We are excited to announce that Mr. Jeffrey K. Russell has joined our client, First National Bank in Sioux Falls, as the Chief Deposit Officer effective May 11, 2015.

Jeffery will report to William L. Baker, Chairman and CEO for First National Bank in Sioux Falls.  Most recently, Jeffery was with Wells Fargo for the past 12 years serving in various retail and private banking leadership roles for their Great Plains Region. Jeffery has an B.S, in Economics from the University of South Dakota and is a native of Sioux Falls. The search was conducted by J. James O’Malley, Partner and Toby Nathan, Senior Associate Partner, TalentRISE, LLC.

About First National Bank in Sioux Falls

First National Bank in Sioux Falls is a U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation-insured full service bank, Since 1885, they have been helping consumers and businesses in Sioux Falls and the surrounding communities. Their experience as one of the oldest and largest independent financial institutions in South Dakota assures their customers the professional advice and trust that has met the test of time.  The First National Bank in Sioux Falls is privately-held, family run bank that has grown to handle both retail and commercial banking as well as trust and asset management. With total assets exceeding $1.1 billion, The First National Bank in Sioux Falls has 18 locations, including 12 in Sioux Falls. The bank was built on a mission and a set of core values and philosophies that have remained the bedrock of its culture, a key ingredient to the bank’s success. Internally, this is known as The First National Bank Way.

About TalentRISE

We are Management Consultants in recruiting for specialized, business critical and executive level talent hiring needs. We provide full service, customized executive search conducted by a partner in the firm as well as project based contract recruiting and consulting solutions designed to enable our clients to gain sustainable competitive advantage through talent.  Our clients are typically mid to large organizations experiencing some sort of change in their business resulting from global or new market expansion, operational transformation, new product launches, merger and acquisition or rapid organic growth.

J. James O’Malley

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Jim has spent 25 years on both ends of the table, developing HR and talent solutions to align leadership, talent, and business needs.

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