Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is a seven-member group elected by the membership that governs Gate City Bank. Steve Swiontek, current Executive Chair of Gate City Bank, serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors.

Founded in 1923, Gate City Bank is a federally-chartered mutual savings bank headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, with 43 locations across 22 communities in North Dakota and west central Minnesota. As a mutual bank, we have the flexibility to offer unique products and services to our customers, invest in our team members and give back to the communities we serve. Gate City Bank has $2.3 billion in assets and employs over 737 team members.

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Steven J. Swiontek — Chair of the Board

Year First Elected - 2000
Executive Chair, Gate City Bank


Darrell R. Tukua

Year First Elected - 2005
Retired Partner, KPMG LLP


Dennis J. Elbert

Year First Elected - 2008
Dean Emeritus of the College of Business and Public Administration, University of North Dakota


J. Patrick Traynor

Year First Elected - 2011
President - Dakota Medical Foundation / Dakota Medical Charities


Kevin J. Hanson

Year First Elected - 2019
President & CEO, Gate City Bank


Rodney A. Larson

Year First Elected - 1991
Retired, Chief Health Policy Officer, American Academy of Neurology


Shirley S. Montgomery

Year First Elected - 2006
Retired Bank Executive