Home State Bank, a part of The Citizens State Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Brad Bengtson to market president for Home State Bank in McPherson. Bengtson has been with Home State Bank since February 2015 previously serving as vice president and commercial loan officer. Bengtson began his new role with the bank Aug. 1.

A native to Lindsborg, Bengtson is a graduate of both Smoky Valley High School and Bethany College. After graduating in 2005, Bengtson began his career at Central National Bank as manager of the bank facility at the Walmart location in Salina.

In 2009, Bengtson moved to the main branch in Salina where he worked as a commercial loan officer for 7 years before joining Home State Bank in 2015. Bengtson and his wife Jessica reside in McPherson with their three children, Carter, Rorey and Landri.

“I am thankful for the opportunity to serve Home State Bank and the McPherson community in this new role,” Bengtson said. “­Home State Bank has a strong history here in McPherson and I look forward to building on that foundation.”