2013-2014 ABA Board of Directors


Jeff Plagge 
Jeff L. Plagge

President and CEO
Northwest Financial Corp.
Arnolds Park, IA

John A. Ikard

President and CEO
FirstBank Holding Company
Lakewood, CO

Vice Chairman
R. Daniel Blanton
Georgia Bank & Trust Company
Augusta, GA

Gary D. Hemmer

President and CEO
First National Bank of Waterloo
Waterloo, IL

Gov. Frank Keating
President and CEO
Frank Keating

American Bankers Association
Washington, DC

Three Year Term

Paul G. Greig
Chairman and CEO
FirstMerit Corporation
Akron, OH
George W. Hermann
President and CEO
Windsor Federal Savings and Loan Association
Windsor, CT
John A. Klebba
Chairman and President
Legends Bank
Linn, MO
Thomas H. Shaffer
1867 Western Financial Corporation
Stockton, CA
Frank Sorrentino
Chairman and CEO
ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Edward L. Willingham
First Citizens Bank & Trust Company
Raleigh, NC

Two Year Term

Stephen F. Christy
President and CEO
Mascoma Mutual Financial Services Corp.
Lebanon, NH
David C. Darnell
Bank of America Corporation
Charlotte, NC
Guillermo Diaz-Rousselot
President and CEO
Continental National Bank of Miami
Miami, FL
F. Scott Dueser
Chairman, President and CEO
First Financial Bancshares, Inc.
Abilene, TX
John M. Hairston
Hancock Holding Co.
Gulfport, MS
Robert R. Jones III
President and CEO
United Bank
Atmore, AL

One Year Term

Norman E. Beatty
Chairman, President and CEO
First Hope Bank, NA
Hope, NJ
Melanie J. Dressel
President and CEO
Columbia State Bank
Tacoma, WA
Charles N. Funk
President and CEO
MidWestOne Bank
Iowa City, IA
William B. Grant
Chairman of the Board and CEO
First United Bank & Trust
Oakland, MD
Executive Committee Mutual Charter Representative
Richard E. Holbrook

Chairman and CEO
Eastern Bank Corporation
Boston, MA
Stanley D. Jenks
President and CEO
Security Savings Bank
Monmouth, IL
S. Todd Maclin
Chairman of Chase Commercial and Consumer Banking
JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA
New York, NY
Dorothy A. Savarese
President and CEO
Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
Orleans, MA
Jeffrey M. Szyperski
Chairman, President and CEO
Chesapeake Bank
Kilmarnock, VA

One Year Term

Chairman, Nominating Committee
Matthew H. Williams

Chairman and President
Gothenburg State Bank
Gothenburg, NE
Chairman, Government Relations Council
G. William Beale

Union First Market Bank
Richmond, VA
Vice-Chairman, Government Relations Council
Laurie W. Stewart
President and CEO
Sound Community Bank
Seattle, WA
Alliance of State Bankers Associations Representative
Linda W. Navarro

President and CEO
Oregon Bankers Association
Salem, OR