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Officers & Directors

QCR Holdings, Inc. Directors

Larry J. Helling
Larry J. Helling
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, QCR HOLDINGS, INC. AND CEDAR RAPIDS BANK & TRUST
Larry J. Helling Larry J. Helling was named Chief Executive Officer of QCR Holdings in May of 2019 in addition to his duties as Chief Executive Officer of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust (CRBT). Prior to leading the creation of CRBT in 2001, he spent 18 years in executive positions with Firstar Bank in Cedar Rapids, IA and Omaha National Bank in Omaha, NE. Mr. Helling is a graduate of the Cedar Rapids’ Leadership for Five Seasons program and currently serves on the board of directors and trustees of the United Way of East Central Iowa and the board of trustees of Junior Achievement. He is past President and a member of the Rotary Club of Cedar Rapids, on the board of the Entrepreneurial Development Center, and is on the board of Brucemore National Trust Historic Site. He also serves as a Director of Quad City Bank & Trust, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, and m2 Lease Funds. We consider Mr. Helling to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the committees he is a member of due to his experience as the President of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, his past experience as an executive officer of Firstar Bank, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, one of our market areas, and his prior banking experience.
Patrick S. Baird
Patrick S. Baird
Chair of the Board, QCR Holdings, Inc. / Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, AEGON USA, LLC
Patrick S. Baird Patrick S. Baird is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of AEGON USA, LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of the AEGON Insurance Group, a leading multinational insurance organization. He continues to serve the company with certain projects and is currently assisting the company with its expansion activities in Latin America. Mr. Baird joined the AEGON USA companies in 1976, and during his career also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Tax Officer. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Mr. Baird is a Commissioner for the Eastern Iowa Airport and is a founding board member and Treasurer of the Zach Johnson Foundation. He is also a director of Lombard International, a specialty life insurance company based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Since its formation in 2001, Mr. Baird has been a director of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust where he formerly served as Chair of its Loan Committee. We consider Mr. Baird to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and on the committees he is a member of due to his experience as the President and Chief Executive Officer of a successful insurance company in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, one of our market areas, his knowledge of the business community in this area and his broad based financial acumen.
Marie Zelnio Ziegler
Marie Zelnio Ziegler
Vice Chair of the Board, QCR Holdings, Inc. / Retired Executive, Deere & Company
Marie Zelnio Ziegler Marie Z. Ziegler is a retired Vice President and Deputy Financial Officer of Deere & Company. In this role, she had responsibility for Deere’s global treasury, pensions and investments, and investor relations. Prior to this, Ms. Ziegler was Deere’s Vice President and Treasurer. She joined Deere & Company in 1978 as a consolidation accountant and held management positions in finance, treasury operations, strategic planning and investor and banking relations. Ms. Ziegler is a 1978 graduate of St. Ambrose University, with a bachelor of arts in accounting. She received her Certified Public Accountant designation in 1979 and an MBA from the University of Iowa in 1985. Ms. Ziegler is on the board of trustees for the Two Rivers YMCA (Moline, Illinois) and the board of UnityPoint Health-Trinity. Ms. Ziegler is a past member of the University of Iowa College of Business’ Tippie Advisory Board, Unified Growth Strategy Committee of the Illinois Quad City Chamber of Commerce, Girl Scouts of the Mississippi Valley, Inc., Trinity Regional Health System, Trinity Medical Center and Community Foundation of the Great River Bend. She also served on the Deere & Company Credit Union board, and as a member of the board of the United Way of the Quad Cities, chairing its 2003 Quad Cities United Way Campaign. She also is past treasurer of fundraising for Playcrafters Barn Theatre, Moline. Ms. Ziegler is also involved with a number of charitable organizations headquartered in communities served by QCR Holdings, providing her with business connections and extensive knowledge of our market areas. We consider Ms. Ziegler to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the committees she is a member of due primarily to the knowledge and experience regarding public companies she gained in her role as Vice President and Treasurer of Deere & Company.
