Frankfort, IN – The Farmers Bank has been honored as a Five Star Member of the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA). The award was presented on October 7, 2020 at The Farmers Bank main office located in Frankfort, Indiana. The award was presented in recognition of The Farmers Bank’s Association involvement throughout 2019.

The Five Star Member designation recognizes those IBA-member banks which demonstrate outstanding commitment to the Association in five areas: political awareness, issues advocacy, life-long learning, IBA volunteerism, and Preferred Service Provider utilization.

“Now more than ever, we have leaned on IBA for timely and relevant guidance,” said Karen F. Gregerson, The Farmers Bank president and CEO. “They continue to advocate, serve, and represent the banking industry in every capacity. We appreciate the IBA and are honored to do our part to support their efforts.”

“We very much appreciate the dedication of The Farmers Bank as a Five Star Member bank,” said Amber Van Til, IBA president and CEO. “Our Association is strong, thanks to our supportive members.”

The Indiana Bankers Association supports Indiana banking through issues analysis, professional education, and products and services that enhance member banks’ ability to serve their communities.

The Farmers Bank is a $675 million asset organization chartered in 1876 with headquarters in Frankfort, IN. The Farmers Bank is locally owned and operated with 10 banking offices located in Central Indiana providing retail, business, investment & trust services, mortgage, and electronic banking services. Additional information can be found at Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender.

Photo Caption: The Farmers Bank management team accepts the five-star member award from Indiana Bankers Association Assistant Vice President-Member Engagement Josh Myers at the The Farmers Bank main office in Frankfort, Indiana. Pictured, from left, are Cindy Swope, vice president human resources, Chad Kozuch, chief financial officer, Kim Compton, senior vice president technology/operations, Brad Cunningham, senior vice president commercial banking, Karen Gregerson, president/CEO, Carroll Valentino, vice president risk management, Josh Myers, IBA, Tammy Moss, vice president investment & trust services, and Mark Novak, chief credit officer.