For immediate release Thursday, November 30, 2023
Jacqson Collins Hired as BankWest Regional President
MITCHELL – Jacqson Collins of Mitchell has been named Eastern South Dakota Regional President for BankWest. As Eastern South Dakota Regional President, he oversees management of BankWest branches in Mitchell, Madison and Colman. Collins has 20 years of banking experience, most recently as Director of Commercial and Agribusiness banking for First National Bank of Omaha in Mitchell.
BankWest Chairman, President and CEO Charles H. Burke III said, “Jacqson’s extensive experience in the financial services industry will not only make him an asset to BankWest but will also contribute to the economic growth and prosperity of the Mitchell, Madison and Colman areas.”
Collins is a graduate of Dakota Wesleyan University and a Mitchell native. He and his wife Melissa have a daughter, Charleigh, and son, Regan. Jacqson is active in his hometown, serving on several boards including Dakota Resources, Mitchell Area United Way, Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce and Mitchell Area Housing.
“I’m grateful to move into this Regional President role with BankWest,” Collins said. “I get great satisfaction knowing this organization helps serve the community I have grown up in, and I will continue to fulfill BankWest’s mission of helping our area customers and communities succeed.”
Jacqson’s office is located at BankWest’s Mitchell South branch at 1200 East Spruce Street.
BankWest is a full-service, independent community bank with 19 branches in 16 South Dakota communities including: Armour, Colman, Delmont, Geddes, Gregory, Kadoka, Kennebec, Madison, Mitchell, Onida, Pierre, Rapid City, Selby, Spearfish, Tripp and Winner. It also has stand-alone insurance offices in Murdo, Philip, Presho, Rapid City, Salem and Spearfish.