Bank of Bennington is a full service financial institution serving Douglas, Saunders and Lancaster counties with consumer, commercial, agriculture and mortgage loans and deposit products, as well as insurance through its subsidiary Prime Insurance Group.
In February 1928, father and son, Charles F. Roe and Harold E. Roe began Bank of Bennington. In 1971, Harold’s son, Jerry E. Roe, became president of Bank of Bennington. In 1994, Leslie R. Andersen succeeded her father as president to continue this 4th generation founding family’s legacy where professional personal service and courtesy comes first. Helping improve lives through commitment to our communities, customers and associates is a top priority.
Bank of Bennington has grown and changed over the years adding locations and services in not only Bennington but also Omaha, Ashland and Lincoln, Nebraska. In 2016 Bank of Ashland, A Branch of Bank of Bennington joined the financial services family; in 2017, Prime Insurance Group joined to provide asset protection and in 2018, the bank opened a loan production office located in Lincoln, NE. In May 2020, a new Bank of Bennington branch opened replacing the loan production office, offering the Bank’s full range of financial products and services.
In addition to expanding its presence in new markets, new leadership was added in 2018. Leslie R. Andersen became CEO and Cathy Morrissey joined as President of the Bennington, Omaha and Ashland markets. Jeff Krejci joined as President of the Lincoln market.
Through its entire financial services family, every employee at Bank of Bennington prides himself or herself on delivering exceptional personal service to ensure clients’ financial needs are met.