Pub. 2 2022 Issue 3

Regional Missouri Bank

The Regional Missouri Bank (RMB) Board of Directors announces the following employee promotions from their recent Board Meeting:


Ashley Rowe – promoted to Vice President/Internal Auditor & Loan Review. Ashley joined RMB in 2013. Throughout her career, Mrs. Rowe has worked as a Teller, Operations/IT officer and most recently in Audit and Loan Review. Prior to joining RMB, Ashley acquired 13 years of banking experience.


Devon Lynn – promoted to Assistant Vice President/Private Banker. Devon joined RMB in 2021. Before joining RMB, Mrs. Lynn served as a general manager and marketing coordinator for a premium meat retailer. She is active with the Salisbury FFA Alumni Association.


Stephanie Moore – promoted to Assistant Vice President/Internal Auditor. Stephanie joined RMB in 2019. She worked as a Teller, Personal Banker Representative, Cashier and Internal Auditor throughout her career. Prior to joining RMB, Stephanie had eight years of banking experience.

Regional Missouri Bank has been your local community bank since 1908. Patrick Kussman, President and CEO, stated, “Our goal is to support the growth of the communities we serve. Regional Missouri Bank is locally owned and has a very rich history of being involved in each of our communities. We are large enough to serve any of your financial needs but small enough to care and keep our customers as the priority. Our bankers are your friends and neighbors. Because we live and work in the communities we serve, RMB employees strive for the success and financial advancement of our neighborhoods. RMB clients receive friendly, prompt and personalized service from our knowledgeable staff. Please join us in congratulating these employees on their recent promotions.”

Pony Express Bank

Pony Express Bank is excited to announce the promotion of Kevin Page to Vice President of Corporate Finance. Kevin joined the bank in 2020 alongside his sister Lynsey Waldman (VP of Marketing) as the fifth generation in their family to choose a career in community banking. He has been working closely alongside his father, Scott Page (CEO & President) and uncle, Tom Page (Executive Vice President) as they continue the process of transitioning the 132-year-old bank into its next era of family-owned leadership.

“It has been incredibly rewarding to have my son Kevin join our team here at Pony Express. Over the last year-and-a-half, Kevin has proved himself a valuable asset to this organization and his youthful energy and intense desire to learn this business from the ground up have only re-affirmed our initial thoughts that he’d be a great fit for this bank. We hope his promotion serves as a signal to our employees, customers, and the northland community that Pony Express Bank is taking the right steps to continue the leadership of this bank well into the future,” CEO Scott Page said when making the announcement.

Mid America Bank Announces Leadership Changes


Mid America Bank is pleased to announce that Mark Luebbert has transitioned to Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective April 1. In this role, he will oversee several functions of the bank’s holding company, including strategic projects. Luebbert has over 36 years of banking experience and has been with Mid America Bank for 16 years, where he currently serves as the Bank’s President & Chief Executive Officer. During this time, the bank grew from $90 to $850 million in assets, including the recent acquisition of Bank of St. Elizabeth.


To fill Luebbert’s current position, Steve Linton has been promoted to President & Chief Executive Officer. In this position, he will be responsible for the overall leadership of the bank and its culture. He will work with the Mid America Bank team to develop and implement strategy, target operational efficiencies, and evaluate opportunities for business expansion. “I am honored to serve in this role for an organization that has such a long legacy of, and vision for, serving the communities where it operates,” commented Linton.

Linton has more than 30 years of banking experience and has served as Mid America Bank’s Executive Vice President for the last year. “We are delighted to have Steve take over the day-to-day leadership of Mid America Bank,” said Mark Luebbert. “Over the last year, Steve has been a great addition to our team and we’re looking forward to his leadership as he guides the bank to its next phase of growth and development,” added Luebbert.

Mid America Bank was established in 1914, and prides itself on being a proud locally owned and operated bank that’s good for you and your community too! Visit them online at 

Blue Ridge Bank and Trust Co. Promotes Four


Blue Ridge Bank and Trust Co. is pleased to announce the promotion of four of its staff members: Sheila Kleoppel was promoted to Vice President of Core Processing; Tara Sturtevant was promoted to Vice President of Treasury Services; Michael Hackett was promoted to Vice President of Information Technology; and William Murillo was promoted to Assistant Vice President of Commercial Lending.

Vice President Sheila Kleoppel has been a valued team member of Blue Ridge Bank for over 40 years. She currently oversees the bank’s core systems operations and serves as the administrator for various systems platforms. Kleoppel plays a key role in the implementation of new products and services.

Vice President Tara Sturtevant oversees the bank’s treasury services department. She is responsible for assisting commercial clients with their cash management needs and the reduction of their administrative efforts and expenses. She has 20 years of banking experience, all with Blue Ridge Bank, with the majority spent in the treasury services department.

Vice President Michael Hackett joined Blue Ridge Bank in 2018 and is the Lead Network Administrator. His responsibilities include design; install, configure and maintain IT systems; and provide business and systems analysis. He holds an Associate Degree in Computer Science.

Assistant Vice President William Murillo started his career at Blue Ridge Bank in 2019 as a credit analyst for commercial loan review. He was recently promoted to Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer in the commercial loan division. His responsibilities include building and developing relationships with members of the community and providing commercial loan products to businesses in the Kansas City metro area. Murillo is a graduate of Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri, and has a Master of Business Administration.

Blue Ridge Bank and Trust Co. is an independently owned community bank established in 1958 with eight branch locations and over $750 million in assets

Mid America Bank was established in 1914, and prides itself on being a proud locally owned and operated bank that’s good for you and your community too! Visit them online at 

Beau Michael Luetkemeyer