Mary Kay Bates
Mary Kay Bates
President and Chief Executive Officer, Bank Midwest
Mary Kay Bates Mary Kay Bates is currently president and chief executive officer of Bank Midwest based in Spirit Lake, IA. She has over 30 years in the financial services industry and has been with Bank Midwest since 1995. She was appointed president in 2016 and chief executive officer in 2017. From 2014 to 2016, she held the role of executive vice president and chief operating officer. In her tenure at the bank, she has served in multiple areas including lending, marketing and human resources. Ms. Bates attended Iowa State University and graduated with honors from the Graduate School of Banking Colorado. Ms. Bates currently serves on the board of directors of Bank Midwest and Goodenow Bancorporation. She is a Trustee of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado and an active member of the Iowa Bankers Association, serving on the legislative committee and as a Regional Vice-Chair. She is a Trustee of Lakes Regional Healthcare and a board director of Lakes Regional Healthcare Foundation. Ms. Bates is also recognized as an active community leader and volunteer, having served as director and officer on multiple boards to enrich quality of life and economic development within her community.
John-Paul E. Besong
John-Paul E. Besong
Retired Executive, Rockwell Collins
John-Paul E. Besong John-Paul E. Besong is a former Senior Vice President of e-Business and Chief Information Officer for Rockwell Collins, a Fortune 500 company based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, that provides aviation electronics for both commercial and military aircraft. He was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer in 2003. Beginning in 1979, when he joined Rockwell Collins as a chemical engineer, Mr. Besong held management roles having increasingly more responsibility within the company including, vice president of e-Business and Lean ElectronicsSM, head of the SAP initiative and Director of the Printed Circuits and Fabrication businesses. Mr. Besong serves on the boards of directors of United Fire Group, Junior Achievement (Cedar Rapids area), Mercy Medical Center, Iowa Public Television Foundation and Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) CIO Advisory Board, and is a former director of Lean Aerospace Initiative (LAI). He also serves as a member and former chair of the executive board of TAI. We consider Mr. Besong to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the committees he will be placed on due to his business acumen and distinguished management career as an officer and information technology expert of a Fortune 500 company.
James M. Field
James M. Field
President, World Wide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems, a division of John Deere
James M. Field James M. Field is President of World Wide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems, a division of John Deere. He joined John Deere in 1994 where he has held a number of positions in accounting, treasury, and business development and planning. Prior to John Deere, Mr. Field served under a number of assignments at Deloitte & Touche. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University, holds his CPA, and has completed his Executive Education at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Mr. Field is also a member of the Executive Committee for the John Deere Classic, serves on the Board of Directors for Hand in Hand, a Quad Cities non-profit organization that provides services to children and youth, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for St. Ambrose University.
Todd A. Gipple
Todd A. Gipple
PRESIDENT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, QCR HOLDINGS, INC.
Todd A. Gipple Todd A. Gipple is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick in 1985. In 1991, McGladrey & Pullen acquired the Quad Cities practice of KPMG. Mr. Gipple was named Tax Partner with McGladrey & Pullen in 1994 and served as the Tax Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Mississippi Valley Practice and as one of five Regional Tax Coordinators for the national firm. He specialized in Financial Institutions Taxation and Mergers and Acquisitions throughout his 14-year career in Public Accounting. He joined QCR Holdings in January of 2000, and currently serves as President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He also serves as a Director of Quad City Bank & Trust, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, and Rockford Bank & Trust. Mr. Gipple previously served on the board of directors and the Executive Committee of the Davenport Chamber of Commerce, United Way of the Quad Cities and the Scott County Beautification Foundation, and was a member of the original Governing Body for the Quad City’s “Success by 6” Initiative. Mr. Gipple was the 2016 Chief Corporate Chair for the Quad Cities JDRF One Walk and also currently serves on the Audit Committee for the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, the board of directors of SAL Family and Community Services, the board of directors of the Scott County family YMCA, and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs. We consider Mr. Gipple to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the committees he is a member of due to his experience as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of QCR Holdings and his prior experience as a tax partner in public accounting.
