Directors

Dianne G. Krumsee - Director Since February 15, 1991

Ms. Krumsee currently serves as the Chairman of The Old Fort Banking Company, a subsidiary of Gillmor Financial Services, Inc.

Dianne G. Krumsee, Chairman of The Old Fort Banking Company, a subsidiary of Gillmor Financial Services, Inc.

 Ms. Krumsee currently serves as the Chairman of The Old Fort Banking Company, a subsidiary of Gillmor Financial Services, Inc.

Ms. Krumsee holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Ohio Wesleyan University and a Master’s degree in Education from The Ohio State University.

Maintaining community and civic involvement, Ms. Krumsee is a trustee of The Paul M. and Lucy J. Gillmor Charitable Foundation and an emeritus trustee of Tiffin University, where she served as the Chair of the Academic Policies Committee.  

George W. Kidd, Jr. - Director Since June 1, 1989

Dr. Kidd currently serves as the Vice Chairman of The Old Fort Banking Company, a subsidiary of Gillmor Financial Services, Inc.

George W. Kidd, Jr. - Director and Vice Chairman

Dr. Kidd is President Emeritus and Professor of Economics at Tiffin University, where he served as President for over 20 years.  Other positions held by Dr. Kidd include: Past President of Chancellor University, Past President of Myers University, Past Vice President for Business at Mercyhurst College, held five administrative positions with the University of Pennsylvania, Past Auditor of Savings and Loans with James T. Summers, CPA and Past Auditor of Girard Bank. 

Dr. Kidd holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Drexel University, as well as a Master’s  degree in Economic History from the University of Pennsylvania.  He also holds a Certificate Institute for Educational Management from Harvard University.  Honorariums include LL.D Baker College, DHL., Indiana Institute of Technology, D.PHL., University of Bucharest, LL.D, and Tiffin University.    

 

 

Michael C. Spragg - Director Since July 2, 2007

Mr. Spragg is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Old Fort Banking Company and Gillmor Financial Services, Inc.

Michael C. Spragg - Director -President and Chief Executive Officer of The Old Fort Banking Company and Gillmor Financial Services, Inc.

Prior to joining Old Fort, Mr. Spragg served as the Regional President, Northern Region, and Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking for Sky Bank from 1997 to 2007, previously serving as Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking for both Sky Bank and the Ohio Bank.  Mr. Spragg served as Vice President and Senior Vice President of The Peoples Banking Company from 1990 to 1993 and served as Peoples Bank President and Chief Executive Officer from 1993 to 1997.  Mr. Spragg has over 27 years of experience in the banking industry.

Mr. Spragg earned a B.A. in Business Administration from Catawba College and an MBA in Finance from the University of Findlay.  He is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, the Advanced School of Commercial Credit, and the Ohio School of Commercial Credit at Miami University.    

Jon C. Ballinger - Director Since June 12, 2009

Jon C. Ballinger - Director

Mr. Ballinger is President of three family owned businesses, Werk-Brau Co. Inc., Fabco Inc., and the Mexican operation, Balmex.  Founded in 1947, Werk-Brau is one of the nation’s largest independent bucket and attachment manufacturers.  Werk-Brau manufactures a complete line of O.E.M. and replacement buckets and attachments for excavators, mini-excavators, backhoes, skid steers, along with front and crawler loaders.  Fabco manufactures similar products as well as digging teeth and adapters, and supplies to all major O.E.M. Construction Equipment Companies.  They are a major supplier to Kubota Tractor and are a CNH Global Qualified Supplier.  Balmex was started in 2002 and this company manufactures attachments including other medium to heavy fabrication for the construction industry.

Mr. Ballinger holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio Northern University.   

Ronald R. Burns - Director Since January 12, 2001

Ronald R. Burns - Director

Mr. Burns is the President of Corporate One Benefits Agency, Inc.  With more than two decades of experience in the employee benefits field, Mr. Burns has grown the company to be one of the premier employee benefit companies in Ohio.  Corporate One provides consulting services for small to midsize employers with an excellent reputation in strategic planning, design, and creating comprehensive health and wellness plans tailored to individual client needs.

Mr. Burns is an active member of the Fostoria Community and serves on numerous boards and committees.

Harold F. Hawk, Jr. - Director Since September 15, 2007

Harold F. Hawk, Jr. - Director

Mr. Hawk is President and majority owner of Crown Battery Manufacturing Company.  In 1998, Mr. Hawk purchased the family owned business and has maintained ownership and operations in Fremont, Ohio.  The company manufactures various types of batteries including car, boat, golf cart, railroad, mining, and forklift.  Crown operates 10 sales and distribution facilities in North America in addition to its manufacturing operation in Fremont, and sells its products in fifty countries worldwide.

Mr. Hawk earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from John Carroll University.       

William D. Tea - Director Since February 14, 2003

William D. Tea - Director

Mr. Tea is President of Town & Country RV Center Inc., a full-service recreational retailer offering a large selection of new and used RVs along with a variety of additional RV related items.  Town & Country also operates an expansive service department.  Mr. Tea is a partner in WDM...a real estate investment and holding company, Tea’s Mobile Home Estates…a manufactured home community, and is co-owner of B&B Properties…a retail ice cream store.

Mr. Tea graduated from Terra Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences.

Wade E. Young - Director Since July 15, 2011

Wade E. Young - Director

Dr. Young is President of the Tiffin Eye Center and has been a practicing ophthalmologist since 1987.  He is a member of the medical staffs at Mercy Hospital of Tiffin, Memorial Hospital in Fremont, Mercy Hospital of Willard, and Elmwood at the Springs in Green Springs. 

Dr. Young earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Heidelberg University and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  He completed his internship and residency in ophthalmology from Summa Health Care System in Akron, Ohio.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.  He holds an academic appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Toledo College of Medicine, teaching third and fourth year medical students.