(Waterloo, Ill. – March 15, 2020) First National Bank of Waterloo is announcing several recent changes to its Board of Directors.
Gary Hemmer has been elected Chairman of the Board and CEO. Alice Jost will now be the Vice Chairman of the Board. Ricks Parks will serve as President. Others still serving as Directors of the Board are: Tyler Dinkelaker, Lee Eggemeyer, Dennis Lutz, David Mehrmann, Daniel Nester, George Obernagel and John Richards.
Robert Hoffmann and George Ziebold will continue their involvement as they assume new roles as Director Emeritus, as they retired from the Board. Hoffman retired after 47 years of service, and Ziebold retired after 41 years of service. Both Hoffman and Ziebold were recognized for their service at the Bank’s Annual Shareholder meeting.
“We’ve been very fortunate to have such high caliber board members give their time to our bank and community,” said Hemmer. “We’ve had many long-standing members on this board who have provided invaluable guidance to our bank over the years. We truly thank them for their dedication and commitment. We are excited for Rick to join us this year as well.”
First National Bank of Waterloo has over $485 million in total assets and 11 banking centers in Central and Southern Illinois. Banking centers are located in Waterloo, Columbia, Millstadt, O’Fallon, Dupo, Smithton, Effingham and Stewardson. With the acquisition of Best Hometown Bank, two banking centers will be added in June 2020 in Collinsville and Maryville. For more information about First National Bank of Waterloo, please visit fnbwaterloo.bank or stop by any banking center.
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