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p07 NobleNoble    Midland States Bank, which has multiple locations in Southern Illinois and St. Louis, has promoted David Noble to director of community and economic development.
    Noble had served as Midland’s Community Development and CRA officer since joining the bank in 2014.
    In his new role, Noble will directly supervise the Regional Community Development Relationship Managers in Midland’s Rockford and East Region while fulfilling the responsibilities of those managers n Midland’s Southern Illinois and St. Louis regions.
    Noble, who has an M.S. degree in Urban Planning & Development from Saint Louis University and more than 10 years of community development experience, also serves on a number of boards and committees focused on community and economic development for local, regional and statewide initiatives, including Housing Action Illinois, Habitat for Humanity-Illinois, Rebuilding Together-Saint Louis, CareSTL Health, Metropolitan Saint Louis CRA Association, 100 Black Men of Metropolitan Saint Louis, Monsanto Family YMCA and the Veterans Business Resource Center. He is also highly involved in the community-based efforts of such organizations as the American Planners Association, Urban Land Institute, Council of Development Finance Agencies, United Way African American Leadership – Charmaine Chapman Society, Whitney Young Society - Urban League of Metropolitan Saint Louis and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.