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Market President

First Western Bank & Trust has a rewarding Market President career opportunity in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Market President Overview of Responsibilities
Direct and manage First Western Bank & Trust’s Bismarck Region’s retail, commercial, and ag banking activities to fulfill growth objectives and policies. 
  • Responsible for budget-planning, loan growth, and deposit growth
  • Provide leadership and personal involvement in the local community to develop business relationships and represent the bank as a responsible business citizen
  • Provide leadership for entire staff in developing and attaining individual goals
  • Oversee Bismarck Region’s lending function and maintain strong commercial, agriculture, and consumer portfolios
  • Guide bankers in meeting loan portfolio growth, sustainability goals, and detecting deteriorating loan quality
  • Administer individual loan portfolio; secure and process both large and complex loans based on loan policies and procedures
  • Prepare and deliver presentations on credit and credit related items to the Board of Directors
  • Responsible for Bismarck Region’s credit quality and collection functions
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or finance related field 
  • At least 5 to 10 years’ experience in bank lending, loan review, compliance or finance
  • Strong understanding of financial statements 
  • Knowledge of loan policies and regulations
  • Knowledge of credit policies and standards
  • Additional certification or lending credentials a plus
  • Managerial skills to develop and direct employees 
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrate professionalism 
  • Integrity 
  • Ability to define problems, facts and draw valid conclusions 
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Highly organized to prioritize and achieve goals
  • Computer proficiency 
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First Western Bank & Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status.

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