Steven Bumann has more than 30 years of banking experience, and is currently the chief financial officer at BankWest, Inc. in Pierre, South Dakota. He has held this position since 1995. Prior to his current position, Mr. Bumann held various leadership roles within the financial industry, including vice president and senior vice president roles at BankWest, Inc. He also earned his Certified Public Accountant certificate while working for a local certified public accounting firm and spent time working for the South Dakota Department of Legislative Audit.
Mr. Bumann currently serves on the Board of Directors of the South Dakota Bankers Association and its Legislative Committee. He also serves on the Board of Avera Foundation in Pierre, South Dakota. In addition, Mr. Bumann has served on his local church Board of Elders and on the Pierre School Board. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion and is a graduate of the ABA Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.