Grant Godbersen Joins Board of Directors



 Grant Godbersen Joins United Bank of Iowa Board of Directors


   Owen C. Bolte, President and CEO of United Bank of Iowa, is pleased to announce the addition of     Grant Godbersen to both the Ida Grove Bancshares, Inc. and United Bank of Iowa Board of                   Directors. Godbersen was elected to both boards during the annual stockholder meetings held           on June 26, 2020. 

    Bolte commented, “We are excited to have someone with Grant’s management skills, director              experience, and commitment to his local community, join our board. We also appreciate the                  insight and knowledge Grant will bring to the board from the perspective of business and                        manufacturing.”

    Grant is the Vice President of Manufacturing at GOMACO, a role he has held since 1997.                        GOMACO, the acronym for Godbersen Machine Company, is a worldwide leader of concrete                paving technology located in Ida Grove. He is also the President of Godbersen Equipment Company (GEC), a family run business that restores and sells used GOMACO equipment. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Equipment Managers (AEM), a national organization for manufacturers of construction and agriculture equipment. Locally, Grant has served on the boards of the Ida Grove Country Club and Rec Center.

 Grant, a native of Ida Grove, graduated from Ida Grove High School with the class of 1982 and Iowa State University in 1986 with a degree in Marketing. Grant and his wife, Julie, have two children. Jennifer just graduated from OABCIG and is headed to Iowa State University. Jackson will be a junior at OABCIG this fall.

 Current members of the board for United Bank of Iowa and Ida Grove Bancshares, Inc. include Owen Bolte, Carol Bresnahan, Alan Cumming, Daniel Dotzler, Jack Eggspuehler, Larry Hultgren, Lance Moore, Curt Rupert, Kenneth Van Kekerix and Steve Vohs. 

 United Bank of Iowa, wholly owned by the holding company, Ida Grove Bancshares, Inc., of Ida Grove, Iowa, has 35 offices serving rural west central Iowa and assets exceeding $1.8 billion.