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John K. Schmidt

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Schmidt has been the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of A.Y. McDonald Industries since 2013 and was named Corporate Secretary in 2014.  Mr. Schmidt was the Chief Operating Officer (from 2004) and Chief Financial Officer (from 1991) of HTLF until joining A.Y. McDonald Industries.  Mr. Schmidt was also an officer of Dubuque Bank and Trust Company from 1984 to 2004 and President from 1999 to 2004.  Prior to joining Dubuque Bank and Trust Company in 1984, Mr. Schmidt was employed by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the “OCC”) and Peat Marwick Mitchell, currently known as KPMG LLP. He graduated with a BA from the University of Northern Iowa.

Mr. Schmidt is a lifelong resident of Dubuque, Iowa, and serves as a Vice Chairman and Director on the Board of HTLF subsidiary Dubuque Bank and Trust Company; Board Member and Treasurer, High Voltage LLC; and Director of A.Y. McDonald Industries.  He’s a past President of Steeple Square.

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