Stuart Fox named Nebraska State Bank CEO, Board Chairman

Nebraska State Bank

The Board of Directors of Nebraska State Bank & Trust Co. (NSB) of Broken Bow, Nebraska is pleased to announce the promotion of Stuart L. Fox to Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board.

Fox is a native of Broken Bow, graduating from Broken Bow High School in 1987 and the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 1991. After gaining valuable experience with larger financial institutions in Omaha such as US Bank and First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO), Fox was offered the opportunity in 2001 to fulfill a dream of returning home to raise his family. From 2001 until joining NSB in 2008, Fox operated a loan production office for FNBO.

Since Fox joined the NSB family in February of 2008, the bank has doubled in size to over $220 million in assets. During this time, the bank has grown through lending to Agriculture, Commercial, Consumer and Real Estate specialties, as well as innovating its banking products and services to better serve the bank’s customers.

Fox’s banking career has spanned over 24 years with commercial and Ag lending experience, and he recently celebrated his ten-year anniversary with NSB, serving as Bank President for the past eight years. Fox will remain the President and Chief Lending Officer of Nebraska State Bank.

“I am honored to have been a part of the success of Nebraska State Bank,” Fox said. “It is my distinct privilege to be given the task to help steer our Bank into the future. We have a strong team here at NSB; and with the support of the Board of Directors, we look forward to sustaining our outstanding progress.”

Apart from his duties with the Bank, Fox has served on many community boards, and currently focuses on the economic development of Custer County. He currently serves as an officer and director of Custer Campus, Inc., and the Broken Bow Industrial Company. 

About Nebraska State Bank & Trust Co.- Nebraska State Bank & Trust Co. is an independently-owned, locally managed bank with a large presence in Custer County with two branches in Broken Bow, as well as branches in Merna and Callaway. The Bank recently celebrated its 100th year in business, and is committed to the investment in and growth of Custer County and its communities.