Following the retirement of President and CEO Dennis McIntosh, Ozarks Federal has announced Chief Financial Officer Steve Sloup as interim CEO until a new CEO is selected.
Sloup joined Ozarks Federal in January 2017.
Prior to joining Ozarks Federal, Sloup spent 33 years living in Nebraska and working in the banking industry there as regional manager, senior vice president, executive vice president, chief information officer, and chief financial officer. He brings a wealth of diverse experiences to Ozarks Federal.
“Mr. Sloup has been a great addition to our executive management team, bringing tremendous experience in banking management," David Buerck, chairman of the board of directors, said. "He exhibits incredible passion for Ozarks Federal, the employees, and our hometown communities. We are confident in his ability to lead the organization, along with our executive management team, until the Board of Directors finishes its search process in identifying the next CEO.”
Ozarks Federal is a mutual thrift with total assets of over $240 million. The traditional saving and loan association was founded in 1930 and is celebrating its 87th year of operation. Ozarks Federal serves southeast Missouri from its home office in Farmington and branch offices in Festus, Fredericktown, Ironton, and Potosi with an emphasis on originating home loans.