Mike Molepske, chief executive officer of Bank First (NASDAQ: BFC), is pleased to announce the promotion of Derek Klahn to Plymouth market president. Klahn joined the bank in 2014 as a business analyst and continues to be an essential member of the Sheboygan County business banking team, most recently serving as senior vice president – business banking. In his new role, Klahn will be responsible for the growth and development of the bank’s Plymouth market while providing mentorship to the staff at the Plymouth office.
“At Bank First, we take pride in supporting and encouraging employees to develop their careers and it has been a pleasure watching Derek progress,” stated Molepske. “Derek is a remarkable member of our business banking team and an excellent example of building leaders from within our organization.”
Klahn earned his bachelor of business administration degree from UW–Madison and earned his master of business administration degree from UW–Milwaukee. Active in his community, Klahn is a member of the Sheboygan Downtown Rotary where he serves as president elect. He also volunteers at First United Lutheran Church in Sheboygan and serves on the church’s endowment board. In his spare time, Klahn enjoys fishing, hunting, golfing, and spending time with family and friends. Klahn resides in Sheboygan with his wife, Shannon, and their two children.