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Midland States Bancorp appoints trio to St. Louis region advisory board

ST. LOUIS — Midland States Bancorp, Inc. has appointed three individuals to its Midland States Bank advisory board for the St. Louis region: Douglas Croghan, Jay Delsing and Laurna Godwin.

“We are honored to have these three business and community leaders working with us to help better serve our customers and the St. Louis region,” said Steve Linton, St. Louis Regional Market president for Midland States Bank. “Their varied experience and regional knowledge will assist us as we continue to grow our engagement in the St. Louis market.”

Croghan leads the Anheuser-Busch Retail Sales team for the Midwest region. He has held various positions in both sales and marketing at A-B including brand management, geographic marketing, key account management and senior sales director.

Delsing is a professional golfer and founder of Jay Delsing Golf, which provides world class entertainment and hospitality experiences. He is a life member of PGA Tour and PGA of America. He is also a golf broadcaster for Fox Sports.

Godwin is the owner/president of Vector Communications, an award-winning engagement and communications consulting firm that helps clients successfully engage and communicate with their target audiences on issues such as economic development, education, transportation, the environment and health and human services. She is a former television news reporter, anchor and talk show host.

About Midland States Bancorp, Inc.

Midland States Bancorp, Inc. is a community-based financial holding company headquartered in Effingham, Ill., and is the sole shareholder of Midland States Bank. Midland States Bank locations include Columbia, Freeburg, Waterloo and Smithton in Metro East.

Midland had assets of approximately $3.2 billion, and its Midland Wealth Management Group had assets under administration of approximately $1.2 billion, as of Sept. 30, 2016. Midland provides a full range of commercial and consumer banking products and services, merchant credit card services, trust and investment management, and insurance and financial planning services. In addition, commercial equipment leasing services are provided through Heartland Business Credit, and multi-family and healthcare facility FHA financing is provided through Love Funding, Midland’s non-bank subsidiaries. Midland has more than 80 locations across the United States.

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