Retirement and Promotion in Faulkton

Dacotah Bank — (Faulkton S.D.) — Peggy Sprenger has announced her retirement as agricultural banker in Faulkton as of March 31, 2022. With Peggy’s transition, Sara Wilkins has been promoted to agricultural banker. 

Peggy has been a dedicated, integral employee at Dacotah Bank for 45 years. Through her years with the Bank, she has served as bookkeeper, teller, assistant cashier, loan assistant, insurance agent, loan officer, and most recently, agricultural banker. She has received five awards for her dedication to the banking industry.

Peggy graduated from Wessington Springs High School and received an accounting degree from Watertown Business University. She is active in her community through the Orient Community Club, St. Liborius Catholic Church and Alter Society. She and her husband, Gary, farm by Orient and have two daughters, Lacy and Jamie.  

Sara began her career in the financial industry in 2007 at Wells Fargo as a customer service representative in Educational Financial Service Department and as a personal banker. She began her career with Dacotah Bank in 2015 as a customer service representative and loan assistant prior to being promoted to agricultural banker.  

Sara graduated from Aberdeen Central High School and received her associates degree in business administration from South East Technical Institute. She is active in her community by serving on the Emerson Township Board and volunteering for community events in Cresbard. Sara and her husband, Raymond, farm by Cresbard and have two children, Paul and Eliza. She enjoys working on the farm, playing outside with her children, and gardening.  

Please join us in congratulating Peggy and Sara.