Indiana’s Mid-Southern Bancorp expands board of directors

Salem, Ind.-based Mid-Southern Bancorp, Inc., increased its board of directors from seven members to eight and appointed James King III to serve a two-year term.  King, who also appointed to the board of the $202 million Mid-Southern Savings Bank, joined Mid-Southern as executive vice president and senior loan officer in October 2021. He began his … Read more

Enterprise Financial Services appoints three board members

St. Louis-based Enterprise Financial Services Corp. appointed Lyne Andrich, Marcela Manjarrez and Lina Young as directors of both the bank holding company and its subsidiary, Enterprise Bank & Trust.  Andrich, former executive of Denver-based CoBiz Financial Inc., from 1997-2019, has served on the board of directors and been a member of the audit committee of … Read more

Southern Michigan Bancorp appoints Andrew Mercer to board

Coldwater-based Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc., appointed Andrew Mercer to its board of directors. Mercer is the third-generation owner and president of the Jackson, Mich.-based distribution, construction and service company R.W. Mercer Co. He also serves as a trustee for ABC Michigan Worker’s Compensation Fund, and is a board member of the Michigan Petroleum Association.   Southern … Read more

Lincoln Savings Bank appoints three board members

Des Moines, Iowa-based Lincoln Savings Bank added Shara Chang, Gerald Beechum and Spencer Cohn to its board.  According to a press release, the trio were selected based on 10 factors, some of which being their fit with the bank’s culture, prior independent auditing work, community involvement and bank experience.  CEO Erik Skovgard said Chang, Beechum … Read more

ABA elects prominent Missouri banker as chair

The American Bankers Association elected Missouri banker Daniel Robb as chair for the 2022-23 association year during its annual convention. Robb is president and CEO of the east-central Missouri-based Jonesburg State Bank. “America’s banks play an essential role in the economic growth of communities across the country, and it’s a great honor to step into … Read more

CCFBank appoints local business leader to board

Altoona, Wis.-based Citizens Community Federal National Association appointed Bill Bertrand to its board of directors. Bertrand is the president and owner of One Automotive Group which owns the local Mazda, Honda, Hyundai, Volkswagen and Audi dealerships.  “We are pleased to add [Bertrand] as a director to our bank board as we expand our community outreach … Read more

Community Bank Owatonna names longtime CPA to board

Minnesota-based Community Bank Owatonna named Gregg Draeger to its board of directors.  An Owatonna native and longtime partner at the accounting firm CliftonLarsonAllen, Draeger’s 37-year career at the firm has focused primarily on financial institutions, closely-held businesses, and individuals.  Draeger graduated from Macalester College, St. Paul, with an economics degree.  “We are excited for (Draeger) … Read more

American Bank & Trust appoints prominent conservationist to board

Sioux Falls, S.D.-based American Bank & Trust appointed Tim Kessler to its board. Kessler has been chair of the South Dakota Commission for Game Fish and Parks for nearly two decades, during which time he has overseen the establishment of the Sioux Falls outdoor campus, completion of the Black Hills Mickelson Trail, and hunting, fishing … Read more

Stearns names longtime educator as board member

St. Cloud, Minn.-based Stearns Financial Services, Inc., added Margrette Newhouse to its board of directors. She’s taught business, leadership and entrepreneurship courses over the last 17 years at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minn. Prior to that, she spent 17 years in banking.  “It’s an interesting time to be in … Read more