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

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 EmpsonGrant 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.

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