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Jeff Baker Joins First National Bank Board of Directors

Posted on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 in Recent News

Jeff BakerFirst National Bank is pleased to announce that Jeff Baker has been named to the First National Bank Board of Directors. In 2020, Jeff retired as a partner from RSM US LLP, a leading audit, tax and consulting firm, where he was the national leader for the firm’s banking practice. He was also very active in consulting on mergers and acquisitions and venture capital entities.

Jeff’s volunteer activities have included CPA societies, banking trade organizations, Rotary Club of Des Moines, UNI, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Dowling Catholic Foundation, and West Des Moines Schools Foundation.

Baker said, “First National Bank has a long-standing tradition of financial stability and support for its customers and local communities. I hope to help carry on these traditions, while addressing the rapidly changing environment of financial services.”

Additional First National Bank board members include: Harrison Barnes, Betty A. Baudler Horras, Scott T. Bauer, David W. Benson, Lisa M. Eslinger, Philip A. Hodgin, James R. Larson II, John R. Linch, Gary K. Lorenz, John P. Nelson, and Thomas H. Pohlman.

Founded in 1903, First National Bank is a local bank, operating through nine locations in Ames, Ankeny, Johnston, Osceola, Valley Junction, and West Des Moines. First National Bank maintains a strong capital position and customers count on First National Bank for outstanding customer service, safety, security, and stability. More information about First National Bank is available online at

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