Lawrence named to First State Bank and Trust Board of Directors

Friday, January 31, 2020
Bruce Lawrence

CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. – Bruce Lawrence has been appointed to the First State Bank and Trust Co., Inc. Board of Directors.

Lawrence joins the bank’s Board of Directors with over 35 years of experience in financial institution representation.

“We are pleased to welcome Bruce to our Board of Directors at First State Bank & Trust,” said Matthew Drake, Chariman and CEO. “His background in banking law and regulation bring diversity and perspective.”

Lawrence grew up in Sikeston and still calls the area home. He received his B.A. (1978) and Juris Doctor (1980) from the University of Mississippi, graduating Summa Cum Laude ranking first in his class. Lawrence is a member of the Scott County and Missouri Bar Association as well as The National Advocate Top 100 Lawyers, US News Best Lawyers and the American Institute of Legal Counsel 10 Best Estate Planning Attorneys.

“I am honored to join the First State Bank & Trust Board and look forward to working with other board members continuing to provide FSBT customers with exemplary bank services and partnering with the communities in which we serve,” said Lawrence.

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