Trailblazer for women in ag receives IBA’s Leach Award

Trailblazer for women in ag receives IBA’s Leach Award

/ Profiles
Leslie Miller, vice president at Iowa State Savings Bank, Knoxville, received the Iowa Bankers Association’s 2018 James A. Leach Leadership Award for her contributions to ag banking in the state ...
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Senior execs encourage mid-career rising stars

Senior execs encourage mid-career rising stars

/ Hiring & Retention, State Meetings
Four bank executives encourage mid-career bankers to be proactive if they seek to advance their careers, always ready to tackle ...
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PODCAST: Today's funding challenges

PODCAST: Today’s funding challenges

/ Features, More News
Steve Daggett, president and CEO of Midwest Bank, Detroit Lakes, Minn., talks about how his bank overcame asset quality issues, ...
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The trends, conditions and issues driving bank M&A

The trends, conditions and issues driving bank M&A

/ M&A
The number of FDIC-insured institutions in the United States was 5,670 as of March 31, 2018, down from 8,534 on ...
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Chronicles

Northeast Iowa banks to merge

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AJJ Bancorp, Inc., which operates Central State Bank, Elkader, will acquire Swisher Bancshares, Inc., and subsidiary Swisher Trust & Savings ...
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South Bend bank opens university branch

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1st Source Bank, South Bend, Ind., kicked off the school year by opening a banking center on Indiana University’s campus ...
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Bank First brushes up branch network

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Wisconsin’s Bank First will be building two new branch buildings in Oshkosh and Iola, Wis., and remodeling one current office ...
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People

Associated names new CIO

/ More News, Promotions & New Hires
Michael Meinolf was  promoted to executive vice president and chief information officer at Associated Bank, effective September 11, 2018 ...
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U.S. Bank restructures in advance of vice chair retirement

/ More News, Promotions & New Hires
The bank's community banking & branch delivery division is merging with its consumer banking sales & support department as John ...
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Khoury will lead Portland middle market for Wells Fargo

/ More News, Promotions & New Hires
Megdy Khoury will lead middle market banking in the greater Portland area as regional manager for San Francisco-based Wells Fargo ...
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Opinion

M&A Series Part 5: Earnest money & break-up fees

/ M&A, More News
Day five of our M&A series: Continuing the allocation of risk theme, each party inserts protections into a definitive agreement ...
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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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M&A Series Part 4: Post closing liability

/ M&A, More News
This month, BankBeat takes a magnifying glass to M&A activity. Part 4: Putting price and financial condition in the rear-view, ...
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Community Relations

Frandsen picks up college tuition tab

/ More News, Philanthropy
In what is becoming a yearly tradition, Minnesota banker Dennis Frandsen is picking up the college tab for several classes ...
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North Dakota bank underwrites ice rink

/ More News, Philanthropy
North Dakota’s The Bank of Tioga announced a gift of $12,500 for development of an outdoor ice rink as part ...
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Wisconsin bank preserves community history, donates art

/ More News, Philanthropy
Associated Banc-Corp, Green Bay, Wis. donated more than 90 paintings by a Milwaukee-born artist to the Wisconsin Historical Society ...
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