Peterson named interim president/CEO at UBB

Peterson named interim president/CEO at UBB

/ Promotions & New Hires
John Peterson has been named interim president and CEO of United Bankers’ Bank, Bloomington, Minn., effective April 30. Peterson replaces William “Bill” Rosacker, who had earlier announced his retirement date after leading the bank since 1985. “John is a well-respected community banking professional with over 34 years of banking experience,” ...
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Iowa officials update bankers on flooding at IDoB event

Iowa officials update bankers on flooding at IDoB event

/ State Meetings
Spring flooding was on the minds of Gov. Kim Reynolds and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig as they updated bankers ...
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Ohio bank benefits from its own ingenuity

Ohio bank benefits from its own ingenuity

/ Features
The creativity that helped Richwood Bank launch a marketing consultancy has also helped the bank increase its lobby traffic and ...
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Find your platform and find a way to promote it

Find your platform and find a way to promote it

/ Leadership
Writers looking for a book deal or agent representation learn rather quickly that success hinges on two things: Name recognition ...
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Chronicles

Lake Shore buying Hudson bank

/ Chronicles
First American Bank, headquartered in Hudson Wis, has entered a definitive agreement to sell to Lake Shore III Corporation, headquartered ...
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Merchants to acquire First National Bank of Northfield

/ Chronicles
Merchants Bank in Winona, Minn., has agreed to acquire the First National Bank of Northfield, Minn. The deal is expected ...
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North Valley buying a pair of branches

/ Chronicles
Ohio’s North Valley Bank has agreed to buy two branches from The Ohio Valley Bank, Gallipolis. The offices are in ...
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Regulatory compliance burden eases some as industry conditions strengthen

/ Chronicles, State Meetings
The banking industry’s financial performance is generally strengthening at a time when regulatory demands seem to be lightening ...
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2018 revenue, hiring up at small businesses

/ Chronicles
The number of small businesses reporting revenue and employment growth increased from 2017, but the share of firms operating at ...
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Colorado’s International Bank rebrands

/ Chronicles
International Bank is now InBank. The institution’s new moniker reflects its 100-year legacy balanced with its vision for the future ...
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People

Alerus hires CCO, digital experience manager

/ Promotions & New Hires
Debbie Lange has joined Alerus Financial, Grand Forks, N.D., as chief credit officer. The bank also hired Tanya Neuharth as ...
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Nestman to lead Premier Valley

/ Promotions & New Hires
Lo B. Nestman has been named president of Premier Valley Bank, Fresno, Calif., a subsidiary of Iowa’s Heartland Financial USA, ...
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Dacotah announces Rolla promotions

/ Promotions & New Hires
Dawn Fitzgerald was named market president of Dacotah Bank in Rolla, N.D., and Valerie Edwards was named market retail leader ...
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Opinion

Listen for the ‘little things’ and build trust

/ Hiring & Retention
We want our teams to feel empowered to use their resources and take appropriate action to overcome obstacles. At the ...
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Now is the time to start planning

/ Operations
Bankers often think of strategic planning in the fall, sometimes in conjunction with the annual budgeting process, but I want ...
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Gen X: Bridging the gap between Boomers and Millennials

/ Hiring & Retention
Age should not matter. Employees from all generations should strive to work together as one team to accomplish the vision ...
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Community Relations

Peoples Bank funds Marietta scholarships

/ Community Relations
An Ohio community college got a scholarship boost recently from Peoples Bank, which donated $12,000 to the Washington State Community ...
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First National in Omaha creates flood fund

/ Community Relations
First National Bank of Omaha has partnered with Nebraska Community Foundation to create the Rebuild the Heartland Community Fund for ...
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Peoples supports local YMCA

/ Community Relations
Wausau, Wis.-based Peoples State Bank announced a $100,000 donation to the Woodson YMCA’s expansion and renovation project ...
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