Our TeaM:

 

Jamie Wisse - President, Southeast Iowa Markets

Jamie has over 23 years of experience in banking. Her responsibilities are overseeing the lending, retail and operations of the Oskaloosa, Lovilia and Bussey stores. She assists Agricultural and Commercial clients by finding business solutions to fit their needs. Jamie and her family are 24 year residents of Pella. She is a Central College Graduate and active in the Pella community including serving with Dollars for Scholars and Pella Chamber of Commerce.

AMANDA NELSON - REAL ESTATE LOAN OFFICER NMLS#1520889

Amanda is a 2001 graduate of AIB college of Business. She has been in banking since 1998, with most of her career in real estate lending. Amanda previously served as a real estate loan assistant for State Bank of Bussey in 2019 and 2020. In 2021, Amanda became our real estate loan officer. You can also see her for your consumer lending needs.

Belinda - Private Banking & Business Adminstration

Belinda has been in banking for 20+ years and brings a wealth banking experience to Twin Cedars. Belinda's responsibilities include supporting our Private Banking clients, portfolio management, loan process support and operational support. 

KELSEY - lOAN aSSISTANT

Kelsey started in the Oskaloosa office in December 2019. Kelsey has been in customer service since 2007, and has 3 years of college accounting knowledge. Kelsey has most recently transitioned to loan assistant duties but can still help with all your banking needs.

jami- UNIVERSAL BANKER

Jami joined State Bank of Bussey in 2018, and came with 4 years of banking experience.  You will see Jami on the teller line and in bookkeeping at the Bussey office, as well as in Lovilia from time to time. 

HOLLY - UNIVERSAL BANKER

Holly joined State Bank of Bussey in March 2021, and has many skill sets. Holly graduated Indian Hills in 2001 with a degree in business administration and then went on to Ashford University to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and Education. Holly's experience includes both previous Bank experience and she worked at the Oskaloosa School District as a substitute teacher before coming to State Bank of Bussey. Holly enjoys working with the public, and looks forward to helping you with your banking needs.

KIERSTEN - UNIVERSAL BANKER

Kiersten joined State Bank of Bussey at the Oskaloosa office in June of 2021. Kiersten has been in customer service since 2013 and came to us with almost 3 years of previous banking experience. In 2017, Kiersten graduated from Oskaloosa High School and went on to Indian Hills but decided she enjoyed banking so much that she started her banking career in 2018. Kiersten enjoys taking on projects and getting to know the customers and helping with their banking needs.

Linda - Universal Banker

Linda has been employed as the Lovilia Office Manager since 1998 and came to us with an additional 10 years of banking experience. She specializes in customer service and the handling of all customer needs at the Lovilia Office. You will also see her face in our Bussey office in the afternoons.

De Ann - Universal Banker NMLS ID:#2175260

De Ann joined the bank in April 2022. She has been in customer service since 1994. Prior to joining the bank De Ann worked as a personal banker and manager. De Ann looks forward to helping you with all of your banking needs.

Kendra - Universal Banker NMLS ID: #1783102

Kendra joined the bank in 2022 with a diverse background of experiences which include Personal Banker, Teacher and Supervisor. Kendra has a Bachelors in Communication from Graceland University and a Master's in Leadership from William Penn.

Ben Yoder - EVP, Senior Lender

Ben has been in Banking for 30+ years and brings a wealth of lending experience and organization support to the team. Ben's responsibilities include loan production, overseeing loan operations, loan quality and implementation of new and expanded lending programs such as Farmer Mac, SBA 7a, SBA Express, SBA 504 and other expanded loan services.  Ben is a graduate of Iowa State University.

Jaci - Cashier

Jaci serves as the bank's Cashier and also takes part in many of the administrative duties of bank management. She has been employed with the State Bank of Bussey since 1979.

Denise - vp, Assistant Cashier

Denise has been employed with the State Bank of Bussey since 1993. She is our Assistant Cashier and mainly works at the Bussey office.  Denise supports our bank processing, accounts payable and Debit Cards.

ED SULLIVAN - DIRECTOR AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Ed Sullivan served as the Bank's previous CEO and will remain on the Board of Directors as well as providing support for Business Development and Advisory support. He joined the bank in 2010. Ed's specialities as a lender were in investment property lending, commercial lending, agricultural lending, and consumer lending. Ed is a 1980 Graduate of Truman State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology and Business Administration.  He is also a Pilot and specialized in Aircraft Financing in a previous life. Ed's banking experience and institutional knowledge will ensure orderly leadership transition and will help the Bank retain and expand its customer base in south-central Iowa.  

Kim Hansen - Retired Advisor

Kim will continue to support the bank as a third party advisor in retirement. He had been employed at the State Bank of Bussey since 1962. Kim graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1969. 

Rudy Fors - Chairman & CEO

Rudy is our owner with his partners. He is responsible for the overall implementation and management of Twin Cedars Bank objectives, policies and strategic plans. He provides leadership for all departments and works with the Board of Directors.  Prior to founding Twin Cedars Bancorp (formerly Palm Grove Bancorp) he worked for Northwest Bank and was also a Team Lead for U.S. Bank where he oversaw several business banking teams.

Rudy earned a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from Colorado State University. He attended the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin Madison and studied Finance & Aviation at Saint Louis University where he became a commercially licensed pilot and Flight Instructor. Rudy currently serves on the On With Life Ltd Board, Ankeny Economic Development Board of Directors, is the Chair for the Childserve Ambassador Committee and is involved with ELI and Tocqueville Society for United Way of Central Iowa. Rudy also enjoys coaching youth sports for his kids, charity runs, and playing guitar. He resides in Ankeny, Iowa, with his wife, three children and their dog.