Tuesday, May 24, 2022

HomeTrust selects insider as next CEO

HomeTrust Bancshares in Asheville, N.C., is set to have a new CEO. 

The $3.5 billion-asset company said in a press release Tuesday that Hunter Westbrook will succeed Dana Stonestreet at CEO on Sept. 1. Westbrook will remain president and CEO of HomeTrust Bank. 

Stonestreet, who has been CEO since 2013, will remain chairman. He is set to retire as chairman at the company's 2023 annual meeting.

“Hunter’s commercial banking expertise, vision for strategic growth and proactive leadership have been integral in the transformation of HomeTrust into a leading regional commercial bank,” Stonestreet said in the release. 

Westbrook joined the company in June 2012 as chief banking officer. He has been in his current roles since September 2021. He was president and CEO of two community banks before joining HomeTrust.

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