American National Bank Welcomes Emer Murphy Senior Manager Treasury Services Operations Samuel McKelvey Vice President and Deric Poldberg Commercial Banker

Portrait of Emer Murphy

American National Bank is pleased to announce the addition of three new employees to the American National Bank team.

Emer Murphy joins the bank as Senior Manager Treasury Services Operations. With over 12 years of extensive analytical and transactional processing leadership, Emer will help lead the treasury services operational teams across the bank implementing new systems, processes and expansion of product strategy and development. In her previous role, she was Chief Product Owner for all transaction applications and manager of ACH and Wire Operations.

“We are thrilled to add Emer’s talents and experience to our organization. Her operational expertise and extensive capabilities managing complex portfolios is a welcome addition to our team.” said Jill Jensen, COO.

<s trong>Ms. Murphy is a graduate of Creighton University College of Arts and Sciences with a B.A. in Political Science, the University of Edinburgh with a B.A. in Political Theory and earned an M.A. from Creighton University in International Relations. Emer holds certifications as a Scrum Product Owner and Scrum Master.

Portrait of Sam McKelveySamuel McKelvey has been named Vice President and will be responsible for developing and managing new and existing client relationships with real estate developers and investors in diverse industry segments throughout the bank’s geographic footprint. Mr. McKelvey has been in the banking industry for over 12 years gaining a wide range of experience as a Relationship Manager implementing strategic initiatives to increase loan production and leading regional operations in deposit and growth expansion.

Sam is an accomplished finance professional who brings a wealth of industry and regional knowledge to our commercial real estate team. His extensive experience building relationships and expertise in product solutions will ensure delivery of exceptional financial value to our clients.” said Brian Andersen, Commercial Real Estate Team Leader.

Mr. McKelvey received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, NE and his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Strategy from the University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, NC.

Portrait of Deric Poldberg

Deric Poldberg has been promoted from Business Banking Service Specialist to Commercial Banker. Deric will be responsible for developing new commercial loan and deposit relationships along with servicing an existing portfolio of commercial clients.

Deric is a welcome addition to our commercial team. His enthusiasm, knowledge of the industry, and deep roots in the Council Bluffs community will facilitate further growth within the region. Deric is an exceptional resource for the bank and will provide superior client support for our clients.” said Jason Hansen, Director of Commercial Banking.

Deric received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN.


About American National Bank
American National Bank is the second largest locally owned bank based on deposits in the Omaha/Council Bluffs market area.  With $3.6 billion in assets and greater than 525 employees, it operates 30 full-service offices in Nebraska and Iowa, and 7 locations in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, operating under Western Bank, a Division of American National Bank.  American National Bank also has loan production offices in Kansas and Texas.