The Bank of Missouri

Sunday, February 26, 2012
The Bank of Missouri

Year established: 1891

Product or services offered: Banking Industry

Number of employees: 241

What is your vision for your business and/or your industry in 2012?

Dawn Dauer, community bank president

Dawn Dauer, Community Bank President, Cape Girardeau: For 2012, the banking industry will continue to find ways to meet our customer's needs while adhering to the new regulations that continue to change. As a community bank, our vision is to provide those products and services that will help our customers.

Give us an example or two of an idea that came to fruition in the last couple of years, and how has that helped your consumers or clients?

DD:Mobile Banking is a concept that makes banking available to customers on a 24/7 basis. It is at your fingertips and you can have access to your accounts from anywhere. This makes financial information available for clients all of the time.

Does your business have a mission statement? What is it?

DD:The Bank of Missouri is an independent community bank
Looking to expand into communities with growth potential,
Striving to meet the financial needs of those communities with services,
Giving through our resources and associates to the communities we serve, and
Providing a value to our shareholders.

What role does your business play in the betterment of the community?

DD:We are heavily committed to communities we serve. We support many local charities and organizations financially and by allowing employees to take time to be involved and volunteer in those groups that make our communities thrive. We are committed to using their time, talent, and treasure for our local communities.

How has technology changed your business in recent years? Was it difficult to adapt to the changing technology?

DD:Technology changes daily. The Bank of Missouri has a state-of-the-art technology department which keeps up with this ever-changing world we live in. We remain on the cutting-edge of technology. Every transaction that goes through our institution is processed here. Thus keeping and creating jobs and revenue for our cities.

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