Southers began work with Peoples Bank as a temp in credit administration. He was hired in October 2003 as a loan processor. He held various levels of credit analyst positions and was promoted to assistant vice president business development officer, commercial lending Newton. In October 2015, Southers was promoted to commercial credit administration, then vice president in 2016.
Promoted to senior vice president are Carol Shinn, Kim Bazzle, Beth LaBarbera, Lu Rogers and Ryan Waddle.
Shinn began working for Peoples Bank in March 2015 as first vice president director of deposit operations. This year, she was promoted to senior vice president chief information officer at corporate. Shinn is responsible for leading information technology and deposit operations.
Bazzle began work with Peoples Bank in 1988 as a teller in Newton and has held several positions in customer service. In October 1995, Bazzle was promoted to product development/CSS supervisor. In March 1998, Bazzle was promoted to assistant vice president and then vice president of marketing and training in July 1999. She earned her first vice president title in 2002 and was promoted to marketing director in March 2009.
LaBarbera joined Peoples Bank in September 1999 as a roving CSR. In November 1999, she was promoted to assistant vice president, business center manager at the Springs Road office. She was promoted to vice president business center manager in 2001 and then promoted to first vice president regional sales manager in January 2011.