Mark C. Kilmer
Mark C. Kilmer
President, The Republic Companies
Mark C. Kilmer Mark C. Kilmer is President of The Republic Companies, a family-owned group of businesses founded in 1916 and headquartered in Davenport, Iowa involved in the wholesale equipment and supplies distribution of energy management, electrical, refrigeration, heating, air-conditioning and sign support systems. Prior to joining Republic in 1984, Mr. Kilmer worked in the Management Information Systems Department of Standard Oil of California (Chevron) in San Francisco. Mr. Kilmer currently is a board member of The Genesis Health System, serves on the Board of Trustees of St. Ambrose University, and also serves on the board of directors of IMARK Group, Inc., a national member-owned purchasing cooperative of electric supplies and equipment distributors. He is a two-term past chairman of the PGA TOUR John Deere Classic and the past chairman of the Scott County YMCA’s board of directors. Mr. Kilmer is the past chairman of the board of Genesis Medical Center, and has served on the board of directors of The Genesis Heart Institute, St. Luke’s Hospital, Rejuvenate Davenport, The Vera French Foundation and Trinity Lutheran Church. He was a four-time project business consultant for Junior Achievement. Prior to joining the board of Quad City Bank and Trust in 1996, Mr. Kilmer served on the board of Citizen’s Federal Savings Bank in Davenport, Iowa. He currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Quad City Bank and Trust, and is a member of its Loan Committee. In 2014, Mr. Kilmer was named the Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser by Quad City Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and along with his wife, Kathy, received the Bethany Homes Leadership Family of the Year Award. We consider Mr. Kilmer to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the committees he is a member of due to his experience as the President of a successful wholesale and supply distribution business in Davenport, Iowa, one of our market areas, prior service on a bank board and his knowledge of the business community in this area.
Michael L. Peterson
Michael L. Peterson
President and Owner, Peterson Genetics, Inc.
Michael L. Peterson Michael L. Peterson is owner and President of Peterson Genetics, Inc., based in Cedar Falls, Iowa, providing soybean genetics to seed companies for over 25 years. Mr. Peterson is a graduate of Iowa State University with a B.S. in Agricultural Business. He is a past President of the Iowa Seed Association, past Chair of the Soybean Division of the American Seed Trade Association and past Chairman of the American Seed Trade Association. Mr. Peterson is also the past Chairman of Community National Bank (which was acquired by QCR Holdings, Inc. in 2013). We consider Mr. Peterson to be a qualified candidate for service on the board due to his experience in the banking industry and his business connections in and extensive knowledge of our market areas.
George T. Ralph III
George T. Ralph III
Owner, GTR Realty Advisors, LLC
George T. Ralph III George T. Ralph III is the founder of GTR Realty Advisors, LLC. This commercial real estate company was established in 2006 and specializes in development, redevelopment and related financing alternatives. Prior to founding GTR, Mr. Ralph was Chief Financial Officer of Erickson Associates, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate company based in Rockford, Illinois, and also served as President of GTR Mortgage Services, Inc., an affiliated company specializing in commercial real estate finance. During his 10-year stay with the company, Mr. Ralph’s duties included ascertaining the economic feasibility of all new development projects, preparing all new project proposals for negotiation with prospective clients, negotiating lease agreements, arranging interim construction financing for new projects and permanent financing for completed projects. From July 1984 until joining Erickson in June 1996, Mr. Ralph was actively employed in the commercial mortgage banking industry in Chicago, Illinois. During his time in this industry, he was engaged in all aspects of the business including the traditional third party placement of income property loans, direct lending in the form of interim construction loans, gap financing and permanent loans and managing loan servicing portfolios for third party institutional investors. In carrying out these duties, he was responsible for selling participating interests in direct loans to various institutional investors as well as negotiating multi-million dollar revolving lines of credit with several major lending institutions. Prior to entering the mortgage banking industry in 1984, Mr. Ralph was employed by Price Waterhouse in the company’s Chicago office. He joined the company following graduation from college in 1981 and advanced to Senior Accountant before leaving the company in 1984. During his time with Price Waterhouse, he was a member of the general audit staff that provided audit services to large corporate clients. Mr. Ralph earned a B.S. in Accounting from Illinois State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He has served on numerous nonprofit boards over the years and is currently a member of the board of directors of Carpenter's Place, a Rockford based organization providing individual case management services to the the homeless. He has been a director of Rockford Bank and Trust since 2009, and currently serves as Chair of its board, as well as serving on its Loan and Asset/Liability Management Committees. We consider Mr. Ralph to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the committees he is a member of due to his experience as a real estate developer and mortgage banker in the commercial real estate industry throughout the Midwest including Rockford, Illinois, one of our market areas, his knowledge of the business community in this area and his education and training as an accountant.
