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Buffalo Lake, MN
109 West Yellowstone Trail
PO Box 188
Buffalo Lake, MN 55314
P: (320) 833-5325
F: (320) 833-2047
1380 Montreal ST SE
PO Box 398
Hutchinson, MN 55350
P: (320) 587-2265
F: (320) 587-2468
113 1st St NW
Ortonville, MN 56278
P: (320) 839-6123
F: (320) 839-6127
Don Martinez - CenBank President
Don has been in the community banking industry for over 18 years beginning in Riverton, Wyoming. His banking career began while earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in 2001. He also graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado in 2007. Commercial and Agricultural lending are his areas of expertise.
Don and his wife Cathy moved to Minnesota in 2006 when he was hired to become the President of CenBank. They have a daughter and a son that keep them busy with many school and recreational activities.
Don is active in the local community as a member of Masonic Lodge #59, became a Shriner in 2014, is a member of the Hutchinson Leadership Institute Design Team, volunteers with the local youth softball league, and has also served on numerous other community boards over the years.
Lisa Taylor - CFO/Branch President Buffalo Lake
Lisa has worked in the banking industry since 2000, starting on the teller line, and since 2003 has been the Chief Financial Officer overseeing operations as her primary focus and lending as a secondary focus. Lisa and her husband, Mark, farm in the Buffalo Lake area. They are very busy raising their two sons, who keep them busy with sports and school activities.
Lisa grew up on a dairy farm by Hector MN and is a graduate of St. Cloud State University. Prior to joining CenBank, Lisa was a Preschool Teacher for multiple years. She is very active in the local community, currently serving on the Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart School board, the Buffalo Lake Economic Development Authority, the BLHS School PTO board, and has taught Sunday School at Zion Lutheran Church for many years.
Dalen Roe - Branch President Ortonville
Dalen has worked in the banking industry for over 30 years, mostly in business and agricultural lending. He and his wife enjoy their 4 sons and 1 granddaughter. Dan is married to Chelsey. They live in central Washington state with their daughter, Hazel. Ben and Mike live and work in Marshall, MN. Nathan is attending North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.
Prior to joining CenBank in 2002, Dalen served as ag loan officer in community banks in Minnesota and South Dakota. Dalen grew up in South Dakota and is a graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University. He is very active in the local community, has served on the board of the New Life Community Baptist Church and is a Certified Firearms Instructor. He is currently Township Supervisor for Ortonville Township and President of Monarch Heights Board of Directors.
Jennifer Schmalz - Assistant Operations Manager
Jennifer has worked at CenBank since 2006 starting as a Customer Service Representative helping our customers with all their deposit needs including processing transactions and opening accounts. In 2017, she was promoted to Assistant Operations Manager assisting the CFO in managing the day to day operations of CenBank.
Jennifer grew up near Cedar Mills, MN and is a 1996 graduate of Willmar Community College with an Associate of Arts degree in Business.
Jennifer and her husband, Chad, moved to Buffalo Lake in 1995. In the early years, Jennifer focused on raising their four children. In 2014, Chad and Jennifer opened Elite Ag Systems, Inc. Jennifer spends her off hours providing HR and administrative support for the family business.
Jeremy Watzke - Loan Officer Hutchinson
Jeremy has worked in the financial field since 2006, Commercial and Agricultural lending will be his focus. He earned a degree in finance and credit from Alexandria Technical College in 1993.
He grew up in New London, and after college in 1993 he moved to Hutchinson and Married his wife in 1998, they have 2 daughters.
Jeremy enjoys golf, bowling and coaching youth sports. He is a member of the Hutchinson Ambassadors, Agri-Business Committee, and is a board member for the Hutchinson Youth Lacrosse Association.