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Faron joined the Pinnacle Bank family in 2002 as Market President of the Newcastle branch. Faron helped to expand Pinnacle’s presence in Newcastle, as well as Moorcroft and Gillette. The region of banks have built new buildings in each location and significantly grown assets.
Faron began his banking career in 1986 with First Federal Savings Bank in Rapid City, SD. Prior to joining Pinnacle, Faron also worked for Farm Credit Services in Broken Bow, NE and First National Bank in Sturgis, SD.
Faron currently enjoys being a CASA advocate, helping abused and neglected children. Faron was formerly President of the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce, President of the Newcastle Economic Development and President of the Wyoming Bankers Association.
Faron is a South Dakota native and grew up on a cattle ranch in Enning, SD, but has proudly called Gillette home for several years. He graduated from National College in Rapid City with a major in business. Faron was involved in rodeo for many years and still enjoys team roping. He and his wife, Johnna, have five boys and one grandchild.