Mary Kay Bates Named President of Bank Midwest

Matt Nelson, Sioux Falls Commercial Lender

Bank Midwest Names Matt Nelson Sr. Commercial Lender in Sioux Falls Market

Bank Midwest is pleased to announce that Matt Nelson has accepted the position of Vice President/Senior Commercial Lender for the Sioux Falls market.  Nelson joins Bank Midwest with over 15 years of community banking experience.  He has served as commercial lender, credit analyst and held positions in management and administration. “I was drawn to Bank…
Continue Bank Midwest Names Matt Nelson Sr. Commercial Lender in Sioux Falls Market

News Topworkplaces

Bank Midwest Named Iowa 2015 Top Workplace

Bank Midwest has been awarded a 2015 Top Workplaces honor by the Des Moines Register. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including alignment,…
Continue Bank Midwest Named Iowa 2015 Top Workplace

Gae Schroeder, Wall Lake Community Bank President

Gae Schroeder Promoted to Community Bank President at Bank Midwest

Bank Midwest is proud to announce that Gae Schroeder has been promoted to Community Bank President at the Wall Lake location. The promotion became official in June 2015 and follows Schroeder’s 26 years of employment in the banking industry. Schroeder has been and will continue to manage and integrate the lines of business, customer service,…
Continue Gae Schroeder Promoted to Community Bank President at Bank Midwest

Bank Midwest Sioux Falls

Bank Midwest Sioux Falls Location Open

Brings More Than a Century of Experience and Strong Community Values Bank Midwest announces the opening of its newest location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, at 225 South Minnesota Avenue, the former Howalt+McDowell building. After a complete renovation, the downtown financial institution opened its doors July 20, 2015. Randy Snyders, an experienced commercial lender in…
Continue Bank Midwest Sioux Falls Location Open

Sioux Falls Opening 2015

Bank Midwest Expands into Sioux Falls, SD

Bank Midwest Brings More Than a Century of Experience and Strong Community Values to Sioux Falls Bank Midwest announces the addition of a new location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  The bank purchased, and is remodeling, a building at 225 South Minnesota Avenue, and the facility, including drive-up service, is scheduled to open in June 2015….
Continue Bank Midwest Expands into Sioux Falls, SD