DES MOINES — At its recent annual summit event, Bank Iowa announced the winners of the family-owned bank's first-ever Living our Values awards. The awards come on the heels of Bank Iowa's Q1 2020 company-wide rollout of its purpose, vision and values statements.
Each of the award recipients demonstrated behaviors congruent with one or more of Bank Iowa's four core values: Be People Centered, Bring Your Best, Enable Great Things and Think Big.
The Enable Great Things award went to Calvin Bandstra from Bank Iowa's Oskaloosa office. Bandstra's award recognized his positive attitude, exemplary work ethic and the overall spirit of community banking.
Bandstra's dedication to Bank Iowa and its clients knows no bounds. Whether he is working around an existing client's schedule or introducing the bank to new clients, Bandstra has the mindset of an owner. He inspires his fellow team members with his ability to skillfully balance decisiveness with empathy. Bandstra was also named Community Service Award winner, having volunteered more than 450 hours serving the community in 2019.