Community Banker Named Top Iowa Bank Regulator

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad yesterday announced the appointment of banker Ron Hansen as superintendent of the Iowa Division of Banking. Hansen, the chairman and CEO of Liberty Bancorporation in Durant, Iowa, will take office on Nov. 16.

“The division and previous superintendents have a long history of promoting a healthy financial climate contributing to the success of Iowa’s citizens, communities and the banking industry,” Hansen said. “I look forward to continuing that tradition.”

Hansen is a member of ABA’s Membership Council and Federal Home Loan Bank Committee and a former member of the association’s Government Relations Council and Community Bankers Council.