Leadership

T. Denny Sanford

T. Denny Sanford

OWNER, CHAIRMAN, UNITED NATIONAL CORPORATION

T. Denny Sanford, a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist, is the owner of First PREMIER Bank and PREMIER Bankcard. His philanthropic endeavors have helped enhance healthcare, education, entertainment and economic development in the state of South Dakota and beyond. Denny actively supports and encourages volunteerism and community involvement from PREMIER employees. He’s given more than $2 billion back to South Dakota organizations.

 



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Miles Beacom

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - PREMIER Bankcard

Miles Beacom joined PREMIER Bankcard in 1993 and has helped shape the organization and build it into the nation's 12th largest issuer of Mastercard® credit cards. He is active on the Board of Directors of numerous organizations including Sanford Health International, Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation, Freedom Scholarship, and the Catholic Community Foundation for Eastern South Dakota. Miles is a graduate of Dakota State University and has provided three gifts to DSU for the construction of academic, research and athletic facilities. In 2009, the University of South Dakota dedicated the Beacom School of Business in his honor.



Dana Dykhouse

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - First Premier Bank

Dana J. Dykhouse joined First PREMIER Bank in 1995. Under his leadership, the bank’s total assets have grown from $250 million to more than $3 billion. With Dana at the helm, First PREMIER Bank has been consistently ranked as one of the strongest performing banks in the nation and one of the best banks to work for. Dana gives his time to several organizations and is currently the Chairman for the Build Dakota Scholarship Fund and South Dakota Technical Education Board. He also serves on the board for the Freedom Scholarship and the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce. Dana is a graduate of South Dakota State University and donated money to help build the Dana J. Dykhouse football stadium on campus.

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Dave Rozenboom

PRESIDENT - First PREMIER Bank

Dave joined First PREMIER Bank in 2011 and has enjoyed a 36-year banking career, all in South Dakota. He is a 1985 graduate of Dordt University in Sioux Center, IA. Dave is an active advocate for the banking industry as a past Chair of the South Dakota Banker’s Association and currently serves on the SDBA Foundation Board of Directors and the American Bankers Association Government Relations Council. He also serves in leadership roles with several community and statewide organizations, including Co-Chair of the Forward Sioux Falls 2026 campaign, board member of the South Dakota Hall of Fame, member of the Avera Health System Investment Committee, and a member of the Dordt University Leadership Advisory Council.



Matt Krall

PRESIDENT - PREMIER Bankcard

Matt Krall was named President of PREMIER Bankcard in 2019. He joined the organization with more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector. PREMIER Bankcard employs nearly 2,000 people in eastern South Dakota. Matt is a 1992 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and has been active in community service since his university days. For two decades he has volunteered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Matt serves on the Board of Directors for the St. Francis House of Sioux Falls and has also been instrumental in creating and supporting programming to help teens learn to value diversity. Prior to moving to South Dakota, Matt worked closely with a non-profit organization that found job opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities giving them “pride, purpose and a paycheck.”

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Board of Directors

Jeff Evanson

Jeff Evanson

Curt Everson

Curt Everson

Greg Honl

Greg Honl

Dave Zimbeck

Dave Zimbeck