Anderson to Retire from QCR

MOLINE, Ill., — QCR Holdings, Inc. has announced the retirement of John H. Anderson, Chief Deposit Officer of QCRH and Chief Executive Officer of QCRH’s wholly-owned bank subsidiary, Quad City Bank and Trust Company, effective January 2025. As a leader in the Quad Cities banking industry for 40 years, John Anderson has spent the past 26 years with QCBT, serving as its CEO for 17 of those. Upon Anderson’s retirement, Laura “Divot” Ekizian, current President and Chief Relationship Officer for QCBT, will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of QCBT, in addition to her current role as President of QCBT.

“On behalf of the QCRH and QCBT Boards of Directors, I’d like to extend our sincere thanks to John for the outstanding leadership that he has demonstrated at our company and in our community,” said QCRH CEO Larry Helling. “We acknowledge his significant contributions and wish him a fulfilling retirement.”

QCR Elects Board Members

QCR elected four Class I directors at the company’s annual stockholders meeting. The directors, Mary Kay Bates, John-Paul E. Besong, Todd A. Gipple, and Donna J. Sorenson, were re-elected to three-year terms.