meet our investment team

Our investment professionals will help you sharpen your financial goals, balance risk and return, reduce taxes, manage asset allocation and make sound decisions. By using the experience available to you at BankWest, you will be on track toward your financial independence.

To learn more about the professional history of our financial advisors, please visit FINRA's BrokerCheck.

Rebecca Mikel
Investment Advisor Representative*

Meet Rebecca ...

Rebecca brings more than 16 years of investment experience and a passion for customer service to her position. Rebecca holds her Series 7, Series 63 and Series 65 registrations, as well as life and health insurance licenses. She is able to assist her clients with all aspects of planning, accumulating and managing their investments. Rebecca and her husband Jeff have two sons and operate two businesses in Pierre.

Jenna Dempewolf RP®
Registered Assistant*

Meet Jenna ...

Jenna assists our investment advisor representatives with a variety of tasks including customer care and processing documents. She holds her Series 7 and Series 66 registrations and is a Registered ParaplannerSM designee. She also holds a Life and Health Insurance license. Jenna is a Kansas native and graduated from Victoria High School in 2007. She completed a double major in finance and business administration at Fort Hays State University and joined the BankWest team in 2013. When she is not working, Jenna and her husband Andrew enjoy playing with their son, most outdoor activities and spending time with friends and family.

Hannah Lightfield
Financial Services Specialist

Meet Hannah ...

Hannah is one of the first people you will meet when visiting Investment Services at BankWest. She specializes in servicing investment accounts and she has a passion for serving her customers. She holds her Series 7 certification. Hannah grew up in central South Dakota and says the most satisfying part of her job is knowing she is helping her friends and neighbors meet their financial goals and dreams. She and her husband have two children and enjoy most outdoor activities.

Hannah Lightfield is registered to offer securities, but not investment advisory services, through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.

Matt Wester
Financial Services Specialist

Meet Matt ...

Matt Wester is a financial assistant with Investment Services at BankWest in Pierre. He is a 2012 graduate of T.F. Riggs High School in Pierre and earned a bachelorís degree in business administration/management from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. Matt specializes in servicing investment accounts and he has a strong commitment to his customersí success. The most satisfying part of his job is helping people find financial solutions that will help meet their goals. When he is not working, Matt enjoys reading, traveling and playing video games.

Matt Wester is not registered with Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.


*Securities and investment advisory services are offered through Woodbury Financial Services, member FINRA, SIPC, and Registered Investment Advisor. BankWest and Woodbury Financial Services are not affiliated entities. Securities offered only where licensed to do business. Currently licensed in AZ, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, KS, KY, MN, MO, MT, NC, NE, NV, ND, OK, SD, TX, VA, WA, WI, WY.

Investment products are not deposits, not FDIC insured, not insured by any federal government agency, not guaranteed by the bank, and may go down in value.

Neither Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. nor its representatives offer tax or legal advice. For assistance with these matters, please consult your tax or legal advisor.

Investing involves risk, including the potential loss of principle. No investment strategy can guarantee a profit or protect against loss in periods of declining values. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There is no guarantee that a diversified portfolio will outperform a non-diversified portfolio in any given market environment.

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