Kelly Harnett recently joined BankWest Mortgage, serving as an AVP Mortgage Originator in Spearfish, SD. Prior to joining BankWest, Harnett served for eight years with Sundance State Bank as an AVP Loan Officer where she originated consumer, real estate, commercial, construction, and small agricultural loans.
“I want every customer to leave with a smile and feel confident they received the best customer service possible,” Harnett said. “I strive to help my customers reach their financial goals and love seeing the excitement on their faces when they do.”
Kelly is originally from Kettering, OH, and has lived all over Ohio as well as Emigrant, MT; Beulah, WY; Oelrichs, Belle Fourche, and Spearfish, SD. Harnett graduated from Hocking College with two associate degrees in Natural Resource Management and Fish and Wildlife Management and received her bachelor’s degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and Biology from the University of Rio Grande. She is currently working on a master’s degree in Science for Sustainability through Black Hills State University. Her parents and younger brother live in Columbus, Ohio. She has two dogs and three rescue cats.
Kelly founded and runs two nonprofits: Hobo’s Healing Heart and Beautify Spearfish. She is on the Board of Directors for Black Hills Regional Ski for Light and serves as a downhill ski guide for blind, visually, and mobility impaired individuals. She is a volunteer with the Northern Hills Rotary and, for the last 7 years, has been a tech team volunteer at her church. She has also served as a respite/emergency foster parent for teens.
During her free time Kelly enjoys volunteering, cycling, skiing, hiking, gardening, running, learning about different cultures, working on projects around the house, and traveling.
Harnett’s office is located at 1140 N. Main St., Ste. 10 in Spearfish.