Zabel Retires after 43 years at ISSB

Gary Zabel

Gary Zabel retired as Lenox Branch President of Iowa State Savings Bank on December 31st. Zabel started working at the bank as a part time teller in high school and has dedicated 43 years of service to the bank. Zabel’s primary focus was on agricultural lending.
ISSB Executive Vice President, Kevin Stewart, stated “Gary was a strong leader to our Ag Lending team. I want to thank him for his years of service and dedication to Iowa State Savings Bank and to our customers. We wish him well in retirement.”


Carson Claypool

Logan Larsen, Vice President Agricultural Lending, transitioned to the ISSB Lenox branch from Creston. Larsen graduated with an Agricultural Business degree from Northwest Missouri State and has worked at Iowa State Savings Bank in agricultural lending for 9 years. Larsen grew up on a farm in Southwest Iowa and continues working there today raising cattle, corn and soybeans.
Larsen remarks, “It’s an honor to be involved in the Lenox community and I look forward to working with people in the area.”


ISSB Ag Lending Team
The Iowa State Savings Bank Agricultural Lending team consists of four experienced lenders; Kevin Stewart, Logan Larsen, Bob Miller and Carson Claypool. They specialize in financing operating lines, machinery, livestock and real estate.
ISSB is a full-service bank that offers loan and deposit solutions to communities in Southwest Iowa. They are conveniently located in Creston and Lenox and offer a wide range of services through online banking and their mobile banking app. To learn more, visit

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