Banker drawn to industry by variety, community service

Jan. 29, 2019

This week’s Up-and-Comer is Jordan Haeckel, a universal banking officer at First Bank & Trust.

Name: Jordan Haeckel

Age: 28

Hometown: Born in Gilroy, Calif., but spent most of his life in Sioux Falls

What brought you to Sioux Falls?

Family.

What keeps you in Sioux Falls?

Family being so close and the city growing.

What’s your favorite thing about your job?

The unknown — how each day brings challenges but also highlights. I really enjoy helping people out with anything they present us at the branch.

How did you get connected to your industry?

I was offered a position with Wells Fargo and have always enjoyed banking. Then when I was offered a position with First Bank & Trust, I was jazzed to be able to help and serve our community.

Describe First Bank & Trust in three words.

Community, loyal, passionate.

What’s your favorite way to give back to your community?

My favorite way to give back to our community is through serving and lending a hand.

What’s one business you’d like to see in Sioux Falls that isn’t here now?

Dave & Buster’s.

Where do you see yourself in five years?

I hope to be working my way up within our company and expanding on my name, making it a known name in the community for helping and knowledge.

Banker drawn to industry by variety, community service

This week’s Up-and-Comer is Jordan Haeckel, a universal banking officer at First Bank & Trust.

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