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Jeffrey Mefford

Jeffrey S. Mefford

Midland States Bancorp, Inc.; Executive Vice President; Midland States Bank; President


Mr. Mefford has been with the Bank since 2003 and has served as the Bank’s President since March 2018. Prior to being appointed President of the Bank, Mr. Mefford served as the Bank’s Executive Vice President – Banking, where he was responsible for retail, commercial and treasury sales, marketing, community development and CRA. Prior to his promotion to Executive Vice President in March of 2016, he was Senior Vice President, Community Banking. Before joining Midland, Mr. Mefford held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Farmers State Bank of Camp Point in Camp Point, Illinois, from 2000 to 2003; Vice President, Mortgage Department Manager, at Marine Bank, in Springfield, Illinois, from 1998 to 2000; and Vice President, Small Business Banking Manager, for Bank One, Illinois, in Springfield, Illinois, from 1991 to 1998. Mr. Mefford received his B.S. in Business Administration from Illinois College and his M.B.A. from William Woods University.