Banterra Bank announced this week that Don Hutson has joined the Banterra Bank Board of Directors.

Hutson, who has a financial career that spans 38 years, is a recognized financial expert among the industry, and was the National Industry Partner Leader of the BKD Financial Institution Practice from 1993 to 2017.

“Don Hutson brings a vast amount of financial knowledge and experience to our leadership efforts, during a time that Banterra is experiencing record-setting growth,” Jeff May, Banterra President and CEO, said in a news release. “Having a nationally-recognized financial leader of Don’s stature serving on our board of directors speaks to our bank’s strength and position for the future. His background in the St. Louis market, the Midwest and at a national level will only enhance our industry presence and strategic initiatives. Our board of directors could not be more pleased to have Don joining our team.”

Don Hutson recently retired from the St. Louis office of BKD, LLP, where he was partner for 25 years.

— The Southern