Bank Midwest Announces New President

Tue 1-12-2016 []

(Spirit Lake)-- A Spirit Lake woman has been named President of Bank Midwest. Chairman and CEO Steve Goodenow announced Monday Mary Kay Bates has been serving in the capacity since January 1st. Bates was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Bank Midwest.    

Bates is active in various civic organizations and is past President of the Bedell Family YMCA and Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. She has also served on numerous boards. She is currently a trustee for Lakes Regional Healthcare and serves on the hospital’s healthcare foundation.    

Bank Midwest is employee-owned and was recently named in the Top 100 Workplaces in Iowa. It has 11 locations throughout Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota with total assets of $700 million.