Timothy O’Reilly
Timothy O’Reilly
Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner, O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC
Timothy O’Reilly Timothy O’Reilly, is a partner in the law firm of O’Reilly & Preston, LLC. He is also the chief executive officer and managing partner of O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC, which he helped launch in 2007. A Missourian Award recipient in 2017, Mr. O’Reilly has helped lead O’Reilly Hospitality to numerous industry awards in the areas of guest service, sustainability, community outreach, design & construction, and operations excellence under the Marriott, Hilton, IHG, Choice, and Houlihan’s Restaurants franchise flags. Mr. O’Reilly is a graduate of Westminster College and University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.
Donna J. Sorensen, J.D.
Donna J. Sorensen, J.D.
President, Sorensen Consulting
Donna J. Sorensen, J.D. Donna J. Sorensen is President of Sorensen Consulting, a management consulting and executive coaching firm. Ms. Sorensen earned her undergraduate degree from Marycrest College and her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Iowa College of Law. She has twenty years of prior experience in trust and investment management serving as Executive Vice President Institutional Trust for U.S. Bank (formerly Firstar Bank). Ms. Sorensen has served on numerous nonprofit boards over the years and is currently a board member of the University of Iowa Obermann Center for Advanced Research, Kirkwood Community College Foundation Investment Committee and the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Agency Investment Advisory Council, and is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association. She has been a director of Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust since 2002. She formerly served as Chair of its board, and currently serves as Chair of the Wealth Management Committee. We consider Ms. Sorensen to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the committees she is a member of due to her experience as the President of a consulting firm in Iowa City, Iowa, her prior banking experience and her education and training as an attorney.

QCR Holdings Inc. Management Cabinet

Larry J. Helling
Larry J. Helling
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, QCR HOLDINGS, INC. AND CEDAR RAPIDS BANK & TRUST
Larry J. Helling Larry J. Helling was named Chief Executive Officer of QCR Holdings in May of 2019 in addition to his duties as Chief Executive Officer of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust (CRBT). Prior to leading the creation of CRBT in 2001, he spent 18 years in executive positions with Firstar Bank in Cedar Rapids, IA and Omaha National Bank in Omaha, NE. Mr. Helling is a graduate of the Cedar Rapids’ Leadership for Five Seasons program and currently serves on the board of directors and trustees of the United Way of East Central Iowa and the board of trustees of Junior Achievement. He is past President and a member of the Rotary Club of Cedar Rapids, on the board of the Entrepreneurial Development Center, and is on the board of Brucemore National Trust Historic Site. He also serves as a Director of Quad City Bank & Trust, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, and m2 Lease Funds. We consider Mr. Helling to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the committees he is a member of due to his experience as the President of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, his past experience as an executive officer of Firstar Bank, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, one of our market areas, and his prior banking experience.
Todd A. Gipple
Todd A. Gipple
PRESIDENT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, QCR HOLDINGS, INC.
Todd A. Gipple Todd A. Gipple is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick in 1985. In 1991, McGladrey & Pullen acquired the Quad Cities practice of KPMG. Mr. Gipple was named Tax Partner with McGladrey & Pullen in 1994 and served as the Tax Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Mississippi Valley Practice and as one of five Regional Tax Coordinators for the national firm. He specialized in Financial Institutions Taxation and Mergers and Acquisitions throughout his 14-year career in Public Accounting. He joined QCR Holdings in January of 2000, and currently serves as President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He also serves as a Director of Quad City Bank & Trust, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, and Rockford Bank & Trust. Mr. Gipple previously served on the board of directors and the Executive Committee of the Davenport Chamber of Commerce, United Way of the Quad Cities and the Scott County Beautification Foundation, and was a member of the original Governing Body for the Quad City’s “Success by 6” Initiative. Mr. Gipple was the 2016 Chief Corporate Chair for the Quad Cities JDRF One Walk and also currently serves on the Audit Committee for the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, the board of directors of SAL Family and Community Services, the board of directors of the Scott County family YMCA, and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs. We consider Mr. Gipple to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the committees he is a member of due to his experience as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of QCR Holdings and his prior experience as a tax partner in public accounting.
John H. Anderson
John H. Anderson
President and Chief Executive Officer, Quad City Bank & Trust / Chief Deposit Officer, QCR Holdings, Inc.
