Executive Officers

 

 

  

MIKE PATE

“There is nothing more important to us than delivering exceptional customer service at each and every level of the organization. We are truly committed to performing and delivering at a higher level than our competitors, and providing an environment that is professional, trustworthy, accurate, and responsive.”

MIKE PATE

President and CEO

p: (402) 505-8500

111 North 181st St.
P.O. Box 540126
Omaha, NE 68154-9772

 EXPERTISE:

  • Organizational management
  • Strategic planning
  • New business development
  • Speaking and presentations
  • Commercial real estate
  • Business and professional banking
  • Commercial lending

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 33+ years' banking experience
  • Formerly President of other Omaha-area financial institutions
  • University of Nebraska – Omaha
  • Colorado Graduate School of Banking, University of Colorado – Boulder
  • National Commercial Lending School, University of Oklahoma - Norman

INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Spending time with family
  • Millard Public Schools Board of Education
  • Millard Public Schools Foundation – Board Member
  • Omaha Chamber of Commerce
  • Nebraska Bankers Association-Board of Directors
  • Omaha/Council Bluffs Chapter of Bank Administration Institute –Past President

 

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STEPHEN MCCOWN

“Customers are truly our top priority.  We deliver exceptional customer

service and focus on our customer's needs."

 Steve McCown

COO and Cashier

p: (402) 505-8500

111 North 181st St.
P.O. Box 540126
Omaha, NE 68154-9772

EXPERTISE:

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Bank Operations

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Master in Business Administration - University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • 13 Years Senior Management
  • 26 years of banking experience

INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Good News Jail & Prison Ministry
  • Teammates Mentor
  • Millard North Band Boosters
  • Boy Scouts
  • Spending time with family
  • Active in church

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KATIE HENRY

“My concerns for both my client’s personal and professional banking needs are genuine and sincere. From thoughtful analysis of product alignment to considerate, timely response, I strive to ensure my clientele experience some of the finest, personal service available.”

KATIE HENRY

Senior Vice President & HR Officer

p: (402) 505-8500

111 North 181st St.
P.O. Box 540126
Omaha, NE 68154-9772

EXPERTISE:

  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Lending and banking
  • Business development
  • Relationship management

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 13 years of lending experience
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln

INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Nebraska Banker's Association Education Advisory Committee
  • Member of Suburban Rotary - Treasurer and Board Member, Past Seargent-at-Arms
  • Millard Public School Foundation Board Member
  • Community Volunteer
  • Spending time with family
  • Biking, running and swimming
  • Active in church

 

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AMY MRSNY

“I have a passion for building relationships with my clients.  This allows me to deliver excellent customer service and consistently exceed their expectations regarding their banking experience.”

Amy Mrsny

AVP of Branch Operations

p: (402) 505-8500

111 North 181st St.
P.O. Box 540126
Omaha, NE 68154-9772

EXPERTISE:

  • Bank Operations
  • Retail Banking
  • Consumer Lending
  • Business development

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 19 years of banking experience
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Wayne State College

INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Optimist International
  • Community Involvement
  • Spending time with family

 

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JON ROHLFS

"My customers can expect honesty and integrity from me. I will put 100% effort into getting the results they not only expect but deserve."

JONATHAN M. ROHLFS

Senior Vice President
Commercial Lending


p: (402) 505-8500

111 North 181st St.
P.O. Box 540126
Omaha, NE 68154-9772

EXPERTISE:

  • Commercial Lending
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction Lending
  • Client Relationships

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 13 years of lending experience
  • 22 years of banking experience
  • Nebraska Bankers Association Leadership Program Class of 2012
  • Graduate Schools of Banking at Colorado Class of 2006
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Midland Lutheran College

INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Spending time with Family and Friends
  • Rebuilding Together Board Member and volunteer
  • 13 year member of First Lutheran Church of Fremont
  • Habitat for Humanity volunteer

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PAUL KIPPLE

"As a commercial banker I strive to be a partner in the future success of my clientele. I will treat each business as though it were my own."

