Rushville Republican

May 31, 2013

Citizens State Bank adds to executive team

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Citizens State Bank has announced the hiring of John P. DeLucia as the company’s chief lending officer. DeLucia brings more than 20 years of financial services experience to the company, including past positions as branch manager, area manager, treasury management officer and business banker.  

The chief lending officer position is new to Citizens State Bank as the family-owned company positions itself for the future. DeLucia’s responsibilities will include oversight and development of all commercial banking and lending by Citizens State Bank.

“We wanted someone with deep experience in business banking, and John DeLucia is exactly what we were looking for,” said Bill Aitchison, president/CEO of Citizens State Bank. “John perfectly fits our hometown banking approach and will help us take it in exciting new directions.”

Citizens State Bank is a fourth generation family owned bank based in New Castle and has branches in Rushville, Knightstown, Spiceland, Lewisville and Pendleton. For more information, call 765-529-5450 or visit