Dave Dannehl, NBA Chairman
Dave Dannehl, president and CEO of First State Bank of Loomis in Loomis, Neb., was selected as chairman of the NBA during the association’s Annual Convention on Thursday, May 3, at the Embassy Suites in La Vista. Dannehl succeeds Kristie Holoch, president and CEO of Cornerstone Bank in York, Neb.
Dannehl received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business with an emphasis in Speech Communications from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1989. He began his professional career in college, working at Dana F. Cole & Co. accounting firm and then at First Federal Lincoln as a loan representative. After receiving his degree, Dannehl moved to Superior, Neb., serving as assistant vice president for Farmers State Bank & Trust Co. for six and a half years.
In 1996, Dannehl accepted his current position with First State Bank of Loomis as president and CEO. He also serves as chairman of the bank holding company and the board of directors.
Dannehl is a graduate of the NBA Leadership Class of 2000; the Nebraska LEAD Program, Class 22; and the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado. He also has completed several schools through the Kansas and Nebraska Bankers Associations’ Schools of Banking, including the Intermediate School of Banking, School of Agricultural Lending, and School of Banking Fundamentals.
Dannehl has taken an active role within the association, serving on the NBA Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Government Relations Committee, Executive Management Committee, and Agriculture Committee.
His community service and local leadership roles over the years include serving as a board member for the Bertrand Area Community Foundation, Phelps Memorial Health Center, Hi-Line Golf Course, Superior Chamber of Commerce, and the Superior Kiwanis Club. Dannehl also has served as council member and president for Hope Lutheran Church, treasurer of the Loomis Commercial Club, and chairman of the Foundation Committee for Phelps Memorial Health Center.
Dannehl is married to Stephanie, a technology integration specialist and librarian for Bertrand Community School. They have three children: Andrew and Haley, who are both attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Jaden, a sophomore at Bertrand High School.
NBA Past Chairmen Timeline
We honor and thank these men and women for their dedicated service to the NBA and the banking industry in Nebraska.