PhotoFirst NameLast NameNameTitleLocationBio
Bio Doug Smith Doug Smith Doug Smith Branch Manager St. Louis

Doug is an experienced Branch Manager with over 28 years in the banking industry. Driven by his dedication to helping clients achieve their financial goals, he takes pride in providing the best customer service possible. In 2020, Doug was recognized by Saint Louis Bank as the Team Member of the Year.

Bio Kevin King Kevin King Kevin King General Counsel & Corporate Secretary St. Louis

Kevin has extensive experience in banking, commercial transactions, and corporate and general business law, including real estate law and real estate transactions. Before joining SLB, Kevin served as General Counsel for Pulaski Bank of St. Louis and for the Attorney General of the State of Missouri for three years, where he gained an insider's view of governmental regulation.

Bio Joe Esser Joseph Esser Joseph Esser Chief Human Resources Officer St. Louis

Joseph has over 30 years of experience in HR with more than 10 of those years spent in the banking sector. His focus has been on consulting and HR management/leadership. He is a graduate of Saint Louis University and attended the leadership program at Wharton School of Business. He is an active volunteer with the Ronald McDonald House and serves on the advisory board for Saint Louis University School of Management.

Bio Kim Palmer Kimberli Palmer Kimberli Palmer Chief Information Officer St. Louis

Kimberli oversees all aspects of the Bank’s technology environment and related initiatives, from client-facing applications to the people and infrastructure supporting daily business operations. Her expertise lies in delivering innovative solutions for payments and operational processes to rapidly-expanding banks, ensuring that technology platforms align with the Bank’s strategic plan and long-term goals.

Bio Kirk Gaut Kirk Gaut Kirk Gaut Chief Audit and Compliance Officer St. Louis

Kirk has over 38 years of banking experience in the areas of retail operations, lending, investment sales, bank secrecy, and CRA, with his current focus being on internal audit and compliance. He is a native of the Midwest and graduated from McKendree University. He currently holds the Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner designations.

Bio Mike Jung Mike Jung Mike Jung Director of Commercial Relationships St. Louis

Mike has been in commercial lending in St. Louis for 39 years, primarily focusing on middle-market, small business, and commercial real estate financing. Throughout his career, he has held board positions with the Crider Center for Mental Health, Kiwanis Club of Westport, and been actively involved in supporting the mission of the Ascension Athletic Association, Special Olympics, and the Alzheimer’s Association. In 2005, Mike was one of the 24 original team members who together launched the startup they called “St. Louis Bank”. He and his wife, Amy have been married for 35 years and have two boys, Kyle and Brendan.

Bio Rita Kuster Rita Kuster Rita Kuster Chief Credit Officer St. Louis

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Bio Stacey Dohrman Stacey Dohrman Stacey Dohrman Director of Cash Management Sales St. Louis

Stacey Dohrman has over 30 years of experience in banking, building long-term relationships with a variety of local businesses and their owners, and providing them the support needed to foster their success. At Saint Louis Bank, her main area of expertise is in the management of public funds and deposit accounts for companies with multiple entities and needs for streamlining. Stacey is a lifelong learner, with a passion for sharing her knowledge with her team and community. She is a member of the AFP (Association of Financial Professionals), the Treasury Management Association of St. Louis, and BackStoppers.

Bio Steve Landry Steven Landry Steven Landry Chief Banking Officer St. Louis

With over 25 years of community banking experience, Steven is currently in charge of building the bank’s new niche business verticals to accelerate our growth trajectory. He is passionate about community involvement and is an active participant with a variety of local nonprofit organizations. Steven is a veteran of U.S. Army; he was stationed in Kuwait and Iraq during the Gulf War.

Bio Tim Davis Tim Davis Tim Davis President of SBA Lending St. Louis

Tim has over 10 years of banking experience, specializing in SBA lending. To date, he has facilitated over $500 million in government-guaranteed loan facilities. Tim is passionate about building long-term business relationships and providing a consultative approach while addressing his customer’s needs. He is a St. Louis area native and a graduate of Saint Louis University. He frequently attends educational conferences and training workshops to better serve his clientele and provide five-star customer service.

Bio Travis Liebig Travis Liebig Travis Liebig President & CEO St. Louis

Travis officially joined Saint Louis Bank (SLB) as President and CEO in August 2018. Travis began his banking career with Union Planters Bank, which was later acquired by Regions Bank, and spent 10 successful years working with large banks before being recruited by People’s National Bank and later Simmons Bank.

