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First Mid-Illinois’ CEO to retire
    MATTOON, Ill. – First Mid-Illinois Bancshares Inc. has announced that its chairman, president and chief executive RowlandBwebRowlandofficer, William S. Rowland, will retire from his position effective Dec. 31.
    Joseph R. Dively will assume those roles. He currently serves as senior executive vice president of First Mid and president of its subsidiary, First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, N.A.
     Rowland’s decision brings a close to a career of nearly 25 years of continuous service to First Mid and its stockholders. During that time, Rowland oversaw a period of expansion for the company, which grew from fewer than 100 people in five communities to more than 400 people in 25 communities, including four in southwestern Illinois. First Mid’s annual net income grew from $1.7 million to a little over $14 million. Total assets grew from $239 million to more than $1.5 billion over the same period.
    Following his retirement, Rowland will remain on the board of First Mid and each of its subsidiaries, First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, N.A., Mid-Illinois Data Services, Inc. and First Mid Insurance Group.
    “I have thoroughly enjoyed my nearly 25 years of service to First Mid and look forward to continued service as a director,” Rowland said.
    “When I joined the organization at the beginning of 1989 it was already well on its way to becoming the respected community bank it is today and I am pleased to have been able to contribute to that success.”
     “I am confident this organization will continue to grow and succeed under the leadership of Joe Dively,” Rowland added. “Having worked together over the past two years, Joe’s vision truly aligns with the mission, vision and values that are the foundation of First Mid. I look forward to continuing to work with Joe as a member of the board.”
    Joseph Dively, former senior vice president of Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc., served on the First Mid board from 2004 until 2011 before joining the management team in 2011.
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PNC Bank tabs regional president

    ST. LOUIS — Michael Scully has Scully michaelScullyassumed the role of regional president for St. Louis, PNC Bank has announced.
Scully joins PNC from U.S. Bank, NA and its predecessor in St. Louis where he served since 1983 in increasingly more responsible business and corporate banking leadership positions. Since 1999, he was regional president and Corporate Banking Division leader, where he managed a team of senior-level bankers serving the St. Louis area.
He joined PNC effective Oct. 15.
“Michael’s 30 years of experience in St. Louis banking will serve our customers well, and his leadership skills will ensure we continue to maintain an exceptional banking team focused on customer service,” said Pete Classen, PNC executive vice president and head of the regional president’s office. “St. Louis is an important region for PNC with great opportunities for continued growth.”
Active in the St. Louis region, Scully serves on board or leadership positions with Ranken Jordan Pediatric Hospital, the St. Louis Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis College of Pharmacy and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and previously with Forsyth School and Churchill Center and School.
Scully earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Kansas State University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.