First Independent Bank Announces New Senior Vice President, Gary Kellen

First Independent Bank is excited to announce that Gary Kellen has re-joined the bank as Senior Vice-President specializing in Agriculture and Commercial Lending.


 In welcoGary Kellen Headshot V2ming Gary, CEO Bruce Pogatchnik stated “Gary started his banking career at FIB in 1985. Gary worked for First Independent (then Farmers State Bank) for 20 years rising to Executive Vice-President. Gary has a wealth of banking experience, and we are happy to have him back to finish his career where it all began.”  Gary will be working both remotely and out of the Russell, MN office.

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