Please Welcome New Bankers in Our Cottonwood and Vesta Locations

We are excited to introduce two new bankers who have joined our team through the merger with United Southwest Bank!


CalCal Teske, Vice President/Market Manager

Cal joined United Southwest Bank in 2010 and held positions as a Compliance Officer and Loan Officer over the last 12 years. He has been married to his wife Tiffany for 22 years; she is the early childhood coordinator for the Marshall Public School District. Cal and Tiffany have three children, ages 15, 14, and 10 years old. 

Cal has a major in fishing and golf with a minor in pheasant hunting and disc golf. 😊 If it’s outside, Cal enjoys doing it! He also enjoys being involved in his children’s activities at school and is kicking off his 4th year of coaching soccer at Lakeview School.

Cal is a Vice President and Market Manager working out of our Cottonwood location. Stop by and say hi!


JustinJustin Hoepner, Vice President/Business Banker

Justin has been a banker with United Southwest Bank since 2015.  Before that, he was in the Accounting Group at US Bank in Marshall for seven years. He is married to Karen, and together they have two children, ages 4 and 10 years old. 

Like many of our bankers at First Independent Bank, Justin is an experienced farmer and lives and farms north of Echo. 

Justin is a Vice President and Business Banker at the Vesta location so if you are in the area, or if that is your banking location, he is always ready to help!


First Independent Bank provides personal care for each customer while having the expertise and resources of a large bank. With broad experience and the ability to work with more types of financing solutions than many competitors, First Independent Bank is a collaborative group of advocates for businesses and families in Minnesota. We care about our community, and that's why we do what we do! 

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