CEO/President, First Bank & Trust, Sioux Falls
Brian Thompson joined the Fishback family of banks in 2001 as the President/CEO of First National Bank in Pipestone. Early in 2005, he facilitated the opening of a loan production office for Fishback Financial Corporation in the Sioux Falls market. Upon the acquisition of First American Bank & Trust in April 2006, the bank’s name was changed to First Bank & Trust, and Brian was appointed President/CEO by the bank’s Board of Directors.
A native of Wessington Springs, SD, Brian is a graduate of South Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. He is also a graduate of the ABA Graduate School of Banking, Alex Sheshunoff Executive Banking Institute, and Bank Administration Institute at the University of Wisconsin. Brian has over 25 years of experience in community banking. During his free time, he enjoys the outdoors and rarely misses an opportunity to play a round of golf or take hunting or fishing trips with friends. Brian and his wife Brenda and daughter Jordan enjoy life on beautiful Lake Madison.