The NBA Compliance Handbook has served as a staple in hundreds of Nebraska financial institutions for over two decades.
The Handbook will help your financial institution comply with the ever-increasing volumes and revisions of banking industry regulations. An annual subscription of $500 will provide all of your bank employees – at all locations – access to the Handbook through their NBA members only log-in.
The Handbook provides information on the following subjects:
The 2023 NBA Scenes of Nebraska Calendars are available for order! We are excited to work with a new vendor this year: Aradius Group. You can learn more about the new ordering process and view a “How-To” video here .
“Early Bird” orders placed by Aug. 6 will ship by early Oct. Items will be shipped by the end of Oct. for orders placed between Aug. 7 and Sept. 3.
For questions about ordering calendars, please contact Laurie Johnson at the NBA at email@example.com or 402-474-1555.
The Nebraska Bankers Association is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the NBA Foundation Scholarship. Ten $2,000 scholarships have been awarded through this statewide program to assist students pursing business-related degrees at a state or privately-funded college or university in Nebraska.
Jade Andresen, Wahoo, Midland University
Nominated by Chuck Johannsen, First State Bank & Trust Co., Fremont
Grace Felder, Lincoln, Midland University
Nominated by Cindy Slykhuis, First State Bank & Trust Co., Fremont
Tia Gonzales-Hunter, Guide Rock, Hastings College
Nominated by Sharon Duffy, Cornerstone Bank, Guide Rock
Devin Hegge, Lyons, Wayne State College
Nominated by Rex Haskell, First Northeast Bank of Nebraska, Lyons
Jillian "JJ" Mertz, McCool Junction, Wayne State College
Nominated by Katie Diediker, State Nebraska Bank & Trust, Wayne
Charley Pugsley, Omaha, Creighton University
Nominated by Anna Castner Wightman, First National Bank of Omaha, Omaha
Hayden Royal, York, Hastings College
Nominated by Julie Cast, Cornerstone Bank, York
Hunter Royal, York, Hastings College
Nominated by Marjorie Steever, Cornerstone Bank, York
Marlee Taylor, Thedford, Hastings College
Nominated by Brent Thomas, Security First Bank, Thedford
Carissa Wacker, Osmond, Wayne State College
Nominated by Jody Viterna, Midwest Bank, Plainview
These scholarships have been awarded in memory of William B. Brandt, a longtime friend of the Nebraska banking industry. Brandt was a banker, state senator and NBA general counsel.
To be eligible, students interested in applying for an NBAF scholarship must reach a college junior- or senior-level status for the respective award year, maintain a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 and must be pursuing a business-related degree at a state or privately funded Nebraska college or university (excluding University of Nebraska campuses).
Students, parents and educators can learn more about the scholarships by contacting the NBA at 402-474-1555 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is also available at https://www.nebankers.org/scholarships.html.
The Nebraska Bankers Association honored several banks for their their work to improve the financial education of Nebraskans at 2022 NBA Annual Convention Recognition Awards Breakfast May 6, at Embassy Suites in La Vista.
The Leaders in Financial Education (LiFE) Awards recognize banks that are financial education leaders in their communities. Whether it’s making school presentations, operating an in-school savings bank or helping to combat elder financial abuse, banks are leading the way to assist Nebraskans in improving their financial decision-making.
The following financial institutions were awarded for their outstanding contributions to financial education in Nebraska.
LiFE Honors List
Banks that meet at least seven of a list of criteria including hosting interns, operating an in-school savings bank, giving financial literacy presentations and many others, are named to the LiFE Honors List.
One bank from each of the three deposit size category is eligible for this award. The categories are: Small, $100 million or less; Medium, $101 to 350 million; and Large, $351 million or more. The banks that receive this award have made the largest number of Get Smart About Credit, Teach Children to Save and other financial literacy presentations.
Bank Innovation Award
This award is presented to a bank who implemented an innovative way to improve financial literacy.
Stephen Stull, president and CEO of Nebraska Bank chartered in Dodge, was selected as Chair of the Nebraska Bankers Association during the Association's Annual Meeting on May 5, 2022.
Stull began his banking career as a teller at Western Bank in Alliance. He continued working in the industry while he studied business administration and finance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After receiving his degree, Stull worked for various Nebraska banks, including Dakota County State Bank in South Sioux City, Bank of Bennington in Bennington and First National Bank in Sidney. From 1999 to 2009, he served as the chief financial officer for FirstTier Bank in Kimball. In 2009, he joined Banner County Bank in Harrisburg.
In 2011, Stull, along with his father, Richard, and brother Michael, organized an investment group to purchase Farmers State Bank in Dodge. Since that time, the bank has added five new branches and acquired two additional banks.
Stull is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado, as well as the Kansas Bankers Association/Nebraska Bankers Association Schools of Banking's Agricultural Lending School and Bank Compliance School.
Stull has taken an active role within the NBA, serving on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, BankPAC Committee, NBAnk Tech Task Force and the Nebraska Bankers Insurance & Services Co. (NBISCO) Board of Directors.
His community service and local leadership roles in Kimball include serving as Chairman of the Board of Public Works, President of the Municipal Airport Authority Board, President of the Lions Club and Vice President of the Kimball-Banner County Chamber of Commerce.