Bank Iowa Hires Dustin Caldwell as IT Director

June 30, 2020


Bank Iowa has appointed Dustin Caldwell as a director of information technology (IT) housed at Bank Iowa’s headquarters in West Des Moines. Caldwell previously served as chief information officer (CIO) at First American Bank.


“We are excited to have Dustin join our senior leadership team,” said Jim Plagge, CEO of Bank Iowa. “His experience in improving operational efficiency and executing on the achievement of department goals will allow us to further Bank Iowa’s vision to serve our clients, community and team members.”


A 2001 graduate of Drake University, Caldwell earned a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Management. Upon graduating, he served in a leadership role at Liberty Bank as a vice president of IT and later as CIO for First American Bank.


Caldwell will manage the strategy and direction of the IT department. Through his leadership, he will facilitate partnerships in banking and information services, project manage both internal and external projects, maintain technology infrastructure and offer support to various departments across the company.


“I look forward to making a positive and sustainable impact within Bank Iowa and to contribute to the bank’s overall success,” said Caldwell, “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work alongside a great team to find ways to grow the company’s success and potential.”