As president, chief operating officer and chairman of the board of Mid-Missouri Bank, Brian Riedy is in charge of the bank’s strategic direction and vision. Leading through example and communication while empowering team members to success, Riedy says he has a passion for thinking and leading outside of the box.
In his role, he has overseen the new look and growth of the bank. Mid-Missouri Bank has built three new branches in the last five years and is currently working on a new operations/retail center.
In the community, Riedy coaches youth sports teams, adding there “is nothing more rewarding than helping children develop a passion for sports and team building.”
What is your proudest moment? When I see my children make good decisions to help someone or treat someone kindly and with respect.
What about your job would shock clients? The large amount of time we spend researching and developing improvements to products, services and procedures. Staying still is moving backwards.
Have you ever met a celebrity? Once, during lunch when skiing, Heidi Klum was sitting next to our family. My son threw the biggest fit at the feet of Heidi. As I stood a foot away from her (retrieving my son), all I said to her was, “I’m so sorry!”
What app gets you through the day? Calendar. If it isn’t in my calendar, I won’t be there.
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