Richard Williams replaces Larry McDevitt, who is retiring, as vice chair and lead director of Asheville, N.C.-based HomeTrust Bancshares Inc.
Williams was named director of the company and HomeTrust Bank in 2016. He recently retired after 37 years as vice president of corporate community affairs at Duke Energy Corp. and president of the Duke Energy Foundation.
McDevitt was elected vice chair and lead director of HomeTrust Bancshares in 2013. He is the senior principal and past president of The Van Winkle Law Firm.