Community Involvement

When the doors of West Plains Bank and Trust Company opened in 1883, the guiding principle was building community strength through service to our customers. Our unwavering commitment to having every customer leave a friend is delivered in each customer contact and every new or improved service. Locally owned and managed, we are pleased to provide a convenient, efficient and modern banking system to our customers in the area.

West Plains Bank and Trust Company, and its employees, maintain strong community connections through generous donations of time, talent and financial resources. Below is a list of some of the organizations with which West Plains Bank and Trust Company employees are or have been involved:

Main Bank

David Gohn, Chairman of the Board
Ozarks Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees - Founding Member
Drury University Board of Trustees - Past Chairman
American Bankers Association - Community Bankers Council - Past Chairman
Missouri Bankers Association - Chairman of the Board 1999-2000

David M. Gohn, President and Chief Executive Officer
Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) – Vice Chairman
Rotary Club of West Plains - Member/Past President
West Plains Civic Center Board of Directors – Member/Past Chairman
Greater West Plains Chamber of Commerce - Past Chairman
Missouri Bankers Association - VEBA Chairman/Young Bankers Division Past Chairman
Zizzer Athletic Booster Club - Member
Fairview Elementary School Booster Club - Member

Eric Judd, Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer
Boys & Girls Club of the Greater West Plains Area - President
Grizzly Booster Club Board of Directors - Past Chairman
Howell Valley R-1 School Foundation - Treasurer
Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI) - Mentor
Rotary Club of West Plains - Member
Sunrise Rotary Club of West Plains - Past Chairman
University of Missouri Extension Council - Past Board Member
West Plains R-7 Advisory Committee - Member

Steve Korbe, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Missouri Banker's Association, Banker's Benefit Corporation - Past Board Member
37th Judicial Circuit CASA - Past President
B.P.O.E. - Past Exalted Ruler

Becky Brewer, Customer Service Representative
West Plains R-7 School Bridges Program Member

Diana Brown, Vice President and Senior Loan Officer
Greater Area West Plains Chamber of Commerce - Ambassador President
1138th Military Police Family Readiness Group - Treasurer
VFW Ladies Auxiliary, John T. Kirk Post 1828 - Member
Southern Missouri Home Builder's Association - Board Member

Jeannie Cox, Vice President and Loan Officer
Kiwanis Club of West Plains - Member and Past Treasurer
South Central Career Center Advisory Board - Member
West Plains R-7 Schools A+ Advisory Board - Member

Nathan Cropper, Vice President and Senior Loan Officer
Howell County Farm Bureau - Board Member
Howell Valley R-1 School Foundation - President
West Plains Ag Advisory - Board Member
West Plains Sunrise Rotary - Treasurer

Cheryl Finley, Senior Customer Service Representative
West Plains Optimist Club - Member, Past President, Past Lt. Governor
Glenwood School Foundation - Board Member
Evergreen Cemetery - Treasurer

Richard King, Vice President and Compliance Officer
Habitat for Humanity, West Plains - Board Member and Past President

Ann Marie Newberry, Vice President and Director of Retail Banking and Marketing
Greater West Plains Area Chamber of Commerce - Ambassador
Ozarks Medical Center Foundation Events Committee - Member
South Central Career Center Business Advisory Committee - Member
West Plains Downtown Revitalization, Inc. – Past Secretary and Past Vice President

Jeremy Norberg, Branch Deposit Manager
West Plains Lions Club - Member

Tasha Cline, Customer Service Representative
West Plains Lions Club - Member

Angela Smith, Senior Teller
Heart of the Ozarks Angus Association - Member
North East Arkansas Angus Association - Member

Karen Smith, Branch Customer Service Manager
Daughters of the American Revolution - Member
West Plains Optimist Club - Member
West Plains R-7 School Bridges Program Member

Todd Wilbanks, Vice President and Loan Officer
Howell County Soil & Water Conservation District - President
West Plains High School Site Council - Member
West Plains Kiwanis Club - Member


Liberty Branch

Jolene Howell, Vice President and Branch Manager
Birch Tree Chamber of Commerce - Member
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce - Member

Jerry Dale Nicholson, Loan Officer
Howell County Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board - Member
Rotary Club of Mountain View - Member


Mountain Home Loan Center

Steve Litty, Senior Vice President and Senior Loan Officer
ASU Mountain Home Business Advisory Board - Member
Baxter County Cattleman's Association - Member
Mountain Home High School - Class Mentor
Mountain Home Rotary - Paul Harris Fellow and Member
The Pietz Cancer Support House - Board Member


North Branch

Jerry Walker, Vice President and Senior Loan Officer
West Plains Housing Authority - Board Member
Rotary Club of West Plains - Member
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