CBAO Board & Committee Members

CBAO Chairman

Kate Fischer 
President & CEO 
Metamora State Bank

  • Executive Committee
  • Legislative & Regulatory Committee
  • Education & Training Committee
  • CBAO Service Corporation Board - Chairman

CBAO 1st Vice Chairman

Charlie Cecil
President
First City Bank

  • Executive Committee
  • Education & Training Committee
  • CBAO Service Corporation Board

CBAO 2nd Vice Chairman

Scott McComb
President & CEO
Heartland Bank

  • Executive Committee

CBAO 2018 CBAO Chairman

Chad Hoffman
President & CEO
Richwood Bank

  • Executive Committee
  • Legislative & Regulatory Committee
  • Education & Training Committee
  • CBAO Insurance Agency, Inc. Board - Chairman

CBAO 2017 Past Chairman

Mickey Schwarzbek
President & CEO
Sherwood State Bank

  • Executive Committee
  • Legislative & Regulatory Committee
  • Education & Training Committee

CBAO 2016 Past Chairman

Ralph J. Lober, II
President & CEO
Consumers National Bank

  • Executive Committee
  • Legislative & Regulatory Committee
  • Education & Training Committee

CBAO Region 1 Director

Ben Babcanec
SVP, Head of Retail Administration
Heartland Bank


CBAO Region 2 Director

Kent James
CEO/President
Greenville National Bank

  • Legislative & Regulatory Committee
  • Education & Training Committee

CBAO Region 3 Director

Tracey Craig
President and Chief Executive Officer
Woodsfield Savings Bank

  • Legislative & Regulatory Committee
  • CBI, LLC Product & Service Committee

CBAO Region 4 Director

Alicia Freeman
President / Chief Executive Officer
The Peoples Bank

  • Legislative & Regulatory Committee
  • Education & Training Committee - Chairman

CBAO Director at Large

Donn Schafer
President & CEO
Settlers Bank

  • Legislative & Regulatory Committee
  • Education & Training Committee

CBAO Director at Large

Leo Miller
President & Chief Executive Officer
The Apple Creek Banking Company

  • Legislative & Regulatory Committee
  • Education & Training Committee

CBAO Director at Large

Tom Caldwell
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Middlefield Banking Company

  • Legislative & Regulatory Committee
  • Education & Training Committee

CBAO Director at Large

Scott McComb
President & CEO
Heartland Bank

  • Executive Committee

CBAO Director at Large

Mike Monnier
President & CEO
Osgood State Bank






2019 LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY COMMITTEE

Mike Monnier - Chairman
President & CEO
Osgood State Bank

Kent James

CEO/President
Greenville National Bank

Jeff Kessler
VP, Business Manager
Heartland Bank

Diane Hoops
President and CEO
The Corn City State Bank

Brian Gehres
Chief Credit Officer
Richwood Bank

James (Tony) Gorrell
EVP, CFO & Director
Sutton Bank

Eric Faulkner
SVP, Loan Participation Specialist
The Citizens National Bank of Bluffton

Alicia Freeman
President / CEO
The Peoples Bank

Robert L. Palmer
President & CEO
CBAO 

Ben Babcanec
SVP, Head of Retail Administration
Heartland Bank

Leo Miller
President & Chief Executive Officer
The Apple Creek Banking Company

Tom Caldwell
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Middlefield Banking Company

Ralph Lober

President & CEO
Consumers National Bank

Mickey Schwarzbek
President & CEO
Sherwood State Bank

Chad Hoffman
President & CEO
Richwood Bank

Kate Fischer
President & CEO
Metamora State Bank

Donn Schafer
President & CEO
Settlers Bank

Tracey Craig
CEO
Woodsfield Savings Bank

Aza Bittinger, Jr. 
Chief Operating Officer
CBAO

2019 EDUCATION & TRAINING COMMITTEE

Alicia Freeman - Chairman
President / CEO
The Peoples Bank

Donn Schafer
President & CEO
Settlers Bank

Alissa Griffith
VP, Director of HR
Heartland Bank

Kent James
CEO/President
Greenville National Bank

Diane Hoops
President and CEO
The Corn City State Bank

Frances Samson
VP / Senior Loan Officer
Farmers State Bank

Rachel Weaver
Chief Operating Officer
Richwood Bank

Lisa Keeney
Compliance / BSA Officer
The Citizens Bank Company

Timothy Coan
Director of Education
Richwood Bank

Tom Caldwell
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Middlefield Banking Company

Leo Miller
President & Chief Executive Officer
The Apple Creek Banking Company

Kate Fischer

President & CEO
Metamora State Bank

Lianne Simeone
Education and Special Events Coordinator
CBAO

Aza Bittinger, Jr. 
Chief Operating Officer
CBAO

Robert L. Palmer
President & CEO
CBAO

Ralph Lober
President & CEO
Consumers National Bank

Mickey Schwarzbek
President & CEO
Sherwood State Bank

Chad Hoffman
President & CEO
Richwood Bank

Charlie Cecil
President
First City Bank

Ben Babcanec
SVP, Head of Retail Administration
Heartland Bank