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Meet Our People


Timothy Purman Bio
Timothy G. Purman

President & CEO

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Douglas J. Persich
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Aaron Lensink Bio
Aaron Lensink
Executive Vice President, Commercial Lending
Lynette Voss Bio
Lynette Voss
Vice President & Retail Banking Manager
Jennifer Johnson Bio
Jennifer Johnson
Vice President & Chief Risk and Operations Officer
Josh Sandleback Bio
Josh Sandleback
Vice President & Chief Credit Officer
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Cathleen Slack
Vice President & Human Resources Officer

Consumer Lending

Wendy Christenson Bio
Wendy Christenson
Vice President & Real Estate and Consumer Lender
Julie Harter Bio
Julie Harter
Assistant Vice President
Real Estate & Consumer Lender
Tammy Tongusi Bio
Tammy Tongusi
Assistant Vice President
Retail Banker & Consumer Lender
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Cheryl Scott
Universal Banker

Commercial Lending

Aaron Lensink Bio
Aaron Lensink
Executive Vice President, Commercial Lender
Gary Heckendorf Bio
Gary Heckendorf
Senior Vice President & Business Banking Manager
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Dan Chipman
Assistant Vice President & Commercial Lender
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Lisa Becker
Business Services Banker

Deposit Services


Allen Brown Bio
Allen Brown
Branch Manager
Joyce Hall Bio
Joyce Hall
Deposit Operations Manager


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Tonya Kleppin
Branch Manager


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Colleen Baus
Branch Manager