September 24, 2018
Starion Bank has promoted four individuals in Bismarck-Mandan.
Casey Carson has been promoted to operations specialist II. In the new position, Carson will provide internal and external customer support for commercial and retail deposit products and services, and perform quality control functions. Carson joined Starion in July 2017 as a loan operations specialist I. A graduate of Dickinson State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, he has more than a decade of customer service and transaction processing experience.
Jon Dinius has been promoted to credit analyst II. Dinius joined Starion in December 2015 as a credit analyst I. In his new role, Dinius will continue to focus on performing credit analysis, conducting annual reviews of agricultural credits and supporting the ag bankers. Dinius earned a bachelor’s degree in finance at Dickinson State University.
Robin Thorstenson has been promoted to learning and organizational development, VP. In her new role, Thorstenson is responsible for the bank’s learning and organizational development functions and strategies, supporting Starion Bank’s commitment to being a learning organization. This includes overseeing the learning and development team, leading learning initiatives, coaching leaders and facilitating development initiatives. Thorstenson joined the bank August 2013 as a training coordinator and most recently served as talent and organizational development consultant, AVP. She earned an MBA from the University of St. Thomas and is a graduate of the Dakota School of Banking and Bismarck-Mandan Leadership program. Active in the community, she serves on the Leadership Bismarck-Mandan Steering Committee, the Dakota Media Access board of directors and the North Dakota Association for Talent Development’s leadership team.
Seth Weber has been promoted to business banking representative. In this position, he provides business support to new and existing customers; offers administrative, sales and service support to business bankers; and works on special projects. Weber joined Starion in 2015 as a teller in Mandan. Most recently he has been serving as a universal banker III. Weber attended Minot State University and has several years of retail and customer service experience.
Carson works from the Mandan branch. Dinius, Thorstenson and Weber all work from the downtown Bismarck location. Starion Bank has promoted four individuals in Bismarck-Mandan.