Bank First is pleased to announce a new hire, Andrew Kittelson, and the promotion of AJ Spackman.
Andrew Kittelson joined Bank First as vice president – business banking. Kittelson comes to Bank First with 29 years of banking experience, specializing in commercial lending, financial planning, and asset management for businesses. In his new role, Kittelson will be responsible for developing new and enhancing existing business relationships in Sheboygan County.
He earned his bachelor of science degree with a major in economics and a minor in business administration at UW–Stevens Point, in addition to a bachelor of science degree in accounting at Lakeland University.
Involved in his community, Kittelson serves on the Sheboygan YMCA Board of Managers and is a member of the Sheboygan Rotary Club as well as the Sheboygan County Economic Club. He is active in the St. Peter Claver Church and Christ Child Academy Grade School serving as a member of the Parish Council and Finance Committee and as chairman of the Endowment Committee. Kittelson lives in Sheboygan with his wife, Laura, and has three grown children. They enjoy a variety of summer outdoor activities including camping, boating, and waterskiing.
AJ Spackman has been promoted to assistant vice president – retail loan operations officer. Spackman began his career at Bank First in 2012 as a teller. He transitioned to retail underwriting, first as specialist, was later promoted to retail underwriting officer, and most recently held the position of assistant vice president – underwriting. In his new role, Spackman will manage the bank’s pre-processing, processing, booking, and quality control teams in addition to the underwriting team.
Spackman earned his bachelor’s degree with a double major in accounting and business management from UW–Green Bay. He is a member of Young Professionals of Manitowoc County. Spackman enjoys spending time with his daughters and coaches their softball teams with the Manitowoc Youth Baseball Association.