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
Ozarks Medical Center - Board Member
Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) - Vice Chairman
Missouri Bankers Association - Treasurer/Young Bankers Division, Past Chairman
American Bankers Association - Community Bankers Council Member
Rotary Club of West Plains - Member/Past President
Zizzer Athletic Booster Club - Member
Greater West Plains Chamber of Commerce - Past Chairman
West Plains Civic Center Board of Directors - Past Chairman

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
Missouri Banker's Association - Chief Financial Officer Committee Chair
American Banker's Association - CFO Exchange Advisory Committee
Missouri Bankers Association FINTECH Committee - Member

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

Jolene Howell, Vice President/Director of Retail Banking
Alton High School Business Department Advisory Council- Member
West Plains Chamber of Commerce

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

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
Alton High School Business Department Advisory Council- Member

Jeremy Norberg, Digital Branch and Technology Manager
West Plains Lions Club - Member

Kate Tyree, Loan Closer
Boys and Girls Club Board - Member
West Plains Education Foundation Board - 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

Bronwen Madden, Risk Management/BSA Officer
West Plains Rotary (noon) Club - Member/Past President
MSU-WP Business School Advisory Board - Member
Ozarks Black & Gold MU Alumni Association - Member
West Plains Education Foundation – Member
 
Jerry Walker, Vice President and Senior Loan Officer
West Plains Housing Authority - Board Member
Rotary Club of West Plains - Member

Mindy Trail, Loan Officer
Dora Booster Club - Member
Dora Foundation Committee - Member

Kenneth Martin, Senior Vice President/Chief Credit Officer
Missouri State University West Plains Business and Accounting Department Board - Advisory Member
 
Scott Corman, Senior Vice President/Senior Loan Officer
West Plains Sunrise Rotary - Member and Past President
West Plains Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) - Board Member and Past President
Ozarks Development Corp - Board Member
West Plains Chamber of Commerce - Past Chairman
Southern Missouri Community Health Center - Past President/Charter Board Member
 West Plains R-7 School - Past Board Member
Heard of the Ozarks Fair - Past Board Member/Past President
Ozarks Family YMCA - Charter Board Member

Houston Branch

Curt Hugenot, Senior Loan Officer
Houston Lions Club - Past Member
Texas County Memorial Hospital Community Improvement District Board- Past Member

Amanda Hamilton, Branch Manager
Houston Optimist Club - Vice President

Liberty Branch

Eric Wells, Market President
Mountain View-Birch Tree School board - Member
City of Houston Industrial Development Board - Member
Mountain View Rotary Club - past Treasurer
Houston Area Chamber of Commerce
Missouri State University - West Plains - Advisory Board Member for Houston Campus
Houston Lions Club - past Member
Ozarks Baptist Church, Houston, Mo. - Youth Director
First Baptist Church, Mountain View, Mo - Member

Lindsay Holden, Loan Officer
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Board - Member
Mountain View Youth Athletic Association - President

Stephanie Jester, Branch Deposit Manager
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Board - Treasurer

Mountain Home Loan Production Office

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
ASU Mtn Home Advisory Council - Member
Baxter Regional Medical Center Foundation Board - Member
Mountain Home Rotary Club - Paul Harris Fellow

 Willow Springs Branch
Josh Henry, Loan Officer
Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce Board - Past Member
Ozarks Family YMCA Local Board - Member
Ozarks Family YMCA Regional Board - Member
Heart of the Ozarks United Way Board - President
Willow Springs Scholarship Club Board - Member

Kim Fredrick - Branch Deposit Manager
Willow Springs Parks Board - Member

Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce – Vice President

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