First Citizens Bank is pleased to announce that Grant Petersen recently joined the First Citizens Bank lending team as a Vice President, Lending Officer in the west Mason City location.

Petersen is a graduate of Rockwell-Swaledale High School. He went on to earn his B.A in finance from the University of Northern Iowa. Prior to joining First Citizens, Petersen worked as a VP Lending Officer and Branch Manager at another financial institution in North Iowa.

Petersen currently serves as President of the West Fork School Board. He also serves as Treasurer of the Sheffield Lions Club and of the West Fork Scholarship Fund. Petersen has coached little league baseball, youth basketball, and flag football. He and his wife, Cheyene have three children, Gage, Grady, and Gabby. They live in Sheffield.