Richmond, Indiana – The Board of Directors has approved the promotion of Paul Witte to Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer effective January 1, 2022. Paul has been an integral part of the First Bank team since joining in 1996.
A 1995 graduate of Ball State University with a B.S. in Accounting and Finance, he later graduated from the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin in 2000. In addition, he earned a Certified Public Accountant designation in 2002.
Over his career at First Bank, he has managed both the leasing and commercial lending departments while also being an active member in the community by providing guidance and leadership to a multitude of local organizations. His current commitments include serving on the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce Board and the Reid Health Finance Committee.