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Board Members

Donald M. Bastian maintains a private law office in Hannibal, Missouri and has been a practicing attorney since 1989. He currently serves as Chairman of the bank. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Bastian was a certified public accountant. He is the owner of Mark Twain Title Company, with offices in Hannibal and Palmyra, Missouri. Mr. Bastian is a member of the Missouri Bar and is admitted to the United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. He currently serves as Chairman of the Hannibal Planning and Zoning Commission, and is past President of the 10th Judicial Circuit Bar Association, past Treasurer of Northeast Missouri Development, and a was a founding director of the Hannibal Community Foundation.

Michael Bukstein, M.D. is a General Surgeon working at the Hannibal Clinic, a physician run multispecialty clinic in Hannibal, MO since 1975 until present. On the Medical staff of the Hannibal Clinic, Northeast Missouri Ambulatory Surgery Center, Blessing Hospital and Hannibal Regional Hospital. Former officer and President of the Medical Staffs of Levering and St. Elizabeth Hospital as well as Hannibal Regional Hospital for multiple terms. Prior President and CEO of the Hannibal Clinic from 1985 to 2016. Founder, President and CEO of the Northeast Missouri Anesthesia Services from 2000 until 2015.

William H. Craigmiles is President of Big River Oil Company, DB Gray, and Fowler Oil Company. Mr. Craigmiles is a board member for both Hannibal Regional Hospital and Camp Oki-Tipi. He is a member of the Hannibal Industrial Development Board, the Chamber of Commerce, and the LIONS Club. He is a past member of the Mark Twain Home Board and the YMCA Board.

Alvin (Spike) Ehrhardt is President of Ehrhardt Properties Land Development Company and its hotels, restaurants, and leasing properties. Mr. Ehrhardt is Past President of the Hannibal Evening Kiwanis Club and Past President of the YMCA Board. He is a member of the Hannibal Chamber of Commerce, the Knights of Columbus, and Holy Family Church.

Charles (Chase) Hickman is a self-employed attorney in Hannibal, Missouri. He is also the City Attorney for the City of Palmyra. Mr. Hickman is President of the Camp Oki-Tipi Board and President of the Hannibal Free Public Library Board. He is a member of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery Board, and is Past President of the Hannibal YMCA Board.

Carl C. Watson is the interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank and Holding Company.  Mr. Watson, a lifelong resident of Hannibal, has more than 25 years of banking experience.  He previously served as the Bank's Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer.  He is a member of the Hannibal Lions Club & Hannibal Booster Club.

Stevens Plowman is our retired President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank. Active in the community, Mr. Plowman is on the Board of Directors for Hannibal Regional Hospital and is a member of the Hannibal Chamber of Commerce. He served as President of the Chamber in 2002-03, and is a member of Rotary.

Paul Richards is a partner in Wade, Stables, PC and is a Certified Public Accountant in Hannibal, Missouri. Mr. Richards is a board member of the Hannibal Community Foundation, and the Hannibal Chamber of Commerce. He is President of the Holy Family School Board, and a member of the LIONS Club.

Phillip Smith is the President of Smith Funeral Home located in Hannibal, Missouri. Mr. Smith is a member of the Hannibal Chamber of Commerce, and served as President in 1977. He is a member of Hannibal Evening Kiwanis, the International Order of the Golden Rule, and is an elder at First Christian Church in Hannibal.

Gordon Spilker is a self-employed farmer in Hannibal, Missouri. He is the Past President of the Board of Public Works, and is the Vice President of Northeast Missouri Grain Processors, Inc. Mr. Spilker is President of Northeast Missouri Development Authority, and serves on the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority.