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People & Places: April 30, 2021

Archived Industry News:People & Places: April 30, 2021

Last Updated: 4/30/2021 10:57 AM

People & Places: April 30, 2021

  • First Citizens Bank, based in Mason City, promoted Jeff Gribben to president, succeeding Marti Rodamaker, who will remain CEO and chair of the bank’s board of directors.
  • TS Bank, based in Treynor, promoted Kevin Forristall to president and chief credit officer.
  • Availa Bank, based in Carroll, announced Sharon Johnson will retire from her role as market president at the bank’s Nevada branch, after a 44-year banking career. Randy Clary has been hired as her successor.
  • Lincoln Savings Bank, based in Reinbeck, hired Lisa Burke as department operations manager at the Reinbeck branch; Stephanie Schumacher as BSA officer at the bank’s operations center; and Abby Vermeer as vice president, retail and product services manager at the Des Moines branch.
  • West Bank, based in West Des Moines, was ranked 23rd in the 2020 Raymond James Community Cup that identifies the 25 top performing community banks in America. 

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