Bjorklund Expands Manager Oversight to Second Location

Long time Manager of Dakotaland Federal Credit Union in Volga, Gene Bjorklund, has recently accepted the additional responsibility of Branch Manager for the Brookings location. Bjorklund has 20 years of credit union experience and has successfully overseen the growth of the Volga Branch during that time. “Gene has local roots and strong ties to the Volga and Brookings communities. Paired with his extensive experience made him the right choice to lead this team, ” explained Chief Growth Officer and past Manager of the Brookings Branch, Chad Moller.

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Melinda Riley Joins Mortgage Lending Team

Veteran Mortgage Loan Officer, Melinda Riley has recently joined the Aberdeen Branch of Dakotaland Federal Credit Union. As an Aberdeen native, Riley has earned nearly 22 years of credit union experience serving the Hub City. “Our continued growth in Aberdeen has given us the opportunity to welcome Melinda to our Dakotaland family. It has proven to be an excellent opportunity to showcase her extensive lending experience and excellent member service skills in our mortgage department.” commented Vice President of Mortgage Lending, Sarah Senska.

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Van Batavia Selected to Fill Loan Officer Position at Dakotaland Federal Credit Union

Madison, SD - January 10, 2018 Dakotaland Federal Credit Union has announced the addition of Joel Van Batavia to the Consumer Lending Team, stationed out of the Madison Branch. Van Batavia is new to the Interlakes Area and brings a solid financial background to the position. “Joel is a prime example of the talented staff the Credit Union has to offer. He is the right fit at the right time for us and we are excited to have his expertise on-hand as we continue to grow”, declared Madison Branch Manager, Michael DesLauriers.

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