Greg Post named CEO of Northwest Financial

Greg Post

This week, Northwest Financial Corp., named Greg Post CEO of the Arnolds Park, Iowa, company. 

Post began his career at Northwest Bank in 1989 building the mortgage lending department, and quickly assumed leadership responsibilities throughout his career at the bank. He has served as president of Northwest Bank since 2010, and was also recently appointed president of Northwest Financial and CEO of Northwest Bank. He graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato, in 1985 with a degree in Finance.

Post succeeds former president and CEO of Northwest Financial Corp Jeff Plagge, who is now Iowa’s Superintendent of Banking. 

“We are fortunate to have someone of Greg’s caliber and experience lead as president and CEO of Northwest Financial Corp.,” said Dwight Conover, chair of Northwest Financial. “He has been an integral part of creating a robust culture and helping the company grow to over $2 billion in banking assets.” 

Post is actively involved in the community, including The Bedell Family YMCA, Okoboji Foundation, Iowa Great Lakes Trails Association and the Lake Okoboji Protective Association. He is also on the Freddie Mac Community Bank Advisory Board.

Northwest Financial is the holding company of Northwest Bank in Spencer, Iowa; First National Bank in Creston, Iowa, and Northwest Wealth Management. The three entities have nearly $2.5 billion in banking assets, $1.5 billion in non-bank assets and 25 offices throughout Iowa and Nebraska.