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Post named President of Northwest Financial Corp

posted on Thursday, October 3, 2019 in In Our News

Jeff Plagge, CEO of Northwest Financial Corp., is pleased to announce that Greg Post has been named President of Northwest Financial Corp, Arnolds Park, Iowa.  Post will also continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Bank.

Image of Greg PostNorthwest Bank is a division of Northwest Financial Corp.  Post succeeds Jeff Plagge as President of Northwest Financial Corp.  Plagge, who was recently appointed as the Iowa Superintendent of Banking by Governor Reynolds, will continue to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Financial Corp. through a transition period.   

In 1989 Greg began his career at Northwest Bank building the lending department.  He quickly assumed additional responsibilities and roles throughout his career with the bank.  Post has served as President & CEO of Northwest Bank since 2010.  He and his family have lived in Spencer and Spirit Lake area for 30 years.  

Jeff Plagge commented, “Not only is Greg an extremely successful banker, he is uniquely talented in how he manages people and builds team within our company.  Greg is a trusted colleague, he has the respect and admiration of the entire company and he embodies our vision and our values.” Plagge continued, “We are fortunate to have someone of Greg’s caliber and experience lead as President of Northwest Financial Corp. He has been an integral part of creating a robust culture at Northwest Bank and helping the bank grow to over $1.6 billion in assets.” 

Northwest Financial Corp. is a two bank, privately owned financial services holding company.  The banks include Northwest Bank of Spencer, IA and First National Bank of Creston, IA. The two banks collectively hold close to $2.0 billion in assets and have 23 offices throughout Iowa and eastern Nebraska.  Other entities within Northwest Financial Corp. include Northwest Wealth Management, LLC and Northwest Insurance Services.  

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