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S&P Global Market Intelligence presents a weeklynews summary of executive management and board chair-level changes in the bank andthrift industry.

May 4

Manchester,Iowa-based Farmers & MerchantsSavings Bank, a unit of DunnInvestment Co., named TirzahWedewer senior vice president and CFO, according to a press releaseposted on Wedewer joined the bank in 1999and became a director in 2009.

E. Allen Nicholsonwill succeed Richard Thomasas CFO of Ontario, Calif.-based CVBFinancial Corp. and unit CitizensBusiness Bank, effective June 1.

Nicholson hasbeen serving as executive vice president and CFO of Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. and unit Pacific Premier Bank. He will resign May 31.

Dunmore, Pa.-basedFidelity D & D Bancorp Inc.named Eugene Walsh itsvice president and COO.

Subsidiary ,where Walsh is already an executive vice president, also named him its COO. He hadbeen its chief credit and risk officer.

Bay Springs,Miss.-based Magnolia State Banknamed Kris MangumCEO, Lillous Ann Shoemaker president and Barbara Brown chairman, effective May 1,the Hattiesburg (Miss.) American reported.

Mangum has beenwith the management team of the MagnoliaState Corp. unit since 2009. Shoemaker joined the bank as general counseland compliance officer in March 2014. She became secretary of the board and holdingcompany in July 2014, and was appointed to the board in February 2015.

Olympia, Wash.-basedHeritage Financial Corp.named Brian Charneskichairman of the board. Charneski has been a Heritage director since 2000 and hasserved as vice chairman for the last two years.

has resigned as vice presidentand CFO of Easton, Md.-based ShoreBancshares Inc. Rapp stepped down for "personalreasons in order to spend more time with his family," the company said in aForm 8-K.

Taking overCFO duties is Edward Allen, who serves as president and CEO at the company's unit,Centreville, Md.-based CNB.

was named senior vice presidentand CFO at Atmore, Ala.-based FirstNational Bank and Trust, reported.

Hall, who joinedthe bank in 1979, has been serving as its auditor since 1980.The bank is a subsidiary of FirstSuncoast Trust Bancshares Inc.

's board elected chairman, followingthe retirement of Daryl Forsythe.

Dietrich, whocurrently serves as president and CEO of the Norwich, N.Y.-based company and unitNBT Bank NA, plans toretire from active employment in December 2016.

Forsythe waselected chairman of NBT Bank in 1999 and of NBT Bancorp in 2001.

The company'sboard endorsed promoting John Watt Jr. to president of the bank, effective immediately,and having him succeed Dietrich as CEO of the company and the bank upon retirement.

will resign as 's executivevice president and CFO.

Treasurer JohnMangold will replace him at the Irvine, Calif.-based company until a successor isfound.

May 3

Lancaster, Pa.-basedFulton Financial Corp.named Philmer Rohrbaughto the newly created position of senior executive vice president and COO, whileBeth Ann Chivinski was promoted to senior executive vice president and chief riskofficer, effective June 1.

Rohrbaugh iscurrently the company's senior executive vice president and chief risk officer.He will also continue to be responsible for the oversight for the company's informationtechnology, knowledge management and legal functions.

Chivinski ispresently senior executive vice president and chief audit executive, a role shehas held since 2014.

was named president and CEOof Philadelphia-based Prudential BancorpInc. and unit PrudentialSavings Bank.

Pollack takesover the roles from Joseph Corrato, who has retired and will become a director emeritus.

Pollack is currentlya director at the company and the bank, and also separately at Willimantic, Conn.-basedSavings Institute Bank and Trust Co.

Albany, Ore.-basedWillamette Community Bankappointed Robert Mooreto succeed retiring CFO Keith Lockhoven.

appointedThomas Barnes chairmanand Richard Anderson Jr. president and CEO of the Washington, D.C.-based bank.

In relationto the $221 million pending mergerbetween Wheeling, W.Va.-based WesBancoInc. and New Albany, Ind.-based YourCommunity Bankshares Inc., Your Community President and CEO James Rickardwill become WesBanco's market president for Kentucky and Southern Indiana once thedeal is completed.

gave notice that she wouldbe resigning as CFO and vice chairman from ComericaInc. and unit ComericaBank to pursue other opportunities.

