Starion Bank promotes employee to Fargo market president

Bismarck, N.D.-based Starion Bank promoted Mike Wickham to Fargo market president.


Wickham was hired by the $1.7 billion bank in 2008 as an assistant vice president and branch manager. A retail branch manager for more than six years, Wickham has been promoted multiple times during his career. 

He has a bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University, Fargo, and an MBA from the University of Mary, Bismarck, N.D. 

“Serving the Fargo community for the last 15 years has been so rewarding,” Wickham said. “I’m excited to continue providing outstanding service to all our banking, loan and insurance customers. Starion Bank is a true example of a community bank and a community that support each other and help each other succeed.”

Chief Banking Officer Dave Hoekstra called Wickham “a natural fit. [Wickham] truly lives Starion’s core values. He has strong leadership skills and a passion for serving the community. Expanding his role at Starion Bank will lead to more local Fargo residents and businesses reaching their financial goals.”