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Come Bank With Us!

“Greetings! We are happy to announce we are now in our new location and invite you to stop by for a tour.  We are excited to be part of the Ames community and providing genuine banking relationships, your financial goals are our top priority. We look forward to seeing you!” 

- Doug Ragaller, Regional Bank President

In addition, we are offering fantastic product specials.1 Scroll down our page to learn more or stop by or call, we are happy to answer any questions.

100 S 16th Street, Ames, IA 50010  |  515-598-1350  |  info@nw.bank 

Lobby Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Drive Up Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm | Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Live Banker Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm  | Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 Meet Our Team

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Doug Ragaller

Regional Bank President

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Todd Mosbach

Retail Manager  | NMLS#1894602  

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Tim Neubauer

Ag/Commercial Banker, VP

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Sue Johnson

Mortgage Banker | NMLS# 2076022

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Nathaniel Kuhn

Loan Portfolio Manager 

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Joni Kellen

Wealth Advisor*

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Mallory Sopher

Universal Banker

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Teresa Egli

Universal Banker 

*Advisors represent Northwest Wealth Management, a registered investment advisor and affiliate of Northwest Bank. Not FDIC insured. No bank guarantee. May lose value.

Get Cash Back

Do you need a Northwest Bank checking account? Choose the checking account that best works for you, then come in and visit with one of our personal bankers.  We’ll deposit $100 in your Northwest Bank checking account when you choose and complete a minimum of 4 NEW products or services.1

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Make The Most Of Your Money

We think great banking shouldn't have to cost you a lot of time or money.  That's why at Northwest Bank we give you options with all the conveniences you want and the features you need: 

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Small Business Financing for the Next Step

You’ve worked hard to build your business. Now make sure it continues to thrive. Local businesses are vital to the community, which is why helping yours grow is our priority. Small business loans and treasury services can help you get to the next level.

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Talk with a business banker to find out how we can help grow your business. Sign-up for our Biz Buzz eNewsletter to learn from the success stories of others and get useful ideas and information that could help your business grow. 


Let's Get Started!

Start your banking today! Follow our simple step-by-step process. If there is anything that can save a little more time, we are all for it. Opening an account is fast, easy, secure and can be done right from your computer or mobile phone. 

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1. Cash incentive is only available when you meet with a Northwest Bank Personal Banker and select 4 new products or services from the available list. Northwest Bank checking account is required. The minimum opening balance of $10 is required to receive the bonus; bonus will be deposited into your Northwest Checking account within 7 business days of completing your banker meeting. If you received the $100 bonus offer as a result of opening a new checking account, your new checking account is subject to an early account closing fee of $50 (if you close your new account within 90 days of account opening). 0.00% APY effective 2/14/2022.

2. Northwest Bank is compensated by ISL Education Lending for the referral of student loan customers.

3. Insurance products are not insured by FDIC or any Federal Government Agency; are not a deposit of, or guaranteed by the Bank or any Bank Affiliate; and may lose value. 

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