Parson joins West Bank board

Rosemary Parson joined the boards of directors at West Bancorporation, Inc., and West Bank, West Des Moines. Parson is the senior vice president of policy administration and community relations at EquiTrust Life Insurance Co., West Des Moines.  She was inducted into the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame last year.  “We are proud to have (Rosemary) … Read more

HMN Financial elects Bolton to board

Rochester, Minn.-based HMN Financial, Inc., elected Jeffrey Bolton to fill a vacancy on its board of directors.  Bolton, who became chief administration officer for Mayo Clinic in 2013 and a member of the board of governors in 2011, served in both roles until his retirement last November. He joined Mayo Clinic in 2002 as CFO. … Read more

Nelson elected to United Bankers’ Bank board of directors

Bloomington, Minn.-based United Bankers’ Bank elected Rachelle Nelson to the United Bankers’ Bancorp., Inc., and UBB boards of directors. Nelson, president and CEO of the First National Bank of Milaca since January 2021, has served on the bank’s board since 2020. She chairs the monthly executive board meeting and is on officer’s credit, senior management, … Read more

2 elected to Merchants Financial Group board

Molly Jungbauer and James Rogers III were elected to the Winona, Minn.-based Merchants Financial Group, Inc. board of directors at the company’s annual shareholders meeting in April. A CPA, Jungbauer has been CEO of the Eagan, Minn.-based technology consulting firm Hollstadt Consulting for the past 10 years. She previously served as controller for the Minnesota … Read more

Two join Starion Bank board of directors

Ryan Taylor and Levi Andrist have joined the board of directors for Bismarck, N.D.-based Starion Bank.  Taylor, a fourth-generation rancher, is the director of public policy at Ducks Unlimited. He owns and manages Taylor Ranch, which his family homesteaded in 1903. Taylor was inducted into the N.D. Cowboy Hall of Fame in 2010. While attending … Read more

Banks name directors

Three Midwest banks announced new directors: Minnesota’s Pioneer Bank, Illinois’ Old Second National Bank, and Michigan’s Independent Bank. [Continue]