FNB Dieterich Announces Top Level Promotions
Published on February 12 2013 3:47 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp
The Board of Directors of The First National Bank of Dieterich announced its officers and promotions at the February 12 board meeting.
Tom Niebrugge will continue to serve as the Chairman of the Board as he transitions to retirement. Chuck Deters will take over the role of Chief Executive Officer of The First National Bank of Dieterich and its holding company, Prime Banc Corp. Steve Will will continue to serve as President of The First National Bank of Dieterich and as Senior Lender.
Deters was promoted to President of Prime Banc Corp. the bank’s holding company in 2011 and previously served as V.P. of Business Development from 2008-2010. He has been instrumental in helping the bank achieve its goals through financial reporting and strategic planning, developing human resource programs and serving as a member of the lending team. Deters has been with the bank for five years. He serves on the following boards; Effingham County Community Foundation, Teutopolis Community for Progress and the Effingham County Economic Development Foundation. He is past President of Friends of St. Anthony and past Chairman of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Teutopolis Lions Club.
Steve Will was promoted to President in 2011 and served as V.P. of Loans from 2002-2010. He has been instrumental in helping the bank achieve its goals through the creation of an extensive loan portfolio. Under his leadership, the bank has become one of the leading commercial lending institutions in the areas it serves. He has been serving for years as an Ambassador for The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce and on several of its committees including: the Annual Golf Outing, Annual Banquet and Fall Social. He is also a member of the Effingham K of C.
Tom Niebrugge, who has been with the bank for thirty-seven years, will remain Chairman of the Board. He noted that Will and Deters have been very instrumental in the recent growth and success of the bank. “These positions recognize their contributions and give them the leadership opportunities to influence the future of the bank. Steve and Chuck are community bankers who will maintain and strengthen the community banking principles that are at the heart of our banking organization.”
The First National Bank of Dieterich, headquartered at 101 South Main in Dieterich, is a community bank that serves Dieterich, Teutopolis, Newton, Effingham, Lake Sara, Red Bud, Belleville and other neighboring communities. It opened its doors in 1909 and has grown to include seven facilities to serve its customers' needs. Bank assets now exceed $500,000,000 with over 100 employees from its area communities.