Pinnacle Bank is a community bank that was founded by George and Tom Dinsdale in Palmer, Nebraska, in 1938. Roy and Jack, George's sons, began to expand in 1959, when they purchased a second bank in Neligh. Roy and Jack continued to expand and run the bank for several years before the next generation continued the legacy.
Roy stays involved to this day and serves on several boards. Today, Pinnacle Bank provides services for a broad range of commercial, individual and agricultural customers. Throughout the communities it serves, it is known for strength, stability, service and values. It takes care of its customers by focusing on building genuine relationships.
Pinnacle Bank has continued to grow under the Dinsdale family and in the establishment of Pinnacle Bancorp. Over the years, Pinnacle Bancorp has developed into an $11.4 billion holding company with 150 community banks in seven states, including 64 locations across Nebraska in 36 communities. The second, third and fourth generations of Dinsdales have active roles in Pinnacle Bancorp. Sid Dinsdale, with the company since 1978, is the chairman of Pinnacle Bancorp, and Lynn Marchese is the Senior Vice President of Marketing. Helping the Dinsdales lead the company are Mark Hesser, President of Pinnacle Bancorp, and Marc Hock, Executive Vice President of Pinnacle Bancorp.
Pinnacle Bank, a subsidiary of Pinnacle Bancorp, is dedicated to its customers, as well as the communities where its customers and employees live and work. It gives back by donating to various local causes and sponsoring special events. And its employees share this community spirit by volunteering their time, as well.
"We are always looking for ways to help our communities and be a good neighbor," Hock said. "Whether it's giving time to a local event, supporting a project in town or donating to a charity, we make it a point to encourage each bank and each employee to be involved."
Pinnacle Bank was presented with a new opportunity in 2016 to support the community with the Pinnacle Bank Championship. This major event will bring the PGA TOUR back to Omaha for its third year, July 15 to 21 at The Club at Indian Creek. Support Nebraska Inc., a 501(c)(3) foundation developed exclusively in conjunction with the event, will manage and operate the Pinnacle Bank Championship as the tournament host organization, with net proceeds from the event benefiting local charities. Brad Strittmatter, CEO of Olsson, serves as president of Support Nebraska. Other board members are Matt Dinsdale, Marc Hock, David Honnens, Jeff Jorth, Nick Kelley, Jim Nedrow and Chris Wendlandt.
Support Nebraska donated $25,000 to the TeamMates Mentoring Program in its inaugural year, 2017, and $40,000 in 2018. In 2019, Support Nebraska would like to be able to donate more to TeamMates with net proceeds from ticket sales and event sponsorships.
Pinnacle Bank is proud to be part of bringing professional golf back to Omaha and to carry on its tradition of community involvement through charitable giving and local economic support.