Our Lenders

Our Lenders

Bismarck

Ken Knodel

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Ken Knodel
NMLS#718572
Sr. ​Mortgage Loan Officer
Phone: 701.355.5392
Bismarck Main Bank

Ken Knodel has been brokering and financing real estate for over 30 years. His 24+ years of lending experience has put him in touch with the first time homebuyer as well as the most complicated self-employed entrepreneur. Ken’s goal is always the same - provide useful and reliable information so the customer can make an informed decision.  Ken and his wife, Kay, live in Mandan, North Dakota. They have 5 grown children and 6 grandchildren.
 

Steven Gerhardt

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Steven Gerhardt
NMLS#718579
Mortgage Loan Officer
Phone: 701.355.5395
Bismarck South Bank

Steve Gerhardt joined Kirkwood Bank & Trust in 2005.  He graduated from the University of Mary with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in finance.  Steve has lived in the Bismarck/Mandan area most of his life and understands the diverse needs of his customers. Whether you’re searching for a home, starting a business, purchasing new farm equipment or a new car, he has the expertise to help you finance your dream.  He and his family are active in sports, enjoy pheasant and deer hunting and time at the family farm.
 

Jarrod Auer

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Jarrod Auer
NMLS#1104281
Downtown Branch Manager/Loan Officer
Phone: 701.355.2113

Jarrod joined Kirkwood Bank & Trust in 2010. He is a native of Glen Ullin and a graduate of Dickinson State University with double-majors in Business Administration and Banking and Finance. Jarrod has worked as a Teller and Internal Auditor before taking his current position as Downtown Bank Manager/Loan Officer.  In his spare time, he loves participating in water sports, spending time playing softball, golfing, snowboarding and hunting.