Our Board of Directors and Management

In order to be successful an organization needs to have the right people in the right places. Central Bancshares, Inc. has found success by having motivated and passionate people serving as management and on our board of directors. The result is an organization at the forefront of community banking and community service.


Central Bancshares, Inc. Board of Directors

  • Daniel P. Stein, Chairman of the Board, Private Investor
  • William M. Parks, Vice Chairman of the Board, Private Investor/Retired Physician 
  • James P. Stein, Chairman Emeritus, Private Investor/Retired Veterinarian
  • Cara W. Fuller, Retired Human Resources/Manufacturing Executive
  • Warren W. Heidbreder, Retired Financial Executive
  • Todd J. Helle, Treasurer, Partner and Tax Director, Savant Wealth Management 
  • Gregory J. Kistler, President and CEO, CBI Bank & Trust and Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • Salvatore L. LoBianco, Retired Utility Company Executive
  • Philip L. Ropp, Owner – City Tractor and CT Partners, LLC
  • John D. Stavnes, Managing Director – INTEGRUS Consulting, LLC
  • Timothy J. Stein, Veterinarian/Head of Medical Oncology for Private Veterinary Referral and Specialty Practice
  • Charles C. Swanson, Retired Executive Director – Hancher Auditorium
  • Mark Kleine, Owner Kleine Companies, LLC


Central Bancshares, Inc. Management

  • Gregory J. Kistler, President and CEO, CBI Bank & Trust and Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • J. Douglas Cheatham, EVP, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer
  • Robert J. Howard, EVP, Chief Commercial Lending Officer, President, Iowa Division
  • Douglas L. Sanders, EVP, Chief Operating Officer, President, F&M Bank Division
  • Michael E. Johnson, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer
  • Cynthia N. Rusch, Administrative Officer/Corporate Secretary