SOURCE: Pulaski Financial

March 06, 2006 07:00 ET

Pulaski Financial Corp. Announces Retirement of Director

ST. LOUIS, MO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 6, 2006 --William A. Donius, Chairman and CEO of Pulaski Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: PULB) announced that, on March 1, 2006, director Robert A. Ebel informed the Company that, due to health reasons, he was retiring from the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Ebel retired from the Board of Directors of Pulaski Bank, the Company's wholly owned subsidiary.

Mr. Ebel has served as a director since 1979. Mr. Donius said, "Robert Ebel has played an important role in the growth and success of the Company over the past 26 years. His service on the board and particularly the audit committee has been an invaluable asset to the Company. Unfortunately, Bob has found that his health does not permit him to devote the necessary attention to his responsibilities as a director. On behalf of our board, stockholders and our community, we thank Bob for his many years of dedicated service to Pulaski Bank."

Pulaski Bank is a subsidiary of Pulaski Financial Corp., which is operating in its 84th year serving customers throughout the St. Louis and Kansas City metropolitan areas. The bank offers a full line of quality retail-banking products through eight full-service branch offices. The company's website can be accessed at www.pulaskibankstl.com.

Statements in this news release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements, which contain the words "expects," "intends" and words of similar import, are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties disclosed from time to time in documents the company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which could cause actual results to differ materially from the results currently anticipated. Undue reliance should not be placed on such forward-looking statements.

Contact Information

  • For Additional Information Contact:
    William A. Donius
    Chairman & CEO
    Pulaski Financial Corp.
    (314) 878-2210 Ext. 3610

    Michael Arneth
    The Investor Relations Company
    (847) 296-4200