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MarkleBank is pleased to announce two new members to its Board of Directors. Greg Myers, President and CEO of Wayne Metals in Markle, and Bobby Caley, a Markle area farmer, were officially welcomed to the Board in February 2006. They replace retiring Board members Don Hoopingarner, Jim Davis, and Dr. Gerald Miller.

Myers, a Wabash native and 1963 IU graduate, has been in metal fabrication related businesses since 1979. Along with partner, Jerry Henry, he purchased Wayne Metals in 2001. Myers is an active member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Fort Wayne and serves as the Chairman of the Staff Parish Committee and is a past Chairman of the Trustees. He plays the baritone in the Fort Wayne Area Community Band. He and his wife, Barb, have two sons and five grandchildren.

Caley is a lifelong Markle area resident. He and his wife, Linda, operate a family farm in Wells and Huntington counties. They have three sons. Caley currently serves on the county committee for the Wells County Farm Service Agency and on the Union Township Advisory Board. He also serves on the board of Casa de Niño’s Mexican Mission. Caley enjoys helping coach PAL football and AAU basketball.

Retiring Board Member Don Hoopingarner is retired from banking and served as the President and CEO of MarkleBank from 1975 to 1998. Hoopingarner was Chairman of the Board from 1999 until March 2004. He has been on MarkleBank’s Board of Directors since 1972.

Jim Davis is a retired businessman and local developer. He is currently principal of North Star Development. Davis has been on the Board since 1974.

Dr. Gerald Miller retired last year as a Family Practice Physician with Markle Medical Center where he was also a partner and founder. Miller has been a MarkleBank Director since 1972. He was also a member of the Board of Directors for Bluffton Regional Medical Center.

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