North Dakota Bankers
Extraordinary Leadership for North Dakota Banks

NDBA Board of Directors

Deneen Axtman, NDBA Chair

Deneen Axtman, NDBA Chair

SVP / Chief Operating Officer
Cornerstone Bank
2280 45th St. S
Fargo ND 58104
Phone: (701) 738-8590
Bernie Sinner, NDBA Chair-Elect

Bernie Sinner, NDBA Chair-Elect

President/Senior Lending Officer
BankNorth
PO Box 70
Casselton ND 58102-0070
Phone: (701) 347-7115
Jamie Nelson - NDBA Treasurer

Jamie Nelson - NDBA Treasurer

President & CEO
TruCommunity Bank 
710 Main Ave
Washburn ND 58577-0310
Phone: (701) 462-3232
Pat Artz

Pat Artz

President
State Bank of Bottineau
105 11th St E
Bottineau ND  58318
Phone (701) 228-2204
Paige Bjornson

Paige Bjornson

Northern Region President
Dacotah Bank
4302 13th Ave S
Fargo ND  58103
Phone: (701) 532-5411
Gregg Gess

Gregg Gess

Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo Bank
406 Main Ave
Fargo ND 58103
(701) 293-4200
Tory Hart

Tory Hart

Market President
Bank Forward
PO Box 850
Jamestown ND  58402
Phone: (701) 251-2040
Savanna Hendrickson

Savanna Hendrickson

President
Bank of Tioga
7 N Main St
Tioga ND  58852 
Phone: (701) 664-3388
Pete Jahner, NDBA Immediate Past Chair

Pete Jahner, NDBA Immediate Past Chair

President
Kirkwood Bank and Trust
PO Box 6089
Bismarck ND 58506-6089
Phone: (701) 258-6550
petej@kirkwoodbank.com
Lori Leingang

Lori Leingang

SVP HR and Communications
Bank of North Dakota
1200 Memorial Hwy
Bismarck ND 58504
Phone: (701) 328-5748
Jeff Leuthold

Jeff Leuthold

SVP, Chief Lending Officer
American State Bank and Trust Co. 
PO Box 1446
Williston ND 58802
Phone: (701) 774-4131
Amy Mazigian

Amy Mazigian

SVP of Western ND
Gate City Bank
304 E Rosser Ave
Bismarck ND 58501
Phone: (701) 355-7665
Tara McFadden

Tara McFadden

Chief Compliance Officer
Choice Bank
210 8th Ave
Langdon ND 58249
Phone: (701) 256-4114
Drew Olafson

Drew Olafson

EVP, CFO
United Valley Bank 
PO Box 170
Cavalier ND 58220 
(701) 265.8331
LaDawn Schmitt

LaDawn Schmitt

Chief Credit Officer
Starion Bank
PO Box 777
Bismarck ND 58502
Phone: (701) 250-1431
Kathy Torske

Kathy Torske

President/CEO (SW-22)
Bravera Wealth
401 N 4th St, Ste 301
Bismarck ND 58501-4023
Phone: (701) 355-4826
Joe Watzke

Joe Watzke

SVP Ag Banking Director 
Bell Bank 
3100 13th Ave S
Fargo ND 58103 
(218) 291-3310
Rick Clayburgh, Staff Liaison

Rick Clayburgh, Staff Liaison

President and CEO
North Dakota Bankers Association
PO Box 1438
Bismarck ND 58502-1438
Phone: (701) 223-5303

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