Mark Litton, originally from Breckenridge, MN, has had an illustrious career spanning over 35 years in the banking industry across multiple states. He is a proud graduate of Moorehead State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Finance, laying the foundation for his successful career. Mark retired in 2018 as the Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of BankWest, Inc. in Pierre, SD. Mark oversaw lending, sales, and branch operations across all nine BankWest branches throughout South Dakota. Beyond his professional accomplishments, Mark has been deeply involved in various clubs and organizations, reflecting his commitment to community service. He has dedicated his time to the Optimist Club, Habitat for Humanity, and served as an Elks Member. Additionally, he took on leadership roles as the President of the Huron Community Development Corporation, Chair of the Dakota Resources Board of Directors,  President of the Huron Sertoma Club, and served as a Board Member of the Huron Clinic and for Community Counseling Services. Mark’s active participation extended to his church and numerous hocky boosters clubs, underscoring his dedication to both his faith and local sports communities. In retirement, Mark continues to be a beacon of community engagement, leaving behind a legacy of leadership, service, and financial expertise that has enriched the lives of many.