American National Bank Promotes Curt Becker & Jacquelyn Vinci
American National Bank welcomes Curt W. Becker as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Curt will assist in setting the strategic direction, objectives and initiatives, as well as direct financial operations, performance and decision support for the bank.
“Curt brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in business analytics, performance optimization and transformational leadership expertise to his new position,” said Bill Klein, Chief Executive Officer of American National Bank.
Mr. Becker has more than 25 years of broad and diverse financial, operational and strategic planning leadership experience. He has most recently served as Managing Director with Javlin Capital where Mr. Becker was responsible for organization strategy and operational performance of company acquired financial assets ($250 million). In addition, he has served as Vice President, Operations for West Corporation ($55 million) and Vice President Operational Strategy Omnium Worldwide, Inc.
“It’s an exciting time to join American National Bank. The growth the bank has experienced, the future growth planned, coupled with employees who genuinely care about the client and the community is something special,” Becker said.
Mr. Becker is a graduate of University of Nebraska – Omaha with a BSBA in Accounting and a Masters in Business Administration. He supports several community organizations and serves as a board member for the Glenwood Community Schools.
Jacquelyn Vinci will be responsible for conceiving and executing marketing strategies and growth initiatives which will contribute to the bank’s overall business objectives. In addition, she will oversee brand development, community awareness and messaging in the marketplace.
Ms. Vinci brings over 30 years of wide-ranging strategic event planning, public relations, operational and marketing experience leadership to the American National Bank team. Previously with the Presidential Yacht Trust and Courtesy Associates/Smith Bucklin in Washington, DC and most recently as a member of the management team with the Omaha Equestrian Foundation which produced the FEI World Cup Finals, Ms. Vinci will contribute her extensive organizational and management skills ensuring high quality and valued services for our clients.
Ms. Vinci is a graduate of Russell Sage College in Troy, NY with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology. She has been a key community volunteer in Omaha serving the United Way of the Midlands, Child Saving Institute and Brownell-Talbot School.
According to Bill Klein, Chief Executive Officer “The selection of Curt and Jackie for these roles continues our efforts to attract and retain high quality talent for our organization as American National Bank’s geographic expansion throughout Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota has provided opportunities for continued growth into the future.”
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 $3.4 billion in assets and over 530 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 and Texas. For more information, visit www.american.bank.