West Bank is pleased to announce Rosemary Parson has joined the West Bancorporation, Inc. and West Bank Board of Directors. Parson is the Senior Vice President of Policy Administration and Community Relations at EquiTrust Life Insurance Company. As a charter member of the organization, she established business structures and operational practices. Parson oversees the company’s community-relations initiatives and has extensive experience as an executive leader in the financial services industry.
“We are proud to have Ms. Parson join our board,” said West Bank Chairman and CEO Dave Nelson. “Her experience with community relations and leadership in the financial services industry will be a strong asset to the bank.”
An accomplished leader, Parson was inducted to the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame in 2021. She served on the state of Iowa’s Technical and Commercialization (innovation) Committee and several boards, including Children and Families of Iowa, The Des Moines Community Foundation, Pyramid Theatre and the YMCA of Greater Des Moines. Parson currently serves as a Trustee of the Des Moines Art Center and actively mentors young-adult students in the areas of financial literacy, banking, education and character.
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