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Southern Missouri Bank of Marshfield Announces New President and CEO

Chris Ownens - President

Marshfield, MO- Kent Hyde, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Southern Missouri Bank of Marshfield, has announced a new President.

Chris Owens has been named President of Southern Missouri Bank of Marshfield and Southern Missouri Bancshares, the bank’s holding company. He will also serve on the Bank’s Board of Directors. This change will be effective January 1, 2016. Chris has been with the bank for the past four years serving as Senior Vice President of Lending. He will assume the role of President from Jerry Morgan who will remain in the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Owens stated, “It is an honor and privilege to serve as President of Southern Missouri Bank which is Marshfield’s only home owned community bank. Serving the Marshfield community will be my number one priority. I look forward to meeting and working with everyone in this great community”. Southern Missouri Bank of Marshfield was founded in 1997 with one location in Marshfield, Missouri. Today, the bank has two locations in Marshfield, the main bank at 1292 Banning St. and a drive-up facility at 63 Truman Road. Southern Missouri Bank of Marshfield has 32 employees and $95 million in assets.