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Community State Bank Announces Promotion of Two Banking Officers

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Community State Bank (CSB) is pleased to announce the promotion of two team members to banking officers. Eloissa (Ellie) Heigl has been promoted to the position of media and communications director, and William (Bill) Fliess has been promoted to the position of assistant vice president – credit review manager.

Ellie Heigl

As media and communications director, Heigl is responsible for helping develop messaging, branding, content, and other communication pieces to help promote CSB, and Shepherds Community Café to our local communities. These communication channels include social media, podcasts, website development, and press releases regarding important information about the bank.

“Ellie has been an important part of CSB for nearly 10 years, and I’ve worked closely with her as part of the marketing team for the last seven,” said Gregory Wall, chief innovation officer for CSB. “She has an incredible ability to help tell the bank’s story, and the stories of our customers and communities. She connects with her audience in an authentic way and is able to really communicate how CSB is different. I want to congratulate Ellie on her accomplishments, and thank her for her dedication to our team.”

Bill Fliess

Bill Fliess joined CSB in 2017 and has been an integral part of the credit review team since that time. In his new role as credit review manager, Fliess will oversee and help develop other
members of the credit review team. Fliess is also responsible for reviewing credit worthiness of business loan applicants, and making recommendations to the Board of Directors for approval of loans. Fliess is also responsible for keeping the bank’s credit review policies up-to-date and in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.

“Bill is a dedicated and hard working member of this organization,” said CSB President & CEO Scott Huedepohl. “His area is critical to the success of Community State Bank, and I’m excited to see where he’ll lead his team.” Huedepohl continued, “I want to congratulate both Bill and Ellie on their new opportunities, and look forward to their continued success.”

Both promotions were announced internally to CSB team members in April 2022 and were effective immediately.