About the Bankers Trust Education Center

One of Bankers Trust’s core values is Community. We annually invest $1 million in hundreds of causes in our community, and our team members put this commitment into practice by collectively volunteering more than 15,000 hours each year. But we don’t stop there. We know access to financial education is essential to a flourishing community, which is why we created the Bankers Trust Education Center in 2017.

Whether you’re building a budget, going through the process of buying your first home, writing a business plan, investing for the first time, or anything in between, we want to help you along the way.

No matter your place in life, our team of in-house experts have the tips, checklists and recommendations to help you financially succeed. Not to mention, they’re the same professionals you’ll see and work with if you stop by one of our locations. Learn more about them below and check out their great content throughout this site. While you browse, be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an update!


Meet Our Experts

Personal Finances

Josh Klipping About me

Josh Klipping

Relationship Banker

Josh Klipping

Relationship Banker Email Me

Josh Klipping is a relationship banker at the Windsor Heights branch at Bankers Trust. He joined Bankers Trust as a consumer services representative in 2014 and moved to his current position in 2017. In this role, Josh assists customers with an array of banking needs, from opening accounts to applying for loans. Josh enjoys working with customers and strives to understand their needs. Outside of the bank, Josh volunteers with Kids Fest and serves as a youth pastor at his church. In his free time, Josh enjoys playing ping pong and basketball with the kids in his youth group and watching sports with friends. He is passionate about social justice issues and enjoys reading authors such as Toni Morrison and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Contact Josh

jklipping@bankerstrust.com

(515) 271-1002

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Kingphet Windheuser About me

Kingphet Windheuser

Home & Consumer Lending Associate

Kingphet Windheuser

Home & Consumer Lending Associate Email Me

Kingphet Windheuser is a Home & Consumer Lending Associate at Bankers Trust and has been with the bank since 2016. She enjoys working with customers and strives to understand their needs. Outside of work, Kingphet enjoys volunteering in the community, watching Iowa Hawkeyes Football and major league soccer, trying new Des Moines area restaurants, and traveling.

Contact Kingphet

kwindheuser@bankerstrust.com

(515) 222-5890

Business

Kevin Tiernan About me

Kevin Tiernan

VP, Treasury Management/Global Banking Sales Manager

Kevin Tiernan

VP, Treasury Management/Global Banking Sales Manager Email Me

Kevin Tiernan serves as VP, Treasury Management/Global Banking Sales Manager at Bankers Trust. He has nearly 15 years of banking experience in treasury management and retail banking. After earning his bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University, Kevin went on to earn his MBA from the University of Iowa. He also completed the Graduate School of Banking program at University of Wisconsin. Prior to joining Bankers Trust in 2011, Kevin worked at Wells Fargo for four years. Kevin has been recognized for his involvement in the community and career achievements. Most recently, he was recognized in the Business Record’s Forty Under Forty in 2015. He was also recognized as an Up and Coming Banker in 2014 by Community Bankers of Iowa, and he received the Governor’s Volunteer award in 2012. Apart from his position with Bankers Trust, Kevin serves on the board of directors of Balance Autism – an organization that provides care and innovative therapy for those living with autism. In his free time, Kevin likes to travel, attend live music concerts and festivals, and ride his bike on Iowa’s beautiful trails.

Contact Kevin

ktiernan@bankerstrust.com

(515) 246-3330

Joe DeJong About me

Joe DeJong

Managing Director, ESOP / VP, Senior Commercial Relationship Manager

Joe DeJong

Managing Director, ESOP / VP, Senior Commercial Relationship Manager Email Me

Joe DeJong joined Bankers Trust as Vice President and Commercial Lending Officer in December 2008. Prior to joining Bankers Trust, Joe spent four years in the Business Banking Division of Wells Fargo Bank. Beginning in 2013, Joe began serving as the Managing Director of ESOP Finance, working with middle market companies in the structuring and financing of ESOP plans throughout the Midwest. Joe holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa with a minor in real estate finance and an Executive Leadership Certificate from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Joe is a current member of the ESOP Association and the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) of which he is a speaker on the topic of ESOP Finance. Currently, Joe is a member of the Board of Directors for the Orchard Place Foundation and also volunteers as a Youth Soccer Coach for Vision Soccer Academy. Outside the bank, Joe enjoys spending time with his wife and two young boys and attending University of Northern Iowa and Iowa Hawkeye athletic events.

