- Posted: 11/29/2023
Join us in congratulating Brian Hauser on 5 years of service with Marion County Bank!
Join us in congratulating Brian Hauser on 5 years of service with Marion County Bank!
Join us in congratulating Danielle Benge on her new role at Marion County Bank! Danielle will now serve our customers as a Residential Loan Officer.
McKenzie joins our teller team in our Knoxville location. Be sure to say hello when you see her. Welcome to the family, McKenzie!
Congratulations to Shannon Long on graduating from the Iowa School of Banking.
Shannon attended the school in June of 2022 and 2023 and completed an intercession project between the two years.
Join us in congratulating Shannon Long on 5 years of service with Marion County Bank!
Please join us in welcoming Alexa Jerkins to the Marion County Bank family!
Join us in congratulating Dawn Kleis on 10 years of service with Main Street Advisory Group (MSAG) and Marion County Bank!
Join us in congratulating Deb Linn on 10 years of service with Marion County Bank!
Join us in congratulating Vickie Heerema on 15 years of service with Marion County Bank!
Join us in congratulating Jen Van Gorp on 10 years of service with Marion County Bank!
Join us in congratulating Julia Caldwell on 35 years of service with Marion County Bank!
Congratulations to our 2023 Leadership Red Rock graduates!
Shannon Long (Retail Banker – Lead), Josh Nelson (Residential Loan Officer), andTrey Sathoff (Agricultural Loan Officer) completed the program hosted by the Marion County Development Commission. They join a number of current bank staff as alumni of the program.
Today we celebrate 10 years of service at Marion County Bank for Ryan Vos!
Ryan has worked as a Loan Officer for most of his tenure, but most recently taken on the role of Marketing Director for Marion County Bank. As we celebrated him, many memories were shared, but all came back to a common theme of serving his customers well and having a true passion for Marion County Bank and the communities we serve.
Thank you for all you do for Marion County Bank and our communities, Ryan! Congratulations!
Congratulations to Dawn Rankin on 10 years of service with Marion County Bank! Dawn is our Senior Vice President, Controller, and though she may not serve customers directly, she plays an integral role in maintaining our banks daily operations and is always been willing to jump right into the next project on her plate with a smile. She is known and appreciated for her skill (and enjoyment) of working with data. Thank you for all you do to make Marion County Bank such a great bank. We are so happy to have you here, congratulations!
Please join us in welcoming Becca Caldwell to our Marion County Bank team! Becca joins us in our Customer Service department and has previous experience in Special Education. She and her husband live in Pella with their two children and are currently house-hunting in the Pella area. In her free time she enjoys kayaking, DIY projects, watching movies and drinking coffee. If you see Becca in our Pella office, be sure to say hello and welcome!
Please join us in welcoming Erica Egesdal to our Marion County Bank family. Erica joins our Knoxville branch as a teller with previous customer service experience at Scooters in Pella. Erica is from Knoxville where she lives with her boyfriend, another friend, two cats and puppy. In her spare time you'll find her trying out new recipes from Pinterest and spending time with friends. Be sure to tell Erica hello and welcome next time you see her. We're glad to have you, Erica!
Join us in welcoming Jennifer Kocour to the Marion County Bank team! Jennifer joins us in Teller Operations and with over 20 years of experience in finance and over 30 years of experience in customer service. She lives in Pella and has 3 sons who keep her busy with their school activities. In her free time, you might find her taking in a movie or spending time with family and friends. Welcome to our team, Jennifer!
Today we celebrate Patti Van Zante's 10 years of service with Marion County Bank! Patti is a Teller in our Pella locations and brings a lot of joy to our bank. She always spends a little extra time connecting with each customer she serves and shares a little bit of life with each of them. Thank you Patti for being so kind and always taking the time to make each customer feel special! You are part of what makes Marion County Bank so great! Congratulations!
Help us welcome Morgan McQueen to the Marion County Bank team! Morgan is a 2021 graduate of Iowa State and is currently living in Pella where you may have seen her working at Smokey Row. In her free time Morgan likes to do arts and crafts or play volleyball and softball. Morgan will be serving customers as a teller in our Knoxville location, so say "hello" the next time you're in the Knoxville branch. Welcome, Morgan!
Join us in congratulating Beth Caikoski on 5 years of service with Marion County Bank! Beth works in our Melcher-Dallas office. She is always smiling and very welcoming to our customers. Thank you for everything you do for Marion County Bank and our customers!
Join us in welcoming our newest team member to Marion County Bank, Breanna Lee! Breanna joins us as a Teller in our Knoxville locations with previous office experience at Pella Regional Health Center. She and her husband live outside of Knoxville with their 5 kids. Outside of work, you can find Breanna spending time with family and keeping up with her daughter who loves horses. Be sure to say hello next time you see Breanna!
Congratulations to Diane Roose on 15 years of service with Marion County Bank! Diane is our Senior Vice President of Residential Loans and works in our Pella office. She is phenomenal at helping our customers with every detail of the homebuying process and is great at keeping them involved every step of the way. We appreciate all that you do for Marion County Bank and our customers, Diane!
Congratulations to Rob Judkins on 10 years of service with Marion County Bank! Rob works in our Pella office as a Commercial Loan Officer. If you know Rob, you'll know he has a great sense of humor, and that combined with his dedication to his customers makes us appreciate all he does for Marion County Bank. Congratulations Rob!
Today we celebrate Danielle Benge's 5 years of service at Marion County Bank! Danielle is our Lead Loan Processor and works in our Pella office. We appreciate the expertise she brings to our Real Estate department and the fun her personality adds to our team. We enjoy working with you, Danielle. Congratulations!
Today we celebrate the retirement of Rhonda Nemmers. Rhonda has been a teller in our Knoxville locations for nearly 4 years. We're very thankful for all that she has brought to Marion County Bank and we will miss her kind hearted spirit. Thank you for serving Marion County Bank and our customers so well, Rhonda. Congratulations!
Today we celebrate the retirement of David Hoke as Vice President of Marketing. David has spent the last 21 years in Marketing at our Knoxville location and has become known as a
We would like to welcome Amanda Schwerdtfeger to our Marion County Bank team. Amanda joins our Operations and IT team after working at Pella Regional Health Center for 12 years in healthcare quality and performance improvement.
We would like to welcome Lela McKinney to our Marion County Bank team. Lela joins us as a receptionist in our Knoxville office and has previous customer service experience. Lela and her husband, Dave, live in Knoxville and have enjoyed 25 years of marriage. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, and most notably has visited all 99 Freedom Rocks in the state of Iowa. Be sure to welcome Lela next time you're in our Knoxville office.
Today we celebrate 35 years of service for Kathy Arkema. Kathy started out working as a Teller in our Pella drive up bank and is now in our loan processing department. We appreciate all that Kathy does to serve our customers and go above and beyond in all that she does. Congratulations, Kathy!
We would like to welcome Josh Nelson to our Marion County Bank team. Josh joins us as a Residential Mortgage Loan Officer in our Pella office, and prior to Marion County Bank he worked as a Financial Aid Administrator at Aveda Institute in Des Moines. He and his wife, Angela, live in Pella with their three children and their dog. When he’s not working, Josh enjoys golfing, playing outside with his kids and watching sports. Be sure to welcome Josh next time you’re in our Pella office.
Today we are celebrating the retirement of Bonnie Boot! Bonnie has been with Marion County Bank for 43 years and has nearly done it all. Many of you might best remember Bonnie from working at our Loan Reception Desk here in Pella and most recently in our Operations department. She has always been kind to our customers and will be missed very much. Thank you for all you have done for Marion County Bank, Bonnie!
Today we celebrate the retirement of Donna Van Weelden. Donna began her career as a Teller 45 years ago, and has worked in several departments and roles throughout her service. She is known for always being willing to go above and beyond for our customers and is always smiling. We will miss you very much, Donna. Congratulations on your retirement!
We would like to welcome Kayla Post to the Marion County Bank team! Kayla joins us as a Teller in our Knoxville locations and has 12 years of customer service experience at Casey's General Store. She lives in Monroe and has three sons, Ian, Tayten & Jensen. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, bonfires and anything outdoors. Please help us welcome Kayla to Marion County Bank.
Congratulations to Deb Leppert on 10 years of service with Marion County Bank! Deb began in our Knoxville branch as a new accounts representative and has worked in a variety of positions since. She currently serves our customers as a Consumer Loan Officer and is fantastic at helping customers make sound financial decisions. Thank you Deb for everything you do for Marion County Bank!
We would like to welcome Bailey Parks to the Marion County Bank team. Bailey is a Teller in our Knoxville branches and comes to us with previous customer service experience. She enjoys watching movies, specifically Disney, and spending time with family in her spare time. Be sure to tell Bailey welcome the next time you see her. We're excited to have you on our team, Bailey!
Congratulations to Debbie Shaw on 30 years of service with Marion County Bank! Debbie began in our Knoxville branch as a teller at our drive up bank. She is now a Customer Service Representative and is wonderful at helping answer questions for customers and helping with their account needs. Thank you Debbie for everything you do for Marion County Bank & our customers!
Congratulations to Carol Jochems on 5 years of service at Marion County Bank! Carol is a teller at our Pella locations and is known for always helping customers with a smile and having a great sense of humor! We appreciate all that you do for our customers! Thank you, Carol!
We would like to welcome Zach Vande Weerd to the Marion County Bank Team! Zach is joining us this summer as a teller in our Pella locations while finishing up his CPA exams. He graduated from UNI with an Accounting degree and is currently studying at Mizzou for his Masters of Accounting and Data Analytics. This fall, he will begin his full-time job at KPMG as an Audit Associate. Zach and his fiance, Hannah, will be getting married in November and plan to live in Waukee. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, biking, and trying new restaurants. Be sure to welcome Zach next time you see him at our Pella locations!
We would like to welcome Vanessa Szlachetka to the Marion County Bank team. Vanessa joins us as a Real Estate Loan Officer in our Knoxville office with 18 years of previous banking and real estate experience. She lives in Knoxville with her husband, Jason, and their son, Jayden. When she’s not working, she enjoys time with family and friends, playing mini golf, watching movies or just being outdoors and traveling. Please be sure to welcome Vanessa and say hello next time you’re in our Knoxville office. Welcome Vanessa!
Congratulations to Sandy Stoner on 15 years of service with Marion County Bank! Sandy is one of our Tellers in Pella and is always happy to greet our customers with a warm smile. Sandy is great at what she does, and we are thankful to have her. Congratulations, Sandy!
Congratulations to Julie Varner on her 40 years of service with the bank! Julie started in the Knoxville office in the Spring of 1981 in the Bookkeeping department. Over the years she managed the Operations department as it grew when many services moved in-house along with customer service. She now manages card operations along with customer service needs. Thank you Julie for everything you have done during your remarkable career!
Today we celebrate Allison Van Wyngarden's 5 years of service at Marion County Bank. She works in our Loan Processing department and is always lending a helping hand around the bank to anyone who needs it. Congratulations Allison, we're so happy to have you at Marion County Bank!
Help us congratulate Leslie Miller on her retirement after a tremendous 29 year career in Ag Lending! She has been instrumental in supporting agriculture and youth service clubs like 4-H and FFA. We wish her the best in her retirement and sincerely thank her for her many contributions during her career!
Congratulations to David Hoke on 20 years of service! David has been in Marketing for his entire tenure and is well connected with the Knoxville community. If you bank at our Knoxville location, you've probably seen David's smiling face around the bank lending a helping hand wherever & whenever needed. Congratulations David, and thank you for all you do!
We are excited to welcome Stephanie Ramsey to the Marion County Bank team! Steph comes to us as a teller with previous banking experience. She will be located primarily in our Knoxville locations and is very excited to be working at Marion County Bank. When she isn't working, Steph enjoys hanging out with friends and family, coaching soccer, crafting, and watching Disney movies. She lives in Knoxville with her husband and two dogs! Please help us in welcoming Steph to our Marion County Bank family!
Please help us in congratulating Kathy Turner on 5 years of service at Marion County Bank. You may recognize Kathy as one of our helpful Customer Service Representatives, or from her previous tenure as a Teller. Be sure to congratulate Kathy next time you’re in our Pella office. Thank you for all that you do, Kathy!
Please help us in welcoming Trey Sathoff to the Marion County Bank lending team. Trey comes to us with previous experience as a Sales Agronomist in the Knoxville and Marion County area. Trey grew up in Packwood, IA and currently lives in Knoxville with his fiancé, Lacie and their two yellow labs, Trigger & Trixie. In his spare time, you’ll find Trey hunting, fishing, playing cards and watching sports. Be sure to stop in our Pella office and say hello and welcome to Trey!
Please join us in welcoming Amy Fouch to the Main Street Advisory Group team. Amy and her husband Matt recently moved to Pella from Tipton, IA and have two young children, Grayson and Adalyn.
Please help us welcome Robert Poppe to our Marion County Bank team. Robert comes to us from Amery, WI with over 8 years of banking and Ag lending experience and will be in our Knoxville office as an Agricultural Loan Officer. Robert lives in Knoxville and when he is not in the office, he enjoys spending time with family, riding motorcycle and golfing. Stop by our Knoxville office and say hello and welcome Robert to our team!
Congratulations to Brian on graduating from Leadership Red Rock! Leadership Red Rock is a 6 month training program for leadership development focused around growth and forward thinking within Marion County. We are excited to have another graduate of the program in the Marion County Bank Family. For more information on Leadership Red Rock visit the Marion County Development Commission website through the link below.
Congratulations to Amber Angove on 5 years of service! Amber worked at Iowa State Savings Bank and now Marion County Bank. Amber is one of our Customer Service Representatives and is always a helpful smile when our customers come in to open accounts or need help with anything. We are happy to have Amber in the Marion County Bank family and appreciate the wonderful job she does. If you're in our Knoxville office, be sure to tell her congratulations. Congratulations, Amber!
Congratulations to Chris DeMoss on 25 years of service! Chris has spent her tenure working for Iowa State Savings Bank and now Marion County Bank. She is a Customer Service Representative who help open and manage our customers' accounts. We are happy to have Chris in the Marion County Bank family and are thankful for the wonderful job she does. If you're in our Knoxville office, be sure to tell her congratulations. Thank you for all that you do, we appreciate your service and smile!
Congratulations, Janet Overbergen on 5 years of service to Marion County Bank! She serves as a teller, primarily at our Windmill Bank location and is known for her sweet smile and the servant-hearted way she serves our customers.
Please help us welcome Lisa Boyd to our Marion County Bank team! Lisa joins us with 18+ years of banking experience and is part of our Loan Administration team. She currently lives in Otley with her husband, Wes and their two children, Bryce and Brooklyn. In their spare time they enjoy camping, hiking, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends. Welcome, Lisa!
Please help us welcome Chelsea to our team! Chelsea joins us as a teller at our Pella locations and lives in Pella with her husband, Scott. They have 5 children, Alexis, Kaleb, Treyton, Jaydon and Logan. When Chelsea isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her family and playing games. Her family loves to camp in the summer and spending time together. Say hello and welcome to Chelsea next time you're in our Pella bank.
Congratulations to Karin Sparks on 20 years of service! Karin is our Head Teller in our Knoxville office. She began working for Iowa State Savings Bank in 2000 and has been serving customers with a warm smile ever since. We're glad to have you on our team, Karin. Congratulations!
COVID-19 Communication Update – 3/19/2020
Marion County Bank values the health and wellness of our customers and employees very highly. We are committed to providing our customers with reliable service throughout the outbreak of the current coronavirus, COVID-19, while remaining conscious of everyone’s health and safety.
COVID-19 Communication – 3/17/2020
Here at Marion County Bank we value the health and wellness of our customers and employees very highly. We are committed to providing our customers with reliable service throughout the outbreak of the current coronavirus, COVID-19, while remaining conscious of everyone’s health and safety.
Please help us welcome Stacie Van Wyk to our team! Stacie is joining our team as a Customer Service Representative and comes to us with several years of customer service experience. Stacie lives in Pella with her husband, Jason, and their youngest daughter, Olivia. Their two older children, Tyler and Nicole, are married and living in the Pella and Iowa City areas. When Stacie isn't working she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and catching some Cubs baseball games. Please stop by and give Stacie a warm welcome the next time you are in our Pella location!
We would like to welcome Jacki Newendorp to our Marion County Bank Team! Jacki is on our marketing team and comes to us with over 5 years of previous sales and marketing experience at Pella Corporation. Jacki lives in Pella with her husband, Brett. In her spare time you might see her walking their dog, Bandit, or catch her at a local coffee shop connecting with family and friends. Be sure to say hi if you see her the next time you are in the bank!
If you've been to our Pella office recently, you may have noticed a new face at our loan administration desk. Holli Kelderman comes to us with previous administrative and financial experience. Holli lives in Pella with her husband Randy and their two boys. In her spare time she can be found attending her boys' sporting events, cheering for the Hawkeyes or curled up reading a good book. Please help us welcome Holli to the team!
We are celebrating David Greving for his 20 years of service to Marion County Bank. David came to Marion County Bank with previous Ag Lending experience and has continued to serve our Ag customers well. His commitment to community banking is evident through the relationships he builds with his customers and his involvement in the community. Congrats David!
Marion County Bank believes that the key to success is great people. We strive for the highest of customer service and it's noticed! Marion County Bank received the awards Best Bank in the Red Rock Area, Best Place to Work in the Red Rock Area (under 50 employyes) and Best Business Supporter of the Community (under 50 employees). We are currently looking to hire individuals to be a part of our winning team!
Congratulations to Mary Van Haaften on her retirement after almost 23 years of service to Marion County Bank. Mary joined the team on June 1, 1997 and has spent her tenure as a Teller for Marion County Bank. We will certainly miss her excellent customer service and warm smile she greeted all of our customers with. Congratulations Mary, you will be missed!
We are celebrating five years of service that Dylan Morse has provided to Iowa State Savings Bank, and now Marion County Bank. In addition to his lending expertise, Dylan is very well known throughout the Knoxville community serving on numerous volunteer organizations, boards and is currently a member of the City Council. Thanks for all you do, Dylan, and congratulations!
The apparel is festive and spirits are high! Merry Christmas to you and yours from the staff at Marion County Bank.
We are pleased to celebrate 25 years of service for Kevin Bolt. Our staff described Kevin as humble, kind, a great listener and a valuable member of our team. Congratulations, Kevin!
We congratulate Marilyn Van Zee on her retirement after 42 years of service to Marion County Bank. Marilyn began and ended her career at MCB and during that time worked as a teller, in the proof room and finally in imaging and operations. We appreciate her accuracy, efficiency and commitment to excellence. Her smile and servant attitude will definitely be missed but we wish her the best in this new chapter of life. Congratulations, Marilyn!
Pella is holding its 84th annual Tulip Festival this weekend. Marion County Bank is proud to share our strong Dutch heritage and participate in the festivities by working in our Dutch costumes during Tulip Time.
Congratulations to Reid Evans on passing the CFP® Certification Examination and earning the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation!
April is Community Banking Month. Our staff members are dedicated to supporting local organizations through service on boards and committees that strengthen our communities. This month, we are featuring our staff members and their dedication to service.
Today we are celebrating Ron Zantingh's 30 years of service at Marion County Bank. We are thankful for his leadership, wisdom and continual commitment to our clients and staff. Congratulations, Ron!
We are pleased to announce that Brian Hauser has joined the lending team at Marion County Bank! Brian comes to us with over 20 years of financial lending experience and will be serving clients with their commercial and ag lending needs.
Brian and his wife Charmin and their two boys live in Pella. When they aren't running their boys to sporting events, they enjoy attending sprint car races and following UNI sports. Welcome, Brian!
Congratulations to Amy Juffer as she joins the Customer Service Representative Team. Amy has been serving as Head Teller at our main bank location for the last 4 years. She looks forward to continuing to serve customers and helping them find ways to make their banking easy and efficient. Congrats, Amy!
We're happy to welcome Amanda Panknen to Marion County Bank! Amanda joins our teller team and will be serving customers at both the main bank and drive-up locations. Amanda and her husband Sean live in Pella with their two boys, Jonathan and Landon. When they aren't working or volunteering at their church they like to spend time outdoors and travel.
Tricia De Haan has moved from Marion County Bank's first floor to the third floor of Main Street Advisory Group. Tricia joins the team with six years of investment experience and six years of experience as a Customer Service Representative at Marion County Bank. We are excited for her in her new role as Branch Associated for our investment department. Congrats Tricia!
We are pleased to celebrate Denise Van Wyk's 10 years of service to Marion County Bank. Her smile is well-known at our drive-up location and we greatly appreciate her positive attitude and commitment to serving our customers. Congratulations, Denise!
Join us in welcoming Shannon Long to the MCB team!
Shannon joins our Customer Service Department in assisting customers with solutions to make their banking simple and convenient. Prior to joining MCB, Shannon worked in the Customer Service Department at Pella Corporation. She has a passion for helping others and we are delighted to have her join our team.
Marion County Bank, a market leading, growing, locally owned, community bank located in and serving the Pella, Iowa area is seeking to hire a team-oriented Commercial Lending Officer to fill a newly created position. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of commercial lending experience plus a sound knowledge of overall banking practices.
Today we are celebrating with Deb Linn on her 5 years of service to Marion County Bank. Deb fills many different roles providing flexibility and cheer to the various departments she works with. We thank her for her upbeat attitude and contagious smile in all that she does. Please help us thank Deb!
A new word was invented at our morning staff meeting. Positism = the unique combination of optimism and positivity found in Vickie Heerema. We are so blessed to have her in our bank family and are thankful for her 10 years of service at Marion County Bank. Congrats Vickie!
As Pella’s original community bank, we are proud to celebrate Community Banking Month all April long. Serving you, building community...it's what Marion County Bank is all about.
Congratulations to Sam Vande Weerd on his 5 years of Service at Marion County Bank. Sam is a Financial Advisor with our investment team. Sam’s passion is helping clients reach their financial goals and his commitment to our community is evident through the Pella Sports Park, Pella Booster Club, Central College President’s Associates, and PACE Board. Thank you, Sam, for your 5 years of service.
Congratulations to Dawn Kleis on her 5 Years of Service to Marion County Bank. Dawn is a Registered Client Associate with our investment team. Thank you, Dawn, for your 5 years of dedicated service and commitment to our clients and team members.
Thank you for your confidence, trust and for voting us the Best Business Supporter of Community Projects and Best Place to Work. We are humbled and honored to have received these awards from the Marion County Development Commission at the award ceremony on January 25.
Today we celebrate Bonnie Boot and her 40 Years of Service at Marion County Bank. Bonnie has worked in a variety of capacities at the bank over her 40 years and has seen a lot of changes in the industry. She currently is our loan receptionist, working with our loan clients and loan officers and is the voice you hear when you call 628-2191.
We are grateful to have Bonnie as part of the Marion County Bank family. Please help us congratulate her on her 40 year milestone!
Congratulations to Tricia De Haan on her 5 Years of Service at Marion County Bank. Tricia works in our customer service department and has a vast product knowledge to answer your banking questions. Thank you, Tricia, for the friendly smile and upbeat attitude you bring to your work and all those you interact with. We are thankful you are a member of the MCB team!
Today we are celebrating with Carolyn Harthoorn on her 20 years of service to Marion County Bank.
After staying home with her kids for 10 years, Carolyn received a call from Marion County Bank offering a parttime teller position back in 1998. She accepted and since that time, she has proven to be a jack-of-all-trades working on the teller line, proof area, loan reception and currently the operations department. Her favorite part of the job is solving problems for clients and staff -- and we can assure you that she is great at it!
Thank you, Carolyn, for your dedication to your job, the precision in your work, and the care that you show to clients and staff.
Spirits are high and the sweaters are ugly. It's Christmastime at Marion County Bank! Merry Christmas to you and yours.
There's bittersweet celebration at Marion County Bank today as we celebrate the retirement of Shirley Mathes. Shirley was instrumental in starting our mortgage department 17 years ago and has been a solid rock for her team.
We will miss her dearly, but wish her and Gary the best as they enjoy retirement!
Congratulations to Ryan Vos on his 5 Years of Service at Marion County Bank. Ryan first started here as a college intern over 10 years ago. A few years later a position opened up in our loan department and we knew who to call. Ryan's focus is in the consumer and real estate lending department but he's also one to take on special projects throughout the bank. Thank you, Ryan, for your dedication to Marion County Bank. We hope this will be your work home for many years to come!