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  • Dana Dykhouse, CEO – First Premier Bank, Sioux Falls

    Dana has served in the roles of both President and Chief Executive Officer of First PREMIER Bank since March 1995. Under Dana’s leadership, First PREMIER Bank’s total assets and assets managed have grown from $250 million to more than $1.5 billion. Together with its sister organization, PREMIER Bankcard, the organization has grown from 175 employees to over 2,300. First PREMIER has been ranked as one of the top 10 performing financial institutions of its size in the nation since 1997 by the American Bankers Association’s ABA Banking Journal.

    With over 30 years of banking experience, Dana has served in a variety of positions with other financial institutions.

     

     

     

    Dana currently serves as:

    • Build Dakota Scholarship Fund – Board Chairman
    • Co-Chair Forward Sioux Falls 5  2006-2010
    • Co-Chair “It Starts at State” – SDSU’s $200 million dollar campaign 2007-2013
    • Board Member of NorthWestern Energy Corporation  2008-
    • Board Member of SURF – Sanford Lab, Lead, SD 2008-
    • Board Member of Sioux Falls Sports Authority
    • Board Member of Junior Achievement of South Dakota
    • Board of Trustees SDSU Foundation
    • Board Member South Dakota Chamber of Commerce
    • Member of Sioux Falls Downtown Rotary

     

    Past Appointments:

    • 2014-2015 Board Chairman – Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce
    • Co-Chair Forward Sioux Falls 5  2006-2010
    • Co-Chair “It Starts at State” – SDSU’s $200 million dollar campaign 2007-2013
    • Chairman of Sioux Falls Development Foundation 
    • Chairman of Sioux Empire United Way   2006-2007
    • President of Minnehaha Country Club 2008
    • Chairman of South Dakota State University Athletic Champions Council and Division I transition group
    • Chairman of Junior Achievement South Dakota 2000-2001
    • President of South Dakota Bankers Association  2004
    • Chairman of the Sioux Empire Fair Association  2002
    • Chairman of the South Dakota State University Foundation Board of Directors  2000-2002
    • Chair of Future Sioux Falls – Strategic Planning Process 2010