Tag Archives: Banking
Todd Wishman became the Cedar Rapids market president for Bankers Trust last October, and brings a sizable amount of commercial banking experience with him. The CBJ sat down with Mr. Wishman to discuss the bank’s positioning in the market, his hopes for the future and his interests off the clock.
While some of the nation’s biggest banks are closing branches at a record pace, a new generation of financial branches is emerging in the Corridor, designed to complement customers’ increasingly digital lives.
The trend toward convenience and access has led to banking kiosks springing up in grocery stores, apartment complexes and even high schools in recent years. Now one Marion-based bank is bringing the concept to senior living.
MidWestOne Financial Group’s $170.3 million acquisition of Dubuque-based ATBancorp will open the door to new markets, bank officials say, while also solidifying the Iowa City-based institution’s position as the state’s second largest state-chartered bank.
In early December, we asked a few dozen Corridor business leaders from various sectors for the trends and developments they would be watching in 2018. Their answers seem to point to a year of growth for most in the Corridor, but also heavy uncertainty for a few.
A former corporate lawyer, a CPA with consulting and megabank experience and a third-generation member of a small-town banking family are helping to bring a fresh and entrepreneurial approach to the Corridor’s banking scene.
Iowa-based banks are adjusting to the changing regulatory and financial landscape, with one noticeable outcome being fewer of them, according to the president of the Community Bankers of Iowa.
Credit union ranked No. 1 place to work in Iowa, No. 1 nationally in return rates to members
Sue Evans started her banking career to help put her husband through college, but has gone on to play a key role in leading the MidWestOne to its strongest quarter in its 78-year history.