Jim is the Chief Business Development Officer with us and has served on the bank’s and holding company’s Board of Directors since 2007. After joining REB full time in 2021, he stays busy working in business development, marketing, and website. After graduating from Northwest Iowa Community College in 1989 with a degree in Diesel and Automotive Applied Science, Jim started Jim`s Repair Inc and Viet Farms Inc. He has been active in the community, serving on school boards, church councils, pork producers board, NCC automotive advisory board, and as a church youth leader. Jim and his wife, Amanda, have lived in rural Hawarden since 1989, have three married children and two grandchildren. Jim loves to play bass guitar, travel, and work in his wood shop.