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James P. Cravens, Chairman of the Board

James P. Cravens, Chairman of the Board

MLO#: 469832

James has worked for the bank and the community since 1974. A graduate of the University of Wyoming and the Graduate School of Banking, he serves as the bank’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. His responsibilities include the bank’s long term planning and insuring the bank continues to meet the needs of the community and it’s customers. James is an active member of the following boards: Sanborn Municipal Light and Telecommunications, Sanborn Development, Prairie View Retirement Home, and Sanborn Housing. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of United Community Bank of Milford, Iowa.

Tim Devitt, President

Tim Devitt, President

MLO#: 470228

Tim has been working in Ag and Commercial Lending for Sanborn Savings Bank since 1992. Before joining Sanborn Savings Bank, he graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Ag Business in 1987 and from the Graduate School of Banking in 1992.  Tim is a City of Sanborn Council Member, serves on the O’Brien Cooperative Funeral Association Board, is a member of the Sanborn Electric and Telecommunications Utility Revolving Loan Fund, and is a member of the O’Brien County Economic Development Corporation Revolving Loan Fund.

Nancy Van Dyke, Cashier

Nancy Van Dyke, Cashier


Nancy specializes in new accounts and other personal banking products including checking, savings, IRAs, CDs, and HSAs. She joined the Sanborn Savings Bank team in 1993 and has worked in all areas of banking. Nancy volunteers and participates in many activities at Sanborn First Reformed Church.

Joshua Rydberg, Vice President

Joshua Rydberg, Vice President

MLO#: 470229

Josh specializes in all types of lending, ranging from Ag and Commercial to Residential Real Estate and Consumer Loans.  A graduate of Northwestern College in Business Management, he joined the Sanborn Savings Bank team in 2008.  He is an active member of the Sanborn Christian Reformed Church.

Mackenzie Jenness, Loan Assistant

Mackenzie Jenness, Loan Assistant

MLO#: 1503177

Mackenzie specializes in Residential Real Estate and Consumer Lending. She graduated from Buena Vista University in 2011 with a degree in Business Administration and joined the Sanborn Savings Bank team in 2015. Mackenzie currently serves as a board member for the Sanborn Chamber of Commerce, the Primghar Parks and Recreation Board, and is a member of the American Reformed Church in Primghar.

Sally Smith, Loan Secretary

Sally Smith, Loan Secretary


Sally joined the Sanborn Savings Bank team in 2017 and specializes in processing loans.  Sally is a 2008 graduate of Northwest Iowa community college with an AAS Degree in Office Management.  Sally is an active member of the Sanborn First Reformed Church, Director of the Sanborn Chamber of Commerce, and member of the Sanborn Parks and Recreation board.

Ashley Jorgensen, Loan Secretary

Ashley Jorgensen, Loan Secretary


Ashley is a 2008 graduate of Northwestern College in Business Administration.  Ashley joined the Sanborn Savings Bank team in 2011 and works part-time in the loan department.  

Deb Hengeveld, Operations

Deb Hengeveld, Operations


Deb is responsible for the operating of the bank’s computers and related duties including our electronic banking services. She joined the Sanborn Savings Bank team in 1976.

Sharla Back, Bookkeeper

Sharla Back, Bookkeeper


Sharla is responsible for the bookkeeping, credit card program and marketing for the bank. She earned her AA degree in Accounting from Northwest Iowa Community College before starting at Sanborn Savings Bank in 2001. She volunteers on several committees at Sanborn Christian Reformed Church, Sanborn Christian School, and Tri-State Down Syndrome Network.

Ronda Pry, Customer Service

Ronda Pry, Customer Service


Ronda has been a teller/customer service representative since 2001. She volunteers as the Secretary at United Methodist Church of Sanborn.

Rachel Schirmer, Customer Service

Rachel Schirmer, Customer Service


Rachel is a teller/customer service representative at Sanborn Savings Bank. She is an education volunteer and active member at Sanborn First Reformed Church.

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