Greg Post, named President and CEO of Northwest Financial Corp. in Arnolds Park, IA
on Monday, January 11, 2021
Neal Conover and Dwight Conover of Northwest Financial Corp. have announced that Greg Post has been named President and CEO of the holding company, Northwest Financial Corp. in Arnolds Park, IA.
In 1989 Greg began his career at Northwest Bank building the mortgage lending department. He quickly assumed additional responsibilities and roles throughout his career with the bank always leading people and building brand. Post has served as President of Northwest Bank since 2010. He most recently held the additional position of President of Northwest Financial Corp and CEO of Northwest Bank. Post was asked to assume the responsibility of President and CEO of Northwest Financial Corp beginning January 2021 succeeding Jeff Plagge who is now Iowa’s Superintendent of Banking.
Dwight Conover commented, “Not only is Greg an extremely successful banker, he is remarkably talented in how he manages people and builds team within our company. Greg is a trusted colleague; he has the respect and admiration of the entire company and he embodies our vision and our values.” Conover continued, “We are fortunate to have someone of Greg’s caliber and experience lead as President and CEO of Northwest Financial Corp. He has been an integral part of creating a robust culture and helping the company grow to over $2 billion in banking assets.”
Neal Conover added, “We are extremely proud and honored to have Greg lead Northwest Financial Corp. Greg’s leadership and diverse approach to managing people and the financial side of a large holding company offers a differentiator for our company.” Conover continued, “Greg represents our values and philosophy’s and is a true leader who leads by example. We look forward to the continued success Greg will accomplish for our company for many years to come.”
When asked about his new role within Northwest Financial Corp he stated, “I am proud to work for an organization who genuinely cares about our employees, customers and the communities we serve.” Post continued, “I feel great pride that the Conover’s feel confident about my abilities to grow Northwest Financial Corp. This company was started with the foundation of treating people fairly and respectfully and I intend to continue the legacy.”
Post will be responsible for leading 2 bank charters within the Northwest Financial Corp. organization. This includes Northwest Bank and First National Bank in Creston, IA and Northwest Wealth Management, a division of Northwest Financial Corp. The three entities are nearly $2.5 billion in banking assets and have 25 offices throughout Iowa and eastern Nebraska and in addition, $1.5 billion in non-bank assets managed.