BILLINGS, Mont., Oct. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rocky Mountain Bank, a Billings-based community bank serving businesses and individuals from 11 branch offices statewide, is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Erlenbush as Billings Banking Center President. Rocky Mountain Bank is a member of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., a Forbes Best Bank 2017.
Wayne Erlenbush
Wayne Erlenbush, Branch President

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In his role, Erlenbush is responsible for strategic planning, overseeing credit analysis as well as leading the team of commercial bankers in the Billings location. He understands the important role of caring and experienced bankers in the commercial setting and strives to work alongside his team to provide excellent service to each customer.

A seasoned executive, Erlenbush has over 35 years of banking and finance experience. Throughout his career, Erlenbush has held many executive leadership roles with financial services and commercial banks. Before joining Rocky Mountain Bank, he was the commercial banking team lead at U.S. Bank in Billings for the last 15 years.

"Wayne's commitment to the Billings area is a tremendous asset to Rocky Mountain Bank," said Curtis Chrystal, Rocky Mountain Bank President and CEO. "His dedication to going the extra mile for every customer is truly remarkable. We are very lucky to have him on our team and are looking forward to watching him succeed in his role."

As a lifelong resident of Eastern Montana, Erlenbush is deeply invested in the Billings community. He graduated from the University of Montana with a business management degree, and enjoys being involved in local civic affairs. Erlenbush served as a past president for four area non-profit education, theater, and community service boards, and is currently a committee member of the YMCA Audit Committee, the YMCA Strategic Planning Task Force and a board member of Billings TrailNet.

About Rocky Mountain Bank Rocky Mountain Bank, a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., (NASDAQ:HTLF), is a state chartered bank with more than $476 million in assets with offices in Bigfork, Billings, Bozeman, Kalispell, Plains, Plentywood, Stevensville and Whitehall. The bank is headquartered at 2615 King Ave. W. in Billings, Montana and specializes in business and personal lending and deposit services along with complete electronic banking programs. Visit or call 406.656.3140 to learn more. Rocky Mountain Bank is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

About Heartland Financial USA, Inc.Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is a diversified financial services company with assets exceeding $9.6 billion. The company provides banking, mortgage, private client, investment, insurance and consumer finance services to individuals and businesses. Heartland currently has 121 banking locations serving 88 communities in Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Colorado, Minnesota, Kansas, Missouri, Texas and California. Additional information about Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is available at

CONTACT:                                                                                         Curtis Chrystal President and CEO 406.655.6025

 or Laura J. Hughes Chief Marketing Officer 563.589.2148


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