Contact Joe

jdejong@bankerstrust.com

(515) 245-5251

Lorie Davis About me

Lorie Davis

VP, Senior Commercial Relationship Manager

Lorie Davis

VP, Senior Commercial Relationship Manager Email Me

Lorie Davis is VP, Senior Commercial Relationship Manager at Bankers Trust. Lorie joined Bankers Trust in 2019, bringing 40 years of banking experience with her, and has been a dedicated member of the Commercial Real Estate team ever since. Lorie is a graduate of the University of Iowa where she earned her bachelor’s degree and a graduate of the National School of Real Estate Finance in Madison, WI. Lorie is an active volunteer in her community. She serves on the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries of Northeast Iowa and on the Board of Directors of Black Hawk Economic Development. In her free time, she enjoys golfing and sailing.

Contact Lorie

ldavis@bankerstrust.com

(319) 896-7770

Chad Solberg About me

Chad Solberg

VP, Business Banking Manager

Chad Solberg

VP, Business Banking Manager Email Me

Chad Solberg joined Bankers Trust Company in May 2013 bringing 15 years of banking and finance experience. He currently serves as VP, Business Banking Manager overseeing a team of dedicated business bankers. Prior to joining Bankers Trust, he most recently spent nine years with Wells Fargo as a lender in business banking. Chad was also an examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for three years. Chad attended Iowa State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Family Resource Management and Consumer Sciences. He volunteers his time on non-profit boards which has included Arthritis Foundation of Iowa and is currently in his second three-year term with American Red Cross of Central Iowa. Chad is a native of Iowa and enjoys golf, basketball, boating, snowboarding and Iowa State athletics. Chad resides in Waukee and has two daughters. He is very involved with their activities and sports.

Contact Chad

csolberg@bankerstrust.com

(515) 245-2409

Retirement & Investing

Jason Egge About me

Jason Egge

Vice President, BTC Financial Services

Jason Egge

Vice President, BTC Financial Services Email Me

Jason Egge joined Bankers Trust in 2004 and has nearly 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Jason partners with his clients to develop retirement strategies based on thoughtful consideration of their individual needs. He follows through with them, encouraging customers to meet regularly in a comfortable environment to review each unique portfolio, ensuring that their investments meet their changing life needs. Presently, customers have collectively invested more than $90 million through Jason. Their assets include stocks, corporate bonds, municipal bonds, government bonds, mutual funds, ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds), REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) and annuities.

Contact Jason

jegge@bankerstrust.com

(515) 245-2892

Jenny Carter About me

Jenny Carter

Vice President, Associate Managing Director, Retirement Plan Services

Jenny Carter

Vice President, Associate Managing Director, Retirement Plan Services Email Me

Jenny Carter is vice president, associate managing director of Retirement Plan Services in the Wealth Management Division at Bankers Trust, where she provides oversight for qualified and nonqualified retirement plan administration. She joined the Bank in 2010 and served in Supervisor and Manager roles before being promoted to her current position in 2015. Jenny holds a Retirement Plan Associate (RPA) designation through Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), and Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI). Her background includes: implementation, administration, and technical compliance of defined contribution plans. Prior to joining Bankers Trust, Jenny worked in positions at Diversified Investment Advisors, Marsh Advantage America and Principal Financial Group. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in business from William Penn University before starting in retirement services. Jenny is also a contributor of the Retirement and Investing category of the Education Center. Within her category, she shares her expertise on retirement planning. Simplifying complex topics for readers has provided her a unique outlook to what she does at the bank Jenny is active in the community as a volunteer at her children’s school and with Meals from the Heartland, and she previously served as a Girl Scouts troop leader. In her free time, she enjoys being involved in her kids’ activities and reading.

Contact Jenny

jcarter@bankerstrust.com

(515) 245-5245

Security

Christi McWilliams, CCBSO, CAFP, ABCP, CBSM About me

Christi McWilliams, CCBSO, CAFP, ABCP, CBSM

AVP, Security Officer – Financial Intelligence

Christi McWilliams, CCBSO, CAFP, ABCP, CBSM

AVP, Security Officer – Financial Intelligence Email Me

Christi McWilliams is the Bank Security Officer at Bankers Trust and has more than 15 years of experience in the banking industry. She began her career at Bankers Trust in the Customer Service department, followed by several years as a Relationship Banker, Electronic Banking Specialist and Deposit Operations before joining the Financial Intelligence team in 2015. Her responsibilities include all aspects of physical security enterprise-wide, robbery prevention, and fraud monitoring. Christi is a Certified Community Bank Security Officer (CCBSO), Certified AML and Fraud Professional (CAFP), Certified Bank Security Manager (CBSM), and a Certified Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP). In her free time, Christi serves on the Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa Board and is the current secretary.

Contact Christi

cmcwilliams@bankerstrust.com

(515) 245-2876

Edin Hadzic, CBAO, CBSM, CAMS About me

Edin Hadzic, CBAO, CBSM, CAMS

Financial Intelligence Officer

Edin Hadzic, CBAO, CBSM, CAMS

Financial Intelligence Officer Email Me

Edin Hadzic is a Compliance and Information Security Officer at Bankers Trust. In previous roles with the bank, Edin has worked in the retail space as a Teller at the North Branch and as an Electronic Banking Analyst in the Electronic Banking Department. His responsibilities include Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti-Money Laundering Compliance and fraud monitoring. Edin is a Certified Bank Security Manager (CBSM), Certified BSA-AML Officer, holds a CAMS certification (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist), and was designated as the Bank’s OFAC Officer in the summer of 2017. Edin is a graduate of Grand View University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems and Business Administration. In his spare time, Edin enjoys watching football (Go Hawks!, Go Eagles!) and fishing during the summer time.   CBSM certification is specially designed to benefit any professional working with Information Technology and Information Security who has a direct responsibility for information.    CBAO certification signifies being a BSA AML Officer. This certification is put on by Lexis Nexis and it covers the following: Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, Anti-Money Laundering Requirements, OFAC Requirements.   The CAMS credential is the gold standard in anti-money laundering certifications and recognized internationally by financial institutions, governments and regulators.

Contact Edin

ehadzic@bankerstrust.com

(515) 222-2016

Homeownership

Mortgage Team About me

Mortgage Team

Mortgage Team

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Bankers Trust’s team of mortgage originators have the expertise to guide you through a number of homeownership topics, including buying a home, choosing a mortgage type, obtaining a home equity loan or line of credit and much more. Browse through our library of articles, videos and infographics and don’t hesitate to contact Bankers Trust’s mortgage origination office to learn more about customized solutions for your situation. When you meet with one of our loan originators, who have an average of 25 years of experience, you see that experience makes the difference. Learn more about our team here or give us a call at (515) 248-1320.

Contact Mortgage Team

ysilvers@bankerstrust.com

(515) 248-1320

Wealth Solutions

Allen Goody, CPA, CFA About me

Allen Goody, CPA, CFA

Senior Managing Director, Senior Relationship Manager

Allen Goody, CPA, CFA

Senior Managing Director, Senior Relationship Manager Email Me

Allen Goody, who joined BTC Capital Management in 2017, has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. In his role as a Senior Relationship Manager, he works with clients to help them achieve their investment goals. BTC Capital Management is a Registered Investment Adviser and is an affiliate of Bankers Trust Company. Prior to joining BTC Capital Management, Allen worked as an investment analyst at Miles Capital and Allstate Investments, and as a tax accountant at RSM McGladrey. In his role as a Relationship Manager, he enjoys helping investment committees and individuals understand their investment portfolio and achieve their investment goals. Allen earned his BA in economics and BBA in accounting from Iowa State University and his MBA in finance from the University of Iowa. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  

Contact Allen

agoody@bankerstrust.com

(515) 245-5222

Kristin Parrot About me

Kristin Parrot

Private Banking Officer

Kristin Parrot

Private Banking Officer Email Me

Kristin Parrott is a private banking officer at Bankers Trust in Cedar Rapids. In this role, Kristin strives to offer an elite level of customer service to help her clients grow, manage and protect their wealth. Kristin has 25 years of experience in banking, and she serves on the boards of the African American Museum of Iowa and Advocates for Social Justice. In her free time, Kristin enjoys spending time with family, watching her nephew play baseball, fishing, and volunteering for local non-profit organizations.

Contact Kristin

kparrot@bankerstrust.com

(319) 896-7780

The Wealth Management Team About me

The Wealth Management Team

The Wealth Management Team

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At Bankers Trust, Wealth Management is not a product or even a series of products, but an approach to assisting our clients through comprehensive financial planning, sound advice and sophisticated solutions. Whether new to Bankers Trust or customers who have worked with us for a generation, our clients rely on us to provide all-inclusive, seamless support in the accumulation, growth, and transfer of wealth. We prioritize quality service and genuinely build relationships with each client. In every interaction, we are committed to exceeding service expectations. Visit our website to learn more about our services and contact us.

Contact The Wealth Management Team

marketingbtc@gmail.com

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