About the Branch
Meet The Team
Taylor Gibson comes to ARM with over 7 years working experience in the agriculture industry. His background ranges from hands-on row crop, forage, and cattle operations to his recent career with CNH Industrial managing agriculture equipment implements throughout the Dakotas and Minnesota. After growing up on a farm in Northeast South Dakota, Taylor attended South Dakota State University prior to earning his master’s degree in finance. He, his wife, and family currently live in the Sioux Falls area. Paul Fritz, Credit Analyst, grew up in Tea, South Dakota and has been with ARM since 2018. He graduated from South Dakota State University with his Bachelor of Science in Economics, and previously worked in banking. Lisa Zens, Office Manager, has been with ARM since 2019. She joined us with five years experience in economic development and two years at the Governor’s Office of Economic Development as the states business development person in value-added ag industry. Lisa and her husband farmed in South Dakota and recently moved back to the Sioux Falls area to run their family trucking business. Together they have six children ranging from 13 to 23, and four grandchildren. Farming in South Dakota is a passion of Lisa’s along with growing and helping our family farmers. Katie Daugherty, Credit Analyst, grew up in Lennox, South Dakota and has been with ARM since 2021. She graduated South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy and minor in Ag Business. She has gained a variety of agricultural experiences through internships with Central Farmers Coop, Bayer Crop Science and South Dakota Farm Bureau. She currently lives on an acreage outside of Sioux Falls with her fiancé Chris and their two dogs.