---- — IOWA CITY — Charles N. Funk, chief executive officer of MidWestOne Bank, has been named the “2014 Banker of the Year” by the NorthWestern Financial Review.
Funk is the 26th Banker of the Year selection since the start of the program. He is the sixth banker selected from the state of Iowa.
Funk has been involved in the banking industry since 1979. In 2000, he joined Iowa State Bank & Trust Company as president and CEO. He holds the same position after the merger with MidWestOne Financial Group in 2008. He currently serves on the faculty of the Colorado Graduate School of Banking in Boulder, Colo. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the American Banking Association and is past-chair of the Iowa Bankers Association.