Michael G. App, CAP®
Senior Vice President
Mike has served as a Senior Vice President with Bridges Trust since 2016 with over 35 years of investment management experience. Mike and his relationship management team work diligently to create meaningful solutions that meet the needs of family and foundation clients, including investment policy development, portfolio management services, trust and estate administration, and charitable strategies advice. He also leads the Alternative Investment team.
Mike received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Creighton University and earned The Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) designation in 2021. He is active in the community serving as Chairman of Creighton Prep’s investment committee, a member of St. Pius X/St. Leo finance committee, and serves on the boards of a number of private companies.
Michael’s community involvement includes American National Bank, Creighton Preparatory School, Hawkins Construction Company, Outlandia Music Festival, Owen Industries, and St. Pius X/St. Leo School.
Get to know us.
AJ is a Portfolio Analyst for Bridges Trust who assists the firm and its clients with their investment needs. Using his trained ability to study economic trends and evaluate historical performance, AJ analyzes and monitors the underlying portfolio investments relative to clients and foundations.
AJ graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Bachelor of Business Administration with concentrations in Finance, Investment Science and Banking. Furthermore, he has a Master’s degree in Investment Management and Financial Analysis from Creighton University. Additionally, AJ holds the Series 65, Uniform Investment Advisor Law and passed the CFA level 1 in December 2020.
Nancy Dodge, CTFA
Client Service Manager
Nancy is a Vice President and Trust Officer with Bridges Trust, which she joined in 1980. Nancy oversees a number of client relationships and also serves on the portfolio management team. She earned her Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor designation in 2006 and has held the Series 65, Uniform Investment Adviser Law, since 1994. Nancy’s decades of experience and commitment to her craft make her a valuable member of the Bridges Trust team.
Nancy has a strong commitment to giving back to her community and makes sure to participate in various charity events throughout the year.