As a Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking, Brian leads a team of relationship managers, overseeing credit portfolios in Kearney and Grand Island. He enjoys partnering with his clients on their business journey and helping his team become trusted financial advisors.
Brian started with First National Bank in 2011 as a relationship manager. Prior to his current role, he acted as Senior Manager of Commercial Banking. Brian has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Banking. He is also a member of the Nebraska Bankers Associate Education Committee.
Brian spends much of his free time acting on behalf of civic organizations. He is the Vice Chair for the City of Kearney Board of Adjustment. In addition to his service at the town level, he is an active member of the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce-Colonel’s Club and the Agricultural Society Fair Board.
Outside of community service, he enjoys speaking as a guest lecturer on business issues at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He is also a dedicated Harley Davidson enthusiast and logs many miles on the open road when he isn’t hunting, camping or trying his hand at professional BBQ cooking.
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