Rochester Saddened By Death of Grand Island Employee, Amber Opp

October 2, 2019

It is with great sadness that we share the news of a recent loss to our Rochester Armored Car team. Amber Opp, 34, a guard at our Grand Island, Nebr. branch, was killed yesterday in a weather-related accident while on her route. At Rochester, the safety and security of our employees is top priority and we are deeply saddened by this news. Our prayers and thoughts are with Amber’s family, her friends, and our Grand Island team.


Upcoming Events

Secure Cash and Transport Association – 2019 Conference

October 9-11, 2019

As a founding member of SCTA, members of the Rochester team look forward to this event. For more information about the event or to register, visit

Latest News

Rochester Honors Several Managers at Omaha Managers’ Meeting

April 25, 2019

In early April, Rochester Armored Car managers gathered from seven states in Omaha, Neb. “This time together gives us a chance to review best practices, discuss changes, and refuel as a team,” said Joseph M. Shea, president of the company.


Rochester Promotes Crystal Harker to Cash Vault Services Manager

March 14, 2019

Rochester Armored Car recently announced the promotion of Crystal Harker to Cash Vault Services (CVS) Manager of Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.


Rochester’s Director of Cash Vault Services Retires, Tracy Dreessen Promoted

March 12, 2019

Effective Monday, March 18,2019, Diane Cahill will retire as Director of Cash Vault Services for Rochester Armored Car after 16 years with the company


Customer Close-Up: MidWestOneBank

March, 2019

More than 20 years ago, Rochester Armored Car began providing armored car transportation to MidWestOne Bank. Today, Rochester provides cash services to 23 of the bank’s branches and 25 of its ATMs.


Paul Stehno Promoted to General Manager of Nebraska

July 2, 2018

Rochester Armored Car recently announced the promotion of Paul Stehno to general manager of Nebraska. In this new role, Stehno is responsible for overseeing the operations of Rochester’s four Nebraska branches located in Grand Island, Lincoln, Norfolk, and Omaha.


Charles Farrington Promoted to Fargo, North Dakota Branch Manager

July 2, 2018

Rochester Armored Car recently announced the promotion of Charles Farrington to branch manager of the Fargo, North Dakota branch.


Is It Time For A Smart Safe?

June 29, 2018

Your business is growing, that’s the good news. The bad news is managing cash is taking up more and more valuable time that you and your employees could be putting toward creating a better customer experience. If this sounds familiar, it might be time to consider a smart safe.


The Value of A Strong Audit Program

June 19, 2018

Nowadays, as many in the industry know, audits are more common and more frequent, often a requirement of anyone who handles cash on behalf of the bank or retailer. While many may dread these requests, Rochester believes in welcoming them.


Cameron County Returns Business to Rochester

June 5, 2018

Last month, Rochester Armored Car began providing service to Cameron County again.  “The county, located in southern Texas, was happy to have us back and we are happy to have them as a customer again,” said Joseph W. Shea, vice president of sales


Rochester Promotes Bill Shea to Vice President of Strategic Accounts

May 1, 2018

In his new role, Shea is responsible for developing and nurturing key relationships with existing customers, new customers, and industry partners. He will continue to manage infrastructure systems that Rochester uses in its operations.


Rochester Announces New Management Team in Cedar Rapids After Long-Time Manager Retires

January 29, 2018

Earlier this month, Cedar Rapids, Iowa branch manager, Richard Chapman, retired after 27 years of service. “We are grateful to Richard and his many years of service,” said William Pryor, general manager of Iowa. Pryor said that he didn’t have to look far for a new manager and is excited about the new management team he has put in place.


Rochester Selected to Serve MinnWest Bank in Sioux Falls and Rochester Markets

January 17, 2018

Earlier this month, Rochester began providing Minnwest Bank with armored car, ATM, and cash vault services in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Rochester, Minn. By early spring, Rochester will be servicing more than a dozen Minnwest Bank branches and several ATMs in those markets.


Article: Outsourcing Cash Vault Management Gains Traction at Community Banks

Nebraska Banker Magazine / Dec-Jan Issue

Rochester’s Tracy Dreessen, manager of customer service and sales coordinator, recently wrote this article on the benefits outsourcing cash vault management offers community banks.



Rochester Armored Car
3937 Leavenworth Street, Omaha, NE 68105



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