Hopf new Merchants Bank CFO


Merchants National Bank has announced that Scott J. Hopf is now serving as the bank’s chief financial officer.

Hopf is working at the main office at 100 N. High St., Hillsboro. He is a 2005 graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He also attended the AICPA National Banking School at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and previously served on the board of the Ohio Valley chapter of Financial Managers Society, Inc. He has experience in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reporting requirements, external and internal audit services, as well as asset and liability management.

Jim Evans, president of Merchants National Bank, said, “Our board of directors are pleased to welcome Scott to our senior staff. Scott has over 10 years of experience working with over a dozen different banks. His abilities and exposure to best practices will serve our shareholders and customers well. His hiring is another sign of our commitment to remain a real community bank.”

Hopf was raised in a small farming community in Indiana before moving to Cincinnati. He and his wife, Elizabeth, and son, Andrew, enjoy spending time together and doing things outdoors as a family.

“I am very excited and humbled by the opportunity to be a part of the Merchants family and look forward to getting to know the community,” Hopf said.

Merchants National Bank is a community bank with its home office in Hillsboro, where it has been since 1879. MNB has offices in Highland, Fayette, Madison, Brown, Clark, Clermont and Union counties.

For more information on Merchants National Bank, visit www.merchantsnat.com.

Submitted by Merchants National Bank.


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