Indiana-based First Bank Richmond names president, chief operating officer

Indiana-based First Bank Richmond appointed Paul Witte as president and chief operating officer. 

The appointment, effective Jan. 1, was announced in a Dec. 21 regulatory filing.

Garry Kleer will shed his role as president and retain his position as chair and CEO of First Bank Richmond following Witte’s appointment. 

Witte, 51, has worked at the $1.3 billion bank since 1996. He currently manages the bank’s commercial lending department as chief lending officer.