GAHANNA, Ohio, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- I. Robert Amerine, Secretary of Heartland BancCorp, announced today at Heartland BancCorp's Annual Shareholder's Meeting that the Board of Directors of Heartland BancCorp had elected G. Scott McComb Chairman of the Boards of Heartland BancCorp and Heartland Bank.
Scott McComb formerly was Vice Chairman & President of Heartland BancCorp and serves as President and CEO of Heartland Bank. "Scott is very well known for his strong community banking skills and community service in all the markets that Heartland serves," Amerine said. He continued, "We are very proud of Heartland Bank's success, under Scott's leadership in growing to over $570 million in assets while sustaining solid performance in these very trying economic times."
Scott is a graduate of The Ohio State University and the Blythe School of Banking which is sponsored by the Ohio Bankers League (OBL). He has also been an instructor for the Blythe School of Banking. In addition, Scott graduated from OBL's Bank Leadership Institute, the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, and attended the Sheshunoff Executive Banking Institute in Austin, Texas. Scott's many civic and community affiliations include the Gahanna Jefferson Education Foundation, the Gahanna Community Improvement Corporation, and he currently serves as Board President for the Central and Southern Ohio USO. He is a past president of the Grove City Chamber of Commerce and an elder in the Mifflin Presbyterian Church in Gahanna. Scott is a member of Scottish Rite 32 Degree and Aladdin Temple Shrine. He resides in Gahanna with his wife of 21 years and two children.
Jay Eggspuehler was elected to Vice Chairman of the Boards of Heartland BancCorp and Heartland Bank. Jay is an Attorney with Wiles, Boyle Burkholder & Bringardner Co. LPA. specializing in litigation. He is an Ohio State graduate with a law degree from Ohio Northern University. Jay is a member of local, state and national bar associations and several industry trade associations. He currently serves as the Chair of the OSU Medical Center Comprehensive Transplant Center Committee's Fundraising Campaign. Jay is an avid pilot receiving his training from OSU. He is a long time resident of central Ohio residing in the Dublin area, with his wife Christine and daughter.About Heartland Bank Heartland BancCorp is a registered Ohio bank holding company and the parent of Heartland Bank, which operates eleven full-service banking offices. Alternative investment services are provided through Infinex Investments, Inc. Heartland Bank is a member of the Federal Reserve, a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender. Heartland BancCorp is currently quoted on the over-the-counter (OTC) Bulletin Board Service under the symbol HLAN. Learn more about Heartland Bank at heartlandbank.com. Contact: G. Scott McComb- Chairman & President Phone: 614-337-4600 SOURCE Heartland BancCorp