Steve Dusek • President & CEO
Steve eats, sleeps and breathes small business financing! He has been at the helm of Dakota Business Lending since 2010 after leading Prairieland CDC in Minnesota for 15 years. Knowledge of lending programs and strategy are definitely his forte. Steve uses this experience for the betterment of the entire industry by serving on the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) Board of Directors. He has been involved with numerous committees to provide legislative advocacy and networking opportunities for small business development throughout the region.
With Steve in the lead, nobody gets left behind. He is a trailblazer that ensures the whole team plays a vital role to our mission. He knows the value of the services that we offer and wants to ensure that all businesses have the opportunity to take advantage of these programs to help them achieve their dreams. He is a pioneer that is always looking for new and better ways to do what we do and have a broader impact on the success of those we serve.