Larry Larimore has been appointed compliance officer at Great Southern Bank. Larimore has more than 20 years of banking experience. Prior to joining Great Southern, he worked with 1st Savings Bank, where he developed compliance policies and procedures.
Joyce Rushen has joined Empire Bank as a consumer loan officer. She will be responsible for indirect and direct consumer lending. Rushen holds a bachelor's degree in finance from SMSU.
Steve Lohkamp has rejoined Commerce Bank in Republic as community president. Lohkamp served for 10 years with Security Bank prior to its merger with Commerce, then worked with 1st Savings Bank as vice president and manager of the Republic branch before returning to Commerce.
Adrianna Norris became a first-time business owner with the opening of Finley River Chiropractic; PaPPo’s Pizzeria & Pub launched its newest location; and Huey Magoo’s opened its second store in the Ozarks.