The Bank Slate


Landmark in Kan. hires UMB exec as next CEO

Landmark Bancorp in Manhattan, Kan., will have a new CEO.

Abby Wendel will also become the company’s president and join its board on March 29. She will succeed Michael Scheopner, who will serve in a non-executive role until he retires at the end of the year.

Wendel previously served as president of the consumer division at UMB Bank.

“During my time at Landmark … we have grown a diverse platform of banking services that meets the unique deposit and credit needs of clients in the communities we serve,” Scheopner said in a press release.

“I am extremely proud of what our team has achieved in partnership with our customers and look forward to Landmark’s continued growth and success under Abby’s leadership,” he added.

Scheopner became Landmark’s president in May 2013 and CEO the following January.

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