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Pete Jahner

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Pete Jahner
NMLS#718578
President
Phone: 701.355.5344

Pete Jahner joined Kirkwood Bank & Trust in 1993. Prior to joining the bank, he was a Federal Bank Examiner.  Pete, a Linton native, graduated from UND with a major in Banking and Finance and a Masters in Business Administration.  He is also a graduate of the University of Colorado’s Graduate School of Banking. Pete is actively involved in the community.  He serves on the boards of Sanford West, Sanford College of Nursing, Bismarck Mandan Development Association, Diocese of Bismarck Expansion Fund, and the St. Mary’s Booster Club Board.  Pete is also a member of The Light of Christ Catholic Schools Finance Committee.  Pete and his wife, Lisa, have 3 daughters.

Brad Miller

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Brad Miller
NMLS#718573
Commercial Banking
Mgr./Sr. Loan Officer
Phone: 701.355.5399

Brad Miller has been in the banking and finance industry for 18 years and has been with Kirkwood Bank & Trust since 2003. He was born and raised in Sherwood, ND and is a graduate of Minot State University with a degree in Business Management and Finance. Whether you are looking to buy a vehicle, build a house, or start a business, Brad has the experience necessary to help you meet your goals. Brad spends his time away from work volunteering for Bismarck Youth Baseball, coaching various youth sports, and hunting and fishing as much as possible.

Shelley Trolliey

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Shelley Trolliey
NMLS#718568
South Branch
Manager/Loan Officer
Phone: 701.355.5345

Shelley Trolliey joined Kirkwood Bank & Trust in 1989 and has nearly 25 years' experience in the banking industry.  She is a graduate of Jamestown High School and the University of Mary with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in management.  Shelley will be happy to assist you with your personal or business banking needs.  

Steven Gerhardt

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

Steve Gerhardt has been in the banking industry for 16 years and has been with Kirkwood Bank & Trust since 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 farms.
 

Brett Mealio

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Brett Mealio
NMLS#718577
Loan Officer
Phone: 701.355.5343

Brett Mealio has over 15 years of banking experience and has been with Kirkwood Bank & Trust since 2008.  His lending experience includes commercial loans, agricultural loans, SBA financing, construction financing and consumer loans.  Brett has a degree in Risk Management with a concentration in Finance from St. Cloud State University.  He and his wife, Linda, enjoy many outdoor activities and spending time with their grandson.

Kara Mayer

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Kara Mayer
NMLS#1136796
Loan Officer
Phone: 701.355.5364

Kara has been with Kirkwood Bank & Trust since 2008 and has gained experience working as Internal Auditor, Mortgage Loan Processor and, currently, as Loan Officer. She is a Bismarck native and earned her MBA from the University of Mary in Bismarck. She and her husband, John, enjoy spending time with family and friends and especially enjoy traveling. As a Loan Officer at Kirkwood Bank & Trust, Kara’s goal is to provide excellent customer service throughout the lending process and she strives to take the time to get to know customers on a personal level to gain an understanding of their unique needs and determine the best financing options available to them.

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.
 

Dickinson

Scott Meschke

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Scott Meschke
NMLS#718569
Dickinson President
Phone: 701.483.1962

Scott joined Kirkwood Bank & Trust in November 2001 and has 20 years of experience in the banking industry.  He specializes in commercial lending, but has a solid working knowledge of all banking departments.  Scott is originally from Dickinson, ND and is a graduate of Dickinson High School.  He graduated from Dickinson State University in 1994 with a degree in Business Administration.  He completed the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Colorado – Boulder in 1999.  Scott currently serves the community of Dickinson by serving as the President of the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation and as a board member for St. Joseph’s Hospital, Dickinson Public Schools Foundation and the Dickinson Wrestling Club.