United Republic Bank (www.unitedrepublic.bank), a locally owned community bank, is pleased to announce the hiring of several new employees at their 180th & Burke St. location.

Matthew Schaefer has been hired as the Bank’s Sr. Vice-President and Chief Lending Officer. His duties include overseeing the bank’s commercial lending functions and managing the team of commercial relationship managers. Matthew has over 20 years of banking experience, all in the Omaha Metro area.

Trevor Rutten recently joined United Republic Bank as a Commercial Relationship Manager. Trevor has experience in many areas of banking; specializing in commercial businesses, SBA lending, equipment financing, revolving lines of credit for working capital and commercial real estate lending. He has over 20 years of banking experience in the Omaha market.

Jerry Sukup was recently hired as a Commercial Relationship Manager for United Republic Bank. Jerry is focused on managing and growing a portfolio of commercial customers throughout Omaha and surrounding markets. He brings over 25 years of commercial banking experience with a strong understanding of commercial real estate and commercial lending.

Andrew Peters has been hired as a Client Relationship Manager. His duties are focused on serving consumer and commercial customers with a need for cash management and deposit products. Andrew’s background includes experience working in a community bank and working for a key bank vendor, delivering cash management and card services to the community bank market.

Trevor Kroll has joined the bank as a Sr. Credit Analyst. Trevor has over 15 years of experience working in a bank environment, primarily focused on credit administration and loan portfolio management.

United Republic Bank’s President and CEO Chris Wiedenfeld commented, “We are excited to announce the hiring and additions of these quality people. They all have extensive experience in the Omaha market and will make an immediate impact for the Bank.”

United Republic Bank is a Nebraska owned bank located in Elkhorn, Nebraska. The bank prides itself on hiring experienced banking professionals, who are dedicated to building relationships and giving back to our communities. For more information, visit www.unitedrepublic.bank.