Steve Pietila

Steve Pietila

Steve Pietila

Trust & Investments Officer

Steve joined the First Dakota National Bank Trust & Investments team in October 2014. Steve specializes in Trust Services including investment management, estate planning, estate management, trust administration, and retirement plans.

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 ten years at Daktronics, Inc. in Brookings specializing in large video projects for stadiums and arenas.

Steve is originally from Lake Norden, SD and has lived in Yankton for the past four years. He is passionate about being involved in the community in which his family lives. He currently serves as a board member of: Junior Achievement, Little League Baseball, the Yankton County Historical Society, and the Yankton Area Community Foundation. He was recently appointed to serve on the board of directors for the Dakota United Methodist Foundation. He is a member of the Elks Lodge, Yankton Sertoma Club, First United Methodist Church, and he is a classroom volunteer for Junior Achievement. In his spare time, he enjoys officiating football games and volunteering with other youth sports.