Bank hires experienced mortgage team and expands Sioux Falls office
Bank Midwest is proud to announce its commitment to help customers achieve affordable home ownership by expanding its mortgage lending services. This expansion focuses on providing more home financing options in all locations and builds a new team focused on the Sioux Falls area.
Leading this expansion is recently hired Eric Schaub, Vice President of Mortgage Lending.
“Eric brings over 22 years of mortgage expertise and leadership to Bank Midwest. His proven background in large-scale mortgage banking, management and operations is ideal for building and leading the new mortgage division,” said Kent Stensland, Chief Development Officer.
Schaub now leads Bank Midwest’s current mortgage sales and operations staff in Iowa and Minnesota locations. In addition, he recently hired a solid team of experienced professionals to service the Sioux Falls market:
Suellen Keller, widely recognized for decades of involvement in the Sioux Falls home purchasing market has been hired as a Mortgage Officer. Keller is a seasoned professional in mortgage sales, origination, and consulting.
“What makes Suellen so unique is that not only has she spent 14 years in mortgage lending, she was a realtor for 15 years in South Dakota. The level of home financing detail and experience she delivers is unmatched,” stated Schaub.
Christina Roth, Mortgage Loan Processor, brings 8 years of experience processing mortgage loans and will be responsible for shepherding applications through Bank Midwest seamlessly and efficiently. Roth is a Mitchell, SD native and holds a degree in accounting from Mitchell Technical Institute (MTI).
Brittany Bergjord, a Sioux Falls native, has been hired as a Mortgage Loan Closer/Post-Closer. Bergjord also brings 8 years of experience as a mortgage processer, quality control and customer service representative in the Sioux Falls community. She will be a key driver in new mortgage business.
Bank Midwest is an employee-owned organization with 11 locations throughout Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota. The community bank has assets of $763 million, and is a full-service financial institution offering loans and traditional FDIC-insured accounts, as well as insurance, investment and trust services. (Investment and insurance services are not deposits, not FDIC insured, not guaranteed by the bank and may go down in value.)