ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:HTBI), the holding company for HomeTrust Bank (the "Bank"), announced today that F. Edward Broadwell, Jr. will retire as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank effective at the Company's next annual meeting of shareholders, which is expected to be held in November 2013. Mr. Broadwell will be succeeded as CEO by Dana L. Stonestreet, who currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer and a director of the Company and the Bank. Effective July 1, 2013 until Mr. Broadwell's retirement date, Messrs. Broadwell and Stonestreet will serve as co-CEOs of the Company and the Bank. Mr. Broadwell will continue as a director of the Company and the Bank until the annual meeting of shareholders to be held in the fall of 2014.
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