Promotions & New Hires

Rajek named chief credit officer at Peoples State Bank

Peoples State Bank has hired Erik Rajek as its chief credit officer. Rajek has nearly two decades of experience in commercial loans and credit, including on SBA loans through his work as a business development officer. “Peoples State Bank is known for being a well-managed bank with exceptional financials and loan portfolios,” Rajek said. “I’m … Read more

Tremble named VP at The Stephenson National Bank & Trust

“Combining Tifanie’s relationship-focused approach with our bank’s exceptional accounts and services will only enhance our depth, strength, and quality of performance in the future,” Salmen said. “She has the ideal experience and knowledge to strengthen our existing team of business bankers as SNBT continues to achieve its mission of being the premier provider of trusted financial solutions.” [Continue]

State Bank promotes several employees 

Brownsburg, Ind.-based State Bank recently promoted six employees in its Brownsburg, Zionsville and Pittsboro branches. State Bank made three promotions in Brownsburg, including:  Kyle Endres to vice president, director of payments. Endres has been with the bank for 13 years, most recently overseeing training and special projects.  Sally Newman to senior automated clearing house specialist … Read more

First State Bank names Yockey senior VP 

Saginaw, Mich.-based First State Bank has named Laura B. Yockey as senior vice president, business lending manager. Yockey was most recently a group manager with Chemical Bank and then served as market manager and Great Lakes Bay Region community president for Huntington Bank. Yockey began her banking career at Michigan Bank. She graduated from Michigan … Read more

Iowa Trust and Savings promotes Scott

Iowa Trust and Savings Bank has promoted Xaviera Scott to assistant vice president of lending. Scott began her banking career with Iowa Trust in October 2014 and was most recently a loan officer.  A graduate of the American Institute of Business with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, Scott successfully completed Iowa Bankers … Read more

Park Bank promotes 2 to executive VP

Madison, Wis.-based Park Bank promoted Ken Lammersfeld to executive vice president, chief operations officer; and Josh Marron to executive VP, chief banking officer.  Lammersfeld joined Park Bank in 2016 as senior VP of retail banking “and has consistently taken on additional responsibilities throughout the organization,” according to the bank. Since 2018, Lammersfeld has facilitated strategic … Read more

Indiana Bankers Association promotes 4 to leadership roles

The Indiana Bankers Association recently promoted four team members, including  Rod Lasley to chief operating officer; Josh Myers to vice president-member engagement; Dax Denton to chief policy officer; and Elizabeth DeHaven to education manager. Lasley joined the IBA in 2009 as a member services representative. He was promoted to VP-products and services in 2012 and advanced … Read more