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BankStar Welcomes Chad Weier

Chad Weier has joined BankStar Financial as their Business Relationship Manager.  He brings over 18 years of experience in banking and management to BankStar. 

Prior to joining BankStar, Chad was the Business Manager at Einspahr Auto Plaza and a Business Banker/Market Manager at Great Western Bank, formally Home Federal Bank.  He has extensive experience in finance, banking, and management.

“We are excited to welcome Chad to the BankStar team.  His extensive financial background along with his commitment to community involvement make him a great addition to our staff,” stated Greg Fargen, Brookings President. 

A native of Salem, SD, Mr. Weier graduated from Northern State University with a bachelor's degree in Finance.  He has lived in Brookings since 2004. 

Chad has participated in Junior Achievement, Habitat for Humanity, Downtown Brookings, Bobcat Backers, and taught Freshmen Orientation Finance classes at SDSU. 


BankStar Welcomes Kristin Mulder

BankStar Financial is proud to announce a new team member, Kristin Mulder, to the Volga, SD, location.  Kristin has joined us as a Customer Service Representative.  She recently relocated to the Volga area and lives on an

acreage near Volga with her family.   

“We are excited to welcome Kristin to our BankStar family. We’re fortunate to hire her with all the knowledge and experience she has in banking. She is a great addition to our team,” stated John Heylens, Volga President.”

Kristin spent the last 8 years at First Farmers & Merchants bank in Pipestone, MN.  She began as a teller, advanced into a teller trainer position, and eventually moved into the head teller role. 

We invite you to stop into our Volga location and meet Kristin.