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Mr. Zahl has served as NBH Bank’s Executive Vice President, Personal, Private and Residential Banking since June 2021, and has served as the President of Community Banks of Colorado since 2021. Since joining the Company in 2018, Mr. Zahl has served in various capacities including, as Executive Vice President, Head of Residential Banking as well as the Executive Vice President, Head of Premier, Private and Residential Banking. He has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since the merger of Peoples Inc. on January 1, 2018. Prior to the merger, Mr. Zahl served as President and CEO of Peoples National Bank. Mr. Zahl began his banking career at FirstBank in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After a decade at FirstBank, he moved to Peoples National Bank in 2007 to take over Retail and Lending Management and was promoted to President and CEO of Peoples National Bank in 2012. Mr. Zahl currently serves on the Property Committee of Partners in Housing and is the Chair of the FCA Southern Colorado Region Advisory Board. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of the Colorado Bankers Association. Mr. Zahl has held several board, advisory, and volunteer roles with many other community organizations including Partners in Housing, Junior Achievement, United Way, Rotary International, and Habitat for Humanity. Mr. Zahl attended the University of Nebraska, where he was a member of two national championship football teams and graduated with honors with a Business Administration degree. He is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking, Madison, Wisconsin.