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Kost joins Western State Bank in Credit Review department

Tanner Kost recently joined Western State Bank, West Fargo, in the Credit Review department. He will advise bank management of loan portfolio conditions and ensure loans are made in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Before joining Western, Kost was a bank examiner for the State of South Dakota in Pierre, S.D. Kost earned his Bachelors Degree in Finance from Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead. He is originally from Pierre, S.D., and now resides in Moorhead, with his wife, Brittany.

Western State Bank, a $410 million, employee-owned, community-focused bank, offers superior full-banking services, insurance, investments, real estate to personal and business customers, as well as leasing services. Western State Bank's current primary bank locations are located in the North Dakota communities of West Fargo, Fargo, Devils Lake, and Towner and Chandler, Ariz.