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People & Places: May 28, 2021

Archived Industry News:People & Places: May 28, 2021

Last Updated: 5/28/2021 3:29 PM

People & Places: May 28, 2021

  • Kerndt Brothers Savings Bank in Lansing hired Duane Rogers as president and Evan Kooiker as senior vice president and chief financial officer.
  • Community Bank of Oelwein announced that Steve Holland retired from his role as vice president and security officer after 20 years at the bank and 38 years in the banking industry. Additionally, the bank promoted Sarah Lewis to vice president and cashier, hired Nancy Tegtmeier as real estate loan officer and appointed Helen Heitz to the bank’s board of directors.
  • Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust announced that John Rodriguez, one of the bank's founding members, is retiring from his role as executive vice president of operations after 20 years with the bank and 38 years in the industry. Todd Kerska was promoted to executive vice president of operations and chair of the Best in Class initiatives at QCR Holdings, Inc., the bank's holding company.
  • MBT Bank in Forest City hired Laura Enderson as controller and Shawn Davis as operations IT specialist.
  • First Central State Bank in DeWitt hired Stacie Steffen as a customer service representative.
  • Bankers Trust, based in Des Moines, elected John Ruan IV as chairman of its board of directors.
  • First Security Bank & Trust, based in Charles City, received five awards at the Iowa Motion Picture Awards ceremony.
  • Bank Iowa, based in West Des Moines, received nine marketing awards from the American Marketing Association’s Iowa chapter, including the People’s Choice Award.
  • Dentons Davis Brown, an IBA associate member, was recognized as a leading Iowa law firm by Chambers and Partners, a renowned researcher and publisher of global legal guides.

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