The Montana Bankers Association recently elected new officers at the 116th Annual Membership Meeting, including the election of Bill Bickle as Vice Chairman o the Board of Directors and Bill Lucas as immediate Past Chairman.
Bickle is Chief Credit Officer at Stockman Bank of Montana, Miles City. Bickle will serve two years as a policy maker andl represent the Southeastern Region.
Bickle is a graduate of Montana State University and of the Pacific Coast Banking School. He was an examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis for six years before joining Stockman Bank in 1987. He is a Director of Stockman Financial Corporation and continues with his family ranching corporation, Bickle Cattle Co.
Lucas is Market President, U.S. Bank, N.A., Billings. Lucas will continue to serve as a policy maker andl represent the Large Banks Membership on the board.
Lucas started with US Bank in 1988. In 2013, he was named Market President, Billings and South Montana District Manager, a position he currently holds. He is a graduate of the University of North Dakota and the BAI Graduate School of Banking. Bill and his wife, Kim, enjoy spending time with their two grown children, Alexa and Sam and with their grandson, Lucas.