Cornhusker Bank Promotes Michelle Zlomke, Welcomes Brian Bates and Andrew Hilger

Cornhusker Bank ( is pleased to announce the promotion of Michelle Zlomke to business services officer. In addition, the Bank has brought on Brian Bates as vice president/audit manager and Andrew Hilger as credit analysis officer.

Zlomke has served in several roles at Cornhusker Bank since 2015. She has an 11-year history in banking services. As the business services officer, she will lead the bank’s Depository Services Program and provide customer service support for those customers. Zlomke is proud to represent Cornhusker Bank’s values as she builds relationships to meet customer needs.

Bates is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and holds a Certified Financial Services Auditor designation. He serves as a treasurer for Ceresco’s Sons of American Legion Post 244 and is an active press box volunteer for American Legion summer baseball.

Hilger has 10 years of experience in banking. He is an annual volunteer for the Paint-A-Thon. He reported his team in credit administration has been eager to hear his suggestions and different ideas he brings to the table based on his past experiences.

Barry Lockard, Cornhusker Bank president/CEO, reports both Brian and Andrew bring a wealth of banking experience with them. Brian’s 30+ years in banking has qualified him to assure the bank’s internal audit program functions competently and within all regulatory requirements. Andrew’s expertise in analysis of credit documentation is proving as an invaluable asset to the bank.

Cornhusker Bank has served the local community for 118 years displaying Nebraska values, stability, soundness, and a commitment to its customers, associates, and community. For more information, visit