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Hershey State Bank Main Office


Kenneth Niedan
CEO and President

K.H. Niedan, President and CEO of Hershey State Bank, was raised on a farm and ranch in western South Dakota. He began his banking career in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Lincoln, Nebraska, before moving to Hershey, where he, his brother, and a small group of local businessmen chartered the Hershey State Bank in 1968. Ken has served in numerous community organizations, including a stint as chairman of the Hershey Village Board of Trustees. He and his wife Connie were recently recognized by the Nebraska Bankers Association for 50 years of service to the Hershey community.

kniedan@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Connie Niedan

In May 1968 Connie began her banking career as a secretary and receptionist at the newly chartered Hershey State Bank; she soon assumed teller and cashier responsibilities, as well. Connie has served on the Bank’s board of directors and as its secretary since 1981. Today she also serves as Vice President, director, and bookkeeper for the bank-affiliated Hershey Insurance Agency.

cjniedan@hersheyagency.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Kaye Monie
Branch President

Kaye Monie is the Branch President of Hershey State Bank’s main office in Hershey. She is a native of Wallace, having grown up on a family farm and ranch, and a she is a graduate of the University of Colorado Graduate School of Banking. Kaye has been at Hershey State Bank for 22 years.
Kaye enjoys assisting all types of customers in making their dreams come true, from owning their own home, to buying cattle, to starting a new business!

kaye@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Rich Mustion
Executive Vice President/Loan Officer

Rich Mustion is the Executive Vice President of Hershey State Bank, working out of the Bank’s main office in Hershey. Rich was born and raised on a farm near McCook. He has been in the agricultural lending business for 36 years, including 12 years here at Hershey State Bank, and he is a graduate of the University of Colorado Graduate School of Banking.
While agricultural and commercial lending are Rich’s specialties, one of his favorite things about working in a community bank is the opportunity to also make car loans, boat loans, and RV loans, which make the job fun and exciting every day.

rmustion@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Liz Sanchez
Vice President / Cashier

Liz Sanchez is a Vice President and cashier of Hershey State Bank, working out of the Bank’s main office in Hershey. Liz has been in banking for the last 10 years, and she joined Hershey State Bank in August of 2016.
If you would like to open a new CD or IRA, or if you have any questions about the many deposit account options Hershey State Bank has to offer, Liz is here to help meet your needs.

lsanchez@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Kerry Frels
Vice President

Kerry Frels is a Vice President of Hershey State Bank, working in the Bank’s main office. Kerry works in compliance review and internal audit. She has been in banking for 21 years, including the last nine years here at Hershey State Bank. Kerry has been very involved in the Hershey community over the years, serving as president of the women’s council at Maria Lutheran Church and as Adjutant of American Legion Post 279.

kfrels@hersheystatebank.com
Phone:(308) 368-5555

Tanner Schwanz
Assistant Vice President/Loan Officer

Tanner Schwanz is a loan officer and Assistant Vice President of Hershey State Bank, working in the Bank’s main office. He is very familiar with North Platte and the surrounding area, having grown up in Gothenburg. Tanner is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Kearney, where he studied business administration with an emphasis in finance.
Tanner specializes in making home loans, and he would be happy to discuss the many options Hershey State Bank has for buying, building, or refinancing your home, as well as the exciting products we offer for turning your home equity into cash!

tschwanz@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Mattingly Perlinger
Assistant Vice President/Loan Officer

Matt Perlinger is a loan officer and Assistant Vice President at Hershey State Bank’s main office.  He grew up on a family farm and ranch south of Paxton.  Matt studied agriculture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness and a master’s degree in agricultural economics.
Matt has a passion for agriculture, and he would be happy to discuss what Hershey State Bank can do to meet your farm or ranch’s financial needs in today’s challenging agricultural economy.

mperlinger@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Loan Support

Kristi Jochum has been a member of the loan support team at Hershey State Bank’s main office for three years. Kristi is the go-to person for any questions relating to your agricultural line of credit. She is also happy to answer any questions you have regarding payments or anything else relating to your loan.

kjochum@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Jen Otzel, a Hershey native, has been in the loan support department at Hershey State Bank’s main office for the last two years. Jen is ready to assist you with any questions relating to escrow payments, as well as any other payment or loan-related questions you may have.

