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James P. Cravens, Chairman of the Board

James P. Cravens, Chairman of the Board


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. 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. 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 with Sanborn Savings Bank since 1992 and became President in 2018. 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.  Currently, Tim is a member of the Sanborn Electric and Telecommunications Utility Revolving Loan Fund, and a member of the O’Brien County Economic Development Corporation Revolving Loan Fund.  He has served on the Sanborn City Council in addition to other community organizations over the years.  Tim also began serving as President of the United Community Bank, Milford, in 2023.

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.  She is a member of the Sanborn Development and Prairie View Retirement Home boards.  Nancy is a member of the Sanborn First Reformed Church.

Joshua Rydberg, Senior Vice President

Joshua Rydberg, Senior 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, Assistant Vice President

Mackenzie Jenness, Assistant Vice President

MLO#: 1503177

Mackenzie joined our Sanborn Savings Bank team in 2015 and specializes in Residential Real Estate and Consumer Lending. She graduated from Buena Vista University in 2011 with a degree in Business Administration and completed the Iowa Bankers Association Consumer Credit School in 2018. She currently serves as the Treasurer/Secretary and is an active board member for the Sanborn Chamber of Commerce.  Mackenzie is a member of the American Reformed Church in Primghar.

Sharla Back, Operations Specialist

Sharla Back, Operations Specialist


Sharla is responsible for the operations, IT, credit card program, and marketing for the bank. She earned her AAS degree in Accounting before starting at Sanborn Savings Bank in 2001. She has worked in many departments of the bank. Sharla has served on many school, church, and community boards and committees over the years.  Sharla is a member of Sunnybrook Community Church.

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 a member of the Sanborn First Reformed Church.

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.  

Kailey Enger, Customer Service Representative

Kailey Enger, Customer Service Representative


Kailey is a teller/customer service representative at Sanborn Savings Bank.  Kailey graduated from Kirkwood Community College in 2017.  She joined the Sanborn Savings Bank team in 2021. 

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