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One of the best resources available to Bank of Blue Valley customers is the staff at each of our five convenient locations. Our personal bankers, business bankers, mortgage lenders and wealth management team members all have the same goal – to help you in any way possible. Filter through our bank staff by location or department to find the Bank of Blue Valley staff member who can best help with your needs!

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  • Bob Regnier NMLS#440670

    Bob Regnier NMLS#440670

    President, Chief Executive Officer

    Location: Overland Park Banking Center and Corporate Headquarters Division: Executive Team Get in touch with me

    Bob has been a director and the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank since their formation in 1989. He has also been the sole director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Valley Investment Corporation since its formation in 1995, and of Blue Valley Building Corp. since its formation in 1994.

    Prior to forming Blue Valley Ban Corp., Bob held various managerial positions with Boatmen’s Bank and Trust and Boatmen’s First National Bank of Kansas City. He has over 45 years of experience in a number of banking areas, including lending, investments, personnel, administration, trust, operations, new business development and mergers.

    Bob serves on the Board of Directors of the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City, Union Station Kansas City, Inc., Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Konza Valley Capital, Inc., University of Missouri Kansas City Foundation, Johnson County Community College Foundation, and Midwest Research Institute. Bob also has extensive community relations experience with his involvement in civic, business, and philanthropic organizations in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

  • Mark Fortino

    Mark Fortino

    Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

    Location: Overland Park Banking Center and Corporate Headquarters Division: Executive Team Get in touch with me

    Mr. Fortino has been with the Company and the Bank since May 1998.  Mr. Fortino serves as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Blue Valley Ban Corp., and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank, Blue Valley Building Corp., Blue Valley Investment Corporation and Blue Valley Wealth Advisors Inc. (RIA).  As Chief Operating Officer, Fortino is responsible for oversight of all financial reporting and analysis, bank operations, human resources, compliance, internal audit, loan review, information technology, facilities, administration, and marketing.

    Mr. Fortino also serves on the Technology, Asset/Liability Management, Trust and Compliance Committees of the Bank as well as the Investment Committee for Blue Valley Wealth Advisors Inc. (RIA).  Mr. Fortino is a certified public accountant, and for ten years prior to joining Blue Valley served in various positions, including Audit Manager, at Baird, Kurtz & Dobson (now BKD, LLP), a public accounting firm in Kansas City, Missouri.  His prior experience includes bank consulting and auditing, bank mergers and acquisitions, public securities offerings and periodic SEC reporting.

    Mr. Fortino is a member of the Missouri Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.  He was a 2003 recipient of Kansas City’s Ingram’s 40 Under 40 award.  Mr. Fortino has served as treasurer on various not-for-profit boards, is a past executive board member of the University of Kansas Accounting and Information Systems Advisory Council and a past chair.  Mr. Fortino serves on the board of directors of Kansas City Starlight Theatre and is the current Chairman of the Finance Committee and also serves on the executive committee.

  • Bruce Easterly NMLS#440671

    Bruce Easterly NMLS#440671

    Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer

    Location: Overland Park Banking Center and Corporate Headquarters Division: Executive Team Get in touch with me

    Bruce became Executive Vice President – Chief Lending Officer on November 10, 2008. He is responsible for managing the commercial lending team as well as serving as a member of the Loan, Asset/Liability Management, Technology and Compliance committees. Bruce started his banking career as a bank examiner working for the Illinois Commissioner of Banks and Trust Companies in the Northern District of Chicago from 1982 to 1985.

    Over the years he has gained considerable experience working with Continental Bank, Toronto Dominion Bank, Merchants Bank (which became Boatmen’s First National Bank of Kansas City), NationsBank, Bank of America, US Bank and Valley View State Bank.

    Bruce has a B.S. in business economics from Southern Illinois University and an M.B.A. in finance from DePaul University’s Graduate School of Business.

  • Bonnie McConnaughy

    Bonnie McConnaughy

    Senior Vice President, Operations

    Location: Overland Park Banking Center and Corporate Headquarters Division: Executive Team Get in touch with me

    Bonnie joined the Bank in 1990. In December of 2008, she was promoted to Senior Vice President. She is responsible for the oversight of the Deposit Operations, Retail Deposit Operations and e-Business Solutions departments as part of the Finance Administration and Operational Solutions Division. Bonnie also handles implementation for new products and acts as the primary contact for the Bank’s core processing provider.

    Bonnie serves on the Technology, Asset/Liability Management, Compliance and Marketing Committees of the Bank. She is also the Security Officer for the Bank. Bonnie has been in banking since 1980, holding various positions including Teller, Personal Banker, Loan Operations and Deposit Operations and holds an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies.

  • Allison Cox

    Allison Cox

    Senior Vice President, Wealth Management

    Location: Overland Park Banking Center and Corporate Headquarters Division: Wealth Management Get in touch with me

    Allison is the market leader for our Wealth Management division. She joined the Bank in 2017 and has an extensive background in estate planning and trust administration. Having more than 20 years of experience in the wealth management industry, Allison has a strong practical knowledge base in developing and offering innovative financial solutions.

    Allison is a KC native and loves to cheer on her hometown Chiefs and Royals! She lives in Overland Park, KS with her two children and enjoys volunteering with Operation Breakthrough and Girl Scouts. They love to spend summers at Lake of the Ozarks and travel to different parts of the world to learn about different cultures and history.