NBC Trust Company

Team

Rooted in Relationships.

 

True success lies in building relationships ... so when you join NBC Trust, you join our family. Our connection will be based on a true collaboration. Including us in your inner-circle increases your ability to achieve your dreams.

 
 
 

Wealth Management Professionals

 
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CEO

Joel Clements

Joel began his banking career in 2004 with a community bank in Nebraska City and has continued in banking in both Omaha and Lincoln for the last fourteen years. He joined the NBC family when he was part of a small group that raised capital to open Nebraska Bank of Commerce (formerly Community Bank of Lincoln), and he has continued with the group in various capacities. In addition to being the CEO of NBC Trust Company, Joel serves as the Executive Vice President and Senior Lender at Nebraska Bank of Commerce. Joel spends his free time with family and friends, and most importantly, his wife Jess and their son Conner.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN
M.B.A., 2003

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN
B.A., Finance & Agribusiness, Minor in Agricultural Economics, 2000

 
 

 
 
 

PRESIDENT

Mark Spiers

As the President of NBC Trust Company, Mark aligns the interests of high net worth clients with investment strategies. He chairs the Investment Committee and serves on the Administrative Committee. Prior to joining NBC Trust Company, Mark served as the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Prairie Wealth Advisors, Inc. He was formerly the Vice President of Portfolio Management at Macro Financial Advisors, Inc. and a Financial Consultant in Insurance for Macro Financial Concepts, Inc.  Early in his career, Mark worked as a Judicial Attorney and established the Mediation program for the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court and was certified as a trained mediator by the Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution and the International Association of Industrial Accidents Boards & Commissions. 

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN
J.D., 1992

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN
B.A., Psychology, 1989

Activities & Affiliations

• Lincoln Estate Planning Council, Member
• Nebraska State Bar Association, Member

Licenses & Certifications

• Insurance Licenses: Life, Health, Disability, Annuities, Property & Casualty
• Financial Industry Regulatory Authority; Series 6, 7, 63, &65

 

 
 

 
 
 
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LEAD RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

Chip Romjue

Chip got his start at the original NBC (National Bank of Commerce) in 1986, and has been in the financial industry since. He focuses on developing deep relationships with prospects and clients who are looking to collaborate with financial professionals to enhance their wealth situation, whether that involves asset management, protection strategies, review of business & real estate interests, or estate planning. Prior to NBC Trust Company, Chip worked at Prairie Wealth Advisors, MACRO Financial Advisors, and Smith Hayes. He has been known to golf on occasion.

 

Activities & Affiliations

  • Hope Community Church Deacon

  • Teammate Mentor

  • Junior Achievement Member/Previous

  • Friendship Home Board Member/Previous

Licenses & Certifications

  • Securities & Insurance Licenses

Education

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
B.A., Business Administration, 1986

 
 

 
 
 
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TRUST OPERATIONS MANAGER

Meagann Schweitzer

Meagann joined NBC Trust Company in 2017 to provide administrative support, working alongside the President to coordinate strategy, development and implementation. Prior to her current position, Meagann provided administrative oversight and accounting functions for Biotechnology companies. She has acted as the HR Manager in her previous employment. Meagann assisted with developing and implementing programs at a statewide level for former foster care youth.  Meagann and her husband are foster parents and share a joy of helping others. She spends her free time with her friends and family, mostly with her husband, Josh and daughters; Elsie and Izzie.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN
B.A., Applied Science in Criminal Justice, Minor in Sociology, 2007

 
 

 
 
 
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CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Danielle Smith

Danielle Smith joined NBC Trust Company at its inception as the company’s Chief Compliance Officer.  Danielle was hired by Nebraska Bank of Commerce in August 2012 and currently is the Vice President of Compliance, Human Resources, Security, & Training for NBC while also assisting NBC Trust Company.   Danielle was raised on a farm near State Center, Iowa.  Danielle’s previous experience includes internal compliance work for a community bank in Iowa.  When not at work, Danielle loves to travel, hike, backpack, and spend time with her husband Dr. Nathan Smith, who is a biochemical/medical researcher at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, and their dog Kota. 

Activities & Affiliations

• Iowa State Bar Association, Member
 

Licenses & Certifications

• Iowa Bar License

Education

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN
J.D., 2012

SIMPSON COLLEGE OF IOWA
B.A., English, Minor in Human Resources & Management, 2009