Tag Archives: Banking

CBJ Q&A: Todd Wishman, Bankers Trust

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.

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Corridor credit unions, banks branching out with new concepts

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.

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FSB looks to senior living for latest branch

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.

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MidWestOne heads to Dubuque with ATBancorp deal

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.

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Forecasting the business trends of 2018

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.

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Central State Bank’s leadership team bucks stereotypes

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.

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Community banks thriving amid consolidation

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.

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2014 Best of the Corridor

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UICCU sees continued growth

Credit union ranked No. 1 place to work in Iowa, No. 1 nationally in return rates to members

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MidWestOne executive among top 25 women in banking

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.

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