David J. Ferries is president, chief executive officer, and director of First Federal Bank & Trust in Sheridan, Wyoming. Prior to joining First Federal in 2002, he served as senior vice president of First Interstate Bank. Mr. Ferries is a director of the Whitney Benefits Educational Foundation and the Big Sky Chapter of Risk Management Association. He has also served as a director of other national, civic and professional organizations, including the Fannie Mae National Advisory Board, Northern Wyoming Community College Foundation, Wyoming Bankers Association, Forward Sheridan, Inc. and the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board. He recently completed a multi‐year appointment by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to the Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee.