Meet Our Staff

First Financial Bank in Winnebago

The First Financial Bank in Winnebago has been in the Krause family since 1946 when Ray L. Krause bought stock in the bank.  Ray’s son, Dudley, joined the bank in 1951 and served as president from 1966 until 2009.  The bank is currently owned by Evelyn Krause, David and Ann Krause, and Lyndon and Lana Krause.  The First Financial Bank in Winnebago has been completely family owned since 1997.
    Dudley Krause
Evelyn Krause  
    Bill Erickson

Oversees all aspects of bank and specializes in agricultural and business loans.
Joanne Hoffman
Vice President / Cashier

Specializes in IRAs, bank operations and regulatory compliance.
Doug Hill
Vice President
Ag Loan Officer

Specializes in agricultural and farm real estate loans.
Conner Grupe
Asst. Vice President
Mortgage Loan Officer  NMLS# 1792066

Specializes in Consumer, AG & Commercial loans. Including auto, home & personal.


Diane Bell
Loan Administrator

Specializes in the processing of agricultural, commercial, real estate, and consumer loans, including auto, home and personal.
Kathy Dressen
Head Teller

Specializes in new accounts, kid’s account program, advertising & marketing, and ShazamChek debit cards.

Maggie Hassing
Customer Service Associate

Specializes in internet & mobile banking inquires and customer service.

Dulce Pettit
Customer Service Associate

Specializes in safe deposit and customer service.




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