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.