BankWest is pleased to announce the addition of Casey Derflinger, Northern Hills Manager. Prior to joining BankWest, Casey had served in the banking industry for 35 years.
Rapid City Regional President Bryan Lutz notes Derflinger’s experience with business, agriculture and financial services will make him an important part of BankWest’s growing team.
“Casey is a tremendous addition to BankWest,” Lutz noted. “He understands the local economy and will provide excellent customer service to area residents, businesses and ag producers.”
Casey grew up in Hermosa, but has lived in Custer, Hill City, and Hot Springs before settling in Spearfish where he now lives. He received bachelor’s degrees in Ag Business and Commercial Economics from South Dakota State University. He and his wife, Thia, have two sons, one daughter, and six grandchildren.
In his free time Casey serves as the current president of Deadwood Lead Economic Development Corp., Treasurer of Deadwood History, Inc., president of the Deadwood Masonic Center Association, and Chairman of the South Dakota Scottish Rite Foundation. He is also involved with the Deadwood Economic Restructuring Committee, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and serves as the secretary for two Naja Shriner Units.
“We want to help our customers achieve and maintain success and be advocates of our communities’ continued success,” said Derflinger. “BankWest’s wide array of products and services can help to achieve these successes.”