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Cara Treybal Graduates from IBA Leadership Institute

posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 in Community News

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Cara Treybal | President

Office: 515-327-5118 | 911 N Ankeny Boulevard, Ankeny, IA | 1005 SW Oralabor Road, Ankeny, IA

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Cara Treybal | Iowa Bankers Association

Cara Treybal of Northwest Bank, Ankeny successfully completed the Iowa Bankers Association Leadership Institute on June 9, 2023 in Cedar Rapids.

The Bank Leadership Institute is a comprehensive program designed for bankers who wish to set higher goals and enhance their personal skills for leadership roles in banking and the community.

Twenty-four bankers from around the state of Iowa participated in the 2023 Leadership Institute. Session topics included strategic thinking, DiSC profiles, public speaking, economic development, government relations, professional presence, and coaching. In February the class attended the IBA Management Conference and in March they visited the Iowa State Capitol as they learned about the IBA’s lobbying efforts. 

The final session for the 2023 Institute included an educational workshop with speaker Coach Kevin Kush who is known for leading his Boys Town High School football team of at-risk youth to an undefeated regular season and spoke to the group on the eight traits of a quality teammate.  The program also included an Iowa Banking Leadership panel with Iowa bank leaders sharing their thoughts on today’s banking climate and advice for the class.

Cara is Bank President in Ankeny, responsible for overseeing the operations of two bank locations. Her role includes team development, coordinating bank involvement within the community, serving existing and developing new banking relationships. When asked about her experience participating in the IBA Leadership Institute, Cara commented, “I am grateful for the opportunity surround myself with incredible leaders from around the state." Cara enjoys being active in her community. She is currently serving on various professional committees in the Des Moines area and is a youth volleyball coach in Ankeny.

Northwest Bank is a $2.47 billion community bank that offers a full line of business, agricultural, mortgage, consumer deposit and lending services as well as wealth management and insurance services. Northwest Bank has offices located in Algona, Ames, Arnolds Park, Ankeny, Estherville, Fort Dodge, Humboldt, Le Mars, Milford, Sioux Center, Sioux City, Spencer, Spirit Lake, West Des Moines, Iowa and Omaha and La Vista, Nebraska.

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