First State Bank announces the promotion of Kevin Konkol to vice president – agriculture/business banking. He joined First State Bank in 2007.
Konkol began his career at the bank as a consumer banking and investment assistant. He became a financial advisor for the First State Investment Center in 2010 before transitioning to the First State Bank’s ag lending department in 2011. Konkol was promoted to portfolio manager in 2017 and again in late 2019 to agriculture/business banking officer.
“Kevin has truly grown with our bank over the last 13 years, particularly in his knowledge and experience in ag lending,” commented bank president, Bob Van Asten. “He understands the opportunities and challenges that farmers face and is committed to developing solutions to help them with their unique financial needs.”
Konkol graduated from the Wisconsin Bankers Association Commercial Lending School in 2018 and Leadership Waupaca County in 2020. He has been a Waupaca County Forage Council member and has volunteered for Feeding America. Konkol also continues to help operate the family dairy farm. He and his wife, Jessica, live in Waupaca and have two children.
By, Alex Paniagua