Starion Bank has hired Dave Hoekstra as the new Chief Banking Officer. Hoekstra was hired at the beginning of November and comes to Starion with over 25 years of community banking experience in North Dakota and the Midwest. His extensive experience includes previously serving as a Market President and Chief Credit Officer of a local community bank where his responsibilities included bank management, credit administration, special assets, and loan review. He also served on the bank Board of Directors. Hoekstra is a CPA (inactive) and a graduate of Moorhead State University with a degree in Accounting.
As CBO, Hoekstra will serve as a member of Starion's Executive Leadership Team while providing oversight to the Bank's sales and community banking functions. From the North Dakota Safety Council to Bismarck Youth Baseball, Hoekstra is actively involved in a number of Bismarck/Mandan community organizations. In his free time, you can find him on the Missouri River with family and friends, attending local sporting events, or enjoying the roadways around our region as a car enthusiast.