Nicole Jacobson of Clarke County State Bank in Osceola successfully completed training and certification courses for the 2017 Iowa School of Banking held June 4-9, 2017 at the Marriott Hotel in Coralville.

Nicole Jacobson Clarke County State BankThe one-week, two-year school, offered by the Iowa Bankers Association, provides a challenging, educational experience in addition to peer-to-peer networking.  The advanced, interactive curriculum addresses the latest in the functionality of banking departments and financial management as well as best practices for the business of banking.  Practical experience is gained using computer simulations, lectures, case studies and discussion. The school faculty includes active bankers, consultants and academicians, all highly recognized experts in the banking and finance industries.

Nicole, a well-known team member of the CCSB Mortgage department, has been with the bank since 2012 working her way from teller through personal banking associate to loan officer. With over a decade of banking experience, her continued commitment to furthering her education in the banking industry reflects the integral part she and the bank play in providing the most up-to-date banking services for the community they serve.

“Our team’s continued commitment to serving the community creates amazing challenges,” said Jacobson, “This certification certainly signifies a career milestone for me and a real benefit for all those we serve.”

“In today’s banking environment, it is imperative to have a team that can stay ahead of the curve on banking best practices.” Dave Selene, President and CEO of Clarke County Bank, stated.  “I am glad Nicole made the commitment to completing this two year school.”

Clarke County State Bank has served the South-Central Iowa community since 1935. With three offices, two in Osceola and one in Murray, Iowa, the CCSB team provides a close-knit community with personal and business banking solutions focused on growth and stability. For more information on Clarke County State Bank, go to

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