WHITEHALL, Ohio, July 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Heartland BancCorp (OTCQB:HLAN), parent company of Heartland Bank, today announced the appointment of Molly Z. Brown as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. In her new role, Ms. Brown will manage Heartland’s legal affairs and lead Heartland’s efforts to facilitate growth through acquisitions.
“Molly adds a much needed dimension to our leadership team. She has extensive bank regulatory experience and has advised financial institutions on banking and commercial lending, strategic acquisitions and debt and capital offerings,” stated G. Scott McComb, Chairman, President and CEO. “As Heartland continues to grow its shareholder base and geographic footprint, accomplished in-house counsel is key to executing those strategies.”
With a wide-ranging background in advising both community-oriented and super-regional financial institutions, Ms. Brown brings extensive leadership experience as both in-house and outside counsel. “I am excited to be part of the Heartland family and am enjoying being part of a team with a sound track record for growth,” said Brown.
Ms. Brown received her J.D. in 2000 from the School of Law at Case Western Reserve University and her B.S. in Economics from the Boler School of Business at John Carroll University in 1995. She brings an interest in community involvement and experience as the President of the Society of Corporate Governance – Ohio Chapter, as well as board service on community-oriented organizations in Northeast Ohio.
About Heartland BancCorp
Heartland BancCorp is a registered Ohio bank holding company and the parent of Heartland Bank, which operates 15 full-service banking offices. Heartland Bank, founded in 1911, provides full-service commercial, small business, and consumer banking services; professional financial planning services; and other financial products and services. Heartland Bank is a member of the Federal Reserve, a member of the FDIC, and an Equal Housing Lender. Heartland BancCorp is currently quoted on the OTC Markets (OTCQB) under the symbol HLAN. Learn more about Heartland Bank at Heartland.Bank.
In May 2018, Heartland was ranked #37 on the American Banker magazine’s list of Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banks and Thrifts based on three-year average return on equity (“ROE”) as of 12/31/17.
G. Scott McComb, Chairman, President & CEO
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