From staff reports
LEWISTOWN -Kenneth P. Fisher, president and chief executive officer of MCS Bank will retire as CEO effective June 30, according to a press release from Robert G. Shoff, MCS Bank chairman of the board.
Fisher will continue to serve as president of MCS Bank and as a member of the Board of Trustees.
Succeeding Fisher as CEO will be the bank's current senior vice president, Terry L. Foster.
The public is invited to stop at the bank's main branch at 19 N. Brown St., Lewistown, between noon and 4 p.m. on June 26 to congratulate Fisher on his retirement. Light refreshments will be served.
Fisher joined the former Mifflin County Savings and Loan Association in 1973 as an assistant manager, and has served the organization during his 36-year tenure. He was elected to the board of trustees in July 2003, and was elected president and CEO effective April 1, 2005.
Fisher served on the Education Committee of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers, and was recently presented with a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
He is a member of the Lewistown Presbyterian Church and is an ordained elder. He is an active member and past president of the Lewistown Kiwanis Club, and has served in various capacities with the Mifflin-Juniata United Way. Fisher is also past chairman and current member of the Boy Scout Troop 4 Committee, sponsored by the Lewistown Presbyterian Church.
Fisher and his wife, Ruth, reside in Lewistown and are the parents of two daughters and one son. They also have three grandchildren.
Foster joined MCS Bank in 1996 as an accountant, and has held numerous positions during his 12 years with the bank, most recently as senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Foster, a graduate of Indian Valley High School, holds an accounting degree from Pennsylvania State University. He is also a graduate of the Senior Leadership Institute of America's Community Bankers and serves on the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers Budget and Finance Committee.
Foster is a member of Mount Nittany United Methodist Church. He is a board member of the Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Lewistown Rotary Club.
Foster and his wife, Dawn, reside in State College and are the parents of three daughters and two sons.