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Pilch Retires from Cornerstone Bank, Hickel and Rush Promoted

Pilch Retires, Hickel and Rush Promoted

Jerry Pilch retires from Cornerstone Bank.

After a distinguished career of nearly 40 years in banking, Jerry Pilch will retire on March 31, 2022. Throughout his career, Pilch worked in various roles including Bank President, Senior Commercial Lender, and Certified Trust Financial Advisor. He joined Cornerstone Bank in 2017 as SVP Market President in Parshall.

“I have truly enjoyed the last five years with Cornerstone Bank, especially working with our great clients,” Pilch stated.

Gary Petersen, Chairman of Cornerstone Bank said, “Jerry has been the expert many have turned to when making important decisions about their money. His agricultural and commercial lending experience has made a positive impact on Cornerstone Bank and the Parshall community. I congratulate Jerry on his retirement.”

Hickel and Rush Promoted

Todd Hickel, SVP Ag/Business Banker, will continue serving Ag and business customers in addition to now serving as Market Manager in Parshall. Hickel joined Cornerstone Bank in September 2021 with over 17 years of Ag banking experience in addition to experience as a Landman and a Trust Officer.

Kathy Rush will continue to help customers with their financial needs as the VP Retail Manager. Rush joined Cornerstone Bank as a Customer Service Representative in September 2009. She was later promoted to Banking Associate and then Customer Service Supervisor.

Jeff Reiter, SVP Market President in New Town, will now also serve as Market President for Parshall, Plaza and Makoti.

To see the full Parshall team visit our Meet the team page.