Bio Brian Simmons Brian Simmons Brian Simmons Branch Manager Edwardsville Brian has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, with over 15 years as a Bank Branch Manager. In his current role, Brian’s focus is on deposit relationships, managing more complex deposit relationships by understanding a business’ needs and providing tailored solutions to address those needs. Brian has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Managerial Finance major from the University of Mississippi.
Bio Justin Huneke Justin Huneke Justin Huneke Metro East Community President Edwardsville With over 20 years of experience in banking, Justin serves as President of Edwardsville Bank, a Division of Saint Louis Bank, driving the bank’s growth and engagement in the Metro East market. Specializing in consumer mortgage lending and commercial real estate, Justin takes pride in helping new clients learn about the range of banking options available for them, walking them through the process from start to finish. Justin is a graduate of SIUE and serves as chairman of the Greater Gateway Association of Realtors Golf Tournament and is an active member of the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce.
Bio Christina Schager Christina Schager Christina Schager Assistant Branch Manager Edwardsville Christina has worked in banking for 7 years. While her focus is primarily on new accounts for both retail and commercial clients, she is dedicated to providing excellent customer service by assisting clients with their everyday banking needs.
Bio Tom Baird Tom Baird Tom Baird Business Development Officer Edwardsville Tom has 40 years of banking experience with specific expertise in retail lending. During his career, Tom has helped generations of families with their lending needs. As a life-long resident of the Edwardsville-Glen Carbon community, he is an active volunteer in various local organizations and currently serves on the Edwardsville YMCA Board of Directors.
Bio Sharon Capstick Sharon Capstick Sharon Capstick Lending Coordinator Edwardsville Sharon has been in banking for 22 years with a special focus on retail lending. She has lived and worked in the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon area her entire life which has allowed her to build meaningful and lasting relationships with her clients. She enjoys volunteering her time with local cause-driven organizations and presently serves on her church’s council.
Bio John Dorsey John Dorsey John Dorsey Commercial Lending Officer Edwardsville John has been a commercial lender in the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon/Maryville area for 46 years. He has always worked in a community bank setting and takes pride in helping his clients achieve their financial goals.
Bio Kyle David Kyle David Kyle David Commercial Banking Officer Edwardsville Kyle has more than ten years of experience in commercial lending, serving the entire Metro East area. He is passionate about the success of local businesses and individuals in this community and is excited to keep the community bank approach in the market at Edwardsville Bank.
Bio Jennifer Miller Jennifer Miller Jennifer Miller Commercial Banking Officer Edwardsville With over 18 years of banking and lending experience, Jennifer specializes on helping local business owners with their borrowing needs, especially with transactions in the areas of commercial real estate and commercial & industrial (C&I). Jennifer is actively involved in the community as a member of the Junior Service Club of Edwardsville/Glen Carbon and as an auxiliary board member with United Way Tri-Cities Area Division.
Bio Becky Yarborough Becky Yarborough Becky Yarborough Loan Coordinator Edwardsville Becky has over 25 years of banking experience in commercial and relationship banking. Her focus is on building long-term relationships while exceeding clients’ expectations. In her community, Becky serves as Treasurer of the Cahokia Creek Drainage and Levee District and the County Ditch Drainage and Levee District. She also volunteers for local nonprofit organizations including the March of Dimes and American Cancer Society.
Bio Jane Boschert Jane Boschert Jane Boschert Cash Management Relationship Manager St. Louis Jane has over 11 years of banking experience with a focus on managing complex banking relationships. With her extensive knowledge of the various cash management products available to her clients, Jane is able to translate their needs into solutions that benefit their business by providing tools to automate cash flow. Her primary goal is building strong relationships with her clients, always providing top-tier customer service, and always prioritizing what is best for the growth of their business.
Bio Ellen Lanier Ellen Lanier Ellen Lanier Cash Management Specialist St. Louis Ellen works closely with clients in the management and investment of public funds that exceed FDIC insurance, allowing customers to access multimillion-dollar FDIC protection through a single banking relationship. She assists in providing a full range of professional, technical, and general support to customers and bank personnel in the area of treasury services.
