American National Bank

Do more here.

Together, we can do more.

At American National Bank, we believe in doing. Because doing is what starts a business, a profession or a farmstead—then grows it. What saves for a new home and provides for a family? Doing is what allows us to give back and help those in need. It’s what makes our communities thrive. Makes your life, and the lives of your loved ones, better. And we’re here to help you do even more. To help our customers accomplish their goals, then set new ones. To help businesses start, scale and go national. To find solutions and solve problems. To stand by your side and guide you through the good times and the bad. We start by listening—to understand your motivations, your needs, your goals and your options. We get to know our clients so we can help guide them on the best path possible. And we work side by side to deliver on our promises, achieve your goals and exceed your expectations.

Our Mission

Be the preferred financial services provider to businesses and individuals, while providing rewarding challenges and opportunities to our employees and investing in the communities where we live.

  • Establishing deep, long-term client relationships.

    Since the bank’s humble beginnings, we’ve always operated and succeeded by putting our customers first. Focusing on relationships, more than just transactions. Partnering with our business and personal customers to achieve their long-term financial goals, instead of being focused on our own quarterly earnings quotas like other large banks. At American National Bank, we work hard for our clients, and always have. Because together, we can do more.

  • 164 years of more.

    Our beginnings date back to the frontier days along the Missouri River in 1856. Since that time, the bank has grown to become one of the largest banks in the region with major operations in Nebraska, Iowa and the Twin Cities in Minnesota. Our continued strength and stability is the result of fiscal responsibility, local leadership and considered, conservative banking practices—as well as our commitment to delivering highly personalized service and innovative products to the people and businesses in the communities we serve.

Our Milestones

1856

The Bank of Florence, Territory of Nebraska

1964

American National Corporation is formed with its headquarters located at 90th and Dodge in Omaha, Neb., under the name West Omaha National Bank where it stands today.

2001

Iowa history begins with the purchase of Peoples National Bank, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

2012

Minnesota history begins with the purchase of Western Bank, St. Paul, Minn.

2020

Western Bank officially begins operating under the American National Bank name.

Our Milestones

1856

The Bank of Florence, Territory of Nebraska

1964

American National Corporation is formed with its headquarters located at 90th and Dodge in Omaha, Neb., under the name West Omaha National Bank where it stands today.

2001

Iowa history begins with the purchase of Peoples National Bank, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

2012

Minnesota history begins with the purchase of Western Bank, St. Paul, Minn.

2020

Western Bank officially begins operating under the American National Bank name.

The Values We Share With Our Customers

Integrity

Only coming from genuine intention—we are real with our customers and keep our intentions pure.

Respect and Trust

You’re a person and we will treat you as such—we will respect you and work to earn your trust.

Knowledge and Continuous Development

We never stop our education—the more we know, the more we can help you.

Flexibility to Innovate

As the times change, we must too—we adapt to help you navigate a world that’s always in flux.

Collaboration

We believe in working together—taking your ideas and blending them with ours.

Confidence and Courage to Make Decisions and Own Outcomes

We aim to deliver—we always do the best we can for all of our customers.