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Meet Our Private Bankers

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Private Banking is an exclusive service within Northwest Bank with individuals who are dedicated to meeting the complex financial needs of clients. The advantages of working with a Private Banker are considerable. Your Private Banker will get to know your unique circumstances and recommend customized solutions to help simplify your financial life.

5700 University Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50266

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Jame Christiansen

Private Banking Manager

Office: 515-327-5110

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Jame Christiansen brings 24 years of financial services experience to the Northwest Bank Team. Before joining Northwest Bank, he served as Regional Private Banking Manager at Wells Fargo. Jame is a graduate and member of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute.

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Sharon Lisac

Private Banker

Office: 515-223-2210

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Sharon has been in the financial services industry since 1986 and prior to joining Northwest Bank, spent 22 years with Wells Fargo Bank. Sharon has worked with Private Banking clients since 1993 offering her expertise in deposit, credit, mortgage, investment and retirement planning to help her clients reach financial success. Sharon received her BBA in Finance from The University of Iowa. She holds a license in Series 66, Life Insurance and Accident and Health Insurance. Sharon volunteers at the Animal Rescue League.

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Dana Christiansen

Private Mortgage Banker

Office: 515-223-2218

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Dana has been a mortgage loan originator since 1986 and prior to joining Northwest Bank, spent 22 years at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Dana specializes in Private Mortgage Banking assisting affluent and high net worth individuals to properly structure the financing of their primary residence, vacation home and investment properties. Dana is a graduate of the University of Iowa. He is a member of Lutheran Church of Hope, Animal Rescue League and Blood Center of Central Iowa.

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Shelby Reed

Private Banking Administrative Assistant

Office: 515-223-2214

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Shelby has been in the financial services industry since 2008. Prior to joining the Northwest Private Banking Team she worked as a Customer Service Representative and assisted Retail Banking in providing customers with products and services to meet their personal banking needs. Prior to joining Northwest Bank she attended Des Moines Area Community College. Shelby has been an active volunteer with MDA.

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