Brent M. Giles currently serves on the board of directors and is President and CEO of Bank of Blue Valley, a $1.5 Billion bank serving the Kansas City area. From 2003 until the sale in 2019, Brent served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Bancorp, Inc. and BankLiberty where he took the company public, and through several acquisitions and organic growth, became one of the nation’s top performing community banks. BankLiberty was recognized many times as a “best bank”, “best place to work”, and “strongest mid-size bank”. Prior to 2003, Brent had several commercial banking roles of increasing responsibility and spent 9 years as an FDIC examiner. Brent received his bachelor’s degree in banking and finance and his MBA both from the University of Missouri where he is still involved speaking to graduate banking classes.