Our Leaders

  • Kevin Howk
  • President
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  • Kevin Howk is president and senior lending officer for Crown Bank and has been a leader at Crown Bank since it was founded. Having specialized in business banking for over 25 years, Kevin is a champion of “localized banking.” Kevin graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. in finance with an accounting emphasis. He is actively involved in many community projects. He has served as a board member of the Edina Education Fund and is a member of the Edina Chamber of Commerce.  Kevin enjoys golfing, biking and skiing. NMLS# 586580
  • Peter Dahl
  • CEO
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  • Peter Dahl is one of Crown Bank's founders. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Peter began his banking career at Bank Windsor in Minneapolis. While at Bank Windsor, he held numerous positions and was the executive vice president and COO when the bank was sold to Associated Bank in 1999. Peter's family has lived in Edina since 1951, and he is himself, a lifelong resident. He has been actively involved as a board member with a number of organizations, including The Edina Community Foundation, St John's Preparatory board of regents, and several others. Currently,Peter serves on the board of directors of the Center of the American Experiment.  In addition to spending time with his family, Peter enjoys being at the lake, flying, and skiing.
  • Jeffrey Wessels
  • Senior Vice President Finance/Compliance
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  • Jeffrey Wessels is senior vice president and compliance officer for Crown Bank. He has been with Crown Bank since 2001. Prior to joining our staff, Jeff held positions at Riverside Bank and TCF Bank. Jeff is a graduate of Drake University with a B.A. in business administration in finance with an emphasis in bank management. Jeff is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of MNCPA and AICPA. In his free time, he enjoys hunting and golfing and is a strong supporter of Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF).