Kooiker joins Kerndt Brothers Bank

Evan Kooiker ...
Evan Kooiker ...

Kerndt Brothers Bank has announced that Evan Kooiker has joined the bank as Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer. Kooiker is responsible for the bank’s accounting functions, policies and funds management activities. Kooiker joins Kerndt Brothers Bank from Prime Bank in LeMars, where he focused on accounting, investments and asset liability management. He brings over 12 years of experience in banking.

In making the announcement, James Kerndt, CEO of Kerndt Brothers Bank, stated, “Evan Kooiker brings significant experience in managing community banks, frankly Kooiker is a perfect fit as we strive to be a material benefit to the communities we serve and to provide a safe place for your funds.” Kooiker commented, “I am looking forward to being part of a community bank and getting to know the northeast Iowans Kerndt Brothers Bank has served for the past 164 years. Organizations like this are uniquely positioned to know their customers in a way large national banks just can’t. Since joining the bank I’ve had the pleasure of meeting folks from Waukon, Lansing and Harpers Ferry while enjoying the river.”

Kooiker grew up in Sioux Center. He played football for the University of Iowa and North Dakota State University, where he received an undergraduate degree in Accounting. In 2009, Kooiker received an MBA in Corporate Financial Management from Upper Iowa University. He loves to hunt and fish, is active with his family and looks forward to his son’s high school football season. Kooiker can be reached at 563-538-0192 or 563-794-0837 and by email at ekooiker@kerndtbrothers.com.
 

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