Kingsley State Bank adds staff
LE MARS — Kingsley State Bank (KSB) in Le Mars has announced the hiring of two employees.
Sam Van Wettering joined the staff on Tuesday, July 25.
Van Wettering grew up in Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Community High School in May 2010. From there he continued his studies at the University of Northern Iowa, where he graduated with a degree in financial management. While he was attending college, he funded much of his education by working at Wells Dairy during the summers.
Van Wettering took his first professional job with Wells Fargo-Premiere Asset Services, West Des Moines office, where he worked from February 2015, to the present time.
He looks forward to coming back to his hometown, to work at the Le Mars office of KSB as a junior loan officer.
Dan Brandenburg joined the staff on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
Brandenburg worked for the Iowa Division of Banking, where he was a bank examiner for 34 years. He possesses a strong background in banking laws and safety and soundness considerations.
His general and initial duties will include being an agricultural and commercial loan officer, assisting in the design of the loan audit program for our ag and commercial loan portfolio, and serving on various management-level committees at KSB.
Brandenburg and his wife, Sue, have resided in Le Mars for more than 30 years. He has been active with various service clubs as a volunteer.