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Charles N. Funk
Charles N. Funk
President & CEO
Charles N. Funk Mr. Funk is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank, positions he has held since November 2000. Prior to that, he held positions as President and Central Region Manager and Chief Investment Officer for Brenton Bank-Des Moines. Mr. Funk has taught for the Colorado Graduate School of Banking in Boulder, Colorado, the Iowa School of Banking, and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University. He previously served on the board of Folience and the American Bankers Association and was the Chairman of the Iowa Bankers Association in 2010 and 2011. Mr. Funk graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from William Jewell College. We consider Mr. Funk to be a qualified candidate for service on the board due to his extensive expertise in the financial services industry, particularly in the state of Iowa, and intimate knowledge of MidWestOne Financial’s business and operations and because of his role as the President and Chief Executive Officer of MidWestOne Financial and the Bank.
Barry S. Ray
Barry S. Ray
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Barry S. Ray Mr. Ray is the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Bank, positions he has held since June 2018. From May 2006 until May 2018 he served as Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of Columbia State Bank, a subsidiary of Columbia Banking Systems, Inc. Prior to that, he was employed as a Business Analyst, Investment Operations, with Russell Investment Group from 2005 to 2006, and prior to that, was a Consulting Services Manager with RSM US LLP from 2000 to 2005. Mr. Ray served in the U.S. Navy, and received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Gary L. Sims
Gary L. Sims
Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer
Gary L. Sims Mr. Sims is the Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Company and Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Bank. Prior to joining the Company in 2018, he served as Managing Director - Corporate and Institutional, and as the Chief Credit Officer of NBH Bank. Prior to that, he was employed as the Senior Credit Officer for Regions Bank in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Sims received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.
James M. Cantrell
James M. Cantrell
Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer, Treasurer
James M. Cantrell Mr. Cantrell is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer of the Company and the Bank. He has also served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer of both the Company and the Bank between December 2017 and June 2018. He joined the Company in his current positions in July 2009. Prior to joining the Bank, he had been with Provident Bank in Baltimore, Maryland, since 2008, where he served as Senior Vice President and Director of Treasury Operations. In that capacity, he was responsible for management of asset/liability activities, investment portfolio accounting, and derivative activity and compliance. Prior to that, he was employed as the Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Company in Baltimore, Maryland, where he had been employed since 2001. Mr. Cantrell has a Bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Wittenberg University.
Sondra J. Harney
Sondra J. Harney
Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Sondra J. Harney Ms. Harney is the Vice President & Chief Human Resources of the Company and Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer of the Bank, employed by the Bank since August 1979. From 1979 until 1986 she served in various retail banking roles before moving to Human Resources. She has served as the head of the Bank’s Human Resources Department since 1996. Ms. Harney graduated from the ABA National and Graduate Schools of HR Management, the Iowa School of Banking, and completed continuing education through Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Gregory W. Turner
Gregory W. Turner
Vice President, Wealth Management & Corporate Communications
Gregory W. Turner Mr. Turner is Vice President, Wealth Management & Corporate Communications of the Company and Executive Vice President, Wealth Management & Corporate Communications of the Bank, employed by the Bank since January 2009. From 1998 to 2009 he was employed by Citizens National Bank in Macomb, IL where he held various roles in wealth management and marketing. He also served on the Citizens National Bank Board of Directors. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Quincy University, Quincy, IL.
Kenneth R. Urmie
Kenneth R. Urmie
Corporate Secretary
Kenneth R. Urmie Mr. Urmie is the Corporate Secretary of the Company and Vice President & Cashier of the Bank, being appointed in 1991 and 2003 respectively, and employed by the Bank since September 1984. He has served in various accounting roles since that time. Mr. Urmie received a Bachelor of Business Administration with an accounting emphasis from Iowa State University, Ames, IA and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Board of Directors

Charles N. Funk
Charles N. Funk
Charles N. Funk Mr. Funk is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank, positions he has held since November 2000. Prior to that, he held positions as President and Central Region Manager and Chief Investment Officer for Brenton Bank-Des Moines. Mr. Funk has taught for the Colorado Graduate School of Banking in Boulder, Colorado, the Iowa School of Banking, and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University. He previously served on the board of Folience and the American Bankers Association and was the Chairman of the Iowa Bankers Association in 2010 and 2011. Mr. Funk graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from William Jewell College. We consider Mr. Funk to be a qualified candidate for service on the board due to his extensive expertise in the financial services industry, particularly in the state of Iowa, and intimate knowledge of MidWestOne Financial’s business and operations and because of his role as the President and Chief Executive Officer of MidWestOne Financial and the Bank.
