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Our Team

Dexter Financial is comprised of a cohesive team of professionals with extensive experience in not only the finance industry, but your industry as well. We understand that the success of our business is dependent upon the success of your business. By combining the entrepreneurial spirit of employee ownership with integrity, we pride ourselves in developing long-term customer relationships.

  • Leo Frazier

    Vice President & General Manager

    Leo began his career with the company as its controller in 1991, following a three-year stint in public accounting. Over the years, he has held various leadership roles within the organization, including general management. Leo has been instrumental in developing key relationships and financing programs during his tenure with the company.

  • Matt Kluesner

    Director of Portfolio Management

    Matt joined the company as Director of Portfolio Management in 2020, after spending 17 years in the banking and finance industry. Over the years, he has held several management roles in Retail, Operations and Commercial banking. Matt brings a wealth of experience centered around relationship development and financial analysis to his current role.

  • Kristine Norem

    Senior Credit Analyst

    Kristine joined Dexter Financial Services as a Senior Credit Analyst in 2022. She was most recently with GreatAmerica Financial Services as the Contract Management Operations Leader. Most of her career has been spent in the banking industry, with 20 years at Fairfax State Savings Bank where she was COO and VP of IT. Kristine brings her talents of relationship building, leadership and operations management to the DFS team.

  • Nick Schmidt

    Credit Analyst

    Nick joined the company as a credit analyst in 2022, after spending 6 years in the banking industry. After graduating from Mount Mercy University, he spent the majority of his time working in Commercial Lending as a documentation specialist and credit analyst. Nick brings a wealth of experience centered around relationship development and financial analysis to his current role.

  • Kathy Maddox

    Sales Coordinator

    Kathy joined the company in 2017 as a sales coordinator after 27 years of employment at an equipment distribution business, where she served as a project manager. Today, Kathy is instrumental in facilitating the application and funding process while performing a multitude of customer service and account maintenance-related functions.

  • Monica Brokaw

    Sales Coordinator

    Monica joined the DFS team in 2021 as a sales coordinator. Monica was previously with Physicians Clinic of Iowa for three years where she started out as a receptionist and was quickly promoted to a financial counselor. In this role, she reviewed and interpreted complex health insurance policies to explain the cost structure and determine an adequate payment arrangement suitable to the doctor and the patient. In addition, Monica was also responsible for collections. Prior to that she spent almost 8 years working with Hope’s Bridal Boutique where she gained retail sales and customer service experience.

  • Susie Walter

    Documentation Specialist

    Susie joined Dexter Financial as a documentation specialist in 2021, following a 36 year career with Wells Fargo Bank. Susie's last 21 years with Wells Fargo were as a Relationship Associate in Business Banking, where she supported a large team of commercial lenders.  Susie is an integral part in setting up our front end system for cusotmer interaction and support, as well as creating maintaining, and preparing the complete documentation packages used in our financing programs