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3/2/2021— American State Bank & Trust Co. of Williston has committed to the “Grand Slam” Club donation level with a donation of $10,000 for the 14-year-old Babe Ruth World Series to be held in Williston in August of 2022. Tournament Chairman Larry Grondahl accepted the first installment of the donation. Pictured, from left, ASB&T Chairman […]Read More
2/11/2021- –Janna Lutz joins Raymond James at American State BankJanna Lutz recently joined the staff of Raymond James Investment Services located at American State Bank & Trust Company. Financial Advisor Aaron Schmit said Lutz is a Sales Assistant and joins a staff that includes Financial Advisor James Laqua and Customer Service Specialist Darci Kjos.Aaron said, […]Read More
1/26/2020–American State Bank & Trust Company President/CEO Dave Hanson announced the promotion of Jeramy Hansen to Trust Department Manager, following the recent retirement of previous Trust Manager Laurie Pederson. Hansen is a Vice President and was Assistant Trust Manager. Jeramy has been part of ASB&T and the Trust Department since 2009, first as a Trust […]Read More
American State Bank & Trust Company congratulates Mary Jo Oster, Laurie Pederson ,Medrein Sandvold, and Barrie Crandall on their retirements on December 31, 2020. Mary Jo’s ASB&T journey started 38 years ago with her working as a Teller, then she transitioned to the Switchboard, Bookkeeping, Trust Department and Safe Deposit Department. Her time in the Real Estate Department […]Read More
The CARES Paycheck Protection Program is a loan program that a small business or farmer/rancher, which has experienced business concern as a result of COVID–19, can use to keep its employees paid and employed. This loan program enables businesses and farmers/ranchers to cover the following eligible expenses: Payroll costs limited to $100,000 per individual annually. […]Read More
Beware, It’s a Scam! Avoid Phishing, smishing, vishing, and other scams Criminals are constantly trying to steal consumers’ personal data using fakeemails, websites, phone calls, and even text messages. They use a variety of ways to try to trick people into providing Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, and other valuable information. In many cases, […]Read More
October 22 ,2020 Congratulations to American State Bank & Trust Co. staff that recently received North Dakota Bankers Association service awards: Ag Loan Officer Bob Rude, 30 years; Accounting/CRA Officer Joni Sternberger, 30 years; and Chairman of the Board Pat Sogard, 20 years. Also recognized by the NDBA was Senior VP & Chief Lending Officer […]Read More
October 21, 2020 American State Bank & Trust Company of Williston Trust Department recently welcomed two Trust Officers to its team, Katelynn Lesmann and Denise Hays-Johnson. Katelynn is originally from Minot and has lived in Williston since 2014. She specializes in mineral management and other oil and gas related matters. Her experience in those areas […]Read More
September 11, 2020 ASB&T President/CEO Dave Hanson recently announced that Internal Audit Officer Brandon Passley has been promoted to Assistant Vice President & Internal Audit Manager. Brandon began his career with ASB&T in 2015 after graduating with Accounting and Business Administration degrees from Finlandia University in Michigan. He was no stranger to Williston however, he […]Read More
August 1, 2020 American State Bank & Trust Company has had some exciting staff changes this summer! In our Ag Lending Department, Aaron Granley was named Agricultural Loan Manager. He is also a Vice President and has more than 10 years experience as an ag lender and has been with ASB&T since 2013. He brings […]Read More
September 1, 2020 Welcome to American State Bank & Trust Company’s new website! We are excited to show you the updated look, better functionality and great links to services you use most often. But mostly, we are excited about featuring our great staff and customers who make ASB&T the strong, vibrant community bank it is! […]Read More