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Whether your business needs financing, equipment leasing, or credit card processing services, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust is able to effectively and expertly address the rapidly changing needs of every business.

Meet our knowledgeable professionals:

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Brad Holub
Vice President, Commercial Banking
Downtown Main Bank
Brad Holub serves as Vice President in the commercial department at Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. A graduate from the University of Northern Iowa, Brad offers over 18 years of banking experience in the greater Cedar Rapids area. His grasp of banking and financial solutions, along with his commitment to providing professional, personal service, make him a valued and trusted banker to his clients and to the bank.

Brad is actively involved in the Cedar Rapids community. Brad serves on the Eastern Iowa Board for the Variety Club of Iowa, the United Way Accountability Review Team, and is a member of the Metro North Rotary (past President). He also dedicates his time as a classroom volunteer with Junior Achievement, a lunch buddy through Big Brothers Big Sisters, and a coach and board member in the Cedar Rapids Blue Devil softball organization.
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Brooke McLaughlin
Assistant Vice President, Commercial Real Estate
Downtown Main Bank
Brooke McLaughlin serves as Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer. She obtained her finance and real estate degrees from the University of Northern Iowa and her MBA from the University of Iowa. She has significant real estate lending experience and a detailed knowledge of the local commercial real estate market. Since joining Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust in 2018, Brooke has quickly become a valuable asset to both clients and the bank.

Brooke is actively engaged in the Cedar Rapids community. She serves as a lunch buddy with Big Brothers Big Sisters. She also volunteers at Metro Catholic Outreach food pantry, Meals on Wheels with Horizons, and participates in the United Way Day of Caring.
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Dave Stoltenberg
First Vice President, Commercial & Industrial Manager
Downtown Main Bank
As First Vice President, Commercial & Industrial Manager, Dave is responsible for building and managing client relationships with commercial and industrial companies located throughout Eastern Iowa. With nearly 20 years of commercial banking experience, he understands and values the different challenges and needs of his client base and strives to provide exceptional personal service. With that said, he has established strong long-term client relationships and is a highly valued and trusted asset for his clients and Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. Dave received his BA from The University of Iowa and MBA from St. Ambrose University.

Dave is actively involved in the community. He is currently volunteers his time as a Junior Achievement classroom instructor, Board Member for Matthew 25, Cedar Rapids Sunrise Rotarian and OneWalk Corporate Committee Member for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). He is a 2006 graduate of Leadership for Five Seasons and a 2007 Corridor Business Journal Forty Under 40 honoree.
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James Klein
President
Downtown Main Bank
James Klein serves as President of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. With over 25 years of banking experience in the greater Cedar Rapids area, his ability to connect vision, people and ideas to drive results helps guide CRBT’s culture and growth. Prior to serving as CRBT President, James most recently served as CRBT Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer.

As a lifelong learner, James recently became the first in the state of Iowa to earn his Certified Diversity Professional (CDP®) credential within the banking industry. James is one of 27 professionals in Iowa with this designation. In addition, he has completed the Graduate School of Banking in Boulder, Colorado, Iowa School of Banking, Iowa Banker’s Commercial Lending School, American Bankers Association (ABA) Commercial Lending School, and the Leadership Institute. He is also a graduate of the University of Iowa where he earned his BBA and MBA.

Born and raised in Cedar Rapids, James is very active in giving back to the community. He currently serves on the board of directors for Theatre Cedar Rapids (Chair), Cedar Rapids Economic Alliance Policy Board, Kid’s First Iowa, and Catherine McAuley Center. He also serves on the board of trustees for United Way and Junior Achievement, as well as serves as a commissioner of the Downtown Cedar Rapids SSMID. James teaches finance at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business. He also teaches at the Iowa School of Banking, Iowa Banker’s Consumer Credit School, and Iowa Commercial Banking School. He volunteers for St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish and Knights of Columbus.
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Jamie Jonas
Vice President, Commercial Banking
Downtown Main Bank
Jamie serves as Vice President of Commercial Banking at Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. With over 25 years of commercial banking experience, most recently with Guaranty Bank & Trust, Jamie offers his clients a wealth of knowledge and business acumen to help their company succeed. Jamie earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University of Iowa.

Throughout his career, Jamie has actively served the Cedar Rapids community. He currently serves as Board Vice President for His Hands Free Medical Clinic, Vice Chair of Stonebridge Church Elder Board, and Advisory Board Member for Kirkwood’s Financial Services. Jamie is also a member of Rotary West, Serve the City organization and Risk Management Association (RMA). Jamie has also served as past president of the Linn County Bankers Association (1998) and past chairman of the Priority One – Priority Business Committee (2002-2003). He is also a past recipient of the Iowa Financial Services Advocate of the Year award (1997).
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John Hall
Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
John serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. He is responsible for developing banking strategies and services for commercial clients. John assists the commercial banking team to structure solutions that help clients reach their goals. He rejoined Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust in 2019 after serving as Chief Financial Office for Hawkeye Hotels. Prior to Hawkeye Hotels, John was at Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust for nine years, where he quickly moved up the ranks to manage a large portion of the Bank's middle market commercial portfolio. John graduated from Central College with a bachelor's degree in finance.
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Josh Burgett
Vice President, Commercial Banking
Downtown Main Bank
Josh Burgett serves as Vice President, Commercial Banking for Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. He is a 2005 graduate from The University of Iowa where he achieved a double major of Finance and Marketing. His grasp of banking and financial solutions, along with his commitment to providing professional, personal service, make him a valued and trusted banker to his clients and to the bank.

