Generations Bank in Exeter has announced the addition of a new service through a partnership with La Vista based Securities America.

With this new service, Exeter native Derek Betka will be serving as an independent advisor for Securities America and will have an office located in the Generations Bank building.

Betka, who specializes in wealth management and wealth preservation, including long-term care and estate planning, has been involved in the financial services industry for seven years.  

Betka holds his life, health, long term care and securities based investment licenses. He has previous experience with nationally known companies such as ADM and John Hancock.  His experience also includes conducting multiple estate planning seminars throughout the area. 

   “We are pleased to be able to make this new service available to our customers and the people of the surrounding area. We are excited to have Derek available to provide his knowledge and expertise to families to offer them the ability to make the most of the stewardship opportunities that are available to them through good financial planning.  In addition, proper estate planning with services such as those that will be provided by Derek, can also assist in the sustainability of our local communities,” Generations Bank president and CEO Alan Emshoff said.

“My family and I are very excited to be back in the area and closer to the clients that I work with as well as the opportunity to become more involved in the community.  Working alongside Alan, Ed and the staff at Generations  Bank and FNIA, will be a great fit because we have similar philosophies when it comes to  delivering value for our clients and customers  and also striving to provide them with services to help build and protect their wealth,” Betka said.

Betka has a bachelor of science degree in agri-business from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.  He and his wife Brooke, a native of Davenport, recently relocated from Wahoo to Fairmont.  The Betkas have two children, Kayleigh age 3 ½ and Kelsey who is 1.  Betka is active in his church and was recently elected president of the Alpha Gamma Rho Alumni Board.

Betka will have regular office hours at Generations Bank in Exeter.  He will be in Exeter on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. beginning in August or by appointment.

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