Paul Kipple

Vice President
Commercial Lending


p: (402) 505-8500

111 North 181st St.
P.O. Box 540126
Omaha, NE 68154-9772

EXPERTISE:

  • Commercial Lending
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Credit Analysis
  • Client Relationships
  • Retail Banking

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 6 years commercial banking experience
  • 11 years in banking
  • Graduate of Hipereon's Business Lending School - Seattle
  • Creighton University

INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Member of Creighton Alumni Association
  • Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Member of Risk Management Association
  • Spending time with family
  • Avid sports and recreation enthusiast

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EROL KINKAID

"I'm dedicated to providing my clients with world class customer service matched with superior financial products and services that are customized to meet their needs."

Erol Kinkaid

Vice President
Commercial Lending


p: (402) 505-8500

111 North 181st St.
P.O. Box 540126
Omaha, NE 68154-9772

EXPERTISE:

  • Commercial Lending
  • Business Development
  • Client Relationships
  • Portfolio Management

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 9 years banking and lending experience
  • Graudate of Baker University, Kansas
  • 2014 graduate of Nebraska Bankers Association Leadership Class

 

INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Western Douglas County Chamber of Commerce Member
  • Better Business Bureau Community Programming Committee Member
  • SCORE Volunteer
  • Elkhorn Days Committee Member
  • Spending time with family

 

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LARRY MARINOVIC

"I am committed to providing my current and future bank clients with professional, reliable, and timely service to assist them in achieving their financial goals and enhancing the success of their business enterprise."

Larry Marinovic

Vice President
Commercial Lending


p: (402) 505-8500

111 North 181st St.
P.O. Box 540126
Omaha, NE 68154-9772

EXPERTISE:

  • Commercial real estate lending
  • Real estate investment analysis
  • Commercial construction loan administration
  • Structuring financing of seniors housing projects

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • BSBA and MBA degrees from University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Fellow, Life Management Institute
  • Graduate of ABA's National Graduate School of Real Estate Finance, Southern Methodist University
  • 40+ years of experience in commercial real estate industry, including 21 years in commercial banking
  • In excess of $400 million in commercial real estate originations

 

INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Past Board Chairman, Neighbor Works Omaha (a non-profit, affordable housing organization)
  • Backyard cookouts with family and friends
  • Classic films
  • Vintage sportscards
  • Denver Broncos

 

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KATHIE SPARKS

“I’ll use my years of experience in banking to ensure our clients receive the personal service and products to meet their needs and expectations. We not only provide solutions, we treat customers with integrity and respect.”

KATHIE SPARKS

Compliance Officer

p: (402) 505-8500

111 North 181st St.
P.O. Box 540126
Omaha, NE 68154-9772

EXPERTISE:

  • Branch management
  • Operations
  • Client relationships

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Over 30 years' banking experience
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln

INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Rotary International
  • Spending time fwith family and friends
  • Travel

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RADEAN COX

“I’ll use my years of experience in banking to ensure our clients receive the personal service and products to meet their needs and expectations. We not only provide solutions, we treat customers with integrity and respect.”

Radean Cox

Loan Operations Officer

p: (402) 505-8500

111 North 181st St.
P.O. Box 540126
Omaha, NE 68154-9772

EXPERTISE:

  • Loan Operations Management
  • Lending Compliance

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Over 30 years' banking experience
  • University of Nebraska, Omaha

INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Community Service

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GARY NACHMAN

Real estate finance needs to be approached with
common sense, credit quality and a sensitivity to the needs of our borrowers. To exceed your expectations in delivering a respectful experience that results in long term relationships, is a goal of every transaction."

 Gary Nachman

Senior Vice President Mortgage Lending

p: (402) 916-1400

111 North 181st St.

P.O. Box 540126

Omaha, NE 68154-9772

EXPERTISE:

  • Real estate financial solutionist
  • Structuring transactions that make happy endings for everyone
  • Intimate knowledge in both primary and secondary mortgage markets
  • Extensive understanding of self-employed and corporate income analysis

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Minnesota
  • Direct endorsement underwriter
  • Certified conflict resolution mediator
  • Investment Advisor representative
  • 40+ years of experience in real estate finance
  • Over $3 billion in residential mortgage origination

INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Past President, Nebraska Mortgage Association
  • Board of Directors, Anti-Defamation League
  • Board of Directors, Rebuilding Together
  • Master Gardener
  • Vintner

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