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Out of Office: Dan Carey

Dan Carey, president and CEO of $239 million-asset VISIONBank in Fargo, N.D., has always had dogs in his life. He takes special care in training his two black Labradors, Piper and Scout, who play a special role at his bank and in his family.

Wayne Middleton with football team

Out of Office: Wayne Middleton

Wayne Middleton, vice president and manager of the project management office at $5.4 billion-asset Bankers Trust in Des Moines, Iowa, cofounded the Des Moines Venom youth football club to teach life lessons and foster leadership skills in kids.

Tom Bragg

Out of Office: Tom Bragg

Tom Bragg, learning and development officer at $5.2 billion-asset MidWestOne Bank in Iowa City, Iowa, pilots animal rescue flights for Pilots N Paws, a nonprofit.

John Sisk

Out of Office: Jon Sisk

The regional president of $1.3 billion-asset Santa Cruz County Bank in Santa Cruz, Calif., spends his free time making waves at the surf spots in his beachside tourist town.

4 entrepreneurs who leaned on community banks

4 entrepreneurs who leaned on community banks

Big dreams sometimes need a bit of help. Here, four enterprising business owners share how their community banks have guided them through thick and thin—building deep, lasting relationships along the way. By Roshan McArthur A bigger piece of the pie Amanda Wilbanks, Southern Baked Pie Company, Gainesville, Ga. Amanda Wilbanks founded what is now the […]