Sid Dinsdale of Pinnacle Bank Inducted Into Nebraska Business Hall of Fame

from left to right, Kathy Farrell-Dean of the UNL College of Business, Sid Dinsdale, Governor Jim Pillen and NE Chamber President Bryan Slone.

LINCOLN, Nebraska — February 2, 2024 — The NE Chamber and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Business inducted the 2024 honorees into the Nebraska Business Hall of Fame, including:

  • Sid Dinsdale, Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • Lance Fritz, Union Pacific, Inc.
  • Hornady Family, Hornady Manufacturing Co.

These leaders were officially inducted into the Nebraska Business Hall of Fame yesterday, February 1. They join an esteemed group of over 135 business leaders whose efforts in cultivating business in Nebraska have left an outstanding mark on the free enterprise system, the state’s economy, overall job opportunities, and community well-being

Sid Dinsdale is Chairman of Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc., a family-owned business that owns 100% of four bank charters: Pinnacle Bank Nebraska, Bank of Colorado, Pinnacle Bank Texas and Pinnacle Bank Wyoming. He grew up in Palmer, NE, a town of 425 people, and grew up working in the family feedlot, hay fields and irrigation operations. After graduating from Palmer High School, Dinsdale attended Hastings College then transferred to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he graduated with a degree in Finance. He later attended the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Colorado and completed the Presidents Program at Harvard University. He is a member of the Omaha Business Hall of Fame and UNL Business School Hall of Fame. He and his wife, Dawn, were named “Aksarben’s Most Honored Citizens” in 2022. Dinsdale has been a Governor of Aksarben, on the board of Midlands Hospital, Children’s Hospital, Humane Society, STRATCOM Consultation Committee and the University of Nebraska Foundation, amongst others. He currently serves on the Methodist Health System board, Ameritas Life Insurance board and the boards of the banks and holding company.