Stephen Berggren joined Citizens State Bank in September 2019 as an Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer. Steve was born and raised in Lincoln, where he attended Lincoln East High School. He graduated from Doane College where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Steve began his banking career in 2006 and has held positions as a relationship banker, business specialist, and branch manager. His strong desire to be involved in the community and to help small businesses grow led him to join our team. When he isn’t working, Steve enjoys traveling, sporting events, and spending time with his family.
Kurt Dostal joined Citizens State Bank in Leigh on September 23, 2019 as Assistant Vice President and Senior Loan Officer. Kurt was born and raised on a farm outside of Howells. He graduated from Howells High School in 2007. From there he attended Wayne State College. He graduated from Wayne State College with a degree in Business Administration and Ag Business in 2011. Kurt has worked for Farm Credit Services and Wells Fargo and has over 8 years of experience in the banking/finance field. Kurt and his wife Stephanie live on an acreage near Battle Creek with their two daughters, Hadlee (3 ½) and Jaylynn (14 months). He enjoys spending time with his family and co-running his family cow/calf operation, Dostal Show Cattle, with his dad and brother. Kurt commented that, “He is excited to be a part of a great community bank and looks forward to becoming part of the Leigh community.” We welcome him to Citizens!
We are pleased to congratulate Krista Prinz on being named Executive Vice President with Citizens State Bank. In this new role, Krista assumes oversight responsibilities for several of the Bank’s market areas and works closely with the Senior Officers at each location. She also plays a prominent role in strategic planning for the Bank and in crafting Bank policy. Since originally joining the Bank in the fall of 2009 as a loan officer, Krista has worked with the Bank in various lending capacities.
A native of rural Arlington, Nebraska, and a graduate of Logan View High School, Krista earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness with an Agricultural Banking and Finance option from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Along with banking, Krista works with her family’s farm and feedlot near West Point and volunteers with Cuming County 4-H and Guardian Angels Central Catholic Supportive Parents Association.