TS Banking Group Announces Curtis Johnson as new Director of Internal Audit

TS Banking Group is pleased to announce Curtis Johnson as new Director of Internal Audit.

 Johnson brings over 16 years of experience in accounting and auditing to TS Banking Group. He is the founder and owner of the firm ATEBS PA, where he managed all services performed by the firm and supervised the day-to-day tax and accounting, services. Additionally, he has served as a Senior Financial Internal Auditor for a national bank and fortune 500 insurance company. His prior work involved auditing state and local governments, non-profits, banks and insurance companies. Johnson is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants. 


“I looked at this change as an opportunity for growth and experience.” Said Johnson. “I’m excited to bring my own personal touch to Internal Audit at TS Banking Group and grow the department alongside the organization.”


 “As CEO, a board member, and a shareholder, I am extremely pleased that TS Banking Group has grown to the size that we are able to attract a candidate of Curtis’s caliber for the Director of Internal Audit." Said Joshua M. Guttau, CEO. "As a banking group grows, risk management becomes a growing focus, and Curtis will be a key employee in helping make sure we are managing risk well.” 


Johnson was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, attended Benson High School and went to college at University of Nebraska at Omaha where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems (MIS). He is also a licensed CPA in Florida and Nebraska.

Most recently, he lived in Florida but returned home to the Omaha MSA to be with family. Johnson and his wife, Destiny, reside in Council Bluffs. In his spare time, he enjoys his ministry, bowling, basketball, and fishing.

About TS Banking Group: The TS Banking Group is dedicated to the resurgence of community banking. By upholding a community bank management philosophy, TS Banking Group works to expand their organization with a client-focused operating efficiency that allows for the long-term prosperity of community banking. The current acquisition strategy aims to preserve the “local touch” at community banks by enabling the acquired bank to focus their efforts on serving their clients and communities. TS Banking Group is a joint venture between Treynor Bancshares, Inc., and the newly formed bank holding company, TS Contrarian Bancshares, Inc. Headquarters of both holding companies are in Treynor, Iowa. For more information visit TS Banking Group represents $1 billion in assets.

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