First Bank of the Lake names SVP

Dale Wilkerson

Dale Wilkerson has joined First Bank of the Lake, Osage Beach, Mo., as senior vice president, senior loan officer of local lending at the Lake of the Ozarks. 

In this role, Wilkerson is responsible for the supervision and management of the local lending team in addition to originating residential, business and consumer loans at the Lake of the Ozarks and surrounding areas.

Wilkerson joined First Bank of the Lake in August 2021 and has more than 26 years of banking experience, primarily in lending. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in Marketing in 1990, the Missouri Bankers Association School of Lending in 1998 and IBA School of Commercial Lending in 2014. 

“We are excited that Dale has joined our team,” said Mike Anderson, chair, president and CEO of the $963 million First Bank. “Dale is a knowledgeable lender with years of experience. He brings a wealth of knowledge and proven success in the industry. His expertise in lending is a true asset to First Bank of the Lake.”

Wilkerson was born and raised in the Lake area and is a former member of the Lake Ozark Rotary Club, Camdenton Optimist Club and served on the board of the Camdenton Chamber of Commerce for 3 years. He is also a 1997 graduate of Leadership Camden County.