Shirley Van Dam
Bank Travel Director Profile
Born: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Education: High school graduate
Employment: Van Dam has been director of CorClub at CorTrust Bank for 13 years. She is also a financial assistant for Raymond James Financial Services, a product that CorTrust offers. Prior to her position at CorTrust, Van Dam worked in the banking industry for 32 years, including as an operations officer for five bank locations.
Family: Husband of 45 years, Dennis; two children, Brian and Angie; four grandchildren.
Hobbies: Biking, walking, volunteering at church and spending time with the grandkids.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Headquartered in Sioux Falls, this family-owned bank has 23 locations in 17 communities in South Dakota and Minnesota. The bank has assets of more than $648 million.
Manager 2 Manager Advice:
• Try to keep your travels fresh by not repeating the same activities, even when you’re visiting the same city.
• Market your travels well in advance. People like to plan.
• Get people involved in your travel activities. Hands-on experiences are always a hit.