Counts named VP at Mutual Federal

SIDNEY — Mutual Federal, a division of First Bank Richmond, has named Nate Counts as vice president and senior credit officer.

Counts has more than 24 years of banking experience in Miami and Shelby counties. As the senior credit officer, Counts will be responsible for credit quality and administration, as well as working with select customers within the bank’s market.

Counts studied economics at Marietta College. During his banking career, he has served in various leadership roles in commercial banking and community service.

Counts’ community service includes the Sidney/Shelby County United Way campaign, president of Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities, as well as a Finance and Ethics Committee member, treasurer of Health Partners Free Clinic and an Anna Athletic Booster. In past years, Nate was also a Troy Area Chamber of Commerce board member. Nate is a Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce and Troy Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership graduate.

Brett Baumeister, market president for Western Ohio said, “Nate’s addition rounds out our team of bankers and prepares us to materially grow in our markets. Nate and I have worked side by side the last 10 years building a bank and taking great care of customers. We look forward to accomplishing our goal of making Mutual Federal the bank of choice in Miami and Shelby counties.”