Marie Z. Ziegler — (Age 52)
Marie Z. Ziegler is Vice President, Investor Relations of Deere & Company.
Ms. Ziegler joined Deere & Company in 1978 as a consolidation accountant and has held management positions in finance, treasury operations, strategic planning and investor and banking relations.
Most recently, she served as Director of Investor Relations for the company.
Ms. Ziegler is a 1978 graduate of St. Ambrose University, with a bachelor of arts in accounting.
CPA in 1979 and an MBA from the University of Iowa in 1985.
Ms. Ziegler is on the board of the Two Rivers YMCA (Moline, Illinois), the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend (Davenport, Iowa) and on the fundraising committee of Playcrafters Barn Theatre (Moline, Illinois).
She is a member of The University of Iowa’s College of Business Board of Visitors.
Ms. Ziegler is a past member of Unified Growth Strategy Committee of the Illinois Quad City Chamber of Commerce, and a past member of the board of the Girl Scouts of the Mississippi Valley, Inc., Trinity Regional Health System and Trinity Medical Center.
She also served on the Deere & Company Credit Union board, and as a member of the board of the United Way of the Quad Cities, chaired its 2003 Quad Cities United Way Campaign.
She also is past treasurer of fundraising for Playcrafters Barn Theatre, Moline.
We consider Ms. Ziegler to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and the committees she is a member of due primarily to the knowledge and experience regarding public companies she gained in her role as Vice President, Investor Relations of Deere & Company, a publicly-traded company with over $23 billion in annual revenues.
At Deere & Company
, Ms. Ziegler
regularly interacts with institutional investors and sell side analysts as a company representative, and this experience with participants in the public marketplace makes her
a valuable contributor as a director of QCR Holdings
is also involved with a number of charitable organizations headquartered in communities served by QCR Holdings
, providing her
with business connections and extensive knowledge of our market areas.
Incumbent directors Brownson, Kilmer, Lawson, Peters, Peterson, Rife, Sorensen
, Whitcher and Ziegler
are deemed to be “independent” as that term is defined by Nasdaq.