Kevin W. Monson
Kevin W. Monson
Chairman
Kevin W. Monson Mr. Monson is the Chairman of the Board of the Company and Chairman of the Board of the Bank. He served as the President, Managing Partner and the largest shareholder of Neumann Monson, Inc., an architectural services firm headquartered in Iowa City, from 1992 through 2017, and is currently the Chairman of the Board and a shareholder of Neumann Monson, Inc. He became a director of the Company and the Bank in 2005. Mr. Monson is also the majority partner in Tower Partners, a real estate investment partnership, and several other real estate investment corporations. We consider Mr. Monson to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee due to his skills and expertise developed as the head of a successful architectural firm and his knowledge of and prominence in the Iowa City market.
Larry D. Albert
Larry D. Albert
Larry D. Albert Mr. Albert is a retired Executive Vice President of the Company, a position he held from May 2015, upon the completion of our merger with Central, until his retirement in September 2015. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Central Bank from 1996 to 2015, and served as a director of the Company from the completion of Central merger until April 21, 2016. Mr. Albert received his Bachelor’s degree from Westmar University and his MBA from the University of St. Thomas. Among other attributes, skills and qualifications, we believe Mr. Albert is qualified for service on the board and the Audit Committee because, as a director of the Bank and former Chief Executive Officer of Central Bank, he is familiar with the Bank’s business and industry and with Bank strategy.
Richard R. Donohue
Richard R. Donohue
Richard R. Donohue Mr. Donohue is a retired Managing Partner of TD&T CPAs and Advisors, P.C. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a certified public accounting firm in which he was involved in all phases of the practice. Mr. Donohue joined the board of directors of the former MidWestOne Financial in 1999. He became a director of the Company upon completion of our merger with the former MidWestOne Financial in March 2008. Mr. Donohue was appointed to the board of directors of the Bank in 2009. We consider Mr. Donohue to be a qualified candidate for service on the board, the Audit Committee, and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee due to his business and financial accounting expertise acquired as the managing partner of a certified public accounting firm, as well as his knowledge of and prominence in our market area.
Janet E. Godwin
Janet E. Godwin
Janet E. Godwin Ms. Godwin is the Chief Operating Officer of ACT, Inc., a nonprofit company and national leader in providing educational and career assessments, where she oversees content development, research, assessment delivery, program management, audit, risk and security services. Ms. Godwin received a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Oklahoma, a Master’s degree in English from the University of Iowa, and has participated in the Advanced Management Program of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Board of Education of the Iowa City Community School District and a board member of the Kirkwood Community College Foundation. Among other attributes, skills and qualifications, we consider Ms. Godwin to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the Compensation Committee due to her business expertise and her strong ties and significant involvement in the Iowa City community.
Douglas H. Greeff
Douglas H. Greeff
Douglas H. Greeff Mr. Greeff is the President of Greeff Advisory LLC in New York, New York, a shareholder advising service, having recently served as the Director and Executive Vice President of Omnisure LLC, a specialty finance company and customized payment plan provider for vehicle and home service contracts, and as a director and Interim Chief Financial Officer of Microfinancial Inc., a publicly traded company that is a specialized commercial/consumer finance company. Mr. Greeff became a director of the Company upon completion of our merger with ATBancorp in May 2019. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Heyman Companies, and of Revlon, Inc., both of New York, New York. Mr. Greeff received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Williams College, and completed a Master’s program in Accounting at the NYU School of Business Administration. We consider Mr. Greeff to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the Audit Committee due to his extensive finance and corporate experience.
Richard J. Hartig
Richard J. Hartig
Richard J. Hartig Mr. Hartig is Chairman of Hartig Drug Stores, a regional pharmacy chain, and founder of MedOne Healthcare Systems, a pharmacy benefits firm, both located in Dubuque, Iowa. He became a director of the Company and the Bank upon completion of our merger with ATBancorp in May 2019. He also served as a director of American Trust and Savings Bank since 1991. Mr. Hartig received his Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and an MBA, both from Drake University, and is a member of the Iowa Pharmacists Association. We consider Mr. Hartig to be a qualified candidate for service on the board due to his experience as an entrepreneur and business owner with a lifelong Midwest presence.
Jennifer Leigh Hauschildt
Jennifer Leigh Hauschildt
Jennifer Leigh Hauschildt Ms. Hauschildt, is the Vice President of Human Resources for Uponor, a leading provider of crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) plumbing, radiant heating/cooling, hydronic piping, pre-insulated piping and fire sprinkler systems for residential and commercial structures worldwide, located in Apple Valley, Minnesota. She is a board member of the Minnesota High Tech Association Foundation. Ms. Hauschildt received her Bachelor's degree from Gustavus Adolphus College, and an MBA from the University of Minnesota. We consider Ms. Hauschildt to be a qualified candidate for service on the board due to her extensive corporate experience, specifically relating to Human Resources and Information Technology.
Matthew J. Hayek
Matthew J. Hayek
Matthew J. Hayek Mr. Hayek is an attorney with Hayek, Moreland, Smith & Bergus, LLP, a general service law firm in Iowa City, where his practice focuses on business and real estate law. A fifth generation Iowa Citian, Mr. Hayek received a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Social Sciences from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to graduate school, he served for two years in Bolivia with the United States Peace Corps. He worked at law firms in Atlanta and Chicago before returning to Iowa City. He served on the City Council of Iowa City from 2008 to 2016 and as Mayor of Iowa City from 2010 to 2016. He has held leadership positions in various civic and nonprofit organizations and has received the Iowa State Bar Association Pro Bono Award. He currently serves on the board of directors of Oaknoll Retirement Residence. Among other attributes, skills and qualifications, we consider Mr. Hayek to be a qualified candidate for service on the board due to his legal expertise and his significant involvement in the Iowa City community.
Nathaniel J. Kaeding
Nathaniel J. Kaeding
Nathaniel J. Kaeding Mr. Kaeding, is the Director of Business Development and Client Relations, a position he has held since August 2017, for Build to Suit, Inc., a construction management and real estate development firm based in Bettendorf and Coralville, Iowa. Prior to his role with Build to Suit, Inc., Mr. Kaeding served as the Director of Retail Development for the Iowa City Downtown District where he managed economic development and various marketing, branding and place-making initiatives for the District. Mr. Kaeding is an Iowa City native and attended the University of Iowa as an undergraduate where he earned both academic and athletic All-American honors as a member of the University of Iowa football team. Mr. Kaeding was selected as the 65th pick in the 2004 NFL draft by the San Diego Chargers and enjoyed a nine-year career as a place-kicker in the NFL. Upon retirement from the NFL, Mr. Kaeding returned to Iowa City and earned an MBA from the University of Iowa. We consider Mr. Kaeding to be a qualified candidate for service on the board, the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee due to his experience in the real estate industry, his strong ties within the Iowa City community, and his significant involvement in the Iowa City community.
Tracy S. McCormick
Tracy S. McCormick
Tracy S. McCormick Ms. McCormick is the Chief Financial Officer and a director of Mill Creek Development Company, an urban planning and development company in Pasadena, California. She currently serves on the board of Folience, a private company based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her prior experience includes a career in investment banking with J.P. Morgan & Co., Incorporated in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Ms. McCormick is the daughter of our former Chairman and current Director Emeritus, W. Richard Summerwill, and became a director of the Company in 2011 following his retirement from the board. She became a director of the Bank upon the completion of our merger with Central in May 2015. Ms. McCormick received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Communications from the University of Michigan and a M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. We consider Ms. McCormick to be a qualified candidate for service on the board due to her skills and expertise developed in investment banking and subsequent business experience.
Ruth E. Stanoch
Ruth E. Stanoch
Ruth E. Stanoch Ms. Stanoch has been a corporate affairs consultant since 2008. She became a director of the Company upon completion of our merger with Central in May 2015 and a director of the Bank in 2016. Among her prior experiences, in 2010, Ms. Stanoch served as the senior advisor to Minnesota's governor-elect, Mark Dayton, and from 1994 to 2007, was employed with Thomson Legal & Regulatory. Between 2010 and 2012, Ms. Stanoch also served on various committees of the Board of Directors of Archipelago Learning, Inc., a leading subscription-based online education company, which was a public company. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota, and was a policy fellow at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. Among other attributes, skills and qualifications, we believe that Ms. Stanoch's extensive corporate experience, leadership at a large corporation and previous service on a public company board provide valuable experience to the Company's board, Compensation Committee, and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Douglas K. True
Douglas K. True
Douglas K. True Douglas K True is the retired Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations and University Treasurer for the University of Iowa. Mr. True served as the Chief Financial Officer of the University of Iowa and provided operational oversight and management direction for a broad range of non-academic units including human resources, facilities management and utilities. He also oversaw the operating and capital budgets of the University of Iowa with broad responsibility for financial management and controls of all university budgets. Mr. True received an MBA from Drake University
Kurt R. Weise
Kurt R. Weise
Kurt R. Weise Mr. Weise is a retired Executive Vice President of the Company, a position he held from May 2015 upon completion of our merger with Central until December 2016. Mr. Weise joined the board of directors of Central in 1988, and he became a director of the Company and the Bank upon completion of our merger with Central in May 2015. Mr. Weise also served as the Chairman of the Board of Central Bank from 1994 until 2015 and as the President of Central from 1988 until 2015. Mr. Weise received his Bachelor’s degree from Winona State University, and he is a Certified Public Accountant. Among other attributes, skills and qualifications, we believe that Mr. Weise’s leadership as President of Central, his years of experience in finance and banking, and his status as a CPA enable him to bring valuable insight and knowledge to the Company’s board.