JENNIFER K. HOPKINS JOINS HEARTLAND FINANCIAL USA, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Susan G. Murphy Joins Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Board of Directors

Ms. Murphy Will Serve as Director Until Heartland's Annual Meeting in 2021

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland”) announced that Susan G. Murphy, Principal at Denver-based Grace Alliance, LLC, has been elected to serve on its Board of Directors. Ms. Murphy will serve as an independent director until Heartland’s annual meeting in 2021.

 

Lee Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Financial USA, Inc.

Fuller Will Remain as Operating Executive Chairman

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) announced today that Heartland Board of Directors has named Bruce Lee, Chief Executive Officer. Effective June 1, 2018, Bruce Lee, who has served as Heartland’s President since January 2015, will assume his expanded role as President and CEO of Heartland Financial, USA. Inc. Lee will assume full leadership of Heartland’s operations and its 10, soon to be 11, bank charters serving 89 communities from 117 banking centers.

Ahern Leading Private Client Services at Heartland Financial USA, Inc.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF), today announced that Kevin Ahern, Chairman of Citywide Banks, has been promoted to Heartland’s Executive Vice President, Private Client Services.

Terry Brings Extensive Knowledge and More Than 30 Years’ Experience

Lloyd Brings Over 40 Years’ of Banking and Lending Experience

William Schirmer Brings Over 18 Years’ of Human Resource Experienc

Reynolds Named President and CEO of Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust Company

Wendy Reynolds has been named President and CEO of Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust Company (MJB), effective March 22, 2018. Wendy currently serves as Senior Vice President and Market President, at Citywide Banks in Denver, Colorado. Steve Ward, current MJB President and CEO, has been named Regional President and will support the leadership of Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, and Missouri markets within Heartland Financial USA, Inc.

Deborah Deters Named EVP – Chief Human Resources Officer at Heartland Financial USA, Inc.

Deters Brings Over 20 Years of Human Resource Experience

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) announced today that it has named Deborah Deters as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. She will join the company’s Executive Leadership Team and report to President, Bruce Lee.

Rocky Mountain Bank Names Kevin Tenpas President and CEO

Tenpas Brings Over 35 Years of Banking Experience

Rocky Mountain Bank, a Billings-based community bank serving businesses and individuals from 11 branch offices statewide, announced that Kevin Tenpas will join the bank as president and CEO effective January 1, 2018. Current president and CEO, Curtis Chrystal, who has 35 years in banking has led the bank since 2013 will be assuming the position of president and CEO of Wisconsin Bank & Trust in Madison, Wisconsin. Both banks are members of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., a Forbes Best Bank 2017.

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