Meet the Presenter: Bret Afdahl, Director, South Dakota Division of Banking

Bret Afdahl, the director of the South Dakota Division of Banking, will be joining our November 8th conference! He will be providing an update on South Dakota banking! Register for Farming, Finance & Global Markets here! 

Bret Afdahl was appointed Director of the South Dakota Division of Banking in May of 2011 after serving as Counsel to the Division since October of 2006. Bret is currently a Chair-Elect of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), the nation’s leading advocate for the state banking system and the only national organization dedicated to advancing the state banking system. Prior to joining the Division Bret worked on the legal staff at the Department of Revenue and Regulation on a variety of tax and compliance issues.  Bret is a graduate of Northern State University with a degree in political science and business, a graduate of the University of South Dakota School of Law, and holds a certification as a Fiduciary and Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS) from the CANNON Financial Institute. Bret and his wife Melissa live in Pierre with their three boys and enjoy the outdoors.