First Farmers Bank & Trust Announces New President

First Farmers Bank & Trust Announces New President

First Farmers Financial Corp. (OTCQX: FFMR), the parent company of First Farmers Bank & Trust, announced the next steps in their leadership succession plan, approving the appointment of Mark A. Holt as president of First Farmers Bank & Trust and as a director of both First Farmers Financial Corp. and First Farmers Bank & Trust.

Mark Holt has served as an Executive Vice President of the Bank since 2015 and served on the Board of Directors of the Bank and the Company from 1997 to 2015.  Holt is also a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, and a member of national, state, and local veterinary associations, a member of Purdue President’s Council, a former member of the Grant County Purdue Extension Board of Directors and is actively involved in local community and church.

Dr. Holt added, “It’s an honor to be asked to carry on the culture and history of the bank. Together with the rest of the management team and the Board of Directors, I look forward to continuing the bank on the path by which Gene has led this organization and continuing to create long term value for our shareholders, our customers, and our communities.”

First Farmers Financial Corp is a $1.9 billion financial holding company headquartered in Converse, Indiana.  First Farmers Bank & Trust has 30 offices throughout Carroll, Cass, Clay, Grant, Hamilton, Howard, Huntington, Madison, Marshall, Miami, Starke, Sullivan, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Vigo and Wabash counties in Indiana and 6 offices in Coles, Edgar and Vermilion counties in Illinois.

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