Liberty National Bank has named JP Pearson as its Des Moines market president. Pearson, who has more than 20 years of community banking experience, most recently joined Liberty National Bank in Johnston as a senior vice president and senior loan officer. He is a past president of the Johnston Chamber of Commerce, a board member of Johnston Economic Development Corp., and has served on numerous nonprofit boards and organization committees.  “JP Pearson is a solid banker and a proven leader in the communities he serves,” said Liberty National Bank President and CEO Mike Patrick. Founded in 2003, Liberty National Bank now has $400 million in assets, with branches in Sioux City, Johnston and Okoboji, Iowa; and in Dakota Dunes, Elk Point and Sioux Falls, S.D.