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Field & Main Bank Appoints Doug Lawson President

Field and Main Bank has chosen Doug Lawson to serve as their next Bank President. Dale Sights, current president, moves into the position of President of the holding company Field & Main Bancorp, and will continue to play a key role in the organization.

Lawson is a veteran banker who brings to Field & Main years of extensive business and banking experience. Lawson comes to Field & Main Bank after having served in the capacity of Senior Vice President for Ag and Commercial Lending at Planter’s Bank. In his career, Mr. Lawson was the EVP of Aftermarket at Hutson, Inc., the Co-Founder of The Kingdom Trust Company, a South Dakota Chartered Trust Co. and previously the Market President of Heritage Bank in Murray, KY. He is currently serving his 13th year as a Board Member of the Kentucky Ag Finance Corporation through the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy. He has also been active in United Way, the Chamber of Commerce, and had multiple opportunities to speak to U.S. and International audiences on various banking and business management topics.

Scott P. Davis, Chairman & CEO of Field & Main Bank, said, “We are truly pleased to be able to add to our leadership team a person with Doug’s experience and knowledge. His well-rounded background and diverse work experience provides a wonderful mutual opportunity for both Field & Main and Doug.”

About Field & Main

The definitive community bank, Field & Main was formed through the merger of Ohio Valley Financial Group and BankTrust Financial. Field & Main Bank believes that it all begins with the relationship. With community at the heart of everything they do. Field & Main gives back by investing in organizations and initiatives that share in their vision for developing healthy, vibrant and collaborative communities. Field & Main operates five banking centers in Henderson, KY., Cynthiana, KY.and Evansville, IN., and offers a loan production office in Lexington, KY.

About Chartwell Partners

Chartwell Partners is a national, retained search firm founded in 2005 specializing in executive and board of director leadership recruitment. Partner Scott Petty and his team pride themselves on being one of the best banking executive search firm recruiting teams in the nation.  They are regularly called upon by clients in the Commercial Banking, Community Banking and Real Estate sectors to recruit C-Suite and other senior executives. Although national in scope, Chartwell Partners prides themselves on offering a more personal and highly engaged experience for both clients and candidates throughout the executive recruitment process.