Business Beat: Wright joins Midwest Bank as Loan Officer | Local News

Midwest Bank is pleased to announce that Luke Wright has joined their team as a Loan Officer in its York location.

Wright is a graduate of North Platte High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in finance with an emphasis in banking and an MBA in Finance from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas.

Upon earning his degree, Wright worked as a Financial Services Trainee and then went on to become a Loan Officer. Throughout his career in banking, he has gained experience in various areas of lending, including consumer lending and ag lending.

Midwest Bank, with assets of $880 million, serves 9 communities across Eastern Nebraska: Pierce, Pilger, Deshler, Plainview, Creighton, York, Norfolk, Lincoln, and Wisner.

YCDC hires new intern to focus on growth and promotion

York County Development Corporation (YCDC) would like to introduce their newest addition to the team, Matías Castaño. an international York College student from Argentina, Matías—also known as Mati—is a student-athlete at York College, studying Business Administration and Management while forming an important role on the men’s soccer team.

Castaño is in his third year of college with hopes of graduating with his degree in the spring of 2022. Once he’s finished school, Castaño plans on focusing his knowledge, time and energy towards helping small businesses make their dreams come true. From selling candy to his classmates in elementary school, to branding and marketing local raw honey in the state of Utah, he has always been interested in growth.