John Geiger brings not only industry experience, but strong leadership to his role at VisionBank. As Senior Vice President and Market President for Johnson County, John has built our Johnson County branch from the ground up. When he joined our team, he was the sole individual in a small loan production office and in less than 3 years, has built a full service bank branch with a staff that he trusts and enjoys working with every day. Before joining the VisionBank team, John served as the President and Chief Credit Officer for a community bank until it was acquired by a larger banking institution, which gave him invaluable experience. John has managed numerous FDIC and State banking examinations, preparing him well for his additional role as a loan committee member with VisionBank. As an alumni of University of Nebraska, he has served 8 years on the advisory committee to their School of Finance, helping upcoming graduates prepare for the current job market. John is a current member of the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce and former Chairman of the Lenexa Chamber of Commerce. He is actively involved with the non-profit Heartland Business Capital as a member of their advisory board. Additionally, as a Legislative Affairs Committee Member for the Kansas Bankers Association, John supports bankers with leadership and advocacy that benefit their communities and customers. Outside of work, John is a parishioner of Ascension Catholic Church, where he’s also served as a finance committee member. He is an avid football fan and enjoys golf. John and his wife Clare have 4 adult children. He’s proud of their accomplishments and enjoys any time they spend together.
John Runnebaum, Senior Vice President & Commercial Loan Officer, joined the VisionBank team in 2021. John has been in community banking nearly 2 decades and brings a wide-variety of industry experience to the VisionBank team. He has built a reputation with his colleagues and clients as someone who is willing to go the extra mile. As a Commercial Loan Officer, John is able to apply both his critical thinking skills and his love of people to help customers meet their financial goals. When it comes to banking, John approaches customers’ needs from many different directions. His ability to listen and absorb what makes each customer unique has made him a huge asset to the VisionBank team. His passion for helping any customer, whether commercial or consumer, guides his decision making every day.
John has a Bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University and additional education in banking include: Bank Leaders of Kansas Certificate from the Kansas Bankers Association, completion of Advanced School of Banking, and completion of the Graduate School of Banking in Boulder, CO. John uses his professional and community affiliations to impact our community and is especially passionate about building relationships and deepening his roots in Topeka and the surrounding area. He has had community involvement in Rotary, local business associations, and served in the Kansas Army National Guard for 8 years. When not at work, John enjoys spending time with his family and watching them participate in their sporting events.