Brian Vahle Appointed Market President
May 11, 2020
Grimes, IA. --- (Press Release) --- Paul Jacobson, President/CEO of VisionBank of Iowa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Vahle as Market President. Brian will office at the Grimes branch located at 925 SE Gateway Drive Grimes, IA 50111.
In his new role, Vahle will be responsible for implementing technological and strategic initiatives, maintaining strong customer relationships, and overall loan and deposit growth. Vahle will report to President and CEO Jacobson in his new role.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors at VisionBank, I am excited to announce the addition of Brian Vahle as Market President for the Grimes market,” said Jacobson. “Brian is a strong leader who understands the importance we have placed on our culture and values. He is highly qualified for these new responsibilities and will continue our tradition of investing in our communities and our mission to be the best bank customers do business with, the best company employees ever work for, and the best investment our shareholders make.”
Vahle has over 30 years of banking experience and has dedicated most of his career to commercial and real estate lending, relationship management, and executive-level leadership.
When asked about his new position Vahle said, “I’m excited to accept this new challenge and lead a team of dedicated employees. With the support of an outstanding leadership team and a longstanding brand, we are well-positioned for continued growth and investment in our customers and our communities.”
Brian and his wife, Denise, both grew up in Iowa. Brian is a graduate of Creighton University and is an active member of the community. He is a longstanding Board Member for the Johnston Economic Development Corporation and was elected president of the corporation in January 2019.
VisionBank is a locally owned and operated FDIC insured commercial bank with branches in Ames, Boone, Grimes, Huxley, and Ogden, plus a mortgage office in West Des Moines.