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Limestone Bank, Inc. Names COO and Chief Deposit Officer

January 8, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 8, 2019--Limestone Bank, Inc. (“the Bank”), a Louisville, Kentucky-based bank wholly-owned by Limestone Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMST), today announced the appointment of David Hise as the Bank’s chief operating officer, and Jim Watkins as chief deposit officer.

As chief operating officer, Hise will oversee a number of business areas including information technology and security, change management, deposit, loan and retail operations, and facilities. Hise previously served as director of support services, corporate counsel, and director of loan operations at the Bank.

As chief deposit officer, Watkins will be responsible for new deposit product development and strategic implementation with respect to all deposit gathering activities. Watkins has held a number of roles at the Bank, most recently as director of change management, and will continue to serve as the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) officer. In this role, Watkins identifies and executes on opportunities to meet the credit needs of the community, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods.

“We are delighted to have this opportunity to celebrate the professional growth and success of our dedicated team members,” said John T. Taylor, president and chief executive officer. “The culture of an organization is dictated by its values, and both David and Jim embody the Limestone Bank values on a daily basis.”

For more information, please contact Morgan Tiemann at .

About Limestone Bank, Inc.

Limestone Bank operates banking centers in 12 counties in Kentucky as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Limestone Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMST), a Louisville, Kentucky-based bank holding company. The Bank’s markets include metropolitan Louisville in Jefferson County and the surrounding counties of Henry and Bullitt. They extend south along the Interstate 65 corridor. The Bank serves southern and south central Kentucky from banking centers in Butler, Green, Hart, Edmonson, Barren, Warren, Ohio and Daviess counties. The Bank also has a banking center in Lexington, Kentucky, the second largest city in the state. Limestone Bank is a traditional community bank with a wide range of personal and business banking products and services. Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC.

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CONTACT: Limestone Bank

Morgan Tiemann, 502-499-4778




SOURCE: Limestone Bank, Inc.

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