Paul Roth

MRV Banks president and CEO Doug Watson announced last week that Paul Roth has been promoted to Ste. Genevieve Market president.

Roth will be responsible for overseeing all bank operations for the Ste. Genevieve office.

“Paul joined MRV Banks roughly a year and a half ago as a loan officer, and we quickly realized that he is an exceptional leader,” Watson said. “He has over 30 years of local banking experience and previously served as the market president at another bank. We’re thrilled to have him leading our Ste. Genevieve branch.”

Roth is a graduate of Valle High School and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He majored in finance with an emphasis is accounting and a minor in management.

Founded in 2007, MRV Banks is one of the fastest-growing banks in Missouri. With more than $450 million dollars in assets, it is the 75th-largest bank in the state of Missouri out of 240 state-chartered banks. MRV Banks has locations in Ste. Genevieve, Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, Festus and a new location in Cottleville.

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(Information in a release from MRV Banks.)