Rizer and Leiving elected to Board of Directors of Farmers Bancshares, Inc.

POMEROY, Ohio – Paul M. Reed, Chairman of Farmers Bancshares, Inc., is pleased to announce the election of Milisa K. Rizer, MD, MPH and Michael R. Lieving to the Board of Directors of Farmers Bancshares, Inc., the holding company of Farmers Bank and Savings Company.

“Mike and Milisa have shown true dedication and leadership for our community throughout their outstanding careers,” Paul Reed, President and CEO of Farmers Bank said. “From serving their customers or patients to their endless involvement in their community, we are beyond proud to have them as part of the Board of Directors. We value their input and are con dent they will make us a stronger bank for our customers, employees, shareholders, and community members.”

Lieving has been with Farmers Bank since 2002 as the President of the West Virginia Division. Since then, Lieving has played a key role in the continued growth and success of Farmers Bank. He has served as a commercial lender, Chief Lending Of cer, and Executive Vice President. Lieving is currently a Board Member for the Mason County Development Authority and the Pleasant Valley Hospital Health Foundation. He is a member of the Financial Committee for Pleasant Valley Hospital and the Church Council for Saint Paul Lutheran Church. Leiving currently resides in New Haven with his wife Holly.

Rizer, from Meigs County, received her undergraduate degree in nursing from The Ohio State University and her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. She has served on the faculties at Georgetown University, Washington DC, as well as the University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio and the University of Cincinnati. In 2002, Rizer joined Ohio State as the Vice-Chair for clinical services in the Department of Family Medicine. She was appointed their Chief Medical Information Of cer (CMIO) in May of 2012. Rizer currently resides in Columbus with her husband Jim Allshouse and daughter Kaylin.