keith hareKeith Hare will be taking the reigns of president at American Exchange Bank next year.
Hare, who has been at AEB since 2017, will succeed Terri Thompson. She announced her retirement recently. The AEB board made their selection earlier this week.
The new president of the 91-year-old financial institution has 19 years of banking experience. He attended East Central University where he obtained a Bachelor’s of Science with a major in Business Administration, Finance.
A graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, he is a member of the Oklahoma Bankers Association and has completed multiple Banking School Programs.
“Keith is going to serve Henryetta and American Exchange well in his new position,” said Thompson.
Hare is involved in Henryetta activities, He is the 2021-2022 Henryetta Rotary club president.
Married, he and his wife, Courtney, have two daughters Kallie and Korbyn.  They reside in Weleetka where they have a small cattle operation and attend the First Free Will Baptist Church.
“I’m thankful for the opportunity to lead the great team at AEB as we continually strive to offer exemplary service to our customers. I look forward to building on the long-standing history of the oldest bank in Henryetta, even as we expand our reach to other communities,” he said.