MainSource Bank Hires Market President

3/10/2011

Greensburg (NASDAQ: MSFG)- Daryl R. Tressler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of MainSource Bank announced today that Charles R. Farber has been hired  as Market President of its Bartholomew Co. Region in Indiana.  Mr. Farber has over 38 years of banking experience and most recently held an executive level position for another bank  in the Columbus, Indiana area.

Mr. Farber will assume his new position effective March 14, 2011.  Charlie obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Business and his Masters Degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.  He is a board member for the St. Francis Healthcare Foundation, board member for the United Way of Bartholomew County, board member and President for the Tipton Lakes Community Association and is an Elder at the First Presbyterian Church in Columbus. He currently resides in Columbus with his wife, Jayne, who was recently appointed as the Executive Director of the Columbus Philharmonic.

Mr. Tressler stated, “Charlie’s years of banking and management experience have uniquely qualified him for the position of Market President for MainSource Bank.  He has successfully demonstrated his leadership ability and his knowledge of the financial services industry.  The expertise and personal connection that Charlie offers to Columbus, Indiana and the surrounding area will continue to enhance the success of MainSource Bank.  We are poised to expand our footprint in Bartholomew County and feel strongly that Charlie is the right individual to lead the future growth initiatives for our company.”  

Mr. Farber stated, “I look forward to the opportunity to help build on MainSource Bank’s history of community banking and to continue its growth throughout Columbus and the surrounding area. I have enjoyed serving the residents of Columbus and I am eager to continue this service with MainSource Bank.”

MainSource Bank currently operates two full-service branch locations and four full-service ATM’s in Bartholomew County.  Recently, MainSource purchased property at the corner of 25th and Central St. in Columbus as well as the former Nissan dealership on State Road 46 West.  Both locations will become full service MainSource Bank locations in the future, offering complete deposit and loan services for personal and business customers throughout the area.  In addition, MainSource is planning to open a drive-thru location on Washington Street to enhance customer convenience in the downtown Columbus area. 

MainSource Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MainSource Financial Group, which is listed on the NASDAQ National Market (under the symbol: "MSFG") and is a community-focused, financial holding company with assets of approximately $2.8 billion. The Company operates 69 offices in 32 Indiana counties, 6 offices in 3 Illinois counties, 4 offices in 3 Kentucky counties, and 6 offices in 2 Ohio counties through its banking subsidiary, MainSource Bank, Greensburg, Indiana. Through its non-banking subsidiaries, MainSource Insurance LLC, and MainSource Title LLC, the Company provides various related financial services.

 

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MainSource Bank, 2105 North State Road 3 Bypass, Greensburg, IN  47240

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