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Western promotes Scoville, hires Pearson

Angie Scoville was recently promoted to Personal Banking Officer at Western State Bank in Fargo; while Justin Pearson was hired as an Assistant Vice President/Business Banking Ofifcer at the West Fargo location.

Scoville has been with Western since 2003 and served in previous positions including Business Banking Assistant and Cash Management Officer. As a Personal Banking Officer, Scoville's duties will include providing financial solutions and service to retail customers through personal loans and deposit accounts.

Originally from West Fargo, Scoville earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead. She has been actively involved with the United Way, serving as Employee Campaign Coordinator, Loaned Executive and most recently, Account Executive on the Campaign Cabinet. Scoville lives in West Fargo with her husband, Ben, and their sons, Calvin, Owen and Eli.

Pearson will focus his efforts on providing financial solutions to current and prospective business clients.

Pearson has a degree in Banking and Financial Economics from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. He previously served as the Vice President of Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation and a Commercial Loan Officer at Dakota CDC both in Fargo. Pearson is originally from Bowman, N.D., and currently resides in Fargo with his wife and daughter.

Western State Bank, a $500 million, employee-owned, community-focused bank, offers superior full-banking services, 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.