FIELD & MAIN BANK APPOINTS DOUG LAWSON TO SERVE AS BANK PRESIDENT
November 8, 2018
Field & Main Bank has announced changes to its executive leadership team, which go into effect on November 19, 2018. Doug Lawson, SVP at Planter’s Bank, a community bank founded in Hopkinsville, KY, will join Field & Main Bank to serve as president and Chief Operating Officer. Dale Sights, current president, will continue to play a critical role in the organization and will move to the position of president of the holding company, Field & Main Bancorp, Inc.
Lawson is a veteran banker who brings to Field & Main years of extensive business and banking experience. Lawson comes to Field & Main Bank after having served in the capacity of Senior Vice President for Ag and Commercial Lending at Planter’s Bank. In his career, Mr. Lawson was the EVP of Aftermarket at Hutson, Inc., the Co-Founder of The Kingdom Trust Company, a South Dakota Chartered Trust Co. and previously the Market President of Heritage Bank, Murray, KY. He is currently serving his 13th year as a Board Member of the Kentucky Ag Finance Corporation through the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy. He has also been active in United Way, the Chamber of Commerce, and had multiple opportunities to speak to U.S. and International audiences on various banking and business management topics.
Scott P. Davis, Chairman & CEO of Field & Main Bank, said, “We are truly pleased to be able to add to our leadership team a person with Doug’s experience and knowledge. His well-rounded background and diverse work experience provides a wonderful mutual opportunity for both Field & Main and Doug.”
Mr. Lawson has a Masters in Banking and is a graduate of the The Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University as well as the Kentucky Bankers Association School of Banking. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Murray State University in Agriculture. Mr. Lawson is currently an Adjunct Professor teaching night classes in the Murray State Hutson School of Agriculture.
Doug and his wife Stacey are the parents of two teenage daughters.
Field & Main Bank® operates five banking centers in Henderson, Ky., Cynthiana, Ky. and Evansville, Ind., and offers a loan production office in Lexington, Ky. Construction is underway on a full-service banking center in Lexington that will open in 2019. Field & Main is a Kentucky-chartered community bank formed through the merger of Ohio Valley Financial Group and BankTrust Financial. Learn more at www.fieldandmain.com. Member FDIC.