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Ackerland joins Western State Bank

Matt Ackerland

Matt Ackerland recently joined Western State Bank, as Vice

President of Retail Banking. His duties will include directing and supervising the

retail banking efforts in the bank's seven locations.

Ackerland has over 12 years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to

joining Western, he served as a District Manager at Wells Fargo.

Originally from West Fargo, Ackerland pursued the Business Management Program at the University of Mary, Fargo. He is actively involved with the United Way of

Cass-Clay and serves as a Junior Achievement Board Member. He currently

resides in Fargo, with his wife and two children.

Western State Bank is a 111 year old employee-owned, community bank with

assets totaling over $600 million. The bank offers superior full-banking services,

investments, real estate financing to personal and business customers, as well

as nationwide equipment financing services. Western State Bank's bank

locations are located in the Arizona communities of Casa Grande, Chandler and

Scottsdale, and in the North Dakota communities of West Fargo, Fargo, Devils

Lake and Towner.