Congratulations Nikki Tiarks

TS Bank announces new Vice President of Consumer Banking

December 14, 2023

Council Bluffs, IA, December 14, 2023 - TS Bank is pleased to announce Nikki Tiarks as the new vice president of consumer banking. In this role, she will implement various strategic efforts within consumer banking while leading the retail sales teams across the bank’s eight locations.

Nikki has over 23 years of banking experience ranging from teller to branch management, audit, compliance, operations, training and development. Joining TS Bank in 2020, her previous role was serving as assistant vice president of consumer banking. As part of this transition, predecessor, Lacey Sampson will now serve as banking administration officer to help collaborate cross department efforts and help instill operational consistency across the company.

Nikki received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Banking and Finance from Buena Vista University. She is an American Bankers Association School of Compliance graduate and is a Certified Presenter with Dialogue Works. She is also very involved with the Council Bluffs and southwest Iowa arts and culture community as the Chair of the Board of Directors for PACE - Pottawattamie Arts Culture and Entertainment as well as on the board of the Council Bluffs Guild of the Omaha Symphony.

“I am excited about the opportunity to expand our team with the alignment of our core values at TS Bank and commitment to serve our clients and community well,” said President of Community Banking, Dave Wise. “Nikki has been instrumental in our unwavering commitment to client service in Pottawattamie County and look forward to the growth and leadership she will provide in our other Iowa markets.”

Nikki and her husband, Eric, reside in Underwood, Iowa with their two sons. In her free time, she enjoys watching her boys’ music and sporting events, cooking, crafting and spending precious time with family and friends.

“Joining TS Bank during a memorable time in March 2020, it has been a joy to see all the growth and development as well as our encouraging culture across all our locations. I look forward to continuing to serve our communities and markets in Iowa alongside a great team,” said Vice President of Consumer Banking, Nikki Tiarks.

About TS Bank: TS Bank’s mission is to Ignite Prosperity® in the communities it serves. Leading the resurgence of community banking, TS Bank reinvests 10 percent of their net income locally; hosting educational events and partners with local organizations and non-profits. TS Bank was chartered in 1923 and has $423 million in assets, along with the largest Iowa state-chartered C-Corp trust department west of Des Moines at nearly $218 million in assets named TS Prosperity Group. Locations include Treynor, Macedonia, Atlantic, Corning, Council Bluffs and Ames, Iowa. For more information visit