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SFC Bank recently welcomed Abe McGull and Emily Givens to their Board of Directors.  

“Our bank is fortunate to have an outstanding Board of Directors. We are truly honored that two highly respected and successful people are joining our team. They will each make valuable contributions to our continued growth and success,” said SFC Bank CEO and President Monte McNew.  

“We welcome Emily and Abe to our SFC Bank board family. Emily and Abe truly embody the values and culture of our bank,” said chairman of the board Jim Anderson. “These community leaders will be tremendous assets to our board of directors, and to the bank.”


Abe Mcgull 2 2021

Abram “Abe” McGull owns and operates The McGull Law Firm, focusing on white-collar and criminal defense, personal injury, mediation, and traffic law. He previously served 21 years as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Department of Justice, and 21 years before that in the U.S Navy Reserve.

 Abe is a true community leader currently serving as a member of Springfield City Council and previously as Mayor of Pleasant Valley, MO. He also mentors and volunteers for the Bridge Springfield: Brother 2 Brother program, serves as chair emeritus of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks and is a past presenter for the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Minorities in Business organizations.

 “I am privileged to join SFC Bank’s Board of Directors,” said Abe McGull. “I look forward to working with SFC’s management team, who supports an excellent business culture and community outreach. It is a true community focused bank.”  

Emily Givens 2021

Emily Givens is a Springfield native and is currently the Executive Director of Lost and Found Grief Center. She has previously served as the Director of both student life and transitional programs at Drury University. 

Emily is generous with her leadership, as she also serves on the Hickory Hills Country Club Board, is a member of the National Alliance for Grieving Children and is involved with Glendale High School athletics. She previously served on the Drury Athletic Gender Equity Council.

“I am honored to join SFC Bank’s Board of Directors,” said Emily Givens. “Additionally, I appreciate the opportunity to work with some of the top business leaders in our area and contribute in whatever way possible.”

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