Leadership Team

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Scott Perkins

FCNB President & CEO

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Scott is the President and Chief Executive Officer of First Community National Bank and the Vice-Chairman of Steelville Community Banc-shares, Inc. Scott is a 1999 graduate of Maryville University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Administration with an emphasis in Management. Scott also graduated in 2002 from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin. In addition to being a member of the Board of Directors, Scott is currently a member of the Missouri Independent Bankers Association Board of Directors, Vice-President of the Steelville R-3 School District School Board, the President of the Steelville Arts Council, a Board Member of the Steelville Scholarship Foundation, a member of the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce and a past Board Member of the Missouri Bankers Association Young Bankers Leadership Division. Scott is also a sports enthusiast and avid coach. Scott resides in Steelville with his wife, Dawn and four daughters: Naomi, Marli, Emeri and Adalei.

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Julie Settles

President, FCNB Insurance & Investments, Board Member

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Julie is the President of FCNB Insurance Services, Inc. and FCNB Investments Services, Inc.  She was elected to the FCNB Board of Directors in 2014. In 2002, Julie graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky. With over nineteen years of experience in the financial and insurance industries, Julie currently holds a Series 7 and 63 license and Property & Casualty, Life and Health insurance licenses. Julie is Board Member of the Mound Ridge Retreat and Mission Center and an active member of the Steelville Presbyterian Church, the Steelville Chamber of Commerce, the Steelville Arts Council and the Tri-C Club. She resides in Steelville with her husband Alex and their three children, Aiden, Claire, and Madelyn.

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Randy Bono

SVP, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Information Officer

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Rich Hanneken

SVP, Chief Credit Officer & Problem Asset Manager

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Jeff Ramori

VP, Secretary of the Board, Audit & Compliance Manager, CRA Officer

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Jolene Bair

VP, Loan Compliance Officer & Loan Centralization Manager

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Becky Simpson

VP, Marketing Director

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Peggy Alexander

VP, Assistant Operations Officer

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Ashley Caudle

AVP, Human Resource & Administration Officer

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Paul Perkins

Chairman of the Board
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Paul became the President and CEO of First Community National Bank in 1976 after his father L.J. “Tick” Perkins stepped down from the family operations. In 2015, Paul turned over the daily operations of the bank to his children, Mark, Scott and Julie. Paul still plays an active part of the strategic operations of the bank, serving as Chairman of the Board. After graduating from Steelville High School, Paul served as a Commissioned Officer in the US Army during the Vietnam conflict. Paul received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from Missouri State University in 1970 and his MBA in Finance from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 1971. In 1979, he received a Graduate Degree in Banking from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He is currently serves as an Elder of Steelville Presbyterian Church and has been past Treasurer of the Missouri Bankers Association, past President of the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce and along with his wife Linda, received the 2009 Steelville Chamber Citizens of the Year Award. During his fifty-year career with FCNB, he served as President and CEO for thirty years, expanding the bank locations to seven markets, organized the inception of FCNB Insurance in 2003, which is now in 14 locations throughout Missouri, and steered the bank through vast regulatory, technological and economic changes through the years. Today, Paul owns and operates Perkins Cattle Farms and is an avid supporter of the Steelville Arts Council and the Steelville Booster Club. Paul resides in Steelville with his wife, Linda. Together, they have three grown children, Mark, Scott and Julie, and nine grandchildren, Naomi, James, Marli, Aiden, John, Emeri, Claire, Adalei. and Madelyn.

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Scott Perkins

FCNB President & CEO
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Scott is the President and Chief Executive Officer of First Community National Bank and the Vice-Chairman of Steelville Community Banc-shares, Inc. Scott is a 1999 graduate of Maryville University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Administration with an emphasis in Management. Scott also graduated in 2002 from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin. In addition to being a member of the Board of Directors, Scott is currently a member of the Missouri Independent Bankers Association Board of Directors, Vice-President of the Steelville R-3 School District School Board, the President of the Steelville Arts Council, a Board Member of the Steelville Scholarship Foundation, a member of the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce and a past Board Member of the Missouri Bankers Association Young Bankers Leadership Division. Scott is also a sports enthusiast and avid coach. Scott resides in Steelville with his wife, Dawn and four daughters: Naomi, Marli, Emeri and Adalei.

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Julie Settles

President, FCNB Insurance & Investments, Board Member
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Julie is the President of FCNB Insurance Services, Inc. and FCNB Investments Services, Inc.  She was elected to the FCNB Board of Directors in 2014. In 2002, Julie graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky. With over nineteen years of experience in the financial and insurance industries, Julie currently holds a Series 7 and 63 license and Property & Casualty, Life and Health insurance licenses. Julie is Board Member of the Mound Ridge Retreat and Mission Center and an active member of the Steelville Presbyterian Church, the Steelville Chamber of Commerce, the Steelville Arts Council and the Tri-C Club. She resides in Steelville with her husband Alex and their three children, Aiden, Claire, and Madelyn.

