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Bankers’ Bank Announces Six Promotions of Team Members

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Bankers’ Bank, a leading correspondent bank for community banks located in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, has announced the promotions of six team members.

David Gremillion – Bankers’ Bank recently promoted David Gremillion to first vice president – bankcards. Gremillion joined Bankers’ Bank in 2018 as the department’s operations manager. Since joining the Bankers’ Bank team, Gremillion has expanded his role within the bankcards department and has been instrumental in growing the department over the last two years. Under Gremillion’s leadership, the team has executed various strategic initiatives highlighted by the recent launch of Bankers Bank’s new prepaid card program, Community Prepaid.

Joe Hauser – Bankers’ Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Joe Hauser to senior vice president – director of internal audit. Hauser joined Bankers’ Bank in 2017 as an internal auditor. In 2020, he was promoted to director of internal audit. Over the last two years, Hauser as done an excellent job in working with both the Bank’s internal team and board of directors. He plays a vital role in the adoption of FDICIA at Bankers’ Bank.

Kevin Means – Kevin Means was recently promoted to senior vice president at Bankers’ Bank. Means joined the Bankers’ Bank team in 2013 as part of the bank’s commercial lending department supporting the Wisconsin market. Means has leveraged his substantial product knowledge and customer service to expand the Bank’s Wisconsin market presence and build relationships with community banks. In addition to his market responsibilities, Means has participated as subject matter expert in system conversions, other process improvement projects, and has led the United Way Campaign at Bankers’ Bank.

Paul Watson – Paul Watson has been promoted to first vice president at Bankers’ Bank. Watson started at Bankers’ Bank in 2020 in the commercial banking department for our Indiana market. He has served the Central Indiana banking market for over 32 years. Watson has leveraged his strong commercial lending experience and prior working relationships with central Indiana bankers to expand the Bank’s Indiana market presence and better serve community banks with their commercial lending needs.

Rian Uelmen – Bankers’ Bank announces the promotion of Rian Uelmen to senior vice president – director of human resources. Uelmen joined Bankers’ Bank in 2020 as director of human resources. She has done an outstanding job in exceeding the Bank’s expectations during a unique environment due to the pandemic. Prior to joining Bankers’ Bank, Uelmen was with Entegral-Enterprise Holdings in human resources – talent acquisition & talent development.

Scott Platto – Scott Platto has been promoted to first vice president & controller at Bankers’ Bank. Platto has been instrumental over the last three years in modernizing the bank’s accounting department. He has implemented new online tools to streamline the reconciliation processes, incorporated additional review procedures for journal entries, and greatly improved the Bank’s accounting processes overall. Platto has also taken a leadership role in preparing the Bank for FDICIA in coordination with our internal audit team.