Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) announced today that David L. Horstmann has been named Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer for the company and that Janet M. Quick has been promoted to the position of Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Horstmann’s appointment is effective upon the departure of current CFO, John K. Schmidt, in mid-July 2013; Quick’s promotion is effective immediately. Horstmann, 63, joined Heartland in 2004 as Senior Vice President – Finance. His background includes 23 years in bank finance and treasury leadership positions. Horstmann was a founding director, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Premier Bank in Dubuque, Iowa. His previous experience also includes various executive and financial positions with Mercantile Bank of Eastern Iowa, Mercantile Bank, FSB of Davenport, Iowa, Harvest Savings Bank of Dubuque, Iowa and Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. A Certified Public Accountant (inactive), Horstmann is a graduate of the University of Dubuque with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and The Graduate School of Financial Institution Management at the University of Texas. A Dubuque native, his community commitments include Hospice of Dubuque, Wartburg Theological Seminary, Project Concern, The Salvation Army and Mt. Pleasant Home. Janet Quick, 48, joined Heartland in 1994 as audit manager and has served in various financial positions within Heartland. A senior vice president, she was named Chief Accounting Officer in 2005 and continues in that role. Quick began her career in 1987 as an auditor with Deloitte & Touche and joined Hawkeye Banks in 1990 where she served in the corporate accounting area. A native of Manilla, Iowa, Quick holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Iowa State University where she majored in Accounting. She has maintained her Certified Public Accountant certification since 1987 and is a member of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants. She also holds a degree in Bank Management from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Quick’s community activities include St. Mark’s Community Center where she serves as treasurer and the United Way where she has participated on the budget committee.