John H. Anderson As President and CEO, John Anderson is the driving force in the direction and continued growth of Quad City Bank & Trust. Mr. Anderson ensures the further success of Quad City Bank & Trust by utilizing his tremendous knowledge of the banking industry and personal service to focus on relationship banking, community involvement, and corporate culture. He began his career with Davenport Bank & Trust (now Wells Fargo) and later moved to Brenton Bank, where he served as Chairman, President and CEO of the Davenport operation. Mr. Anderson is deeply committed to the Quad City area and serves on a number of community boards. He serves as Board Chairman of Rick's House of Hope and Board Chairman of Genesis Health Services Foundation. Mr. Anderson also serves St. Ambrose University, his alma mater, as Board Member, Chair of Enrollment Management, and Chair of Compensation.
Anne E. Howard
Anne E. Howard
Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources
Anne E. Howard Anne Howard develops human resources policies and programs for QCR Holdings, Inc. She is responsible for all areas of human resource management including hiring, orientation, onboarding, employee relations, compensation, benefits, and organization development. Ms. Howard joined QCR Holdings, Inc. in 2009 and has over 16 years of Human Resources experience. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Business Management and has obtained her SHRM – SCP designation. Ms. Howard has been active in several community organizations including United Way, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and her local church.
Dana L. Nichols
Dana L. Nichols
Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer, QCR Holdings, Inc.
Dana L. Nichols Dana Nichols serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer for QCR Holdings, Inc. He is a graduate of Iowa State University and has over 30 years of experience in the banking industry. Mr. Nichols began his career as a bank examiner for four years and has spent the remainder of his banking career in a variety of Commercial Banking and Credit Administration roles. Mr. Nichols is a graduate of the Cedar Rapids Leadership for Five Seasons. He is past President and a member of the Cedar Rapids West Rotary Club, Vice President of the Cedar Rapids Kernels Foundation Board, a member of the Young Parents Network Board of Trustees and serves on the Czech Village New Bohemia Main Street District Finance Committee.

QCR Holdings Inc. Leadership Team
The Leadership Team includes the members of the Management Cabinet as well as the following:

Stacey J. Bentley
Stacey J. Bentley
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COMMUNITY BANK & TRUST
Stacey J. Bentley Stacey Bentley has been with Community Bank & Trust (formerly Community National Bank) since its inception over 20 years ago. Ms. Bentley serves on the American Bankers Association Board of Directors and previously served on the board of the Iowa Bankers Association. In the community, Ms. Bentley is a board member for Unity Point Hospital, Grow Cedar Valley, Woman United, the Waterloo Foundation and many other local organizations. Previously, Ms. Bentley was board chair for Western Home Retirement Communities, Exceptional Persons, Inc. and Junior Achievement. In addition, Ms. Bentley has co-chaired the American Heart Association Heart Walk and served on the Iowa Bankers Association Management Committee and Leadership Advisory Board. Ms. Bentley received the “Fulfilling the Vision of One” award through the Cedar Valley Alliance and Chamber in 2017. She has been recognized as a recipient of Courier Communications Top 20 Under 40 Award and as Iowa’s Rising Star in Banking Award.
Thomas D. Budd
Thomas D. Budd
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ROCKFORD BANK & TRUST
Thomas D. Budd Tom Budd leads the execution of Rockford Bank & Trust’s operations and strategic plan. Mr. Budd began his career in Asset Based Lending with Barclays Business Credit and CIT Group in Chicago. In 1991 he started his banking career with Bank One in Rockford, most recently serving as First Vice President and Manager of a Commercial Banking division that focused on mid-sized businesses in the Rockford metropolitan area. Mr. Budd is a graduate of Northern Illinois University earning a Bachelor’s Degree with a double major in Accountancy and Finance and the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin. In 1988, he earned his CPA designation. He is active in the community and serves on the Board of Rockford Health System and is the current Chairman of their Audit Committee. In addition, he also serves on the Board of Milestone, Inc. and their Finance Committee as well as on the Board of the RLDC (Rockford Local Development Corporation).
Robert M. Eby
Robert M. Eby
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER
Robert M. Eby Robert M. Eby is Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of QCR Holdings. Mr. Eby previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Quad City Bank & Trust from May 2015 to May 2019. Prior to joining Quad City Bank & Trust Mr. Eby was with Heartland Financial USA where he was President of Galena State Bank from January 2013 to May 2015 and was a Credit Officer at Heartland Financial USA from February 2006 to January 2013. In the community he serves on the Board of Directors for Vera French Mental Health Center and is part of the Executive Committee and Finance Committee. Mr. Eby holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Mount Marty College, where he majored in Accounting. Mr. Eby is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado and a member of the Risk Management Association.
Robert C. Fulp
Robert C. Fulp
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, SFC BANK
Robert C. Fulp Rob Fulp is a well-known banking professional, having worked his entire banking career in the Springfield, Missouri area. He is deeply involved in the local community, serving as vice-chairman of the board of directors and chairman of finance for CoxHealth, and as trustee of the board of directors for Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks. Mr. Fulp is also very active with his alma mater, serving on the Missouri State University Foundation Executive Board and the College of Business Executive Advisory Board. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors for the Springfield-Branson National Airport. In 2016, he was a recipient of the Missourian Award, an honor given to him for his outstanding contributions to the State of Missouri in the fields of civic leadership and business. Mr. Fulp was also selected in 2018 as a member of the Biz 100 most powerful and influential business leaders in Springfield. He earned a BS degree in finance and banking at Missouri State University.
Kurt A. Gibson
Kurt A. Gibson
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COMMUNITY STATE BANK
Kurt A. Gibson Kurt Gibson currently serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Community State Bank (CSB). He joined CSB in 2017 as President and assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer in August 2018. Mr. Gibson has held various relationship management and leadership roles with regional banks located in Des Moines over the past several decades. Most recently, he served as the Vice President of Commercial Banking at Wells Fargo and prior to that, as Market Manager and Director at Bank of the West, both located in Des Moines. Mr. Gibson is a graduate of Coe College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He is also active in the community and is involved in many community and professional organizations, including Greater Des Moines Partnership, Rotary Club of Des Moines, Robert Morris Associates, Alzheimer Association and Ankeny First United Methodist Church.
James D. Klein
James D. Klein
PRESIDENT, CEDER RAPIDS BANK & TRUST
James D. Klein James Klein serves as President of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust (CRBT). With over 25 years of banking experience in the greater Cedar Rapids area, his ability to connect vision, people and ideas to drive results helps guide CRBT’s culture and growth. Prior to serving as CRBT’s President, Mr. Klein most recently served as CRBT’s Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. As a lifelong learner, Mr. Klein has completed the Graduate School of Banking in Boulder, Colorado, The Iowa School of Banking, Iowa Banker’s Commercial Lending School, the American Bankers Association (ABA) Commercial Lending School, and the Leadership Institute. He is also a graduate of the University of Iowa where he earned his BBA in Finance, as well as his MBA.
Christopher J. Lindell
Christopher J. Lindell
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS, AND CORPORATE SECRETARY
Christopher J. Lindell Christopher Lindell, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications and Corporate Secretary, leads the execution of QCR Holdings corporate branding, marketing, and public and investor relations strategies. Prior to joining QCR Holdings, Mr. Lindell served for eight years as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Guaranty Bank & Trust. Prior to Guaranty Bank & Trust, Mr. Lindell served as an executive with Alliant Energy where he was responsible for the Australasian investments/operations followed by corporate shared services including human resources, information technology, safety, facilities, and lean six sigma. Mr. Lindell holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Iowa. He is also holds a degree from the Graduate School of Banking (Madison, WI). Mr. Lindell is an active leader in the community, serving the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters Board of Trustees, the United Way of East Central Iowa Board of Trustees, the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, the African American Museum of Iowa, and Cedar Rapids Self Supporting Municipal Improvement District.
John A. Rodriguez
John A. Rodriguez
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OPERATIONS AND CRBT CASHIER
John A. Rodriguez John Rodriguez is Executive Vice President Operations and CRBT Cashier. His responsibilities are broad and include overseeing operations and treasury management services. Mr. Rodriguez is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and has more than 30 years of banking experience, including positions in virtually every area of bank operations and treasury management. He received the distinction of Certified Cash Manager in 1990, and is the past President of the Eastern Iowa Cash Management Association. Mr. Rodriguez is widely regarded as one of the most knowledgeable experts in the area of bank operations and treasury management. He currently serves on the Board of Tanager Place, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and is past President, current Trustee member, and Big Brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters. He has also served on committees for the United Way, Mount Mercy University, and the March of Dimes.
