Jennifer L. DiMotta has joined the boards of Midland States Bancorp, Inc., and its subsidiary Midland States Bank, both of Effingham, Ill.
DiMotta is president of DiMotta Consulting LLC, a strategic eCommerce and digital marketing consulting firm, which she founded in 2017. Prior to launching her consulting business, she was vice president of digital and omnichannel of Bluemercury Inc., a cosmetics retailer.
She also has served as vice president of eCommerce at Sports Authority, Inc., a sporting goods retailer, and as senior director of eCommerce at Office Depot. In each of these positions she was responsible for developing eCommerce and digital marketing efforts. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and a master’s degree in leadership from Bellevue University, Bellevue, Neb.
“We are very pleased to add an executive of Jennifer’s caliber to our board,” said John M. Schultz, chairman of the $5.7 billion Midland States. “We believe that Jennifer’s experience in leadership, business development and information technology will be a great asset to the Board. Jennifer’s entrepreneurial background will also be valuable as Midland continues to meet the evolving multi-channel banking needs of our customers.”
With the addition of DiMotta, the holding company’s board has increased to 11 members, with eight of those classified as independent.