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Will Fox Joins Bank of Blue Valley as Head of Commercial, EVP Overland Park, KS – August 25, 2021 – Bank of Blue Valley (BBV) is proud to announce that Will Fox has joined the organization as Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Banking. In his role, Fox will lead the commercial team as the team works to help clients with their comprehensive lending needs, building efficiencies in payables and receivables and other activities to help their business grow. In his new role with BBV, he will be responsible for growing our Commercial and Middle Market presence across the footprint. “We...
As more economic stimulus has been poured into the economy over the last year in an attempt to stave off the worst effects of the pandemic, an increasing number of economic professionals have warned against a coming spike in inflation. While the United States historically has had a low overall rate of inflation compared to other countries, there are still some troubling signs for businesses to shield themselves against. Some inflation is inevitable as the country emerges from the pandemic simply as a normalization from the unusually low growth in 2020. Finding ways to creatively cope with a...
Overland Park, Kansas, June 16, 2021 — Bank of Blue Valley, a subsidiary of HTLF, announced today that Brent Giles will become President and CEO effective July 1, 2021. Giles will also serve on the bank’s Board of Directors. “We are fortunate and excited to have Brent Giles lead Bank of Blue Valley,” said Bob Regnier, Vice Chairman of the Board at Bank of Blue Valley. “Brent has over 30 years of banking experience helping commercial businesses succeed as well as serving as a key leader in the Kansas City market. As a local bank with local decision-making, helping drive growth and contributing...
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February 8, 2021 – Bank of Blue Valley, a division of HTLF Bank, through its parent company, Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF), has been named a “Forbes Best Bank 2021.” Heartland is the only bank headquartered in Iowa to receive the prestigious recognition from Forbes, again this year. In its annual review of the largest publicly traded banks and thrifts, Forbes ranked Heartland 52nd among a nationwide group of 100 leading banking organizations with assets ranging from $9 billion to over $2 trillion. “We are proud to be named among the best banks in America for 2021,” said Lynn H. “Tut” Fuller, President and...
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Bank of Blue Valley, a division of HTLF Bank announced today that it will donate $20,000 to school on World Teachers’ Day. Phoenix, AZ – October 5, 2020 – Bank of Blue Valley, a division of HTLF Bank, a member of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF), announced today that it will donate $20,000 to Academy of Math and Science – Camelback on World Teachers’ Day. “World Teachers’ Day is dedicated to recognizing teachers for the important work they do to help our children learn, grow and succeed,” said Bill Callahan, Bank of Blue Valley, a division of HTLF Bank's President and CEO. “It also serves as a reminder that this is a particularly challenging year for many of our K...