Local community bank marks one decade

MERBEIN and District Community Bank branch celebrated its 10th anniversary with a visit by the Bendigo Bank’s Community Bank Strategic Advisory Board co-chair, Russell Jenkins.
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Special occasion: Darren Morgan, Merbein and District Community Bank branch manager Robert Libchard and Russell Jenkins celebrate the branch’s 10th birthday.

Mr Jenkins was present when the Merbein and District Community Bank first opened its doors in 2004.

He joined the party at the bank’s celebrations on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Mr Jenkins headed Bendigo’s innovative Community Bank concept since its inception in 1998 to 2013.

He led the expansion nationally, with 300 communities opening locally-owned branches of Bendigo Bank.

In 2009, his stewardship of the bank’s community enterprises was formalised with his appointment as Executive Customer and Community.

In this role, he oversaw community banking, community engagement, group marketing and group strategy.

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