Bill Klein Named Chief Executive Officer of American National Bank
American National Bank is pleased to announce that William (Bill) Klein, current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Western Bank, a division of American National Bank in Minnesota, has been promoted to the role of CEO of American National Bank. He will also serve as Vice Chairman of the Board.
Klein has over 30 years of finance experience in both regional and national banking organizations. His prior executive roles include President & CEO, Stonebridge Bank ($220 million), which was acquired by American National Bank in October 2016; President of M&I Bank in MN ($2 billion); and President of National City Bank, Minneapolis ($1 billion publicly held holding company).
“The selection of Bill Klein reflects American National Bank’s commitment to grow while remaining customer focused, building a solid financial institution well into the future. As American National’s geographic footprint has expanded, Bill brings a regional understanding of the bank’s broader markets.” stated John Kotouc, Executive Co-Chairman of American National Bank.
Klein is a graduate of Concordia College and Wharton Schools Executive Programs.
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 $3.3 billion in assets and over 550 employees, it operates 30 full-service offices in Nebraska and Iowa, and seven locations in 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.