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Posted by: Steve Kimmel 3 weeks ago

James Khan

Bippus State Bank announced the retirement of Matt Wilcox from its board of directors. Concurrently, the bank is pleased to welcome James Khan, right, as the newest addition to its board of directors.

Having served on the board since May 2011, chairman of the board, Ryan Warner stated, “Matt has played an instrumental role in guiding Bippus State Bank through the fluctuations of the banking industry.” The bank extends its heartfelt gratitude to Matt for his dedicated service and invaluable contributions to the institution.

Commenting on the retirement of Matt Wilcox, president and CEO, Eric Fawcett said, “Matt’s wisdom, insight, and unwavering commitment have been instrumental in shaping our institution’s success. We are deeply grateful for his years of service and wish him all the best in his well-deserved retirement.”

Chairman Warner is also announcing that James Khan has been elected to the board of directors of Bippus State Corporation and The Bippus State Bank. Khan is a highly regarded businessperson and entrepreneur in the Fort Wayne business community.

With experience and expertise in the business sector. Serving as the president and proprietor of Baker Street Steakhouse, Proximo and The Hoppy Gnome, alongside his involvement in business consulting, planning, sales, management and development, Khan brings a diverse skill set and a proven record of accomplishment. His appointment to the board of directors at Bippus State Corporation underscores a strategic decision to capitalize on his insights and abilities as the bank continues to navigate and thrive in the dynamic financial services landscape.

“We’re thrilled to welcome James Khan to our board. With his wealth of experience and visionary leadership, we are excited for even greater achievements ahead,” said Fawcett.

Khan joins an esteemed group of industry leaders and professionals on the Bippus State Bank board of directors, each dedicated to upholding the bank’s mission of “Bippus State Bank is a community bank that creates meaningful customer relationships, fosters employee development and maintains shareholder confidence by providing premium financial products and services.”

About Bippus State Bank: Bippus State Bank opened for business on July 22, 1911, in the heart of the small rural community of Bippus in Huntington County, Indiana. The bank currently has five locations in Huntington and Wabash Counties.