Nathan Jones

Nathan Jones joined Heartland Financial USA as executive vice president and chief credit officer of the Dubuque, Iowa, holding company.

He will lead Heartland’s credit administration organization and provide leadership in formulating credit policies, processes and practices. He has previously worked for Bank of America, BMO Harris, First Horizon, and most recently, Fulton Financial as their CCO.

Jones had a degree in psychology and an MBA from Southern Methodist University, Texas.  He’s active with the Risk Management Association as a member of their credit advisory board and mid-tier bank advisory council.

“This is an important role, especially given today’s dynamic credit environment,” said Bruce Lee, president and CEO of the $13.2 billion Heartland.  “Nathan brings over 20 years of proven experience to Heartland and is an excellent addition to our strong leadership team.”

Heartland operates 114 offices in Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Colorado, Minnesota, Kansas, Missouri, Texas and California through 11 charters.