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Brendan has served as Executive Vice President, Personal, Private and Residential Banking since February 2021 and was named President of Community Banks of Colorado in July 2021. Brendan served as NBH Bank’s Executive Vice President, Head of Residential Banking and Market President for the Colorado Springs Region since the merger of Peoples, Inc. and the Company on January 1, 2018. He has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since such time. Prior to the merger, Brendan served as President and CEO of Peoples National Bank. Brendan began his banking career at FirstBank in Colorado Springs, CO. After a decade at FirstBank, he moved to Peoples National Bank in 2007 to take over Retail and Lending Management. He was promoted to President and CEO of Peoples National Bank in 2012. Brendan currently serves on the Board and as the Chairman-Elect of the Colorado Bankers Association and the Board of Partners in Housing. Brendan has held several board, advisory, and volunteer roles with many community organizations including Partners in Housing, Junior Achievement, United Way, Rotary International, and Habitat for Humanity. Brendan attended the University of Nebraska, where he was a member of two national championship football teams and graduated with honors with a Business Administration degree.