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James D. Cottrell

Board Member
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Jim became a FCNB Board of Directors member in 1999 representing the Steelville and Cherryville area.  Jim serves as the past President of the Crawford Electric Cooperative, a Director of Show Me Power and as President of the Ozark Trail Blazers Association.  He also owns and operates Cottrell Farms.  Jim resides in Cherryville with his wife, Joyce.  They have two children, Lance Cottrell and Shannon Harmon, two granddaughters and one grandson.

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Herbert J. Baumann

Board Member
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Herbert became a FCNB Board of Directors member in 2005 representing the Eureka, St. Louis and surrounding areas. Herbert is the President of Baumann Property Company, Inc, a company that he founded 28 years ago specializing in real estate investment and management.  He is also owner of West County Contracting and Maintenance, as well as several real estate investments in St. Louis and Southern Illinois. Herbert resides in Ballwin and has two grown children and two grandsons.

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John Hewkin

Board Member
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John became a FCNB Board of Directors member in 2009 representing the Cuba and Sullivan communities. John was raised in Cuba and graduated from Cuba High School in 1979. He attended East Central College in Union and was a member of the basketball team. After marrying Lynne Meadows, the couple moved to St. Louis while John attended the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. After graduating, they returned to Cuba and purchased Towne Pharmacy from Larry Davis in 1987. In 1994, John and his partners started Mid-Missouri Infusion, a home medical equipment company. In 1995, the business was purchased by Rotech Medical and John remained on staff, managing eleven locations. In 2001, he returned to Towne Pharmacy and later purchased the Medicine Cabinet Pharmacy in Sullivan in 2009. In 2013, he sold Towne Pharmacy to the Sinks Pharmacy Group and then sold the Medicine Cabinet to the Clarks Pharmacy Group in 2014. John is currently an investor in the Sullivan Country Club. John and his wife, Lynne, reside in Sullivan and have four children and nine grandchildren. John and Lynne attend Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan.

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John W. Perkins

Board Member
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John was elected to the FCNB Board of Directors in 2015. He is a 1966 graduate of the University of Missouri – Rolla (Missouri S&T) and is a Vietnam War veteran. Following his military service, John had a lengthy career as an intelligence officer and served in many overseas locations. After retiring from his governmental duties, he worked as an executive director for Northrup Grumman Corporation and is currently a Vice-President for MELE Associates in Rockville, MD. Together with his wife Robbie, they have three grown children and six grandchildren. John and Robbie reside in Rolla, MO.

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Scott Gahr

Board Member
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Scott was elected to the FCNB Board of Directors in 2020. He is an active member of the community through business, organizational involvement and friendships. Scott owns and operates three trucking companies: St. James Transports LLC, Central Missouri Transports LLC and Central Missouri Transfer LLC. Scott and his wife Barb also own Gahr Truck & Equipment, Inc, an international Truck and Engine Corporation and Cummins Diesel Dealership, and Gahr Outdoor Superstore, which offers lawn and garden equipment dealer for Ferris, Husqvarna and STIHL. Scott is a member of the First Church of God and has served as the past Chairman of the Church Council. Scott has also served two three-year terms as a school board member for the St. James R-1 School District. Scott and his wife Barb reside in St. James and together have five children and fourteen grandchildren.

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Anita Agers-Brooks

Board Member
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Anita Agers-Brooks joined the FCNB Board of Directors in 2020. Anita motivates people to dynamic breakthroughs as an inspirational business and life coach, international speaker, and certified personality trainer. As an award-winning author, Anita educates and inspires people to make a difference and use their influence for a positive impact. She co-authored Death Defied, Life Defined: A Miracle Man’s Memoir with FCNB’s Chairman of the Board Paul Perkins. Her latest books are Exceedingly: Spiritual Strategies for Living on Purpose, with Purpose, and for an Abundant Purpose and Getting Through What You Can’t Get Over. Anita also hosts a popular podcast Tending Your Dreams that can be discovered on various podcast platforms or at tendyourdreams.com or anitabrooks.com. In her personal time, Anita enjoys walking, hula hooping, coffee dates with friends and family, Bible study, reading, writing, and inspiring people to fully live and enjoy their God-given purpose. Together, Anita and her husband of thirty-five years Ricky have two wonderful sons and four fantastic grandchildren. She loves to play with her grandkids, take long drives with her husband, and relax by the water.

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Rosella Roberts

Board Member Emeritus
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Rosella Roberts began her banking career with FCNB on June 15, 1964. Since then, Rosella has contributed to the growth and success of the bank, holding the positions of Teller, Supervisor, IRA Program Director, 401(k) Plan Administrator and Senior Vice-President. She graduated from the LSU School of Banking in 1986. In 1988, she started the highly successful Prestige Club, which serves customers ages 50 plus with their banking and travel needs. She was elected to the FCNB Board of Directors in 2002 and was inducted in the Missouri Bankers Association 50 Year Club in 2015. Today, she travels extensively, serves on many community boards and is an active volunteer with the Steelville Arts Council and Meramec Music Theatre.