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Meet Derek

In addition to helping his customers reach their financial goals, Derek also loves developing meaningful relationships based on trust and the opportunity to be a part of his customers’ lives. He began his career with The First National Bank in Sioux Falls in 2014 and has 7 years of experience in the banking industry.

Derek grew up in the small town of Chester, SD before attending Southwest Minnesota State University from 2004-2006 and Dakota State University until 2008.

“Being very family-oriented and being from a small town where you get to know everyone was great. I wanted to work for a company that has that same feeling,” Derek said. “First National Bank reminds me of my small town, where everyone knows your name and is always there to help you grow and succeed.”

When he’s not reviewing the latest album, golfing, or playing basketball, Derek enjoys volunteering with the United Way and Habitat for Humanity. “It’s important to give back to our communities, and I love the way volunteering helps to bring people together.”

Give Derek a call, or visit him at the Benson Road branch today!

Derek Simonsen

Derek Simonsen

Business Banker
Benson Road
(605) 782-5804