Following the retirement of Dennis Ennen and Jim Keaster, Bradford National Bank has announced the promotions of two employees. Rich Knebel and Mike Ennen have each been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President.
Knebel joined the bank in 2007, working at the bank’s Highland facility assisting customers with commercial, agricultural and consumer lending. In his new position, Knebel will serve both Greenville and Highland. He has over 30 years of banking experience, is active in civic affairs in the area, and is a member of the Highland Rotary Club.
Mike Ennen joined the bank in August 2004 after graduating from Eastern Illinois University with an MBA in accounting. He served as the bank’s commercial credit analyst and was promoted to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2011. In addition to his CFO duties, Ennen will now also serve as a commercial lending officer, working with businesses on start-ups and expansion. He is active in several organizations in the community and was recently appointed to the Bond County Building Commission board where he serves as treasurer.
Ennen, along with Jace Keaster, were also appointed to the Bradford Bancorp board of directors.