jotzel@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Tiffany Thomas is newest member of the main office’s loan support team. Along with Kristi and Jen, Tiffany would be happy to answer any loan-related questions you may have and to help you with any of your other banking needs.

tthomas@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Tellers

Amy Bellew is the head teller at Hershey State Bank’s main office in Hershey. She has been a member of the Hershey community for the last 10 years, and she has worked at Hershey State Bank since January of 2015. In addition to providing personalized customer service at the teller counter and opening new accounts, Amy is also the go-to person for questions relating to our online and mobile banking services.

abellew@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Shelby Mustion is a teller at Hershey State Bank’s main office, and she is the main office’s newest employee. Shelby grew up in Hershey and loves having the opportunity to live and work in the community she still calls home. Shelby always provides customer service with a smile, and she would be happy to assist you in all your banking needs!

smustion@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 368-5555

Mary Richardson

Mary Richardson is the receptionist at Hershey State Bank’s main office. Mary has been at Hershey State Bank for the last seven years, and she has been in banking for the last 37 years. Mary has lived in Hershey for nearly three decades, and she loves meeting people and being an active member of the Hershey community.

Hershey State Bank – North Platte Branch


Tom Murphy
Branch President

Thomas R. Murphy is the Branch President of Hershey State Bank’s North Platte branch. Tom has been a loan officer at Hershey State Bank for over 20 years and in the agricultural lending business for nearly 30 years. Tom has worked in nearly every facet of lending, including consumer, commercial, residential, and agricultural lending.
Let Tom help you with all your financing needs, from navigating the challenges of today’s agricultural economy, to starting that successful new business venture, or anything in between.

tom@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 535-9999

Anna Stacy
Vice President/Branch Manager

Anna Stacy is the Branch Manager of Hershey State Bank’s North Platte location. She is originally from the West Coast, but she married a Nebraska native and has lived in Nebraska for over 20 years. Anna has been in banking since 2001, and she joined the Hershey State Bank family in November of 2016.
Anna is available to serve customers on both the deposit and loan sides of the Bank, and she would be happy to help you with anything from opening a checking account or CD to purchasing a car or home.

astacy@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 535-9999

Jennifer Crow
Assistant Vice President/Loan Officer

Jennifer Crow is a mortgage and consumer loan officer and Assistant Vice President of Hershey State Bank, working in the North Platte branch. Jennifer has been in the banking industry for 19 years, and she has been at Hershey State Bank since 2012. She has deep roots in the North Platte area, having grown up on a farm and ranch in Stapleton.
Jennifer would love to help you with your next purchase, whether it is your first home, your next car, or perhaps even that boat or RV you have been thinking about for a while.

jcrow@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 535-9999

Justin Petska
Assistant Vice President/Loan Officer

Justin Petska is a loan officer, IT officer, and Assistant Vice President at Hershey State Bank’s North Platte branch. He grew up in Hershey and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Justin has been with Hershey State Bank for two years.
Justin has a strong desire to help others with their financial needs, and he looks forward to helping you with your next consumer or commercial loan.

jpetska@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 535-9999

Loan Support

Kayla Sanderson is in charge of loan support for Hershey State Bank’s North Platte branch. Kayla is a lifelong resident of Lincoln County, growing up in Wellfleet. Kayla would be happy to assist you with any questions you may have regarding your existing loan, including information about payments and line of credit advances.

ksanderson@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 535-9999

Tellers

Kelsey Shrum is a teller in Hershey State Bank’s North Platte location. She joined the Hershey State Bank team in February of 2016. Kelsey is available to assist you with any questions you may have regarding your deposit accounts, and if you’re not a Hershey State Bank customer yet, Kelsey would be happy to help you open a new account with us!

kshrum@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 535-9999

Kathy Fisher is also a teller in Hershey State Bank’s North Platte branch. Kathy is our bank’s newest employee, having joined us at the beginning of 2017. Whether it’s cashing a check, making a transfer, checking a balance, or any of the other of the numerous transactions you wish to make with your Hershey State Bank account, Kathy is here to help meet your banking needs.

kfisher@hersheystatebank.com
Phone: (308) 535-9999