Kim McKee named president/CEO of North Central Bank

HENNEPIN – North Central Bank announced Kim McKee assumed her new role as president/CEO on Jan. 1. McKee was named by the board of directors as the successor to Rick Jameson, who retired Dec. 31.

McKee has been with the bank since 1998, starting in the loan department and advancing to branch manager, loan officer, executive vice-president and chief operations officer. She also serves on the bank’s executive management team, the asset-liability committee, marketing committee and loan committee.

McKee has been active in the banking industry for many years, having served on several committees and the Board of the Community Bankers Association of Illinois, including acting as chairman of the CBAI Foundation for Community Banking and board member to the Community BancService Corporation. She has been an active participant and advocate for community banking, joining in lobbying efforts with CBAI in Springfield and with the Independent Community Bankers of America in Washington, D.C.

She volunteers her time to many community events and also serves on the Hall Township Food Pantry Board.

McKee is a lifelong resident of Peru and currently lives there with her husband and two children.

North Central Bank, with offices in Hennepin and Ladd, is a $130 million community bank that started in 1946. The bank offers home, personal, agricultural, small business and commercial loans and a full complement of digital and deposit services.