Sherri Kelley has been named BankWest’s President of Community Banking, a position which oversees the banking operations of the company. Kelley has served in various positions with BankWest over an 18 year period, most recently as Senior Vice President of Retail and Mortgage Services.
“We are very fortunate to have Sherri in this role,” said BankWest Chairman, President & CEO Charles H. Burke III. “She truly understands the values of our community bank and has a wealth of experience and knowledge in the banking industry.”
Kelley grew up in Pierre and has worked in the banking industry for 37 years. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, grilling and watching professional football. She has one daughter who is currently in her second year of law school in Nebraska.
“I’m proud to be a part of an organization with such an extensive history in South Dakota,” Kelley said. “For well over 100 years, BankWest has provided customers with products, services and advice to achieve financial success, while also investing in our communities’ continued success.”
With Kelley managing banking operations, Charles H. Burke III remains the CEO and President of BankWest and continues to actively manage BankWest’s overall operations including strategic oversight of the organization.