Heartland Completes Acquisition of Signature

Heartland Financial completed its acquisition of Minnetonka, MN-based Signature Bancshares, with the latter’s wholly owned subsidiary Signature Bank merging immediately into Heartland’s subsidiary Minnesota Bank & Trust.

Heartland Financial to Acquire First Bank Lubbock Bancshares

Heartland Financial agreed to acquire First Bank Lubbock Bancshares and its wholly-owned subsidiary, FirstBank & Trust. Both boards of directors unanimously approved the merger.

Dubuque Bank Names Fuller to Replace CEO Horstmann

Heartland Financial USA and Dubuque Bank and Trust Company have named Lynn “Tut” Fuller to succeed the retiring Douglas J. Horstmann as president and CEO of DB&T as well as Heartland’s EVP of Lending.

Heartland Names Patten EVP, Finance & Corporate Strategy

Heartland Financial has appointed Dan Patten to the position of executive vice president, Finance and Corporate Strategy.

Heartland Hires Fifth Third Executive

Heartland Financial announced the company is expanding its executive ranks with the addition of Bruce K. Lee, who will join the company in the newly created position of president.