Story by Jefferson City Magazine Staff | Apr 26, 2016

BusinessBriefs_JeffersonCityMagazine_MayJune2016ALENA WARD, vice president and deposit services manager for Hawthorn Bank, successfully completed the requirements for graduation from the Missouri School of Bank Management conducted by the Missouri Bankers Association. Ward has been with Hawthorn Bank for 15 years and has served as the manager of deposit services for the past six years.

CHRIS BRYAN has been promoted to senior vice president/relationship manager at Midwest Independent Bank. Bryan will continue to assist current customers and prospects with correspondent banking products and services in western Missouri.

COLE HOLLOWAY has been promoted to assistant vice president/information technology director at Midwest Independent Bank. Holloway has nearly 15 years of IT experience and joined MIB in early 2015.

MARK LEESMAN has been promoted to assistant vice president/project conversion officer at Midwest Independent Bank. In his new role, Leesman will oversee project work on behalf of the bank operations division and oversee the conversion/onboarding experience for new respondent bank customers.

DAVID P. MINTON is confirmed as president and chief executive officer by Central Bank’s Board of Directors. Minton had previously served as Central Bank’s chief operating officer, a position he assumed in July 2015.

DAVID ROEHL has been promoted to senior vice president and chief investment officer at Central Bank. Roehl was hired by the bank’s investment department in May 2015. Previously, he was with Banco Popular North America in Chicago where he had served as treasurer for the past 10 years and chief executive officer of Popular Insurance Agency, USA for the past three years.

CENTRAL BANK announces the following promotions: Lee Brown to senior vice president of corporate tax/employee benefits; Paul Kleffner to senior vice president of audit; Amy Luebbering to senior vice president of real estate; Bryna Edwards to vice president of Assistant General Counsel – Legal; Crystal Wagner to vice president of merchant services; Amanda Bolinger to vice President of fixed income operations; Rebecca Mathews to vice president of credit analysis manager; Keith Bax to vice president of central investment advisors; Shawn Rush to second vice president of BankCard; Debra Lake to second vice president of BankCard; Emily Kampeter to second vice president of government; Kari Less to second vice president of government; Les Renn to manager of fixed income trading; Marisa Doerhoff to Tuscumbia branch manager with retail; Tricia Higgins to operations officer with installment lending; Michael Boyce to loan officer with real estate and Meegan Kirkweg to loan officer with real estate.

BusinessBriefs_JeffersonCityMagazine_MayJune2016_2ERIN SCHWALLER was promoted to vice president/operations officer at Midwest Independent Bank. Schwaller’s new role includes daily supervision of operational team members engaged in traditional correspondent customer care activities to include payment processing (ACH, domestic wire transfer, cash letter and international services), information reporting, overnight investment, safekeeping and all related clearing and settlement activity for MIB’s shareholders and community bank clients throughout the Midwest.

CURTIS DYER, MD, Family Medicine and Jillynn Hull, NP-C, Family Medicine, join Dr. Garry Pearson at SSM Health Medical Group. Dyer received his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and completed his residency at St. John’s Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. The clinic is located at 2511 W. Edgewood, Suite G, and is open Monday through Friday.

RAGINI KAPOOR, MD, Pediatrics and Sarah Rembecki, CPNP, PRN, Pediatrics join six other pediatric providers at SSM Health Pediatrics. Kapoor comes to SSM Health from the University of Missouri-Columbia where she served as an assistant adjunct clinical professor in pediatric
pulmonary after completing her pediatric residency. The clinic is located at 3348 American Ave. and is open Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to noon.

RONNA TRESSLAR joins Providence Bank Mortgage as mortgage banking officer. Tresslar is responsible for originating residential mortgage loans in Cole and Boone County, the Lake of the Ozarks and surrounding areas. Tresslar has more than 13 years of lending experience. Her background includes loan processing, loan processing supervision, loan servicing and residential mortgage loan origination.

NICOLE RADEMAN was promoted to assistant vice president of Loan Documentation Manager at Hawthorne Bank in Columbia. Rademan  oversees loan documentation and booking personnel and also serves as administrator for the bank’s loan documentation system.

ROBERT LUEDEMAN has joined Providence Bank as senior vice president, chief information officer. Luedeman is responsible for providing technology vision, leadership and oversight in the development and implementation of the Bank’s information technology program. Luedeman has more than 15 years of banking experience and 35 years of experience in the field of Information Technology.

AMELIA BOYD, MBA/MHA, FACHE, has been named system vice president of strategic development for Mid-Missouri and northwest Missouri at SSM Health. Boyd is responsible for developing plans and strategies to grow SSM Health in the Mid-Missouri and northwest Missouri  regions. Most recently, Boyd served as vice president of marketing and business development for Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System in Hutchinson, Kansas.

BECKY MILLER, MHA, FACHE, CPHQ, CPPS, was hired as regional executive director of patient safety and quality for the Mid-Missouri region at SSM Health. Miller is responsible for leadership, patient safety, quality of care and regulatory activities within the Mid-Missouri region. Prior to SSM Health, she was the executive director of the Center for Patient Safety in Jefferson City.