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Steve Pietila

Steve Pietila

Steve Pietila

VP - Wealth & Trust

Steve joined the First Dakota National Bank Wealth & Trust team in October 2014.  He enjoys advising clients through financial and estate planning matters to ensure their actions align with their intentions.  Steve has specialized interest in investment management along with trust and estate administration.    

Steve received a Bachelor of Science degree from South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD. He is also a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA). Prior to joining First Dakota, Steve worked for Thrivent Financial as a Financial Representative for over two years. He spent twelve years at Daktronics, Inc. in Brookings specializing in large video board projects for stadiums and arenas.

Steve is originally from Lake Norden, SD and has lived in Yankton since 2012. He is passionate about being involved in his community. He currently serves as a board member of: Yankton Junior Achievement, Yankton Sertoma Baseball, and the Dakota United Methodist Foundation. He is a proud member of the Elks Lodge, Yankton Sertoma Club, & First United Methodist Church. On his time away from work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two girls.