Hillcrest Bancshares Names Jeffrey F. Wheeler Chairman & CEO
(OVERLAND PARK, Kansas) - Hillcrest Bancshares announced today that Jeffrey F. Wheeler has been promoted to chairman of the board & CEO of Overland Park, KS-based Hillcrest Bank.
financial management expertise, combined with his deep relationships in the business community, will continue to guide Hillcrest Bank
's growth in market share, core deposits, credit quality and superior customer service," said Davies.
"We will miss Tom's leadership on a day-to-day basis, and we look forward to his
continued involvement, enthusiasm and strong community and charitable endeavors on behalf of Hillcrest Bank
," said Wheeler
Mr. Wheeler has been an executive at Hillcrest Bank since 1994 and has served as President and member of the board since 2007.
Before being named President, Mr. Wheeler was Executive Vice President and head of commercial real estate lending.
He is a former bank examiner with the Missouri Division of Finance and is a longtime Kansas City area resident.
"Together with Jeff
and our associates, we have built a remarkable institution that is renowned for the strong relationships we forge with our customers.
I am confident that Jeff
will continue the bank's remarkable trajectory of sound execution, growth and profitability."