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Jeanne Jones, Vice President of BankFirst heads up our Columbus branch. Raised in a small town in Missouri called Monroe City, she found herself in Nebraska after her husband’s job brought the young couple here. Originally Jeanne was a math teacher in Missouri, but after arriving in Nebraska she found there were no openings. With […]


BankFirst Spotlights Kelly Jonak

Kelly Jonak, Branch Manager of our Ord branch has been banking over eight years and views it as almost her “family business”. Kelly’s mom has been in banking for over thirty years and that’s what inspired her to get into the industry. Kelly said she’s “always looked up to her mom and wanted to follow […]


BankFirst Celebrates Nadine Hagedorn

Nadine Hagedorn, Senior Vice President of BankFirst leads the charge at our West Point branch. Originally from Cuming County, she’s right at home. Nadine has been lending since 1975, she’s seen a lot of changes as the industry continues to progress into the future. Her love of numbers is what originally piqued her interest in […]


Susie Lutz Elected to Board of Directors

In a historical moment for BankFirst, Susan Lutz, Chief Financial Officer became the second woman in the history of BankFirst to be elected to the board of directors. Lutz says she’s “excited to contribute to BankFirst and to be a part of the future of the institution. This is a fun opportunity and I’m looking […]


BankFirst Announces Youngest COO in Bank’s History

BankFirst proudly announces the promotion of Jordan Suehl, 33, to Chief Operating Officer, the youngest to serve in the role in the over 50 year history of BankFirst. Suehl, who has been in the banking industry for over ten years is “very excited about the challenges and opportunity the position holds, and is anxiously waiting […]


  BankFirst welcomes Kris Koelzer                   BankFirst in O’Neill is excited to announce the addition of Kris Koelzer to the team as a Loan Officer. Kris brings banking experience and excitement to the position. Jerome Fagerland, Community President, “is very excited to be working with Kris, he’s become an asset to this community with his […]

BankFirst Announces New Lobby Hours

Effective 11/2/2020 all BankFirst lobby hours will be Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm. This shift in hours will bring all branches to a uniform lobby open and close time. This move will not effect the BankFirst Integrated Teller Machine’s operation times, as they are still conveniently staffed Monday through Friday from 7am to 6pm […]

Celebrating Siouxland Groundbreaking

  On July 13th, BankFirst celebrated the groundbreaking for their new 3,857 square foot branch bank. This new location will have a multiple lane drive-thru and will be located just north of Highway 20, at 3800 Dakota Avenue, South Sioux City. This new branch will provide all services expected of a full service bank, and […]