Meet Our Team

  • Johnston Branch

  • Matt Morris

    Matt Morris


    NMLS: 541740

    Location: Johnston Branch Division: CEO Phone: (515) 331-2265

    As Charter Bank’s CEO, Matt oversees the day-to-day operations and all aspects of all four bank locations, as well as the overall strategy of the bank. Matt started with Charter Bank in July of 2002. He grew up in Ankeny, graduated from Ankeny High School and went on to graduate from The University of Northern Iowa in 2002 with a BA in Finance. Starting his banking career in 1999, Matt has enjoyed working in all facets of banking from the teller line, to operations to lending; which made him a great candidate for CEO at Charter Bank. 


    Matt is involved in numerous organizations including serving as Treasurer and board member for the Grimes Storehouse, a board member for the Johnston Economic Development Corporation (JEDCO), a member of the Iowa School of Banking Advisory Board and a board member for the Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation. He is a member of Grimes Lions Club and is a regular blood donor at LifeServe Blood Center. He previously served as a member of his church’s Council and Stewardship Committee and as a volunteer coach for various sports through the Grimes Parks and Rec.


    Matt and his wife have 3 children and live in Johnston. In their free time they like to ride bikes, play cornhole, walk their dogs and attend the kids’ extracurricular activities.

  • Sharm Sisler

    Sharm Sisler


    Location: Johnston Branch Division: COO Phone: (515) 331-2265

    As Charter Bank’s Chief Operating Officer, Sharm is responsible for the overall operations of the Bank which includes data processing, computer operations, financial and regulatory reporting and supporting staff in their respective daily needs.


    Sharm started with Charter Bank in 2007.  He is from a small town in eastern Iowa where he grew up working in his family owned bank.  This opportunity laid the foundation for his passion to always work for a true community bank like Charter Bank.


    Sharm graduated from Iowa State University in 1985 with a BBA with an emphasis in Finance.  After graduation, he stayed in central Iowa working for 3 other community banks before joining Charter Bank.  He is active in the Johnston Chamber of Commerce and is currently serving as treasurer.  Sharm and his wife ReDawn live in Johnston and have two grown boys. They enjoy being involved with their church and in their spare time they enjoy each other’s company, spending time with family, cheering on the Cyclones, watching movies on the BIG screen and an occasional round of golf.

  • Brien Scandridge

    Brien Scandridge

    VP Johnston Market Manager

    NMLS: 2146946

    Location: Johnston Branch Division: VP Market Manager Phone: (515) 331-2265

    As Vice President Johnston Market Manager, Brien manages staff, assists customers and helps with any and all lending needs from big to small. He enjoys working with consumer and business clients throughout Johnston and the surrounding communities.  


    He grew up in a rural farming community – Victor, Iowa. Brien graduated from Hartwick-Ladora-Victor High School and went on to graduate from AIB College of Business with a BA in Business Administration. After college he started with Wells Fargo for a brief time and then went to work at Principal Financial Group. He began in the participant call center and then moved on to phone sales for retirement planning servicing. From there he moved to an analyst position for close to two and half years and then onto management for the last two years.


    Brien and his wife, Brittany, reside in Johnston along with their dog. They enjoy spending time with their nieces and nephews as well as playing golf, and watching football and basketball – especially Iowa State. Brien also enjoys automotive detailing during his free time.

  • Rick Mosher

    Rick Mosher

    Compliance Officer

    Location: Johnston Branch Division: Compliance Officer Phone: (515) 331-2265

    As Charter Bank’s Compliance Officer, Rick is responsible for the overall compliance and regulatory oversight for the bank. This includes bank deposits, lending, and operations. He also supports staff in their respective daily needs.


    Rick started with Charter Bank in 2022. He is from Clarion, a small town in North Central Iowa. While in college, he started his banking career in 1983, where he worked as a collector for a Des Moines corporate bank. 


    Rick graduated from Upper Iowa University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Financial Management. After graduation, he held various levels of banking positions for community banks in central Iowa and worked for the FDIC before joining Charter Bank. Rick lives in Urbandale and has two grown children and grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with family, classic cars, and an occasional round of golf.

  • Corey Dutchuk

    Corey Dutchuk

    BSA Officer

    Location: Johnston Branch Division: BSA Officer Phone: (515) 331-2265

    Corey started as a Teller at Charter Bank in June of 2001. In the last 20 years, he has moved up the ranks to become BSA Officer, Security Officer and Assistant Cashier and is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation and administration of all aspects of the corporate-wide Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Compliance Program and the Bank’s Security Program.


    Corey grew up in Southwest North Dakota (Bowman and Dickinson), graduated from South East Polk High School and went on to graduate with an associate’s degree in Management from Hamilton College.


    He enjoys staying active in the community by serving as Treasurer for the Grimes Lions Club. Corey also volunteers for various other events in the community and the surrounding communities in the Des Moines Metro.


    Corey resides with his wife, Amy, in Grimes where their two children attend DC-G schools. In his free time he likes to fish and spend time with his family.

