MADISON S.D.– BankWest is pleased to announce the opening of its newest branch at 1046 Makenda Avenue in Madison, South Dakota on the South side of town on the bypass.
BankWest is a full-service, independent community bank with 17 branches in 14 South Dakota communities including: Armour, Delmont, Geddes, Gregory, Kadoka, Kennebec, Madison, Mitchell, Onida, Pierre, Rapid City, Selby, Tripp and Winner.
Madison resident Tom Kahler serves as Business Development Officer for the new branch.
“After months of planning, we’re excited to officially open our doors,” said Kahler. “With the wide array of financial resources available through BankWest, I’m confident we can help our customers achieve their financial goals. I am thrilled to help bring a family-owned, community-oriented bank to the Madison area.”
The lobby will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT. The lobby will be closed on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The branch does have a drive up Interactive Teller Machine, which allows for deposits, check cashing, loan payments, cash withdrawals, fund transfers and account inquiries. Hours for the ITM are Sunday-Saturday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT except for some Federal holidays.
Russell Olson, member of the Board of Directors for BankWest, noted the positive community involvement that the organization strives for. “The mission of BankWest is to be advocates of the communities’ continued success,” said Olson. “The bank’s long-term philosophy is that by working together, local businesses and communities can preserve our quality of life and keep our economy strong for future generations.”