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First Dakota welcomes the following employees to the First Dakota family:Paul Preister, Madi Kennebeck, JJ Hejna, Talen Ahlgrim, Becky Weber, Lacey Barnes, Greg Bartunek, Julie Bartekoske, Brenda Franzen, Kim Giedd, Brittni Lindquist, Chris Conrad, Nchane Jere, Nicole Nelson, Lyndsay Van Dyke, Karl Aanning, Carli Cobler, Jordan Inman, Britta Brusven, and Michaela Jacobsen.


Promotions

Austin Havlik Promoted to Vice President at First Dakota

Mitchell SD - September 19, 2019--Trevor Dierks, President of First Dakota National Bank in Mitchell is pleased to announce Austin Havlik has been promoted to Vice President - Ag Banking.

Havlik started his banking career in 2012 and joined First Dakota in Mitchell in 2015. During his time with First Dakota, he has been actively involved in the promotion of Agriculture in the Mitchell area. He currently serves as chairman of Ag in the Classroom, chairman of The Winter Beef Show, charter member and treasurer of Davison/Hanson County Cattlemen's. Havlik also serves on the Mitchell Chamber of Commerce Ag-Business Committee, and Ag Connections - Subcommittee chair.

Havlik is a 2009 graduate of Mitchell High School and a 2013 graduate of SDSU. He served the SD Air National Guard as a Staff Sergeant and Aircraft Electrician. He was honorably discharged in 2015. He is engaged to Lenora Heyduk from Mitchell.