Starion Financial announces Peterson as Market President

Jim Peterson has joined Starion Financial as a Market President. He will be overseeing the Dunseith, Rolla and Bottineau locations.

Peterson will manage, direct and evaluate branch personnel and resources. He will promote growth and profitability, expense management and service quality. Peterson will execute the sales and marketing plan and establish strategies for new business development, account retention, cross sales and referrals. He will also represent and promote the bank to the public, including both current and potential customers.

Peterson worked in the agricultural sector for many years. He has more than 13 years of experience in agricultural and commercial lending, new business development, credit analysis and collections. Peterson most recently held the title of Vice President/Branch Manager with a bank in central Minnesota. He is a graduate of NDSU with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics with an emphasis in Finance.

Growing up on a family farm in Fullerton, North Dakota, Peterson was the eighth child out of 11. He and his wife, Tina, have three children and are excited to be moving back to their home state.