February 7, 2023
Dacotah Bank — (Mobridge, S.D) — As a result of company growth, Dacotah Bank is proud to announce Chad Jager as the new regional president of the Western Region. As the regional president, Chad will oversee banks in Mobridge, Dickinson, Minot, Lemmon, and Hettinger.
Chad began his career with Dacotah Bank in 2012 as a personal banker in Clark, SD. He has held many lending positions in the Watertown, Clark and Mobridge markets. He was promoted to Market President of the Mobridge market in 2020.
Chad is a graduate of the University of South Dakota receiving a bachelor’s degree in business administration. In 2022, Chad completed Graduate School of Banking through Madison, WI and most recently was part of the third class of The Academy, an executive leadership program through Dacotah Bank. Chad is actively involved within the community as a resource, leader and volunteer serving on various committees and boards, such as Agricultural Credit Committee of the South Dakota Bankers Association and is a board member of the Mobridge Economic Development Corporation, Mobridge Rodeo Association, and the Mobridge Youth Organization.
Chad and his wife Jorgan are proud parents of three children, son Champ (8), daughter Elsie (6), and newest addition daughter Evy born in November. In spare time, Chad enjoys golfing and spending time with family boating and camping. Chad assumed his new role on January 1, 2023.
As Chad transitions out of the Market President role, Dacotah Bank is excited to announce Kevin Wientjes has joined our team as the Market President in Mobridge. Kevin’s first seven years of banking were spent as an agriculture/commercial loan officer for Campbell County Bank in Herreid, SD. In January of 2022, Kevin was promoted to the role of Chief Credit Officer and held this position until joining Dacotah Bank.
Kevin is a graduate of South Dakota State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in business economics. Kevin is actively involved within the community as a resource, leader and volunteer serving on various committees and boards, such as committee member of SDBA Agriculture Committee, President of Herreid Community Foundation, President of Herreid Economic Development Corporation, and Secretary/Treasurer for the Herreid Parks & Recreation board.
Kevin and his wife Michelle, both Mobridge natives, are the proud parents of two boys, Walker (2) and Tommy (8 mo.) In spare time, he enjoys hunting, skiing, camping with family, and helping on family ranch north of Mobridge. Kevin and his family plan to relocate to Mobridge!
Please join is in congratulating Chad Jager and welcoming Kevin Wientjes!