Gdowski is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is also a graduate of the NBA Commercial Lending School and NBA Ag Lending School programs. He is Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Railside BID, a member of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals group and was a 2018 winner of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Top 35 Under 35. He and his wife, Abbie, are both natives of Grand Island. and are expecting their first child in early 2022.

Ashley Kool has been promoted to Assistant Vice President – Mortgages. She knows the local real estate market and maintains excellent relationships with experienced real estate agents, appraisers and securities firms. She makes sure her clients find the right financing for their situation with a variety of mortgage options.

Kool is a graduate of Doane College and is an NIFA Loan Officer Specialist. She has been a Nebraska Mortgage Association Champions Circle recipient since 2015. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Central Nebraska Humane Society and is currently an Associate Affiliate of the Grand Island Board of Realtors and the Nebraska Mortgage Association and a graduate of the Leadership Tomorrow program. . . She and her husband, Brad, live in Boelus. She has a son, a stepson and a stepdaughter,.

Torrie Wiseman has been promoted to Assistant Vice President – Consumer and Mortgage Loans. She has worked in the banking industry for 13 years. She started at Equitable Bank eight years ago as a cashier. It provides consumer and mortgage loan services, including home equity loans, HELOC loans, auto loans, personal loans, and mortgage loans and treatments.