What year did you begin your career at Two Rivers Bank & Trust?
2019 when TRBT purchased First Community Bank branches in Keokuk
Can you please explain your current role?
Lead a team of bankers in Southeast Iowa and serve as a commercial lender in the market.
Where did you grow up?
On a farm in southwest Iowa.
Do you have any special certificates / awards or designations?
Recently completed IBA Commercial School of Lending (but I’m not sure that’s what you’re looking for)
Leading up to your current job, what other experience do you have related to the banking industry?
Have 24 years of experience in several areas of relatively small banks in Nebraska, Iowa, Montana and Oregon.
In what year did you begin your banking career?
1985 was my first job at a bank. I worked in economic development, healthcare administration and journalism in addition to 24 years of banking since that time.
Please highlight your community involvement.
On the board of directors for Keokuk Economic Development Corporation, UnityPoint Keokuk Hospital, Southeastern Community College Foundation, Southeastern Iowa Regional Planning Board, Homes For Iowa, Inc., Golden Oak Society and Keokuk Rotary Club.
What do you enjoy most about your role at Two Rivers Bank & Trust?
I enjoy helping customers and employees increase their knowledge, wealth and experience through their time and relationship with TRBT.
What does being a good neighbor mean to you?
Making our community a better place to live, work and play is what I want to be a part of each and every day.