Andrew C. "Skip" Hove - AFDICA's  Second Life Long  Career Achievement Awardee


 Association of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Alumni, Inc.
Life Long Achievement award

The By-Laws of the Association of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Alumni, Inc. (AFDICA) allow the recognition of life-long or career achievements of outstanding current or former FDIC employees and their commitment to service to their country.

The criteria for the award should weigh heavily on the significance and long lasting impact of a nominee's accomplishments. Criteria may include, but may not be limited to achievements in the following areas: (1) fellowship, (2) education, (3) charity or (4) support of the mission of AFDICA or the FDIC.

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On October 7, 2019, AFDICA President Fred Selby presented the Associations second Life long Achievement award to Chris Hove honoring his late father, Andrew C. "Skip" Hove AFDICA's Second Life Long Achievement Awardee. 

Attributes and Achievements of the Awardee: 

Andrew C. “Skip” Hove is being recognized for the example he set on a daily basis in interactions with others and his extensive and significant leadership activities at FDIC. 

Andrew C. “Skip” Hove graduated with a BS Degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1956.  Skip was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking in 1965.  He served a four-year tour as an officer in the United States Navy.  He joined the Minden Exchange Bank and Trust Company in Minden, NE in 1960 as a loan officer and moved through the ranks for 30 years to become the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Hove was nominated by President George H.W. Bush in 1990 to become Vice Chairman of the FDIC and was subsequently nominated for a second term by President Bill Clinton.  Mr. Hove served for 11 years as the FDIC Vice Chairman, and for four and one-half years as the FDIC Acting Chairman on 3 different occasions.  After his FDIC service, Mr. Hove served as a Director and later Chairman of the Board of Great Western Bank and as a Director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka.  He was a Board Member of Neighborhoodworks in Lincoln, NE and was a Trustee of the University of Nebraska Foundation.  In 2009 Skip was named as Senor Advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Promontory Financial Group.  He was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2018.  Skip was friend to all and the epitome of a gentleman.