Starion Bank names Morgan president

Don Morgan

Don Morgan has been named president of Starion Bank, Bismarck, N.D., with Craig Larson continuing as CEO and board chair for the $1.3 billion bank.

The role was previously held by Arnie Strebe for two years.

A CPA, Morgan has been with Starion since 2012 when he joined the bank as vice president for credit administration. The next year he was promoted to chief credit officer. In 2014, he became a member of the executive committee.

“With Don’s exceptional finance background and commitment to serving our communities, I’m confident that under his leadership Starion will continue to be a strong organization committed to taking our employees, customers and communities farther,” Larson said. “Starion has been a family-owned bank for 50 years and we look forward to Don leading the team into the next 50.”

Morgan has extensive banking and leadership experience, which includes 18 years in the areas of credit administration, commercial lending, market president and internal auditing. A Wyoming native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance with an accounting minor from University of Wyoming and a master’s in accounting from the University of Phoenix. 

He is active in the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association, local 4H, and the Soil Conservation District. He has been a guest presenter for college business classes and was treasurer of the North Dakota Rodeo Association Finals Committee for seven years.