Credit Analyst Promoted to Commercial and Ag Lender

Cale Scharfenkamp, current Carroll team member, will move into new role

Carroll, Iowa (August 16, 2022) – Availa Bank is excited to announce the promotion of Cale Scharfenkamp to Commercial and Ag Lender at the bank’s Carroll branch.

 As the new Commercial and Ag Lender, Cale will work directly with existing lenders to enhance his lending skills, focus on clients, and support credit analyst needs in the Carroll market.

Cale has been with Availa Bank for two years in his Credit Analyst role, having previously worked on the teller line at the bank for several summers while still in high school. In the past year, Cale completed the Carroll County Leadership Institute and is looking forward to getting more involved in the community as he grows in his role here at the bank.

 Cale has lived in the Carroll area his entire life and enjoys hunting, fishing, and golf in his free time.

Bryan Moore, Carroll Market President, is looking forward to Cale’s transition. “I am very enthusiastic about Cale taking on a Commercial and Ag Loan Officer role here in our Carroll office. He has been a tremendous asset to the bank since joining on as a Credit Analyst in 2020, assisting our clients here in Carroll and the surrounding communities. Cale is very personable, and he truly understands the importance of serving our customers in a way that will enable them to achieve financial success. I look forward to watching Cale’s continued success in the years to come,” he says.

Credit Analyst Promoted to Commercial and Ag Lender

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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.