Janae Knoell was born and raised in Broken Bow, Nebraska. Her banking career started in high school as she worked as a part time teller. She went on to obtain her bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. After college, she remained in Kearney and held various retail banking positions. In 2007, Janae and her family moved to Omaha. She has served in various roles within the trust services industry during her tenure in the Omaha Area. She joined the Pinnacle Trust Services team in 2022 as a Trust Officer. In her spare time, Janae enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children.