Tony has worked in the financial industry for over 30 years, becoming President and CEO of Peoples State Bank in 2014. A lifelong resident of Perry County, he is a strong believer in giving back to the community he serves by volunteering time for many fundraisers and local events. He contributes to several boards and committees including the Ohio Bankers League, Perry County Community Improvement Corp., Allwell Behavioral Health, and Southern Perry Academic Endowment Fund. He is a graduate of Miller High School, Urbana University and the Graduate School of Banking, Madison Wisconsin. He is a parishioner of St. Patrick Church, Junction City and enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and watching the Buckeyes and Bengals when not at work.
EVP, Senior Lending Officer
Ronald (Ron) D. Cooley joined the Peoples State Bank in April 2021 as the Chief Credit Officer and Executive Vice President. Ron’s years of banking experience will contribute to the continued success and growth of the Peoples State Bank, a true community bank. Ron and his wife, Marilyn, live in New Lexington and enjoy being a part of a great community. Ron enjoys home improvement projects, motorcycle riding and ballroom dancing.
AVP, Chief Financial Officer
Colton has worked in the financial industry for 6 years, all of them with Peoples State Bank. Colton was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Chief Financial Officer in 2021. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting completed at Franklin University in 2015 and the Graduate School of Banking class of 2023. He is a lifelong Perry County resident and President of the Perry County Community Club.
EVP, Chief Operations Officer
Connie has worked in the financial industry for 47 years, all of them with Peoples State Bank. Connie currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. She is a lifelong Perry County resident and graduated from New Lexington High School.
avp, Marketing/Advertising Officer
Michelle has worked in the financial industry for 3 years, becoming Assistant Vice President, Marketing and Advertising Officer in 2021. Prior to coming to Peoples State Bank, Michelle was the Customs and Compliance Broker for a local company for 12 years. Michelle is also the Administrator for the Peoples State Bank Board. A lifelong resident of Perry County, she is a strong believer in giving back to the community she serves by volunteering time for many fundraisers and local events. Michelle is currently an active member of the Perry County Health Network, Perry County Housing Collation, PAWS Committee Member and heads up the Bank Activities Team for Peoples State Bank. She enjoys spending time with her family & volunteering.
AVP, Chief Compliance Officer / IT Officer
Micah started his banking career in the late 90's working for a large national bank. In 2003, he moved from the national bank environment into a community bank in Pickaway County, Ohio. From working the frontlines clear up to running the Operations Department, he has held various positions throughout the banks over the years. He was a 2005 graduate of the Ohio Banker's League Blythe School of Banking. Micah joined the Peoples State Bank team in late 2016 as the Chief Compliance Officer and in 2018, added the role of IT Officer to his current duties.
AVP, Human resources officer
Melissa started with Peoples State Bank in 1995. Over the years she has held various positions, currently the Human Resource Officer. Melissa has an associate degree in business administration/finance, and a bachelor’s degree in business management/human resources. Melissa regularly volunteers for two local non-profit organizations, The Zanesville Civil War Roundtable and Fairfield County Heritage Association. She serves as Treasurer/Event Organizer for the Zanesville Civil War Roundtable. With the Fairfield County Heritage Association, she volunteers as a Receptionist at the Sherman House Museum.
AVP, Collections Manager/Loan officer
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avp, loan officer/real estate lending, new lexington
Cindy has worked in the financial industry for 42 years, all of them with Peoples State Bank. Cindy currently serves as Assistant Vice President Loan Officer/Real Estate Lending. She is a lifelong Perry County resident and graduated from Miller High School and is a member of St Bernard's Church in Corning.
loan officer/commercial lending, new lexington
Aldonna has worked in the Financial Industry for over 30 years, all of them with Peoples State Bank. Aldonna currently serves as a Loan Officer/ Consumer Mortgage and Installment Lending. Has been a resident of Perry County since 1969 and is a Graduate of New Lexington High School. Attends Cornerstone Baptist Church. Married and Blessed mother of 3 sons and Mamaw of 9 Grandchildren. Loves spending time with Family and running to all the Grandchildren’s sporting events.
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Tammy has worked in the financial industry for 27 years, all of them with Peoples State Bank. Tammy currently serves as AVP, Operations Supervisor. She is a lifelong Perry County resident, graduated from Miller High School and has her Associates Degree in Computer Science from Hocking College. Tammy loves spending time with her family, especially her 2 grandchildren.