Blake is a Vice President of Correspondent and Agribusiness Banking. He is responsible for network relations across Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Kansas, and Colorado. Blake works directly with Ag customers across his territory, in addition to working with commercial banks on loan participations, bank stock loans, and director loans.
When asked what he enjoys most about his role at FNBO, Blake stated he enjoys the relationships with his customers. He emphasized that the bank truly has the best customers and he’s fortunate to be able to work with them every day.
Blake started as a Credit Analyst in 2010 in the Agribusiness Lending group, moving into a Portfolio Manager role three years later. After moving into a Credit Officer role at another lending institution, Blake returned to FNBO in 2018 as Vice President of Agribusiness and Correspondent Banking. Blake holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Kansas State University.
Blake and his wife, Amy, reside in Elkhorn with their five children. When Blake is not helping coach or in attendance at his children’s activities, he enjoys Nebraska athletics, hunting, and golfing.
I enjoy being a source of stability for our customers during the highs and lows in the Ag economy. FNBO’s commitment to agriculture gives us the ability to support our customers during challenging times, which is personally extremely rewarding.