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Manager 2 Manager: Shirley Van Dam


Shirley Van Dam

Bank Travel Director Profile
Sioux Falls, South Dakota


Education: High school graduate

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.