Availa Bank Announces New Vice President Loan Officer

Cody Wragge, an experienced lender, is joining the Council Bluffs team

Council Bluffs, Iowa (July 5, 2022) – Availa Bank is proud to announce the hiring of Cody Wragge as the new Vice President Loan Officer at the Council Bluffs Downtown branch.

Cody comes to Availa Bank with over eight years of banking experience, previously holding the roles of Commercial Credit Analyst, Senior Commercial Lender, and Vice President of Commercial Lending in the Papillion and Omaha, Nebraska areas. As a Vice President Loan Officer, Cody’s primary responsibilities will be to develop and maintain the bank’s commercial portfolio.

Cody grew up in northeast Nebraska and has been living in the Omaha metro area for the past nine years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Business Administration from Wayne State College.

Availa Bank Announces New Vice President Loan Officer

Cody previously sat on the Board of Directors and Development Committee for the Sarpy Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. He was an Ambassador for the Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Bellevue Area Chamber. He is also a proud alumnus of Leadership Sarpy – Future Leaders of Sarpy County. Cody is looking forward to becoming heavily involved in the Council Bluffs area as he moves into his new role at the bank.

He currently lives in the Bellevue, Nebraska area with his wife, Maggie, and three boys, Brooks, Abel, and Barrett. In his spare time, Cody enjoys boating, camping, fishing, and spending time outdoors with his family.

Matt Saar, Council Bluffs Market President, is thrilled to have Cody join the team. “We are excited to welcome Cody Wragge to our team in Council Bluffs. He has the ability and knowledge to be a valued partner for our clients in determining their business needs. He displays the energy and enthusiasm that will be an asset to our market and his clients. His addition will strengthen the already strong, established presence Availa Bank has developed in the Council Bluffs market,” he says.

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Availa Bank’s roots date back to 1870 when it was originally chartered. Availa is the first three syllables of the word available, a word that defines the bank’s mission — to empower our team to inspire and enable our clients and the communities we serve to achieve financial success. Availa Bank locations are in the following communities: Ames, Ankeny, Arcadia, Carroll, Coon Rapids, Council Bluffs, Denison, Fort Dodge, Holstein, Jewell, Nevada, Pocahontas, Roland, Sioux City and Webster City. For more information about Availa Bank, visit www.Availa.Bank. Member FDIC.