Baszler joins American Bank & Trust

Wednesday, January 29, 2014


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Jason Baszler joined American Bank & Trust in De Smet as market president effective Jan. 27.


Baszler, who has 14 years experience in the financial industry, was most recently employed as manager of Dakotaland Federal Credit Union in De Smet.


AB&T chief executive officer Lynn Schneider said, “Jason will be responsible for the oversight of the De Smet location. He brings a strong base of banking experience and knowledge. He grew up in De Smet and is very active in the De Smet community serving on various boards and in numerous volunteer capacities.”


Baszler is a 1994 graduate of De Smet High School.  He graduated from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minn., with business finance major and a minor in economics. He and his wife Angie have two children, Ella and Brooks, and another child on the way in July.


“I am looking forward to this new opportunity with American Bank & Trust,” Baszler stated, “The bank is a forward-thinking, community-focused financial institution, which I am pleased to be joining.”


Schneider noted, “Jason is well acquainted with the De Smet community and I am pleased he agreed to be part of the American Bank & Trust team. His skill and talent set will be a strong asset to our customers and staff, along with his commitment to the De Smet community.”


Donna Palmlund

Staff Writer

The De Smet News

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