Reba K. Winter
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, QCR HOLDINGS, INC.
Reba Winter is Chief Information Officer for QCR Holdings. Ms. Winter is a seasoned senior information technology leader with extensive experience in IT strategy, business intelligence, security and cloud computing. She holds an MBA from the University of Iowa and a BA, Chemistry from Coe College. Ms. Winter was most recently Vice President, Information Technology at Qualcomm, a global semiconductor company. Prior to Qualcomm, she spent 26 years at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, with increasing leadership responsibilities to transform all areas of IT within the company.

QCR Holdings, Inc. Group Operations Management Team

Anne E. Howard
Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources
Anne Howard develops human resources policies and programs for QCR Holdings, Inc. She is responsible for all areas of human resource management including hiring, orientation, onboarding, employee relations, compensation, benefits, and organization development. Ms. Howard joined QCR Holdings, Inc. in 2009 and has over 16 years of Human Resources experience. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Business Management and has obtained her SHRM – SCP designation. Ms. Howard has been active in several community organizations including United Way, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and her local church.
John R. Oakes
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, TREASURER
John Oakes, CPA joined QCR Holdings, Inc. in 2007 and utilizes over 15 years of extensive banking, auditing, and accounting experience as he serves as Treasurer helping to efficiently manage the Company’s balance sheets including the bond portfolios for all of the subsidiary banks. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Northern Iowa and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin. He is active in the community and has served on the Board of Directors (as Vice Chair of Finance from 2005 to 2014, and as Chairman in 2015) and as a Lunch Buddy for the past 10 years for Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
Nick W. Anderson
Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
With over 15 years of banking experience, starting as teller in college, Nick Anderson is responsible for the all internal and external financial reporting for QCR Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries including all SEC Reporting. Mr. Anderson was most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer with Quad City Bank and Trust, which is QCR Holdings, Inc's flagship bank. He currently volunteers his time on the board of Project Renewal of Davenport as its Vice President and participates in several local community events.
Pamela J. Goodwin
Senior Vice President, Loan Operations Manager
As 1st Vice President, Loan Operations Manager, Pam Goodwin is responsible for managing the Loan Operations and Loan Quality areas. Ms. Goodwin joined QCR Holdings, Inc. in October of 2006 and has over 30 years of banking experience. She has previous experience in Consumer, Real Estate and Agricultural Lending and as a Branch Manager and Compliance Officer. Ms. Goodwin is active in the community as a Big Brothers Big Sisters and United Way volunteer.
Reba K. Winter
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, QCR HOLDINGS, INC.
Reba Winter is Chief Information Officer for QCR Holdings. Ms. Winter is a seasoned senior information technology leader with extensive experience in IT strategy, business intelligence, security and cloud computing. She holds an MBA from the University of Iowa and a BA, Chemistry from Coe College. Ms. Winter was most recently Vice President, Information Technology at Qualcomm, a global semiconductor company. Prior to Qualcomm, she spent 26 years at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, with increasing leadership responsibilities to transform all areas of IT within the company.
R. Timothy Harding
Executive Vice President, Director of Internal Audit
With 30 years of banking experience, Tim Harding is responsible for the internal audit, loan review and regulatory compliance audit programs for QCR Holdings, Inc. Mr. Harding has been a board member of the Geneseo Chamber of Commerce, Geneseo Growth and Development, Geneseo Community Chest, and a volunteer for Geneseo Performing Arts Council. He presently volunteers for United Way and Toys for Tots.
Todd C. Kerska
Senior Vice President, Senior Operations Officer
Todd Kerska is Senior Vice President and Senior Operations Officer, with a wide range of responsibilities for the organization including Deposit Operations and Product Management. Prior to joining QCR Holdings, Inc., Mr. Kerska served eight years as Chief Financial Officer of Guaranty Bank & Trust and has a over 20 years of banking experience. Mr. Kerska holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Upper Iowa University. He also completed the Graduate School of Banking in Operations and Technology at Vanderbilt University, Iowa Bankers Association Compliance School, and Integrity Integrated Leadership Development Program. Mr. Kerska has served as Treasurer and board member for both the Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation and WRAP, and has volunteered with other organizations such as YMCA and the Catherine McAuley Center.
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