Jason Collins – VP/Commercial Loan Officer
Jason comes to Pioneer Bank with over 20 years of lending experience and dedication to community involvement.
Jason grew up in Spearfish, graduated from Spearfish High School and graduated from Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD. Jason’s love of the Black Hills brought him back to Rapid City in 1999 where he can be found outside year-round enjoying hiking, golfing, mountain biking and skiing.
Jason began his financial career in 1999 working as a lender in Rapid City for Black Hills Community Economic Development, a certified development company, focusing on marketing and partnering with local banks throughout the Black Hills to administer the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 504 Fixed Asset Loan Program, the West River Revolving Loan Fund (US Department of Agriculture Rural Development Funds) and the Lawrence County Revolving Loan Fund (US Economic Development Administration).
In 2002, Jason accepted a Business Banker/Commercial Lending position in Rapid City working his way into a Sr. Business Banker position. Jason graduated from the University of Wisconsin’s Graduate School of Banking School in Madison, Wisconsin and received the Wisconsin School of Business Certificate of Executive Leadership.
Over the years Jason has been involved with Rapid City Rotary, Storybook Island Christmas (may have dressed up as Santa) and Rapid City Young Life. Jason has volunteered countless hours over the years coaching Little League Baseball, Youth Traveling Basketball as well Swim team.