  • Logan Crannell

    Logan Crannell

    Loan Officer

    NMLS: 2552188

    Location: Johnston Branch Division: Loan Officer Phone: (515) 331-2265

    As a Loan Officer, Logan enjoys talking to and getting to know customers and assisting them with their lending needs to help them achieve their financial goals. He grew up in Adel and graduated from ADM High school.


    Logan started working with Charter Bank part-time as a teller in 2019 while he was a student at Iowa State University. He recently graduated from Iowa State University with a BS in Business Management.


    Logan is following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Larry Crannell, who helped establish our Waukee location in 2001. He lives in Grimes and in his free time enjoys spending time with friends, watching sports, and golfing.

  • Grimes Branch

  • Matt Pick

    Matt Pick

    VP Grimes Market Manager

    NMLS: 720432

    Location: Grimes Branch Division: VP Market Manager Phone: (515) 986-2000

    Matt started at Charter Bank in July of 2023. As Vice President Grimes Market Manager, he enjoys working with consumer and business clients throughout Grimes and the surrounding communities.


    Matt grew up in Northwest Iowa on a family farm near LeMars. He graduated from LeMars Community High School and went on to graduate from Briar Cliff University with a BA in Business. Matt started his banking career in 2008. Throughout his banking career he held several different roles: Teller, Teller Manager, Personal Banker, and VP Branch Manager; all prior to being VP Market Manager.


    He enjoys being active in the Metro as Treasurer of Mindspring Mental Health Alliance, Treasurer of Friends of SW 9th and a volunteer for the Family Cancer Network.


    Matt, his wife Kara, and their child live in Des Moines. He enjoys woodworking, watching movies and spending time with family.

  • Ankeny Branch

  • Troy Wright

    Troy Wright

    VP Ankeny Market Manager

    NMLS: 471739

    Location: Ankeny Branch Division: VP Market Manager Phone: (515) 446-2265

    Troy started at Charter Bank in May of 2023. As Vice President Ankeny Market Manager, he works with consumer and business clients throughout Ankeny and the surrounding communities. He manages staff, assists customers and helps with any and all lending needs from big to small. 


    Troy has been in the banking industry for 20 years. He started out as a consumer lender and then went on to work in a variety of lending positions and branch management.


    He grew up in Waukee, graduated from Waukee High School and went on to graduate with a BA from the University of Iowa.


    Troy lives with his wife and daughter in Johnston. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, bicycle and motorcycle riding, and many other outdoor activities.

  • Waukee Branch

  • Greg Grote

    Greg Grote


    NMLS: 541741

    Location: Waukee Branch Division: President Phone: (515) 987-1000

    Greg is President for Charter Bank in Waukee. He said,“I work with a great and experienced staff that I am fortunate to have on my team.” Along with managing the Waukee branch, his primary responsibilities include commercial and ag lending, overseeing Charter Bank’s lending department and serving on committees such as Loan Committee and Asset Liability Committee. 


    He grew up on a farm in Shelby County, IA and graduated from high school in Harlan, IA. While attending Iowa State University he worked at a local bank as a part-time teller from sophomore to senior year. In 2006, after graduating with a BS in Business Finance, he started with Charter Bank as a Loan Officer. Being from a small town, he knew working for a smaller, community focused bank was where he wanted to work. 


    Greg enjoys staying involved in the Waukee community. He recently finished a four-year term serving on the Board of Directors for the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce, where he also served as Treasurer. He continues to stay active in the Chamber as a member. Greg has been a member of the Waukee Downtown Business Group since 2010 where he has served as Treasurer and Secretary. This group plays a key role in Waukee downtown events including the Farmers Market, WinterFest and the 4th of July celebration. Other volunteer activities in the community include serving on the Waukee Downtown Façade Improvement Committee, assisting at his church and volunteering at various other community and local events. 


    He lives with his family on an acreage in Waukee. They enjoy spending time outside as much as they can which includes fishing, golfing, biking and camping. One of their favorite evenings is filled with family and friends that includes socializing, yard games and a relaxing fire pit. Greg and his wife’s roots of growing up in the country finds them hanging out or helping on their family farms as well. 

  • Ciara Halverson

    Ciara Halverson

    AVP Waukee Market Manager

    NMLS: 2163496

    Location: Waukee Branch Division: AVP Branch Manager Phone: (515) 987-1000

    Ciara started at Charter Bank in 2021. She began as a Loan Officer and most recently moved up to Assistant Vice President Waukee Market Manager. She manages staff, assists customers, and helps with any and all lending needs from big to small. Ciara enjoys working with consumer and business clients throughout Waukee and the surrounding communities.  

    She grew up in the small town of West Union, Iowa and graduated from North Fayette Valley High School. Ciara went on to graduate from the University of Northern Iowa with a BA in Finance and Economics. She started her banking career in college where she worked at a community bank in Cedar Falls as a teller and loan processing intern.

    Ciara is a member of the Waukee Young Professionals, where she make business connections, volunteers, and supports the local community. 

    She lives in West Des Moines. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and family, golfing, checking out local coffee shops, and taking her golden retriever on walks.