John Schmidt joined the Board of Regents in February 2006. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for A.Y. McDonald Industries Inc.
John served as President and CEO of Dubuque Bank and Trust, Heartland’s flagship bank. Before joining Dubuque Bank and Trust in 1984, Schmidt was employed by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Peat Marwick Mitchell in Des Moines. John, a Certified Public Accountant, graduated from the University of Northern Iowa, where he earned his Bachelor Arts degree in 1982.
John and his wife Donna reside in Dubuque, Iowa with their three children.