KleinBank appoints Kirscht vice president

Doug Hile, president/CEO of KleinBank, has announced the appointment of Leonard Kirscht as vice president of business banking serving KleinBank’s northwest market.

Kirscht brings 24 years of experience in banking and public and private government financing to KleinBank. He is also familiar with the northwest market having served as market president for the First National Bank of Elk River at its office in Rogers prior to joining KleinBank. Kirscht has a Bachelor of Arts degree in public administration from St. Cloud State University.

Over the years, Kirscht has served as a board member and past chair of the I-94 Chamber of Commerce, board member of the Twin Cities Metro Certified Development Company and past treasurer and incoming president of the Rogers Rotary.

KleinBank is Minnesota’s largest family-owned state bank and the 2011 recipient of the Minnesota Business Ethics Award. KleinBank has 21 branches.