- Leslie Andersen
- Bank of Bennington, Bennington, Neb.
- President and CEO
Leslie Andersen is the president and chief executive officer of Bank of Bennington, Bennington, Neb. Andersen received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and a MBA from Golden Gate University, San Francisco. She has more than 30 years of banking experience. Andersen has served as chairman of the American Bankers Association’s Government Relations Council—comprised of bank officers from every state in the nation and Puerto Rico. She is also a former member of the American Bankers Association’s board of directors, and currently serves on the board of directors for BancAlliance. She served as chairman of the Nebraska Bankers Association in 2001. Andersen currently serves on the executive committee for the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce and on the University of Nebraska’s President’s Advisory Council. She also serves on the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Board and is a Councillor of the Knights of Aksarben. Andersen previously served as the chairman for Alegent Health Systems, Immanual Health Systems and Lutheran Family Services, and was a member of the board of the directors for the Alegent Creighton Clinic in Omaha.