First International Bank & Trust to open new North Dakota office

Watford City, N.D.-based First International Bank & Trust is opening a new, full-service branch in Mandan, N.D., early next year. 

Dana Petersen is expected to be the branch president. Petersen has more than 35 years of experience in banking, including treasury management, investing, insurance and depository services. Petersen has been a lender in the Bismarck-Mandan community for more than 17 years.  

“We’ve been serving the Bismarck community for a while now and a lot of our Mandan customers have been asking us for a closer and more convenient branch,” said President Peter Stenehjem. “We’re excited to make it happen.”