Nancy has a career of wealth management experience. Before moving to Phoenix, Tengler was president, CEO and chief investment officer of Fremont Investment Advisors in San Francisco. At Fremont, she managed two of the firm's active U.S. equity value funds and the globally allocated strategies and oversaw all the firm's investment products. Prior to Fremont, she was president and chief investment officer of Global Alliance Value Investors where she was the senior member of investment strategies and oversaw the firm's investment research activity. She also worked for UBS Asset Management as head of the Value Equities Group and with Spare, Tengler, Kaplan and Bischel, Ltd. as president and portfolio manager.She has been an adjunct professor at St. Mary's College in Moraga, CA, and is a member of the MFA Advisory Board of the college. She also serves on the board of BioAccel in Phoenix, AZ. Tengler co-authored the book "Relative Dividend Yield—Common Stock Investing for Income and Appreciation" (part of the Wiley Finance Series). She also wrote "New Era Value Investing—A Disciplined Approach to Buying Value & Growth Stocks," also published by Wiley. Her latest book, "The Woman's Guide to Successful Investing: Achieving Financial Security and Realizing Your Goals," was released in August 2014 by Palgrave MacMillan. Tengler received her bachelor's degree from Point Loma College and a master's degree from St. Mary's College. About Heartland Financial USA, Inc.Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is a diversified financial services company providing banking, mortgage, wealth management, investment, insurance and consumer finance services to individuals and businesses. Heartland currently has 87 banking locations in 66 communities in Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Colorado, Minnesota, Kansas and Missouri and mortgage loan production offices in California, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Additional information about Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is available at www.htlf.com.