A Welcome Message from the President & CEO
I’m privileged to be the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pioneer Bank & Trust. As a $694,000,000 in total asset size (and growing) financial institution, Pioneer Bank & Trust is a leader in the South Dakota banking industry. Owned by the Clarkson family for over 107 years, Pioneer Bank & Trust really is “Local.” As a fourth-generation family member to be involved in the operation of Pioneer Bank & Trust, I have witnessed “families helping families,” and I am proud to continue the practice of helping our neighbors and communities which my ancestors began in Harding County, South Dakota more than 100 years ago.
Today we have a total of eight locations including six retail facilities and have grown in to a regional bank by continuing to do what we set out to do all those years ago – still local, still helping our communities, still owned by the Clarkson Family. Our growth and customer base is local, representing local deposit dollars, funding local loans. We don’t rely on outside deposits to make loans outside of our area.
Choosing to grow and adapt to our ever-changing banking environment, we are able to offer comprehensive services in all of our markets. Our size enables us to meet large loan requests while still allowing us to be nimble and adaptable. Whether your needs are agriculture related, commercial, consumer, trust, investment or residential real estate, we are able to support your needs.
Through our employee based “I Am Local” efforts we also invest our employees time volunteering for many community causes in all of our communities. In addition to our investment of time the F.L. Clarkson Family Foundation and Pioneer Bank & Trust collectively reinvest more than a quarter million dollars back in to our communities annually in cash support.
We really are “Local,” and we look forward to helping you.
Dylan S. Clarkson
President and Chief Executive Officer
Pioneer Bank & Trust