American Bank & Trust appoints prominent conservationist to board

Sioux Falls, S.D.-based American Bank & Trust appointed Tim Kessler to its board.


Kessler has been chair of the South Dakota Commission for Game Fish and Parks for nearly two decades, during which time he has overseen the establishment of the Sioux Falls outdoor campus, completion of the Black Hills Mickelson Trail, and hunting, fishing and wildlife growth. He’s also been a member of the Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever national boards of directors. He received South Dakota’s Distinguished Service Award in 2015 for his conservation work.

Kessler graduated from Northern State University, Aberdeen. 

AB&T President and CEO Doug Tribble said Kessler “brings valuable leadership, business expertise and strong South Dakota values to our board during this time of rapid growth in our company.”