History

Home Federal Bank was founded by Buck Beltzer in May of 1935.  Home Federal Bank's first office was located in the Grand Island Business College building at 212 North Locust Street in Grand Island.  Buck and his staff of 3 began by providing savings accounts and home loans to area residents.

After moving for a short time to a building on Third Street, Home Federal Bank quickly outgrew the facility and in 1967 constructed a new "home" at our current Downtown location of 221 South Locust Street in Grand Island.  A branch office was later opened on North Broadwell Street in Grand Island to help serve the growing northern area of Grand Island.  The Broadwell Branch was combined into our Conestoga North facility in 1981 when it was built near the Conestoga Mall at 3419 West State Street.  A multiple lane drive up facility was also added Downtown at 120 South Locust Street in 1985.  Home Federal Bank expanded again in 2004 with the addition of the Southwest facility located at the intersection of West Stolley Park Road and South Webb Road in Grand Island.

On January 1, 2016, Home Federal Bank acquired Home Federal Savings & Loan Association of Nebraska.  With the acquisition, Home Federal Bank acquired 4 new locations in Greater Nebraska.  The acquisition of the Hastings, Holdrege, Lexington, and Superior locations expanded Home Federal Bank's network to 8 branches in 5 communities.

Today, more than 70 dedicated employees serve a growing customer base.  By offering a wide variety of checking and savings accounts (personal & business), home loans, personal loans, business loans, investments services, online and mobile services and the convenience of numerous ATMs in Grand Island, we continue to meet the changing needs of our customers.

Today-Tomorrow-Together.  We invite you to Build Your Future at Home.

Board of Directors

Barry G. Sandstrom
Retired President & CEO
Home Federal Bank

Hugh M. Miner, Jr.
Retired General Manager
Hall County Livestock Improvement Assoc

Orv Qualsett
Retired Sr. Executive Vice President
Home Federal Bank 

Brett A Duff
Retired President
Duff Roofing

Dan Naranjo
Owner
All Faiths Funeral Home

Steve Kunzman
Chairman
President & CEO
Home Federal Bank

Eric Brown
 Retired General Manager
 KRVN Radio Station 

Gail Hall
Retired General Manager
Lexington Cooperative

 

Executive Officers of Home Federal Bank

President & CEO
Steve Kunzman

First Vice Presidents
Kurt A. Haecker
Lisa A. Harris
Tammy S. Erickson

Vice Presidents
Jon A. Heath
Cheryl L. Kosmicki
Christopher L. Kaskie
Kevin Ottman
John Nootz
Scott Haskell

Assistant Vice President
Rob Waterman
Bill Carson
Linda Obermiller
D Scott Latter
Brandon Bowley
Mitch Hamik

 

 

Today,
Tomorrow, Together

Banking for Today.

Meeting your needs today with the technology of tomorrow.

Southwest Office