VisionBank Announces Appointment of Lynn Ricke as Market President
October 28, 2020
Waukee, IA ----- (Press Release) Paul Jacobson, President/CEO of VisionBank of Iowa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynn Ricke as Market President. Lynn will office at the new Waukee VisionBank branch located at 45 North Warrior Lane.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors at VisionBank, I am excited to announce the addition of Lynn Ricke as Market President for our new Waukee location,” said Jacobson. “Lynn's appointment and this expansion into one of the fastest growing towns in the state are exciting milestones for our organization. His people-focused leadership style, industry expertise, and market understanding will build on the success VisionBank continues to achieve.”
With over 25 years of banking experience in the greater Des Moines area, Ricke brings significant insight and depth to the VisionBank executive team as we proceed with our plans for future growth and expansion. Ricke’s expertise in business development, unique structures, and commercial lending will enhance VisionBank’s goals and have a significant impact on our strategic development in the upcoming years.
Ricke has spent his career mastering various aspects of the banking industry. He has extensive knowledge in the areas of commercial lending, commercial and industrial real estate, treasury management, SBA, and more allowing him to be claimed the Jack of All Trades who is able to provide each customer with a unique and holistic banking experience.
When asked about his new position Ricke said, “I’m looking forward to working alongside a team of local community leaders who have a vested interest in not only the success of VisionBank but the success of our communities and our people.”
Lynn and his wife Stacy live in Waukee with their four daughters. Ricke is a graduate of Iowa State University and is an active member of the Waukee community. He is a longstanding member of the St. Francis Parish and served on the St. Francis board of education, a board member for the Dallas County Economic Development Board, and is also actively involved with Junior Achievement among several other notable organizations in the Waukee and surrounding areas.
VisionBank is a locally owned and operated FDIC insured commercial bank with branches in Ames, Boone, Grimes, Huxley, Ogden, and coming soon to Waukee in 2021. The bank also has a full-service mortgage office in West Des Moines.