VICE PRESIDENT & HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER, DIANE BATES
First National Bank is pleased to welcome Diane Bates, Vice President & Human Resources Officer. Diane oversees the development and implementation of Human Resource initiatives and manages day to day HR functions. Diane also directs the recruiting and hiring process and coordinates benefit and performance management systems.
Diane is an Ankeny, IA native and a Wayne State College graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Diane joins us from Department of Veterans Affairs where she was previously a Human Resources Specialist.
VICE PRESIDENT & MARKETING OFFICER, BUFFY CLATT
First National Bank is pleased to welcome Buffy Clatt, Vice President & Marketing Officer to our Ames Main Location. Buffy is responsible for internal and external marketing campaigns and oversees all publicity to maximize brand promotion.
Buffy spent the last eleven years at the Krell Institute where she served as Project Coordinator. Buffy is a Forest City, IA native and an Iowa State University graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Art & Design and Marketing. Buffy currently serves on the Mary Greeley Medical Center Auxiliary and the Ames Golf & Country Club Board of Directors.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, TIMOTHY M. FITZGIBBON
First National Bank is pleased to welcome Timothy M. Fitzgibbon, Senior Vice President of Business Development, to our West Glen location. Tim is a Burlington, Iowa native and an Iowa State University graduate, with Bachelor of Science degrees in Business and Political Science.
Tim brings 30 years of experience in the higher education financing industry, most recently serving as a SVP for the National Council of Higher Education Resources (NCHER), where he represented organizations involved in the student loan industry and worked with the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Congress to improve the federal student aid programs. Prior to joining NCHER, Tim was director of the guaranteed student loan program for the state of Iowa, a position he held for fifteen years. He started his career with First National Bank in Ames, where he held junior officer positions for over seven years.
Tim is a 26-year resident of West Des Moines and an active member of Sacred Heart Parish. He was recently appointed to the Iowa College Student Aid Commission Board by Governor Kim Reynolds and also serves as a Board Member for the Midwestern Higher Education Compact.
VICE PRESIDENT & PRIVATE BANKER, JAN WILLIAMS
First National Bank is pleased to announce that Jan Williams has joined the organization as a First Point Private Banker. Jan is excited to build and enhance personal and business relationships with clients, offering personalized services focused on specific banking and financial goals.
Jan joins us from the Ames Chamber of Commerce where she served as the Director of External Business Relations. Jan is a Mason City, IA native and an Iowa State University graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Jan currently serves as an Ames Morning Rotary member, Co-Chair of the Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games competition, Heartland Senior Services volunteer, and is a lifetime member of the Iowa State University Alumni Association.
First Point Private Banking provides concierge banking service. In addition to the personal banking experience, clients can expect access to a unique mix of financial services, along with educational and social opportunities.