David Duprey,who has served as executive vice president and general auditor of the company andthe bank since March 2006, was named executive vice president and CFO.

Annapolis, Md.-basedSevern Bancorp Inc. andunit Severn Savings Bank FSBExecutive Vice President and CFO ThomasBevivino intends to retire at the end of June.

The board ofMuncie, Ind.-based First MerchantsCorp. added the title of COO to the responsibilities of , who has been executive vicepresident and CFO since 2005.

May 2

Franklin, N.C.-basedEntegra Financial Corp.named Lola Hart chiefaccounting officer. Hart used to be senior vice presidentand chief accounting officer at another regional bank in Upstate South Carolina.

Olympia, Wash.-basedHeritage Bank named as executive vicepresident and chief risk officer. Henning was previouslythe senior vice president of enterprise risk management and regulatory relationsfor a Florida-based regional banking organization.

Following theclose of the between Green Bay, Wis.-basedNicolet Bankshares Inc.and Sturgeon Bay, Wis.-based BaylakeCorp., Nicolet Chairman, President and CEO Robert Atwell and formerBaylake President and CEO Robert Cera are now Co-Chairmen, Co-Presidents and Co-CEOsof the combined companyand Co-Chairmen of Nicolet National's board. Former Nicolet National President andCOO Michael Daniels is now the bank's president and CEO.

's board, upon recommendationof CFO James Antal, electedJennifer Idell as senior vice president, CFO and corporate secretary of the Davenport,Fla.-based company, effective June 1.

Antal, who has been CenterState Banks' CFO since its incorporationin 1999, is scheduled to retire Dec. 2.

In addition, Daniel Bockhorst was named senior vice presidentand chief risk officer of the company. He will also continue to serve as executivevice president and chief risk officer for CenterStateBank of Florida NA, a position he has held since 2010.

, chairman of Taunton, Mass.-basedBristol County Savings Bank,has retired, The (North Attleboro, Mass.)Sun Chronicle reported.

Cody has beenwith the Beacon Bancorpsubsidiary for 40 years, serving as its chairman for the last nine years. He issucceeded by Dennis Kelly Jr.

Kelly has beenwith the bank for 35 years, serving as vice chairman for the past three years.

In addition,Frank Teixeira, a corporator and a director of the bank since 1980, has been electedvice chairman.

Troy, N.Y.-basedPioneer Savings Bank promotedJerilee Beaudoin to seniorvice president and chief customer support officer, the (Albany, N.Y.) Times Union reported.

Beaudoin waspreviously vice president of loan administration.

has been promoted to chiefrevenue officer at Creve Coeur, Mo.-based FirstBank, the St. Louis Business Journalreported. He also serves as senior vice president.

The bank isa subsidiary of San Francisco Co.First Banks Inc. is thebank's ultimate parent.

is the newly elected chairmanof Yuba City, Calif.-based Bank ofFeather River, the Appeal-Democratreported.

Hinz, a directorof the bank for the past six years, took over the post of chairman from Brent Hastey,who remains a director of the bank.

April 30

The mandatoryretirement date for First Bancorp Inc.Chairman David Soule Jr.has been extended to Dec. 31, 2017, from Dec. 31, 2016.

The Damariscotta,Maine-based company said that the one-year waiver was meant to provide additionaltime for recruitment of suitable new directors.

unit, Fairfield,N.J.-based Kearny Bank,appointed John Dunne seniorvice president and chief risk officer.

April 29

Chief InformationOfficer Larry DesPrésis the latest addition to Four OaksFincorp Inc.'s senior management team.

DesPrés joinsthe company from Community & SouthernHoldings Inc. unit, Atlanta-based Community & Southern Bank, where he served as seniorvice president and IT director.

has stepped down as executivevice president and chief lending officer of Fort Lee, N.J.-based and parent

April 28

Itasca, Ill.-basedFirst Midwest Bancorp Inc.said April 28 that CFO Paul Clemensplans to retire in 2017.

Clemens, whois also CFO of unit First MidwestBank, will turn 65 in mid-2017.

Bakersfield,Calif.-based Mission Bancorpsaid in its 2015 annual report that it had appointed Mike Congdon chief credit officer and promoted Sheldon Ralphto chief administrative officer during the year.