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Donna Thomas to Retire from Cresco Bank & Trust; Andy Ludeking Named Market President, Erin Ludwig as Vice President

Posted in: Community News

After what will be a 45-year career in banking, Donna Thomas has announced her plans to retire in early 2026. Donna's career journey began in 1981 as a Proof Operator in the bookkeeping department at Cresco National Bank. Over the years, she navigated various transitions, ultimately becoming President of Boatmen’s Bank in 1995, which later became Fortress Bank of Cresco and now Cresco Bank & Trust.

Fraud Fighters Seminar at Cresco Bank & Trust

According to new data from the Federal Trade Commission’s website, “consumers reported losing nearly $8.8 billion to fraud in 2022, an increase of more than 30 percent over the previous year”. Roger Huinker, a Northeast RSVP Volunteer trained by the Iowa Insurance Division, will be presenting an “Iowa Fraud Fighters” seminar. He will be joined by staff from Decorah Bank & Trust, local law enforcement, and Wright Way Computers.

Estate Planning - Getting Started

Posted in: Trust Services

Creating an Estate Plan can seem like a daunting task—it is uncomfortable to make plans for your own death, and it can seem overwhelming to address every aspect and plan for every contingency. However, once a plan is in place, it should be a relief to know your goals are protected. And with the guidance of an Estate Planning Professional and Attorney, the process is less intimidating.