SOURCE: MainSource Financial Group

January 12, 2007 16:30 ET

MainSource Bank Promotes Westmeyer to Senior VP Commercial Lending

TROY, OH -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 12, 2007 -- David Dippold, President and CEO of MainSource Bank, is pleased to announce the promotion of Ed Westmeyer to Senior VP Commercial Lending for the MainSource Bank - Ohio offices. His responsibilities will focus on lending to Commercial business as well as providing all other types of Consumer and Mortgage lending.

Mr. Westmeyer received his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Franklin College, attended the 2005 IBA Commercial Lending School, and is currently attending the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin. Along with his 13 years of banking experience, he is licensed in Life and P&C Insurance. In addition, he is a member of the Versailles Lions Club, a Representative Board Member for MainSource Bank on the Dearborn County Economic Development Initiative, a member of the Dearborn Hills United Methodist Church, and the 2006 President of the Versailles Pumpkin Show. Mr. Westmeyer is a native of Versailles, Indiana, but currently resides in Guilford, Indiana with his wife, Shannon, and two children.

Mr. Westmeyer commented, "It has been a privilege and honor working with my customers and associates of MainSource Bank of Indiana for the past 13.5 years. I am excited for the opportunity to use my banking experience with regards to community involvement, commercial loans, insurance, and investments to provide quality customer service to our customers in MainSource Bank of Ohio. I look forward and consider it a privilege to both work and raise my family in the community of Troy, Ohio."

Mr. Dippold added, "Ed's experience and commitment to the community and his customers fits well with the philosophy of MainSource Bank. We look forward to him joining our team and continuing the tradition of value added customer service that our team has delivered over the years."

MainSource Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSFG), headquartered in Greensburg, Indiana is listed on the NASDAQ National Market (under the symbol: "MSFG") and is a community-focused, financial holding company with assets of approximately $2.4 billion. The Company operates 68 offices in 30 Indiana counties, six offices in three Illinois counties, and six offices in two Ohio counties through its five banking subsidiaries, MainSource Bank, Greensburg, Indiana; MainSource Bank - Illinois, Kankakee, Illinois; MainSource Bank - Crawfordsville, Crawfordsville, Indiana; MainSource Bank - Hobart, Hobart, Indiana; and MainSource Bank - Ohio, Troy, Ohio. Through its non-banking subsidiaries, MainSource Insurance LLC, MainSource Title LLC, and MainSource Mortgage LLC, the Company and its banking subsidiaries provide various related financial services.

Contact Information

    David Dippold
    President and CEO
    MainSource Bank