About Us

Dirk Gasterland is the president of Gasterland Executive Search. He is an expert in banking and the financial services arena. Dirk's clients include numerous community, regional and national bank groups, as well as a number of credit unions and asset-based lenders. He recruits for various positions including team leaders, presidents and all C level roles.

Prior to starting Gasterland Executive Search, Dirk served as an executive recruiter with Management Recruiters International where he focused on a variety of banking positions within the five state area surrounding Minnesota. At MRI, Dirk finished in the top 10 on multiple occasions.

Before becoming an executive recruiter, Dirk served in a number of banking roles, including directing a banking school for Wisconsin Bankers Association. In addition to these experiences, Dirk is part of an ownership group of a community bank, which truly allows a perspective that few recruiters can claim.