Freedom Bank hires new vice president of Lending

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Freedom Bank is proud to welcome Jennifer Mitchell as the newest addition to its lending team.

As vice president of lending, Mitchell will meet customers' lending needs, be part of the credit decision process and help with other banking processes. She will work primarily out of the Shell Knob and Golden Freedom Bank locations.

Mitchell graduated from John Brown University with a bachelor’s degree in organizational management, and also from the Graduate School of Banking, Colorado. She joins Freedom Bank with 18 years’ experience in community banking from Oklahoma, where she worked in different departments at Farmers State Bank, most recently as senior lending officer. Mitchell served on the Stigler-Haskell County Chamber of Commerce, previously serving as president. She also served on Board of Directors of the Horizon Bankers Division of the Community Bankers Association of Oklahoma, serving in several leadership positions, including president.

“It’s a pleasure to welcome Jennifer to the Freedom Bank team," said Stan Kelley, Freedom Bank President and CEO. "She realizes the importance of obtaining the trust and respect of the customer in order to be a successful banker in a community bank like Freedom Bank.”

Freedom Bank of Southern Missouri, chartered in 1999 in Cassville, assists small businesses, farmers and consumers by offering a variety of loan and deposit services. The bank has five locations in Cassville, Seligman, Shell Knob, Golden and Willard.