Joins Kerndt Brothers Bank as Chief Financial Officer

Jonathon Beers ...
Jonathon Beers ...

Kerndt Brothers Bank has announced that Jonathon Beers has joined the bank as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, he will ensure that the bank’s financial risks are prudently managed and oversee overall financial performance.

Beers served as a Senior Bank Examiner with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) since 2013, where he was responsible for leading examinations of community banks across the Midwest to evaluate their financial performance and risk management practices. He brings over 14 years of experience in financial services, including banking and retirement services industries.

In making the announcement, James Kerndt, CEO of Kerndt Brothers Bank, stated, “Jonathon brings significant experience in financial risk management and is a perfect fit as we strive to provide a safe place for your funds.”

Beers commented, “For over 166 years, Kerndt Brothers Bank has been known as a pillar of financial strength and an integral part of the rich heritage of communities around eastern Iowa. Our core values of integrity, teamwork, innovation and customer satisfaction have been the keys to success for both the bank and its customers. I look forward to joining with the remarkable team at Kerndt Brothers Bank to carry that tradition forward into the future.”

Beers adopted Iowa as his home state in 2004 after meeting his wife at college in Dubuque. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Clarke University in Dubuque. Beers can be reached at 319-558-5501 or by email at