October 31, 2018

[Press Release] McKinzie Hopkins Joins CorTrust Bank Growing Twin Cities Market

Press Release

CorTrust Bank is pleased to announce McKinzie Hopkins has joined CorTrust Bank as a Vice President in the Minneapolis, MN market. Ms. Hopkins, the fourth generation Hopkins to work for the family owned community bank, brings a wealth of knowledge to the bank as an attorney and tax manager. Her experience in managing sophisticated projects, understanding contract law, and having a firm grasp on the intricacies of financial statements will benefit the bank.

According to Jack Hopkins, President and CEO of CorTrust Bank, there was a need to bring on additional staff to the growing Twin Cities market and Ms. Hopkins fit the need with her education and experience at the well-respected international company, Deloitte Tax, LLP. "Her understanding of the next generation of bank customers and savvy technology skills will help steer the bank in a direction that assures our success in the future," said Hopkins.

As Jay Gikas, CorTrust Bank Twin Cities Market President stated, "This fourth generation of Hopkins will guarantee our independence and strong family leadership well into the future. The continued dedication to CorTrust Bank customers, community banking, and its shareholders is evident in the Hopkins' commitment to employees, customers, and communities served the by bank."

About CorTrust Bank

Since 1930, CorTrust Bank has been serving the needs of individuals and businesses throughout 16 South Dakota communities and 4 communities in Minnesota, with 26 branch locations. What started as a small operation serving the needs of local farming families in Artesian, SD has now grown into a fourth generation family and employee owned bank with over $800 million in assets and $98 million in equity and reserves.