Bio Brian McNamara Brian McNamara Brian McNamara Commercial Portfolio Manager St. Louis Brian has 34 years of banking experience focusing primarily on large, complex commercial real estate lending. He is passionate about helping customers achieve long-term success and overcome financial challenges. Brian graduated from Rockhurst College with a degree in Finance & Economics.
Bio Crystal Mersch Crystal Mersch Crystal Mersch Senior Lending Coordinator St. Louis Crystal has over 20 years of experience in commercial lending with extensive knowledge in real estate, commercial and industrial (C&I), as well as SBA (504 and 7A) lending. Crystal’s current focus is on loan renewals, assisting fellow coordinators and providing a consultative approach to addressing her lender’s needs. She is a native of St. Louis and is passionate about supporting the mission of several St. Louis charities including Backstoppers and Stray Rescue.
Bio Suzie Jaillet Suzie Jaillet Suzie Jaillet Senior Lending Coordinator St. Louis Suzie has over 16 years of experience in banking and real estate, working with customers one-on-one to facilitate their loan and account needs. In the community, she is an active volunteer with Junior Achievement, World Food Day, and the St. Louis Area Foodbank.
Bio Portia Moore Portia Moore Portia Moore Lending Coordinator St. Louis Portia joined Saint Louis Bank in October 2005. In her current role, her focus is on facilitating loan and account transactions in support of the commercial lending team. Portia is a graduate of Lindenwood University and a mother of three. She is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., where she volunteers providing support to the St. Louis Metropolitan Area’s underserved community.
Bio Nick Heyl Nick Heyl Nick Heyl Commercial Banking Officer St. Louis A St. Louis native and graduate of Missouri State University, Nick has worked in commercial lending since 2011. As a banker, he has worked with companies with annual revenues ranging from $500K to $50M primarily in the commercial real estate, commercial/industrial, and asset-based financing areas. His focus is on structuring commercial banking relationships, creating solutions, and supporting growing businesses to secure their path to success.
Bio Matt Tuggle Matt Tuggle Matt Tuggle Commercial Banking Officer St. Louis Matt has been at Saint Louis Bank since 2018 and in banking for 7 years, providing expertise as a loan officer and assistant in some of the bank’s most complex transactions. His experience in small business financing, credit risk management, and bank property management gives him the insight necessary to provide guidance to customers and fellow lenders alike. Matt enjoys spending his free time with his girlfriend, Stephanie, and playing golf.
Bio Gant Harper Gant Harper Gant Harper Chief Lending Officer St. Louis Gant’s career spans various industries: from a decade working as a CPA, to roles in motorcycle dealerships, contracting, and manufacturing companies. As a banker today, his first-hand insight into these various industries allows him to fully understand the needs of his clients and structure deals that work. He currently specializes in C&I lending and enjoys working on complex transactions. Outside of work, Gant and his wife, Kara, enjoy family, friends, and travel in their toy hauler with their motorcycle and pets in tow.
Bio Cathy Campbell Cathy Campbell Cathy Campbell Commercial Banking Officer St. Louis Cathy has over 30 years of banking experience with specific expertise in commercial and industrial (C&I), commercial real estate, and private client markets. Cathy is passionate about developing meaningful client relationships with closely held business owners and their management teams, working to fully explore their financial needs and provide comprehensive solutions to promote the long-term success of their business.
Bio Dave McCartney Dave McCartney Dave McCartney Commercial Banking Officer St. Louis Dave has over 19 years of commercial lending experience, primarily supporting small to medium-sized business owners in the commercial and industrial (C&I) and commercial real estate markets. Dave has specific expertise in the healthcare industry, providing custom financing solutions for practice acquisitions and working capital, as well as collaborating with internal partners to provide diverse solutions that maximize cash flow and minimize risks. By understanding his clients’ business, their needs, and expectations, Dave is always seeking to add value to his client’s banking experience.
Bio Sarah Mathis Sarah Mathis Sarah Mathis SBA Business Development Officer St. Louis Sarah has over 10 years of commercial banking experience with a deep understanding of credit analysis and operations. She works with the Small Business Association (SBA) programs as applicable to provide additional benefits while supporting clients in navigating through the process. Sarah is a graduate of Syracuse University School of Law and is a member of the Missouri Bar Association.
Bio Jordan Moore Jordan Moore Jordan Moore Commercial Banking Officer St. Louis Since graduating from Lindenwood University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and an emphasis in Finance in 2016, Jordan has been working closely with banking clients to develop long-term relationships and providing support as their business grows and evolves. Jordan was born and raised in the St. Louis area and is an active volunteer with Junior Achievement and Rainbow Village.