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KURT WATSON EXPANDS ROLE AT EMPRISE BANK, NOW SERVING AS SENIOR ADVISOR

Emprise Bank announced today that Kurt Watson has expanded his involvement with the bank and is now serving as a senior advisor.

Watson has served on the Emprise Bank Board of Directors since 2004. In his expanded role as senior advisor, he will be involved in business development activities at Emprise,as well as establishing and deepening relationships with community partners.

Kurt Watson

Watson retired in June 2017 as president and chief operating officer of IMA Financial Group. He joined IMA in 1996 after 22 years in the banking industry, the last 15 of which he spent in executive management at Fourth Financial Corporation.

“Kurt has earned a stellar reputation in the community for his business acumen and ability to lead effectively,” said Emprise Bank Chairman and CEO Matt Michaelis. “We’ve been privileged to have him on our board for many years, and we’re excited for him to become more engaged with business development opportunities at the bank.”

Michaelis continued, “Much of our leadership team worked with Kurt at Bank IV, so it’s a natural fit. He will be a familiar and welcome face to many, and we will all benefit from the knowledge and experience he brings.”

Learn more about Emprise Bank’s leadership team here: https://www.emprisebank.com/about/leadership.