Equity Bank - Andover, KS - Richard Bartel named President

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Richard Bartel named president in Warsaw, Randy Eaton remains with Equity Bank

Equity Bank announces the addition of Richard Bartel as the bank's market president in Warsaw, Mo. Bartel will work in conjunction with Randy Eaton, longtime market president of Equity Bank and then-First Community Bank in Warsaw. Randy has announced his retirement from the position of market president, but will continue to aid Equity's community banking efforts in Warsaw.

Richard Bartel

Richard began in early May and is based at Equity Bank's main location in Warsaw, downtown at 100 Main Street. Randy has over 37 years of commercial loan and community banking experience. He is a native of Sullivan, Missouri, and has worked in differing banking capacities ranging from loan officer to president and CEO since his start in banking more than 30 years ago as a teller for Meramec State Bank. He most recently served as special asset manager for First National Bank in Camdenton, Illinois, following stints as a senior loan officer for Mid America Bank and Trust Company, and president and CEO of Marshall County State Bank in Varna, Ill.

Randy Eaton

Randy will continue to office at Equity Bank's main location in Warsaw. A public reception for Randy and Richard will be scheduled in June.