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John Rigler II

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John P. Rigler II

John P. Rigler II

CEO & Board Chairman

About John II

John Rigler II is the CEO and Board Chairman of Peoples Bank. He is the third generation to manage the Rigler-family bank since John Rigler founded it in 1937. Earlier in his career, John II was a correspondent banker, bond manager, and government relations and trust department manager for a large national bank. Over the course of his time with the Rigler-family bank he orchestrated a series of mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures that laid the foundation for the bank we are today. John II was born in New Hampton, IA, in 1951 and attended the University of Iowa where he earned a BA in Finance and Industrial Relations as well as an MBA. He is active in the community having served on several boards including the Des Moines Symphony, Grand View University, Iowa Community Development, and various other organizations

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Peoples Bank is a local, family-owned bank in Central Iowa with branches in nine locations - Clive, Waukee, Adel, Guthrie Center, Jefferson, Ogden, Grand Junction, Rippey, and Scranton.

Founded in 1917, Peoples Bank has a long history of serving Iowans with their personal or business banking needs. Our best-in-class technology, competitive products and services, and exceptional and reliable hometown service are the pillars of our 'People First Banking' approach.

Today, Peoples Bank has expertise in banking, home mortgage, insurance, and wealth management with Peoples Financial Center. Our recent industry-leading investment in solar energy and our 100-year history of community investment - through volunteerism, charitable giving, student scholarships, and financial literacy - have made significant contributions to Iowa's environmental well-being and economic growth.

Firmly rooted in Iowa and led with visionary-thinking and innovative banking technologies, Peoples Bank is the unconventional community bank that is ready to assist you with the challenges of today and tomorrow.

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