(Lawrence, KS-February 17, 2017) - Emprise Bank is pleased to announce that Mark McCaskill has been hired as Vice President of Commercial Banking. His role will focus primarily on business development and loan growth in the Johnson and Douglas County area.

McCaskill comes to Emprise with more than 25 years of financial services experience. His diverse background includes banking and corporate finance, as well as owning and operating his own companies. He began his financial career as a credit analyst for Security Bank of Kansas City, and was most recently Commercial Banking Team Lead at Alterra Bank in Leawood, KS.

“We are excited to expand our presence in the Kansas City area,” said Cindy Yulich, Lawrence Market President. “Mark’s expertise and knowledge of the region will be invaluable as we continue to grow our customer base and provide new commercial customers with better ways to bank.”

McCaskill is active in the Kansas City area. He has served on the Advisory Board Director for the Greater Kansas City Location Initiatives Support Commission and as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for eitas¬-Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County.

McCaskill is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a BS in Business Administration. He also holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Missouri.