David J. Ferries is Vice President of First Federal Bank & Trust, in Sheridan, Wyoming, a position he has held since 2002. Prior to joining First Federal in 2002, he served as senior vice president of First Interstate Bank, where he held a variety of increasingly responsible positions during his service there. 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. Mr. Ferries was elected to the Seattle Bank’s board from the state of Wyoming in 2011 and served on the Seattle Bank’s board until the merger in 2015.
Mr. Ferries’ experience in strategic planning and risk management, and his leadership and management skills, as indicated by his background, support his qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors. He currently serves as vice chair of the Member Committee.