Randy Snyders of Sioux Falls has been named Eastern South Dakota Development Officer and Regional President for BankWest. Snyders has over 32 years of experience, most recently as Market President of Bank Midwest in Sioux Falls.
Outside of his professional life Randy serves as a Board Member of the South Dakota Development Corporation and Volunteers of America Dakotas. He and his wife Denise have 3 children, Matt in Philadelphia, PA, Dani in Adel, IA, and Jackie in Iowa City, IA. Snyders holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Morningside College in Sioux City, IA.
BankWest Chairman, President and CEO Charles H. Burke III said, “Randy’s experience will make him an outstanding leader for the organization, and with a solid team of long-time employees continuing to serve our customers, I am confident we will continue to fulfill our mission of helping our area customers and communities succeed.”
With Snyders leading the Eastern side of the state, Liz Salmonson will be stepping into the role of Branch Manager for the Mitchell area. Salmonson has been with the BankWest organization for the past eight years, previously serving as a Business Development Officer. Charles H. Burke III said Salmonson’s prior experience within the organization will make her a great fit for the position.
“Liz brings a wealth of knowledge to this position,” Burke noted. “Her background combined with her strong work ethic will help Liz lead our staff and advocate for the Mitchell community’s continued success.”
Salmonson is a graduate of Sully Buttes High School and received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell. She resides in Mitchell with her husband, Travis, and children Dax, Beau and Addison. Liz enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and attending sporting events. Salmonson serves as a member of the Mitchell United Way Board of Directors and is a member of the Mitchell Chamber of Commerce’s Connect Mitchell Group.
“I’m very excited to move into the Branch Manager role in Mitchell,” Salmonson said. “BankWest truly fosters an environment in which customers, communities and employees alike can achieve success.”