First Federal Community Bank announces Steven R. Crall as President & CEO
The Community Investors Bancorp, Inc. and First Federal Community Bank Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has named Steven R. Crall as President & CEO effective October 9, 2023. Mr. Crall, having served as a Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer with the First Federal Community Bank for the past 4 years, brings a wealth of leadership and fiscal management experience to his new position. He succeeds Jeffery K. Urban who was interim President & CEO.
“Steve’s passion for the community and the Bank over the years has not gone unnoticed,” said board chair, Dawn Ratliff. “The board of directors believes in Steve’s strong leadership skills and high level of financial experience that make him the right person to lead the Bank.”
Steve joined the Bank in 2016 and has served as the Chief Financial Officer for the past 4 years. Prior to joining the First Federal Community Bank, Steve brought a wealth of experience having served various financial positions in manufacturing, community/economic development, and the financial services industry. His philanthropic mindset has led him to serve on various community projects and board of directors. Steve served as the Fiscal Officer for the Bucyrus Public Library for 23 years, Wynford Local School District Board of Education for 12 years, and The Crawford County Economic Partnership along with various other community initiatives.
Steve is a lifelong resident of Crawford County. He graduated from Bowling Green State University earning his Bachelor of Science Business Administration in Finance. Additionally, Steve is a CPA (inactive). Steve is a lifelong learner and considers spending time with family and reading as his two favorite passions. He currently resides in Bucyrus with his wife Shelly. Together, they have three children, Alex, Josh, and Allie (Collin) coupled with a grandson Tate and newborn granddaughter Ella, and beloved dog Sunshine.
“I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to lead this organization and build upon our previous success. Our current strategic plan is a living document that will guide the Bank to continued growth while maintaining our high level of standards and involvement in all communities we serve.” says Mr. Crall. “Our team members proudly live and serve in our communities and practice our common belief of: Care for each other, Curiosity for things unknown, and the Courage of Ownership.”