BankWest is pleased to announce the addition of Daryl W. Knott, Business Development Officer in the Spearfish Loan Production office. Prior to joining BankWest, Daryl had served in the financial services industry for 30 years, most recently managing a commercial loan portfolio for Great Western Bank.
BankWest’s Northern Hills Manager Casey Derflinger notes Knott’s experience in the financial services sector will make him an important part of BankWest’s growing team.
“Daryl is a tremendous asset to BankWest,” Derflinger noted. “He understands what drives the local economy and will provide exceptional customer service to businesses and ag producers in the Northern Hills area.”
Daryl was born and raised in Gillette, WY, where his brother and sister still reside. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Master of Business Administration from the University of Wyoming. He and his significant other, Lisa, live in Spearfish. In his free time Daryl serves as an Advisory Board Director for the Northern Hills Training Center, finance committee member of the Northern Black Hills Rotary Club, member of the Crow Peak Longbeards of the National Wild Turkey Federation and is a 2017 Alumni of Leadership Spearfish.
“Whenever I’m invited to a customer’s place of business, I always feel privileged and it’s always very interesting learning the origins and history of the business,” said Knott. “I always invest time in knowing my customers and their business so I can truly understand their needs.”
Daryl’s office is located at 1140 N. Main St., in Spearfish.