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Meet Michael Allison

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Meet Michael Allison

At NLB, we believe that our people are our greatest asset. We are thrilled to shine our Employee Spotlight on Michael Allison, Vice President Business Banking Officer in Kearney Nebraska. His dedication, expertise, and commitment have made him an invaluable member of our team and a trusted advisor for our customers.

Meet Michael Allison

Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role, making him a standout leader within our team. His expertise spans across various industries, including construction, hospitality, medical, real estate, and equipment purchasing. This range of experience allows Michael to offer unique, tailored solutions to customers he works with.

What truly sets Michael apart is his unique perspective. Having been in the trenches himself, he understands the complexities and challenges that entrepreneurs and business owners face. This hands-on experience enables him to provide insights and creative, out-of-the-box solutions for complicated situations.

What Makes Michael Exceptional at NLB?

Michael's ability to guide customers through the details of their business ventures, from planning and budgeting to execution and possibilities, is supreme. He takes immense pride in helping his clients achieve their dreams, and there’s nothing more rewarding to him than seeing those dreams come to fruition with the support of NLB.

Michael is often praise for his:

  • Strategic Guidance: Michael excels at helping clients navigate the complexities of commercial lending. His strategic approach ensures that plans are meticulously crafted to meet the unique needs of each business.
  • Personal Touch: Michael’s commitment to personalized service makes customers feel valued and understood. He takes the time to get to know the people behind the businesses, building lasting relationships based on trust and mutual respect.
  • Innovative Solutions: Michael’s creative thinking allows him to devise innovative solutions tailored to the needs of his clients. Whether it’s finding the perfect loan structure or identifying overlooked opportunities, Michael’s resourcefulness knows no bounds.

Favorite Aspect of Working at NLB

For Michael, the best part of working at NLB is our culture. He values the community-minded, "can-do" attitude that permeates our organization. Michael and his colleagues strive to get to a "yes" in everything they do, balancing creativity with risk management to benefit both our customers and our Bank.

According to Michael, "The collaborative spirit at NLB is what makes our work so fulfilling. Knowing that we are all working towards a common goal – the success and prosperity of our customers and community – is incredibly motivating."

Best Advice Michael Has Received

"Fear or worrying is like a rocking chair – you can do it all day, but it won’t get you anywhere."

This piece of wisdom has guided Michael throughout his career, inspiring him to take bold steps and embrace new challenges. His fearless attitude and unwavering determination are qualities that inspire everyone around him.


We are incredibly proud to have Michael Allison as part of our team at NLB. His exceptional contributions to our organization and his unwavering commitment to our clients make him a true asset to our community.

If you’re in Kearney, Nebraska, and want to work with someone who understands your needs and challenges, look no further than Michael Allison. Reach out to Michael and the team at NLB to explore how we can support your business’s growth and success.


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