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12/18/2018 Member News

Ohnward Bank & Trust, an Ohnward Bancshares financial institution, is pleased to announce the addition of Jake Ganske as Private Banking Manager / Senior Private Banking Officer, at the Marion location. Ganske brings more than 25 years of financial experience to the bank.

Ohnward Chief Executive Officer Abram Tubbs said Ganske’s client management experience, combined with his strong work ethic, will contribute to the already established culture at Ohnward.

“We are happy to have Jake join our team,” Tubbs said. “He has a wealth of knowledge in multiple areas in the financial sector, most notably in mortgage lending. He will be a great addition to our private banking team and work to manage those relationships.”

As Senior Manager, Private Banking, Ganske will assist consumers with commercial banking services, investment opportunities and also mortgage and consumer banking services.

“I enjoy developing life long relationships with clients while helping them meet their financial goals,” said Ganske, a graduate of University of Iowa where he majored in Actuarial Science.

“Ganske’s outlook and drive will greatly impact our team and clients,” said Kevin King, Market President. “Originally from the area, he has a strong grasp on the Cedar Rapids and Marion markets. His business background will support strategic initiatives for sales and client acq uisition.”

Ganske remains involved in the local area, fishing, golfing, and spending quality time with his family. The guiding principal he lives by is “Live Life to the Fullest Every Day”.

Ohnward Bancshares, Inc., a billion-dollar plus holding company with 19 financial offices in Eastern Iowa including Maquoketa State Bank with offices in Maquoketa, Andrew, and Preston; Ohnward Bank & Trust with offices in Baldwin, Cascade, Monticello, Marion, Central City and Cedar Rapids; First Central State Bank with offices in DeWitt, Long Grove, LeClaire and Eldridge; Gateway State Bank with offices in Clinton and Goose Lake. Trust services are offered through all banking offices under the Ohnward banner, which includes Ohnward Insurance Group, Central Realty, Ohnward Financial Advisor Services, Ohnward Farm Management, Ohnward Tax, Accounting and Business Services, Vosler Investment Group and Ohnward Wealth & Retirement.

Ohnward Bancshares, Inc., has assets of $1.1 Billion, capital of $150 Million and employs over 260 full and part time employees. Ohnward is locally owned by shareholders living primarily in Jackson, Clinton, Scott, Jones, and Linn Counties. Bank management’s focus continues to be helping clients and communities grow and prosper. The banks and ancillary businesses have a strong record of community and economic development, and educational and cultural support within the markets they serve.