O. Jay Tomson serves as Chairman of the Board of First Citizens National Bank in Mason City, IA, with branches in eight Iowa and Minnesota communities. Mr. Tomson is a past president of the Independent Community Bankers of America. He is also a former president of the Iowa Independent Bankers Association.
Previously, Mr. Tomson also served as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Executive Vice President at Marquette National Bank in Minneapolis, MN, and Vice President of Operations at Bankers Trust Company in Des Moines, IA. Earlier in his career, Mr. Tomson served as a bank examiner with the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, principally in the 7th Federal Reserve District.
Mr. Tomson holds graduate degrees from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and Iowa Agricultural Credit School, and a BA in Economics from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN.