GOWRIE - Russell J. Ruhland has joined Heartland Bank as vice president compliance and deposit operations.
Ruhland has more than 22 years of banking and finance experience. He graduated from Buena Vista University with a bachelor's degree in banking and finance, and he is a graduate of the Colorado School of Banking.
Prior to joining Heartland Bank, he was senior vice president of deposit operations and compliance with First Federal Savings Bank of Fort Dodge.
He and wife Michelle live near Clare with their two children.