Promotions to Vice Presidents

Dacotah Bank — (Aberdeen, SD) — Dacotah Bank would like to announce the promotions of Alexandra Grieben and Ryan Fjeldheim to vice president.  Alexandra has become the Vice President of Risk Management.  Ryan has become the Vice President of Business Development. 

As the Vice President of Risk Management, Alexandra provides oversight of risk management, fraud, physical security, legal, quality assurance, internal audit, and credit risk. She is a native to Aberdeen, graduating from Roncalli High School in 2003. She graduated from Northern State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Banking and Financial Services. She is also a graduate of Aberdeen Leadership where she was the 2012 recipient of the Dale Stein Leadership Award. 

Prior to Dacotah Bank, Alexandra worked for Wells Fargo Financial from 2007 to 2011. She started at Dacotah Bank in July of 2011 where she has served in internal audit as a specialist, manager, and director. Alexandra maintains a high level of involvement in the community by serving as a classroom volunteer for Junior Achievement and a committee member for the Northern State University Foundation Alumni Board, Aberdeen Roncalli PTO and Cavalry Committees, and Boy Scouts of America Troop 359 Committee. Alexandra and her husband have two sons. They enjoy following the boys’ activities, spending summers camping with friends, traveling, and are always planning their next family adventure. 

As the Vice President of Business Development, Ryan provides oversight of sales and the support of commercial cash management services along with the sales and development of commercial and consumer deposit products. He is a graduate of Pollock High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern State University. He is a 2017 gradate of Dacotah Bank’s executive leadership program, The Academy.

Ryan has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He started with Dacotah Bank in 2010 and has served as the retail banking sales manager, sales and card services manager, director of retail products and services, and most recently, the director of business deposit services.  

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