Greg Hall, Concordia BankGregory D. Hall

CEO, Concordia Bank

Greg Hall started his banking career at the Exchange Bank of Richmond on Dec. 1, 1969, as a consumer loan officer and eventually transitioned to commercial/agriculture lending. On July 1, 1981, he was named president of the American Bank of Morgan County in Versailles. Greg was elected president of the American Bank of Platte County in North Kansas City in November 1990. After the AmeriBanc group was consumed in a merger, Greg was named president of Concordia Bank, an independent community bank, in April 1992. Greg currently serves as CEO of the bank.

Greg has been involved in many community organizations and professional groups throughout his career. He and his wife, Barbara, raised three sons and have two daughters-in-law and four grandchildren. 

Greg attributes his longevity in banking to …

good health, good temperament and perseverance!

Greg’s favorite part of working in the banking industry for 50 years has been …

the relationships we develop with the customers and friendships with fellow employees.

If Greg could change one thing about banking it would be …

lessen the burden of regulations on smaller community banks and allow them to serve their communities more easily.

Greg’s funniest story about his career …

during the application phase for Greg’s first job at the Exchange Bank of Richmond, he was informed that the directors had voted to hire him — with one important condition. In his current job, Greg was a design engineer for Green Colonial Furnace Co. One of the directors had a Green Colonial furnace that had a problem that no one else had been able to fix. Greg was told that if he fixed the furnace, the job was his! He fixed the problem and here he is, 50 years later!

Greg’s advice to a young professional just entering the banking industry is …

remember that you can learn more by listening than talking.