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Guthmiller, Joyce hired at Western State Bank

Sarah Guthmiller recently joined Western State Bank as a Mortgage Loan Processor and Patrick Joyce as a Credit Analyst.

Sarah GuthmillerGuthmiller’s duties include processing secondary market real estate loans for all seven locations. Joyce will be working alongside lenders through the loan approval process, completing financial analysis of customers and assessing collateral values.

Guthmiller has over 14 years of banking experience. Prior to joining Western, she served as a Mortgage Loan Processor at Cornerstone Bank, Fargo. Originally from Enderlin, N.D., she attended North Dakota School of Science, Wahpeton, N.D. and currently resides in Fargo with her husband and two sons.

Patrick JoyceJoyce previously served as a Credit Analyst at Cornerstone Bank, Fargo. Originally from West Fargo, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. Joyce currently resides in West Fargo.

Western State Bank is a 111 year old employee-owned, community bank with assets totaling over $645 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 North Dakota communities of West Fargo, Fargo, Devils Lake and Towner, and in the Arizona communities of Casa Grande, Chandler and Scottsdale.