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Our Story

Staying in business for more than 125 years is hard. Really hard. If you think about it, we’ve endured many events, like the Great Depression and two World Wars. We’ve survived and thrived, thanks to our great customers and communities. We were founded on core values of accountability, community service and financial conservatism. Those principles are the reason we are still in business today. Caring for people and communities is our foundation! 

We’ve built a reputation of being financially secure and community focused. We are an independent community bank and fully intend to stay that way. We are big enough to accommodate any financial need, yet small enough to give every customer the personal treatment they deserve.

Our Roots

On November 2, 1891, we received our state charter. Then named The Bank of Perryville, we were the only bank in Perry County, Missouri. As other banks began to organize, we continued to enjoy steady growth. For over 100 years, we operated out of a single Perryville branch. Then in 1997, we changed our name to The Bank of Missouri and expanded into Cape Girardeau, Missouri. We continued to grow over the next several years, expanding into cities throughout Missouri. Today, we operate many branches across Missouri and have more than $2.4 billion in assets.

Our Leadership

Our Board of Directors

Adrian Breen
R. David Crader
Brian Dreyer
James Hillin
John Lottes III
James Maurer
William Phillips, Jr.
Frank Robinson
Bonnie Schnurbusch
John Thompson

Our Leadership Team

Adrian Breen
Chief Executive Officer/President

Martha Rollet
Chief Operations Officer

Dawn Dauer
Chief Banking Officer

Mark Barker
Chief Contract Services Officer

Mike Bauer
Chief Digital Officer

James Hennemann
Chief Technology Officer

Kim Moore
General Counsel

Jason Crowell
Deputy General Counsel

Wendell Mueller
Chief Credit Officer

Stanley Naeger
Chief Financial Officer

Kristen Ziegler
Chief Human Resources Officer

Our Regional Leadership Teams

Southeast Missouri

Paul Gard, Regional Bank President
Perryville/Marble Hill/Patton/Steele/Caruthersville/Poplar Bluff

Aaron Panton, Regional Bank President
Cape Girardeau/Jackson/Scott City

Kyle Thompson, Community Bank President

Jeff Hotop, Community Bank President
Cape Girardeau

Brandon Flowers, Community Bank President

Brian Taylor, Community Bank President

Ed Flores, Community Bank President
Perryville/Marble Hill/Patton

Brandon Woolard, Community Bank President
Poplar Bluff

Southwest Missouri

Tim Scott, Regional Bank President

David Cook, Community Bank President

Russ Batten, Community Bank President
Bolivar/Fair Grove/Marshfield

Central Missouri

Mike Ireland, Regional Bank President

Jay Alexander, Community Bank President

Adam Housewright, Community Bank President
Rolla/Dixon/St. Robert

Jeff Thielmeier, Community Bank President
Martinsburg/Montgomery City/Wellsville

Matt Gowin, Community Bank President

Our Bank Ratings

The Bank of Missouri has been awarded a 5-Star Rating from BauerFinancial, Inc., an independent bank rating company. Bauer’s 5-Star Rating, their highest performance ranking, represents an independent, unbiased analysis of a financial institution’s safety and soundness position. Bauer has been analyzing and reporting the financial condition of the nation’s banking industry since 1983. The Bank of Missouri has received this 5-Star rating every quarter since December 2011.

The Bauer rating is based on a complex analysis of financial criteria including capitalization, asset quality, profitability, liquidity and risk. The 5-Star Rating indicates The Bank of Missouri is financially sound and has the resources to deal with a variety of adverse economic conditions. No institution pays BauerFinancial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded.

Bank and Credit Union data compiled from financial data for the period noted, as reported to federal regulators. The financial data obtained from these sources is consistently reliable, although; the accuracy and completeness of the data cannot be guaranteed by BauerFinancial, Inc.. BauerFinancial relies upon this data in its judgment and in rendering its opinion (e.g. determination of star ratings) as well as supplying the data fields incorporated herein. BauerFinancial, Inc. is not a financial advisor; it is an independent bank research firm. BauerFinancial is a registered trademark. Any unauthorized use of its content, logos, name, and/or Star-ratings is forbidden.

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