Strand and Wersinger promoted at Western State Bank
Western State Bank recently announced two promotions. Andy Strand has recently been named President of Western State Bank in Chandler, Ariz. Brent Wersinger has recently been promoted to Vice President/Business Banking Manager of Western State Bank in West Fargo.
Strand's role as President will include serving commercial clients while overseeing employees and day-to-day management, as well as providing customer service to current and potential clients. He will also serve on the Board of Directors for the bank.
Strand joined Western State Bank in West Fargo in 2000. He has served as a Business Banking Officer and the Vice President/Business Banking Manager since 2005. He is a graduate of Mayville State University, and the Dakota School of Banking. Strand and his family will be relocating to Arizona in early 2012.
Wersinger's duties as Vice President/Business Banking Manager will include overseeing the Business Banking team members as well as providing customer service to current and potential clients.
Wersinger has been with Western State Bank since 2005 serving as a Business Banking Officer and most recently Vice President/Bank Manager of the Fargo bank location. Prior to joining Western, Wersinger spent three years with Community First Bank in various positions including Management Trainee, Relationship Manager, and a Direct Consumer Loan Underwriter. He is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, Dakota School of Banking and in his final year at the Graduate School of Banking-Colorado. Wersinger and his family currently reside in Fargo.