MANSFIELD,OH- John L. Siegenthaler has been elected to the Board of Directors of both Mechanics Financial Corporation and Mechanics Bank to replace retiring director, John H. Siegenthaler.
According to Mark E. Masters, President, “We owe John H. Siegenthaler our sincere thanks and gratitude for his dedication to Mechanics, serving our company with distinction for approximately forty-six years.” Following his retirement, John H. was elected as Director Emeritus.
John L. Siegenthaler, fourth generation board member and son of John H. Siegenthaler, is a life-long resident of Mansfield and a graduate of Denison University. In 1991, John L. founded Lind Outdoor Advertising Company which, after experiencing significant growth, became Lind Media Company and now operates approximately 1,400 billboards across Ohio and Indiana. He and his wife, Maura, serve as the company officers and share operational responsibilities. John L. is active in the community, currently involved with Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital, Braintree and the Richland Community Development Group. He and Maura reside with their two children in Mansfield.
Mr. Masters states, “It is with anticipation and excitement that we congratulate and welcome John L. Siegenthaler as our newest board member. Recognizing his experience as a business owner and his engagement in the community, we look forward to the positive impact he will make as we continue serving customers The Mechanics Way.”
Mechanics Bank, with nine locations in Richland County, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mechanics Financial Corporation, which has assets over $480 million. Started over 130 years ago, Mechanics Bank is Richland County’s only independent bank.