Travis L. Barkve is Chief Financial Officer at Venture Bank, overseeing areas including corporate finance, the annual budget, risk management and strategic direction. He has worked with Venture Bank since 2001, progressively advancing through the organization from Credit Analyst, Operations Analyst and VP/Financial Officer to attain his current position. Barkve has a business economics degree from South Dakota State University and will complete an Executive MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management in 2015. He has extended his knowledge through the Financial Managers Society, the Minnesota Bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota. He values creative collaboration and works to foster a culture of excellence.