FSB Yale Elects New Board Member

February 1, 2016 — Yale, IA:  Dr James T Koch, area Optometrist, has joined the Board of Directors for Farmers State Bank of Yale. Dr Koch replaces David Whiton, who retired after serving the Board for 24 years.

Dr Koch is a Partner and Optometrist with Eye Care Associates with offices in Panora, Perry, Guthrie Center, Stuart and Jefferson. He is a graduate of Luther College and Illinois College of Optometry. He and his wife, Lora, reside at Lake Panorama with their daughters.

“Jim is a welcome addition to our Board of Directors,” says Doug Hemphill, President of Farmers State Bank. “His background adds some added diversity to our team and we look forward to the new ideas he will bring.”

Existing Board Members are as follows: John Wilson, Board Chairman (newly elected replacing David Whiton as chair), Jordan Carstens, David Deardorff, Derek Hemphill and Farmers State Bank offers in-house, online or mobile services for checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs), individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and agricultural, commercial and personal loans. Check us out on LinkedIn, Facebook, twitter or YouTube for useful financial tips and practices.

Farmers State Bank was founded in 1921 in Yale. Our history runs deep through Guthrie County as we have always focused on being a trusted, resourceful ally to our customers. We are dedicated to supporting and growing our community. For more information, please visit www.yalebankiowa.com or call 641-439-2221.