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January 23, 2019

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Brandt Miller, Jodi Dearth promoted at Liberty National

Both are active in community and county organizations

Brandt Miller and Jodi Dearth received promotions this month from Liberty National Bank, according to Ronald L. Zimmerly, Jr., president and CEO.

Brandt Miller
Miller was named vice president and commercial lender. He has been a part of the Liberty team since 2012. He has worked in the banking industry since 2002, as a credit analyst and a commercial/agricultural loan officer. He graduated from Allen East High School and Ohio Northern University with his BSBA in accounting.

Miller also graduated from Ag Lending School at Purdue University, School of Commercial Lending with the Ohio Bankers League and recently completed the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

In the community, Miller is a Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance board member, fiscal officer for Jackson Township in Allen County, and volunteers with various activities in the community and at Allen East Schools.

He is also a 2006 graduate of the Allen-Lima Leadership program and has helped facilitate the Allen-Lima Youth Leadership program.

He is a past treasurer of the Lima Area Farmers Club and a former advisory board member of the Walter C. Potts Entrepreneurial Center. Brandt and his wife, Melissa, live in Allen East school district outside of Lafayette. They have two children, Madison and Lilian.

Jodi Dearth
Jodi Dearth has been promoted to controller and has been with Liberty since November 2003.

She is a 1992 graduate of Kent State University. She has over 20 years experience in various accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. For many years, she served as administrative assistant to the CFO of Liberty National Bank. Her duties involve various financial and interest rate risk reporting, as well as regulatory reporting for the bank. She also works with the bank’s shareholders.

Dearth is a 2017 graduate of Hardin Leadership, and is a member of the Hardin Leadership Steering Committee. She is also a member of Hardin County/Kenton Soroptimists.