The board of directors of The Farmers Bank has appointed Christopher Cook to serve as the bank’s next President & CEO, Chairman Stanley Smith announced today. Cook will begin serving in that role when current President and CEO Karen Gregerson retires in September.
A lifelong resident of central Indiana, Cook is currently Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and a Director of First Federal Savings Bank in Huntington. He began his career at MutualBank in Muncie, where he eventually became Chief Financial Officer and then served as Indiana Chief Operating Officer after MutualBank was acquired by Northwest Bank. He’s also a Certified Public Accountant.