Indiana’s First Bancshares names president

Anthony Contrucci was named president of Merrillville, Ind.-based First Bancshares Inc., the holding company of Centier Bank. Contrucci joined the bank in 2011 and has two decades of experience in financial services and banking. A board member of both First Bancshares and Centier Bank, Contrucci has a Bachelor of Science degree from Bentley University, Waltham, … Read more

United Bankers’ Bank elects banking CEO to board

Rich Jones was elected to the boards of directors of Bloomington, Minn.-based United Bankers’ Bancorporation, Inc., and United Bankers’ Bank.   Jones, president and CEO of Minnesota Randall State Bank since 2013, has more than 17 years of experience in the banking industry, including in senior bank management.  “We are honored to welcome Rich to the … Read more

United Prairie Bank adds four board members

Mankato, Minn.-based United Prairie Bank expanded the company’s board of directors to include four new members, including Emily Sieberg, Tim Malecha, Sara Mikuta and Scott Miller. Sieberg is the third generation of the Sneer family to be involved in the company since her grandfather, James G. Sneer founded United Prairie Bank in 1973. Sieberg’s father, … Read more

Local business leader joins One Community Bank community advisory board

Isaac Showaki joined the community advisory board of Oregon, Wis.-based One Community Bank. Showaki, president of Waunakee, Wis.-based beverage company Octopi, has more than 18 years of experience in the beverage industry.  “I am excited to welcome and work with (Showaki) on the One Community Bank Advisory Board,” said Independent Chair Jim Walker. “His business … Read more

National Exchange Bank & Trust names business leaders to board

Anthony Ahern and John Buelow joined the board of directors of Fond du Lac, Wis.-based National Exchange Bank & Trust.  Ahern is president and chief operating officer for Minneapolis-based fire protection company J.F. Ahern Co. He has a bachelor’s degree from St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wis.  Buelow joined marine engine manufacturer Mercury Marine in … Read more

One Community Bank welcomes Advisory Board member

Oregon, Wis.-based One Community Bank welcomed Valerie Renk to its Advisory Board.  Renk is CEO of Habitat for Humanity Dane County. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison.   “I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with [Renk] on the One Community Bank Advisory Board,” said Independent Chair Jim Walker. … Read more

Pathward Financial elects Christopher Perretta to board

Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Pathward Financial elected Christopher Perretta as a board member.  Perretta is a member of the corporate governance and nominating committees on the boards of both Pathward Financial and its subsidiary, Pathward, N.A. He also serves on the bank’s risk and credit committee.   Perretta has decades of executive experience. From 2017-19, he served … Read more

Enterprise Financial Services board member to retire

St. Louis-based Enterprise Financial Services Corp. board member John Eulich is retiring from his position.  Eulich has been chair of the board since 2016, and been a board member of both the holding company and its subsidiary, Enterprise Bank & Trust, for more than a decade. Vice Chair Michael DeCola will succeed Eulich as chair … Read more

Premier Bank appoints two board members

Maplewood, Minn.-based Premier Bank appointed two new board members, including Lynn Leegard and John Redpath. Leegard is founder and president of real estate payments provider Trust Funds, LLC. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and Hamline Mitchell Law School, St. Paul, Minn.    Redpath, a recently retired partner at Redpath and Co., Ltd., has … Read more

Sunrise Banks appoints four board members

St. Paul, Minn.-based Sunrise Banks added four members to its board last year to advance its mission of social responsibility, including Paula Martin, Jennifer Docherty, Karen Garrett and Kirat Sekhon. Martin, who chairs the board’s operations and human resources committee, recently served as adviser to the CEO at Vancouver, British Columbia-based credit union Vancity. Docherty, … Read more