Josh is actively involved in the Cedar Rapids community. Josh serves as a board member of the Young Parents Network, a classroom volunteer for Junior Achievement, and is a member of Metro North Rotary. Josh is also a member of the National Association of Government Guaranteed Landers (NAGGL), a program designed to expand his SBA knowledge and provide exceptional service to his clients.
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Josh Moore
Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate
Professional Practice Group
Downtown Main Bank
Josh serves as Senior Vice President in Commercial Banking and is the Commercial Real Estate Manager at Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. He obtained an economics degree from Penn State University and MBA from the University of Iowa. Josh brings over 25 years of finance and commercial banking experience to the greater Cedar Rapids area. Josh's grasp of banking and financial solutions, along with his meticulous attention to client service, make him a valued and trusted banker to his clients and the bank.

Throughout his career, Josh has been actively involved in the Cedar Rapids community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Horizons: A Family Service Alliance (Past-Chair), Board of Trustees for the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, and is an advisory committee member of Neighborhood Finance Corporation.
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Larry J. Helling
Chief Executive Officer
Downtown Main Bank
Larry Helling is Chief Executive Officer for Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. Larry is a graduate of Iowa State University and has more than 35 years of commercial banking experience. His corporate development has included several roles of ever-increasing scope and responsibility within the perpetually changing financial market. Through his leadership and commitment, he has earned the respect of his peers, associates, and clients. In his role as CEO of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, Larry is personally committed to ensuring that the best interests of the clients, employees, shareholders, and the community are always considered and kept in proper balance.

Larry is actively involved in the Cedar Rapids community. He currently serves as a Board Member of the Entrepreneurial Development Center (past President) and serves on the Large Investor Council of the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance (past Chair). He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the United Way of East Central Iowa. In addition, Larry is an active member of the Rotary Club of Cedar Rapids (past president), and serves on the Board of Trustees at Brucemore National Historic site.
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Logan Dempsey
Commercial Banking Officer
Downtown Main Bank
In his role as Commercial Banking Officer for Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, Logan assists in business development and relationship management. Since joining Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust in 2017, Logan has quickly become a valuable and trusted asset to both the bank and its clients. Most recently, he served as Associate Relationship Manager II for CRBT. He obtained his
finance degree from the University of Northern Iowa.

Logan is involved in the Cedar Rapids community by participating in the networking group, 'Breakfast of Champions' and dedicating his time to various opportunities throughout Cedar Rapids.
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Sue Lowder
Vice President, Commercial Real Estate
Downtown Main Bank
Sue Lowder serves as Vice President and Commercial Real Estate Officer. A graduate of Mount Mercy College (now Mount Mercy University), Sue brings 20 years of banking experience with a strong emphasis on commercial real estate. Additionally, Sue has significant construction lending experience and a detailed knowledge of the local commercial real estate market.

Sue is actively engaged in the Cedar Rapids community. She was appointed to serve on the City of Cedar Rapids Board of Adjustment, where she is able to use her construction and real estate market knowledge to serve our city stakeholders. Sue has served as the chair of both the United Way of East Central Iowa’s Young Leaders Society and the Women’s Leadership Society. She has also served on the Board of Leadership for Five Seasons for six years and as the Treasurer of Jane Boyd Community House for three years. In addition, Sue has been recognized as a Corridor Business Journal Forty Under 40 honoree, and most recently as a 2016 Waypoint Woman of Achievement.
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Ted Kraft
Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
Downtown Main Bank
Ted Kraft serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. He offers 20 years of valuable banking experience, ranging from credit analyst and commercial lender to most recently, serving as Senior Credit Officer and Senior Vice President at Heartland Financial USA. He received his bachelor’s in accounting from Loras College and is currently attending the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin. Ted‘s vast knowledge, attitude and dedication make him well-respected in his field and with the teams he leads.

Ted has been active within his community, serving on the board of directors for the Riverview Center in Dubuque, as well as the budget committee for United Way of Dubuque. He also held board seats and volunteered for local youth football and baseball programs in the Dubuque area.
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Theresa Blong
Senior Vice President, Credit Department Manager
Downtown Main Bank
As Vice President and Credit Department Manager, Theresa is responsible for building and managing the credit department team and directing the underwriting, administrative, and reporting functions to help give our clients the best loan experience possible. Previously the Community President for NXT Bank, Theresa has 28 years of banking experience and is able to apply her expertise in various scenarios, making her a valuable asset to clients and to the bank. Theresa is a graduate from The University of Iowa, where she earned both her BBA and MBA in Business Administration.

Theresa is actively involved in the community. She serves as a board member for the Cedar Rapids Home Builder’s Association, and as Treasurer for both the Prairie Music Association and Shueyville United Methodist Church. Theresa volunteers for United Way, the College Community School District, for Junior Achievement as a Classroom volunteer, and for the Make-A-Wish Cedar Rapids Golf Benefit, which she has also helped to coordinate.