L. B. Eckelkamp Jr., chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the Bank of Washington, has announced the addition of Eileen Spratt and the promotion of Timothy Tobben.

Spratt has joined the bank as vice president - commercial lending with over 22 years of banking experience.

Previous experience within the banking industry includes retail banking branch management, small business and SBA lending, commercial lending and special asset lending.

“I was pleased to accept the position with the Bank of Washington because I knew right away that I was going to be working for and working with great people,” said Spratt.

Spratt earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration-marketing from Southeast Missouri State University.

She and her husband, Tony, reside in Eureka, and have three children, Ryan, stationed in San Diego, U.S. Navy; Kyle, attending Truman State on an academic and football scholarship; and Shannon, a sophomore and soccer player at Eureka High School.

Spratt has worked with Eureka High School on football and baseball boosters, and has been involved with both the Make-A-Wish foundation and Leukemia Lymphoma Society.

Tobben Promotion

Tobben has been promoted to assistant vice president - commercial lending.

He started in banking at Enterprise Bank and Trust as a commercial credit analyst, and in 2009, joined the Bank of Washington as a credit review officer.

“I am proud to call the Bank of Washington my home,” said Tobben. “The bank has always been a part of my life, and I am honored to contribute to its future. I look forward to my new role as a lender and serving our great community.”

Tobben is a St. Francis Borgia Regional High School alum and graduated from St. Louis University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management with an emphasis in entrepreneurship.

He serves as a member of the St. Francis Borgia Athletic Association, a member of the Knights of Columbus, the treasurer of the Franklin County Area United Way and has volunteered as a committee member of the Alzheimer’s Association.

He and his wife, Jenna, reside in Washington and are parishioners of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Dutzow.

The Bank of Washington is the oldest and largest community bank in Franklin County, serving the community for over 135 years, and offering banking seven days a week at its branch located inside Schnucks in Washington.

In addition to six branch facilities located throughout Washington, Gray Summit and Villa Ridge, the Bank of Washington also provides online banking, mobile banking and 14 ATMs throughout Washington, Marthasville, New Haven, Villa Ridge and Gray Summit.