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Important message from American National Bank regarding COVID-19 preparedness

To Our Valued Clients,

Our branch lobbies are closed to unscheduled walk-in traffic with the exception of select branches in the Southeast community. Please check our locations page for the latest updates.

Services will be fully available via our mobile and online platforms, as well as from our drive-thru windows, ITMs, and ATMs. Please check the ‘Locations’ tab for access points nearest to you.

We want to assure you of the following as it relates to the continuity of our business operations:

  • American National Bank has been, and will continue to, actively monitor developments regarding the potential spread, and impact of the coronavirus with guidance from relevant authorities, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization and U.S., state and local government entities. We feel it is imperative to limit face-to-face interaction until we have assurances from our local health departments that the virus is contained with no further risk of community-related spread.
  • American National Bank’s Business Continuity Planning Program was successfully deployed several weeks ago with protocols that are active and reliable.
  • American National Bank remains committed to providing the highest level of service with multiple layers of protection for our most important assets: our people, information security and cash flow.

We are here to help you:

  • In the event you need to meet in person, we invite you to contact your local branch or banker or click here to make an appointment. We request that you follow the CDC guidelines of self-screening to personally evaluate yourself to determine if you could be at risk by exhibiting any of the symptoms related to the virus. Visit for more information. 
  • If you are experiencing a hardship or have a different need, please click here.
  • Contact our Customer Service representatives with any questions at 1-800-279-0007, M-F: 7am-7pm, Sat: 8am-1pm
  • If you are a business or commercial client, please reach out to your Relationship Manager
  • To protect yourself against any COVID related scams, please look out for any suspicious activity from emails, texts and phone calls that may impersonate a company, charity or government agency. Never share sensitive information and do not click on links or open attachments as they may be malicious. For more information go to:

American National Bank thanks you for your understanding and patience during this unprecedented time. We appreciate the trust you place in us and want you to know that the health and safety of our clients and employees is our top priority. We view the implementation of this change in access as part of our contribution to maintaining a strong and healthy community.

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American National Bank Names Grant Empson First Vice President, Treasurer and Christopher Reiner Vice President, Commercial Banker

Feb, 12, 2018

American National Bank is pleased to announce that Grant Empson has joined the American National Bank team as First Vice President, Treasurer and Christopher Reiner as Vice President, Commercial Banker.

Grant Empson

Grant Empson has been a financial services professional for the last 14 years with industry experience leading bank asset, liability and risk management, business analytics and customer profitability modeling and strategy. Grant will assume the position of First Vice President, Treasurer and will be responsible for the overall asset-liability management functions of the bank. Mr. Empson holds a B.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Northern Colorado and is an honors graduate of the Colorado Graduate School of Banking.

“Grant brings an array of experience in treasury and risk management to the organization along with a proven track record of execution into his new position.” Curt Becker, CFO.


Chris Reiner

Christopher Reiner is an accomplished banker and portfolio professional with over 15 years of progressive experience in the financial sector. Mr. Reiner has a proven track record with a focus on agriculture, syndication, commercial, industrial and construction banking. He will develop and manage lending, deposit and other commercial banking relationships. Chris holds a B.S. in Business Economics from South Dakota State University and an MBA from the University of South Dakota.

“With Christopher, we are excited to add another respected banker to our deeply experienced commercial team at American National.” Craig Wilkins, Corporate Lending Division Head.

About American National Bank
American National Bank is the second largest locally owned bank based on deposits in the Omaha/Council Bluffs market area.  With $3.6 billion in assets and greater than 525 employees, it operates 30 full-service offices in Nebraska and Iowa, and 7 locations in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, operating under Western Bank, a Division of American National Bank.  American National Bank also has loan production offices in Kansas, Colorado and Texas.