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Peoples Bank is a local, family-owned bank led by John P. Rigler II and John P. Rigler III. The father-son team are the third and fourth generations of an Iowa banking family that began in 1937 when the first John Rigler started a bank in New Hampton, IA. At one point, the family controlled 17 bank offices in northeast and Central Iowa. In 2018, the Riglers acquired Peoples Bank and subsequently launched several unique initiatives, reflecting a more progressive vision that embraces innovative ideas and solutions. Two hallmark initiatives include The GIANT PIGGY BANKTM, a unique approach to 'children's first banking' and financial literacy, and Power Up @ Peoples, an initiative that placed a significant investment in solar energy across eight of the nine bank branches. Rooted in Iowa and taking pride in being community-minded and customer-focused, the Rigler family represents a long-term commitment to the bank's customers and a strong foundation for the future.

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John P. Rigler II

Chief Executive Officer & Board Chairman
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John P. Rigler III

President & Chief Operations Officer
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News & Press

Business Record: Waukee's "Sunshine Bank"

Peoples Bank converts offices to solar power

Peoples Bank ribbon-cutting in Jefferson signifies completion of transition

Community bankers know a good deal -- solar energy

Iowa community bankers know a good deal: solar energy

Power to the Peoples

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Our unique approach to "kids first banking" includes a student banking program and an interest earning deposit account. Discover more about the program here.

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We invested in solar power across our bank branches - an initiative we call Power Up @ Peoples. Learn about our work and the positive impact our initiative has on Iowa. 

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Peoples Bank has nine locations across Central Iowa, covering both metro and rural communities. Find contact details for each of our locations and ATM locations here.

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