Vermillion – First Bank & Trust of Brookings is pleased to announce the promotion of Andy Schulz to Community Bank President for its location in Vermillion, SD. Schulz, formerly a business banker for First Bank & Trust in Brookings, will oversee First Bank & Trust in Vermillion.
With over a decade of financial services experience, Schulz holds a degree in financial services from Southeast Technical Institute.
“Andy has been a growing leader in our bank since his arrival in 2017,” said Jeff Lee, Regional Market President for First Bank & Trust. “He has experience in ag, commercial, and consumer lending, which gives him great overall perspective for leading our efforts in Vermillion. Andy’s strong business development and relationship-building skills, as well as his commitment to community banking, make him a perfect fit for this position. We are proud to have Andy spearhead our efforts in this vital, growing community.”
Originally from Philip, SD, Schulz enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, woodworking, and helping on his family’s cattle ranch in western South Dakota. He and his wife Brianna have two children, daughter Olivia and son Avery. The family recently relocated to Vermillion and are eager to settle into the community.
The position of Community Bank President in Vermillion was previously held by Tom Schaack, who retired in January after a nearly 25-year tenure with First Bank & Trust and successful career in banking.