Employee Promotions

Security National Wealth Management Promotes 3 Officers

August 19, 2021

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — D. Douglas Rice, Chairman, President and CEO of Security National Bank, is proud to announce the following new promotions to the position of Trust Officer:

Lynda CruickshankLynda Cruickshank is a financial professional with more than 17 years of wealth management experience (11 of those with Security National), and currently serves as a Wealth Management Advisor. She holds a Master of Science degree in Consumer Economics and Finance from Iowa State University, and a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation from the American Bankers Association.

In the community, Cruickshank serves on the Dakota County Extension Board and Leadership Dakota County Planning Committee; and she serves as Treasurer for both the Siouxland Philanthropy and Planned Giving of Siouxland organizations. She has also served as the President of the Siouxland Estate Planning Council.

Cari GehlingCari Gehling joined Security National Bank in 2007 as a Personal Trust Administrator, before being promoted to Personal Trust Relationship Manager and Wealth Management Advisor. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, and an emphasis in Finance. She is also a graduate of the Cannon Trust School and holds her CTFA designation from the American Bankers Association.

Outside of the Bank, Gehling has served as a board member with the Siouxland Estate Planning Council and Mary Elizabeth Child Care and Preschool.

Chrystal MolletChrystal Mollet arrived at Security National Bank in 2015 as a Personal Trust Manager, and was promoted to Wealth Management Advisor shortly thereafter. A graduate of the University of South Dakota, she holds a CTFA designation from the American Bankers Association and is currently studying for her Certified Financial Planning (CFP) credential.

Also active in the community, Mollet is a member of the Siouxland Estate Planning Council — where she has served as President, Vice President, Secretary and Membership Chair in the past.


Security National Bank is a full-service financial institution with branch offices serving customers in Sioux City, Akron, Mapleton, Moville, Lawton and Climbing Hill. Since its founding in 1884, Security National Bank has set the standard for integrity, honor, open-mindedness, excellent service, efficiency, good humor, respect, duty and human connection in the banking industry. Today, SNB is the largest locally owned bank in Sioux City. Security National Bank is Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. For more information about ways to advance your career with SNB, visit the Employment Opportunities page.


Security National Corporation is proud to offer a 60-person Wealth Management Division, where more than 2,800 clients have entrusted $3 billion in assets to meet their unique investment and trust needs.