Take a Bow

Celebrating eight outstanding community lenders who make a big difference for their banks, customers and communities Every community bank has outstanding employees whom everyone marvels at and admires. By definition, these people are extremely effective at what they do. They’re thoroughly knowledgeable, hardworking and as dependable as the postman. They’re producers and go-getters. Their integrity […]

A Lifelong Banker

Mark Vis | First State Bank Southwest | Worthington, Minn. Homebuyer referrals, including from first-timers, drive Mark Vis’ success in originating mortgages By Howard Schneider A mortgage originator who brought in 148 loans in 2012 has to be special. That record is even more impressive when you find out that just one processor assisted him […]